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  1. O just found the pictures of model T sitting since early 70s
  2. 26 t in a barn in PA last October was restored in the 60s run drives great! 1925 dodge 3/4 ton Suburban sat outside next to a carriage house covered for 31 years cleaned it up put 10 1/2 miles already
  3. What it looked like about 30 years ago notice sitting in same spot just less over over growth
  4. When I first saw it 10 years ago owner was still alive and did not want to sell.
  5. Hi Tom , sheet metal is in unbelievably great condition so just going to clean it and the paint is still shiny it does have scratches as far as the wood goes the tailgate section is a little rotted but not bad so Iam going to leave it for now. The left rear section of the roof is gone where the tarp rotted through years ago. What I plan on doing is removing the 4 rear roof supports and make a roof over the cab basically a Cantrell pickup. Everything I do to it will be reversible if I decide to make it a Suburban again. And I also will be daily driving it next summer! Will be doing a lot of re
  6. Its a 1925 dodge Brothers 3/4 ton truck with a Cantrell body but what gets me wondering is a plate on the passenger side of the body that says built by graham brothers doing a little research now but really going to do it this winter
  7. Here’s my Woody 1925 Dodge 3/4 ton back from the dead after sitting 31 years under a tarp up and running
  8. It’s been a couple of weeks now got the vacuum tank taken care of got a 5 gallon pail of 600 w steam cylinder lube did the trans and rear end cleand and adjusted the brakes. Went on a 4 1/2 mile drive runs drives shifts stops great! Tires are flat spotted. Now this is what I have planned for the truck.... going to remove the roof and the four rear up rights that hold it and keep them for future reference. Make new shorter uprights to the top of the rails and build a new roof over the cab to basically make it a Cantrell bodied pickup. Everything I will be doing will be easily reversible. I wan
  9. I am sorry to see your victory 6 like that. People are in a big hurry to go nowhere I always do the speed limit and still get passed and they end up a mile up from he road to get coffee. My friend has a 28 Whippet with turn signals 2 brake lights and a flashing LED and morons still don’t get! One of the reasons I stopped riding a motorcycle
  10. Ok now that first drive has worn off I plan on daily driving my 1925 truck next summer weather permitted after all the safety issues are addressed. So please let me hear some of your experiences good or bad. I live in a semi mountainous part of NY state and the way my truck is geared I don’t think I shall half a problem.
  11. Near chocolatetown and to all the posters thank you for explaining the choke on my truck when I said choke I thought a butterfly type of choke I finally got it enriches flooding to start it found that the screw was turned almost all the way down backed out the screw pulled out the knob on the dash kinda figured out where it had to be started it ran it up to temperature made my adjustment now it runs smooth and has great acceleration 3lbs oil pressure runs cool and I took it out for its first drive awesome! Definitely needs tires😵
  12. Evenin all Saturday got to adjust the valves clean and gap the points runs good now still can’t find the carb mixture screw got the left rear parking brake loosened up and drove it off the trailer! Brought it up to the garage filled it with water of course the water pump leaks 🤣 Sunday I spent the day greasing everything cleaned out 30 years of leaves old tarps and bees nests looks so much better took it for a drive up and down the driveway a couple of times shifted good and even the brakes work this truck is awesome!
  13. Good evening all well I was right took the side cover off #2 exhaust valve was stuck open sprayed some PB blaster down the spark plug hole in the direction of the valve and the spring and valve stem waited about an hour just tapped the spring with a plastic hammer and pop! Nice n free now took a compression test 50 53 lbs of .compression just like all the others . Tomorrow going to adjust the valves Got to figure out how to lean out the carb runs very rich
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