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Since we have the working trucks thread, I thought I'd start a thread on oddballs. You know, like the railway express, ice cream trucks, bell telephone trucks, etc... Anything other than the regular cab and bed, panel truck, some COE's, or cab and flatbed. Just thought I'd try to get them all into one place.

I'll start with this one:
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Ok, I'll play. Here's a quad cab and school bus. The third one, just because. Stu
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Since we have the working trucks thread, I thought I'd start a thread on oddballs. You know, like the railway express, ice cream trucks, bell telephone trucks, etc... Anything other than the regular cab and bed, panel truck, some COE's, or cab and flatbed. Just thought I'd try to get them all into one place.

I'll start with this one:

Man, I love that thing!!! That is SO COOL!!!
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I'll try my hand at this;

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This sign to my buddy's yard;
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nothing too exciting, one of my old parts trucks.

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yes n original 1960 ford f250 double cab 6cyl. runs good $5995 obo 323 6208689 fernando

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These are my all time favorites and I'd bet they'd be hard to beat for oddity:

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Not so odd but pretty unique:

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Uniquely different:

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I might have more on my shop computer, if I do I'll post some more.
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This one could tie with the first two I posted. It's a DeArco, a Ford/GM designed car hauler:

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oddball custom

Here's a few photos of a custom 'retro-ranchero' project I saw at a recent car show in Nevada:


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The owner spliced a f1 bed and cab back end onto a mercury car front end...
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And another odd custom from woodies on the wharf last month:

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I think this may have originally been designed to be a mail truck.
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Off to a great start so far!

Here's another Ranchero wannabe:
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This one could tie with the first two I posted. It's a DeArco, a Ford/GM designed car hauler:

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How the heck do you drive that thing from 20 feet in the air?
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Off topic but it caught my eye..

bobbytnm, your buddy's yard has a 39 standard four door in what looks like nice shape. What is he doing with it?
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Off to a great start so far!

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