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Old 07-19-2020, 06:42 AM   #1
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Looks like a 1930 standard roadster.
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Old 07-19-2020, 06:48 AM   #2
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Looks like a 1930 standard roadster.
Where did the two bucks come in ?
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Old 07-19-2020, 07:01 AM   #3
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Wow. I never thought of using the front fenders for hauling game. What an idea! Lol


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Old 07-19-2020, 07:07 AM   #4
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too bad the year on the license plate is not readable.

interesting improvisation on the bumper attachment.....
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It's a Vermont plate from '52, '54, or '56
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Old 07-19-2020, 07:38 AM   #6
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Wow. I never thought of using the front fenders for hauling game.


tons of old photos showing that. People were at one time "practical"




today one needs to spend 60k for a pu with a 3 1/2 foot bed!
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Old 07-19-2020, 07:38 AM   #7
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It has later Ford wheels and the fittings on that bumper seem to indicate it had some sort of tow bar set up. The BLC head lights are also from a later time. The quality of the photo and the young lady's attire seem to indicate the late 1940s up through the late 50s. Roadsters were inexpensive cars back in the day and would have made a fairly decent hunting wagon as an older used car.
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Wow. I never thought of using the front fenders for hauling game.


tons of old photos showing that. People were at one time "practical"




today one needs to spend 60k for a pu with a 3 1/2 foot bed!

Yeah, but 50k of that is for the cool look. Lol


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Where did the two bucks come in ?
On the fenders!! LOL
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Old 07-19-2020, 12:56 PM   #10
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Ronn, I remember in the 50's and 60's in the little town I grew up in, cars would drive thru on their way to the local Hardware store at the end of Main St where they would check the deer. There would be carcasses strapped to the front fenders and also across the back bumpers, some on the roof. It was 'social hour' at the store with many guys going there dressed in CarHarts just hanging out to see the game that was brought in. That was a big deal back then.

And I'm with you, a new high dollar pickup with an extremely short bed makes no sense to me either!
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Old 07-19-2020, 02:06 PM   #11
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Headlights look wrong? any idea what they are?
sealed beams maybe?

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It has later Ford wheels and the fittings on that bumper seem to indicate it had some sort of tow bar set up. The BLC head lights are also from a later time. The quality of the photo and the young lady's attire seem to indicate the late 1940s up through the late 50s. Roadsters were inexpensive cars back in the day and would have made a fairly decent hunting wagon as an older used car.
The brackets appear to be part of rear bumper braces. the bracket that bolts to the rear bumper irons and the end of the bumperette.
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Old 07-19-2020, 02:49 PM   #13
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coupla bucks? how about 2 horse?
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Old 07-19-2020, 03:16 PM   #14
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Venison on the front fender, not uncommon back in the day...arriver home either half cooked or half spoiled, depending!!

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Headlights look wrong? any idea what they are?
sealed beams maybe?

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Guide, aka BLC, aftermarket replacements with the parking light on top. I think they also were OEM on some non-Ford trucks. They've been around since the 30s and became sealed beams at some point. They're reproduced. More info here:


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On the fenders!! LOL
I was just funning about the two bucks!
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coupla bucks? how about 2 horse?

A two horsepower tow truck?


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What an innovative accelerator.......comfortably sitting on the fuel supply (hay!)

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Also 2 bags --- horse feed, chicken feed, etc.
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