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Old 09-30-2007, 03:10 PM
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Ford F1 1948 rebuilt in Pakistan

I recently purchased a 1948 Ford F1 from California, shipped it to Karachi, Pakistan where I live, and completely rebuilt it there.



For the complete story and photographs, please visit offroadpakistan.com

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Old 09-30-2007, 03:23 PM
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Welcome Hamid-

That is some story. Good for the wife! Saved another old Ford truck.
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My last Off-Road adventures in Pakistan were in the mid 80's in the North West Area and involved Horses and the Boarder with Afganistan.
Oh, I almost forgot the bribes to the local Tribal Chief and War Lords for permission to pass through or die.
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that's a really nice F1, and 4x4. And welcome to FTE.
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Old 09-30-2007, 03:33 PM
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Dear Dick,

To see some of our offroading adventure videos in Baluchistan and elsewhere in Pakistan, please visit:

http://offroadpakistan.com/video/

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Welcome to FTE and nice job on the rebuild that is very nicely documented.
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Very nice, I spent one night in Karachi and a long six weeks in Tarbela north of Islamabad back in the early 80's. Didn't see many trucks like that over there, must be quite an attraction. Keep it locked up and good trucking.

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Very nice indeed. I do wonder how a righthand drive truck landed up in California and do the Pakistan trucks have right or left hand drive as the norm? And welcome to the FTE , your truck is awsome.
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Welcome to the site what a nice lookn truck you have...
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I don't care where it came from or where it was rebuilt; that's a FINE-looking truck!

Well done!
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You and your friends have done a outstanding job. Have fun.

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Welcome to the board. VERY NICE truck.
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Welcome to the board!!!

Wow! that is an awesome truck! Very nicely done

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Very nice indeed. I do wonder how a righthand drive truck landed up in California and do the Pakistan trucks have right or left hand drive as the norm? And welcome to the FTE , your truck is awsome.
The truck was originally left hand drive - in Pakistan, we drive on the left hand side of the road, so after bringing the truck over from California, we moved the steering to the other side. This wasn't easy as the whole dashboard configuration needed to be flipped.

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