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Old 10-16-2013, 08:36 PM
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1950 F6 winch truck in Idaho

This truck showed up along my normal work drive a week or so ago. So I stopped by today and took a few photo's for you guys (and gals).


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Thats not bad the winch is worth more than that !
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Dont ya just love those western trucks. In this crap state, a two year old truck already
looks like that.
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That's a nice looking truck.
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Good stuff... thanks for posting. Proof that there are still deals out there in this crazy world. Running truck w/ under 11,000 original miles... Wow! I'm glad in a way that I'm not in that area of the country because I'd be dragging this type of stuff home all the time. Wait... maybe I need to move there!

I think we need some hard core truck **** on this one! I'd love to see a running/driving video...
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I bet those are 10,000 hard miles... but yeah, the engine and trans are worth that -- is the 5-sp a synchro?? paging BobJ....
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That's freaking awesome, I want it.
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F-6 trucks didn't come from the factory with 5 speed transmissions. I'd bet on a four speed transmission behind that 239.
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This truck showed up along my normal work drive a week or so ago. So I stopped by today and took a few photo's for you guys (and gals).


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That's a really rare Truckstell 5 speed conversion. It uses the F-7/8 transmission. Any chance you can get a closeup shot of the dash plate and some from underneath? I would imagine they used a custom bell housing and rear mount.
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Thats just what I need! A boom truck. Lol
Hold me back... oh wait, nevermind its got the wrong grill, phew. That was a close one...
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Conversation in my head right now:

"Honey, I've always wanted to see Idaho... I'll be booking a trip there immediately..."
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11000 miles but probably a lot more hours on the motor from sitting running the boom.
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What a nice truck. Would love to have that in my yard but doubt my wife would!
Where in N. Idaho ?
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What a nice truck. Would love to have that in my yard but doubt my wife would!
Where in N. Idaho ?
It sits beside hwy41, just north of Post Falls.
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Here's my sale pitch . It would come in awful handy in the winter to pull you and the kids out of snow drifts .
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