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Old 01-29-2021, 10:01 PM   #61
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These Australian vehicles are fantastic. Thanks for starting this Thread.
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Old 02-01-2021, 08:23 PM   #62
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As this 1939 Ford Open Cab is Left Hand Drive, I don't think that it is Australian. However, it is an interesting Four Wheel Drive Military Vehicle.
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Old 02-02-2021, 11:19 PM   #64
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I found a Colour picture of this Open Cab 1939 Ford 4 Wheel Drive that does not appear to be Australian, as it is LHD.
It looks much better in colour.
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i have had a few of the WW2 dodge open cab pickups, but never have seen the fords thanks for the pics Mercman
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I found a Colour picture of this Open Cab 1939 Ford 4 Wheel Drive that does not appear to be Australian, as it is LHD.
It looks much better in colour.
Sorry, couldn't resist...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYGwxf1gCC4
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great picture,
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Australian 1941 Ford Open Cab Military Pickup painted in Army Colours about to be loaded on to a Trailer. Very neat.
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That push bumper seems to be standard equipment. When I saw the first one on this thread I figured it was some home made after thought, but obviously, not so. That bumper would be VERY handy around my place. Whoever thought that one up was a genius.
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It seems that Australians liked these Open Cab Pickups / Utes. Here are pictures of another 1941 Pontiac Open Cab Ute. It seems that they may have made hundreds of them, as this is not the only picture of a 1941 Pontiac Open Cab Ute that I have added to this Thread.
I know that it is not a Ford, but I am trying to drive home a point about these Open Cab Pickups / Utes that were so popular here during World War II.
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It seems that Australians liked these Open Cab Pickups / Utes. Here are pictures of another 1941 Pontiac Open Cab Ute. It seems that they may have made hundreds of them, as this is not the only picture of a 1941 Pontiac Open Cab Ute that I have added to this Thread.
I know that it is not a Ford, but I am trying to drive home a point about these Open Cab Pickups / Utes that were so popular here during World War II.

Just one more reason to take a vacation down under . Thanks for sharing
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Australian 1941 Chevrolet Open Cab Ute used by the Military in World War II. This relic was seen rotting away in a country Wrecking Yard back in the Seventies. Back then, I don't think anyone would have been interested in saving it, and it would have been scrapped. Sad end to a rare vehicle.
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Here is a picture of a 1939 Ford V8 Open Cab ex Australian Army 2 wheel drive truck.
As you can see, from previous pictures in this Thread, these Open Cab Commercial vehicles and Utes were very popular during World War II in Australia. I saw this "survivor" back in the 90's.
The yard that it was in was cleared out for housing development, so I don't know if this example was saved?
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1941 Ford Open-Cab light Truck in local Wrecking Yard.
Just hope that by some miracle that it has been saved?
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1941 Ford Open-Cab light Truck in local Wrecking Yard.
Just hope that by some miracle that it has been saved?
Very interesting wheel. Looks to be an MH conversion. The hits just keep on coming!
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very nice. i always liked those CMP's too, the one to the left
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Ys, I believe that this 1941 Ford Open-Cab Light Truck had Marmon-Herrington Four Wheel Drive.
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Pair of 1940-1941 Ford Light Trucks in an old time wrecking yard of Yesteryear.
The one on the right is an Open-Cab 1941 Ford while I am not sure about the year of the enclosed cab unit on the left - it could be a 1940 or 1941 model. This yard has disappeared, so don't know if this pair were saved?
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This time around, we have a early photo of a 1941 Ford Open-Cab Truck with Marmon- Herrington Four Wheel Drive.
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Maybe this is a very rare tonner version like Stu 'Truckdog' is dealing with now. If that single type wheel is 17" and 5 on 6 7/8", that's the case. I suppose it could be 5 on 8" like the big trucks. But would that make it an 18" rim? Edit: I seem too have skipped here... That latest ain't no tonner.
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