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1935 Ford BB Flathead V8 Dump Hoist Pickup Truck Barn Find Hot Rod Rat Patina

1935 Ford Other Pickups BB18 Factory V8 Dump Truck

Make: Ford
Model: Other Pickups
SubModel: BB18 Factory V8 Dump Truck
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: Deluxe
Year: 1935
Mileage: 10,677
VIN: BB18-1893920
Color: Green
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Rear
Interior color: Green
Safety: Reliable Mechanical Brakes
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Stevensville, Montana, United States
Extras
PTO Power Take Off, Galion Hydraulic Hoist
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Description for Ford Other Pickups 1935

1935 Ford BB-18 Flathead V-8 and RARE factory-optional Galion Hydraulic Hoist. Montana barn find with amazing patina and history. This truck is very Clean and Rust-Free. Cab is very solid even in the corners mounts and sills. Needs glass and tires. Sold as non-running. This is a piece of metal art with some very creative fender repairs. Please see pictures for condition.MONTANA TITLE IN MY NAME! Title will be sent to winning bidder via Certified U.S. Mail.Please call or email if you have any questions. Marcus 406-360-8628MECHANICAL - The Ford Truck chassis has several advantages including LARGER brakes and better steering components. This year has the mechanical brakes and levers in-tact. I have found these to be much more reliable and easier to revive than old hydraulic systems that suffer constant leaks and bleeding troubles. This truck looks to be all-original with the factory 221 Flathead V-8 4-speed and optional PTO Power Take Off which runs the Galion Hydraulic Dumping Hoist. HISTORY - This truck is believed to have been used by the U.S. Government to build the Great Falls Army Air Base in 1942. The truck has an original 1943 Montana license plate on the rear (they were made small to conserve metal). The heads were updated during the service life and one head is date-stamped 5-12-41 the other is 3-23-44. It would have been virtually impossible to get a new head in 1944 unless the truck was being actively used and maintained by the U.S. Government in the war effort. The air base was used to fly supplies and equipment to Russia via Alaska. 1717712 pounds of cargo containing everything from tools to explosives were shipped through Great Falls Army Air Base to the Soviet Union. After the war it was sold to a local farmer as surplus war goods.Vehicle is about 16.5 ft long 6.5 ft wide 6 ft tall and about 5000 lbs.