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Classic Truck Parts
Buying and selling or just collecting classic trucks to enjoy is a rewarding hobby. Vintage cars have long been popular with history buffs and those who just love a well-made car, but trucks are coming into their own these days. From the oldest antiques to trucks of the ‘70s, classic trucks are popular. One pitfall of working with them, however, is finding classic truck parts. You may have to search a little harder and a little longer to find parts for trucks of a certain age, but it can be done.
1938 Dodge Humpback Delivery Truck
The history of Dodge trucks, which lives on today in modern incarnations, dates to nearly 100 years ago. One of the classics of the Dodge brand is the 1938 Dodge Humpback delivery truck, sometimes also called the humpback panel truck. It was designed for use by businesses making deliveries. Today, collectors and Mopar enthusiasts get very excited about the rare 1938 Dodge humpback delivery truck and the other similar models from the 1930s. They are rare and enthusiasts love to get their hands on them for restorations and custom builds.
International Harvester Trucks
When the average person thinks about classic American trucks they’re going to immediately flash on the Detroit “Big Three” offerings. Without a doubt, Dodge, Ford, and Chevrolet/GM trucks are true classics that have helped make America what it is today.
However, many classic truck collectors will tell you that International Harvester trucks played a big role in the history of the truck in the United States and many of them are highly sought after by people in the know.
The Ford Ranchero
Trucks that were built for work and nothing but work back in the day were typically not especially pleasing to the eye because that wasn’t the point.
But at the same time, there were consumers out there who wanted the utility of the truck bed without having a need for something truly heavy-duty. They wanted the ease and comfort that comes with driving a sedan while having the option of hauling things that needed to be hauled in the bed. The answer that Ford came up with to fill this niche was the Ford Ranchero which more or less provided the best of both worlds.
First Generation Chevy C/K Pickups
The C/K series was the designation that General Motors decided on for their offerings of Chevrolet full-size pickup trucks beginning in 1960 through 1999. If you’re wondering what the “C” and the “K” are all about, the C-Series models were two-wheel drive vehicles and the “K” designation indicated that the vehicle was a four-wheel-drive.
This Is The Place For True Classic Truck Fans!
Americans have always had a love affair with motor vehicles, and a vast history exists in the form of classic cars and trucks. Classic truck fans are a special breed, and when you think about the history of trucks in the United States, particularly pickup trucks, you see the true American spirit in action.
Truck owners are generally people who know what it means to “get ‘er done,” and when you look around and see all the things that make America great trucks were a part of the process. Things need to get from point A to point B and it takes well-built American trucks to get them there.
Hello, Fellow Truck Lovers!
Remember when milk was delivered to your home as a kid and if you got to it first, you could skim off the cream and enjoy it before anyone else? What about watching Grandpa load up his old truck with enough wood to craft a new china hutch for Grandma? Those were the days, weren’t they? The days when you’d look up to the soldiers headed off to “The War” or joyously returning in the army trucks during the V-Day parades are long gone. Times may have changed, but we still love those old milk trucks and old pick-ups, but even more, we love talking about them.