Autocar Mondays – 1949 Was A Good Year

I don’t know who designed this model of Autocar truck that most likely dates back to the late 30’s but my hat is off to them. With a low roof line and long hood this truck has a unique big rig hot rod feel. This 1949 was spotted at the 2016 Thresherman’s Reunion by Dave¬†where it stood out in a sea of vintage metal. The registration tag says it is powered by Cummins 300 which I suppose could really mean anything. An original engine? Or has it been repowered like this Autocar from California?

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Photographic evidence that the truck is just as nice from the other side.

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Thanks again to Dave for the great photos from this event. After looking through my emails again I realized I missed a few other good ones. Stay tuned.

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