The AT64F, the last true OTR tractor offered by Autocar and often mistaken for a Peterbilt. Depending on your outlook on life this is either complement or an insult. Seen at the ATHS Hudson Mohawk show this was another classic head turner.
Based on a plaque found on the dash this truck looks to be #84 of a limited 130 truck run from back in 1984.
Sharp looking unit for sure. Now that I’ve seen the name on the hood visor I can’t help think of the movie Joy Ride in which the late Paul Walker and friends taunt a psychopathic truck driver by claiming to be a woman by the name of Candy Cane. No surprise, it doesn’t turn out well.
Thanks so much for posting the pictures of my 84 Autocar. Old trucks are a family hobby and my wife and 3 girls are involved. This 84 was owned by a good friend and I was able to buy it after he passed away last year. We have had it for about 6 weeks and did a paint and sandblast on the frame and some cleaning and polishing. It runs beautiful. My middle daughter, thought it looked like a candy cane, being red and white and that name did remind me of the “joy ride” movie. I love hearing Rusty Nail call that out! I look forward to taking it to as many shows as possible. I will use it to pull our landoll with other old trucks. Thanks again, Jimmy
Thank you Jim for bringing it to the show. One of the nicest trucks on the show field for sure.