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Well, it WAS a Hudson sedan. Probably a year or two earlier than 1928. Likely cut down into a pickup during the depression or war years. Cars were often cut down for trucks because one couldn't afford to buy a good truck, and needed one, or during WW2 gas rationing favored trucks slightly.

Some people like to restore such trucks back into the work horses they became later in their usefulness. Whether that is what you are interested in only you can answer.

It is a bit rough, but would make a wonderful old truck.

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A great project for someone, nice lines, make a great "survivor depression era home-made truck". Careful rust removal (so as not to warp sheet metal) should lead to excellent sheet metal for a patina style finish. Guaranteed to be the only one around your area! I would not hesitate to tackle this one if starting price was close to $1000 or so.

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 think it's a 26? Some made cars into pickups during WW2 because you could get more gas  rations for trucks , so the story goes I'm told.  My grandfather was a carpenter and he converted several sedans , mostly Model A Ford. 

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Te myth that will never die. Ration stickers were issued to people not vehicles. They were based upon your importance to the war effort. Truck drivers got more than Joe Lunchbox and his wife. Ownership of a truck did not make you a truck driver

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