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1947 Ford 1 (one) Ton Pickup Truck Project 1942 on 2040-cars

Year:1947 Mileage:111111
Location:

Spring Creek, Nevada, United States

Spring Creek, Nevada, United States

I bought this truck and was told it is a 1942.  I have not checked the VIN on the frame to confirm this.  With the truck came a 1947 Frame with an Idaho Title.  These trucks also usually had the VIN number on a data plate attached to the inside of the glove box door.  I have the door and data plate with the VIN for the 1947 Title that matches the extra frame. 

The extra frame has all of the running gear except the motor.  The motor in the complete pickup is a six cylinder but I have not tried to turn it over.  It looks to be complete except for the air cleaner.  If you look at the pictures, you will notice the extra frame has 4 tires that hold air.  The truck has one or two that will hold air.  This has a 5 hole bolt pattern that is larger than a 1/2 ton Ford pickup.  These are 17Ē Split rims so however the truck is loaded it only has 5 or 6 tires that hold air.  The distance between the studs center to center of the stud is 4 inches.  And the studs are big. 

The truck has no glass in it except for broken glass in the door windows.  I picked 6 or 8 rocks out of the cab that took care of the windows.  I tried to show the rust hole in the floor.  I would plan on some work there.  The cab has rust in the cab corners but the doors look good.  The bed, other than dents and some cut out holes is not too rusty.  The wood is bad.  I tried to show the worst of the dents on the roof where it looks as if someone got on top.  All in all not a bad cab.  The wheelbase of this truck is 122 inches.  I thought it would probably fit on a later S10 or full sized pickup frame?? Thatís where the glove box VIN might be handy.  Thatís what I had planned to do with it but, as my wife told me, I have more projects already than I will get done in my lifetime.  Unfortunately she is right. If you plan to use the original frame the gentleman I got it from told me he understood the brakes had been re-done on the 47 frame.  I have not had anything apart to look at that so cannot confirm.

Extra parts include a hood with the latching mechanism and Ford trim, extra set of front fenders, inner fender panels, and grill.  I do have the side trim for the hood and a decent front bumper is in the bed.  Also I have what I believe is a decent gas tank that someone plugged the inlet to prevent water from entering. I also have a set of headlight trim rings and park light rings.  If you have any specific questions just ask.  I will be happy to help get it loaded to the best of my ability. 

I require $500.00 via Paypal within 48 hours and rest before or when picked up.

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