Category Archives: Autocar Trucks

Autocar Mondays – Old 97

I can only imagine the look on the eyes of a tire dealer when one of these “Michigan Specials” rolls into the shop. I’ve often wondered how this unique trucking combination came to be and why some many axles are … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Running in a Pack

Well it ain’t Monday but one thing is for sure this beauty is an Autocar! This 1951 DC100 powered by a Cummins NHRS diesel was just one of many spectacular rigs of the Autocar nameplate found at the ATHS National … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – The Goose

There is just something about an Autocar with floats and a 6×6 configuration that looks natural. Here we see “The Goose”, a 1978 DC that has been repowered with a B-Series Cat and a 13 speed trans. Originally this truck left … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – DC-87T

So, do you think there will be many Autocars at the ATHS National show kicking off this week in Des Moines, Iowa? I think it’s a safe bet that at least one or two…or a dozen will be on hand. … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Native Sons

Here is a fine looking single axle Autocar dump truck from the 2006 National Convention in Baltimore, Maryland. This truck happens to be equipped with a Thiele dump body which similar to Autocar was long established Pennsylvania manufacturer. However, this particular … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Springfield Surplus

It just a little over two weeks the ATHS National Show will take place in Des Moines, Iowa. Hundreds upon of hundreds of classic trucks will be on display and I plan to be on hand to see each and … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – The Barn

The scenic byways of America have much to offer. Before the interstates they were the main routes of travel across this great country. These roads cut through small towns that haven’t changed much over the years. Instead of chain restaurants … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Autocar DS

The natural splendors of the American southwest are many. The Grand Canyon. Death Valley. White Sands National Monument. The Autocars DS from the City of Williams, Arizona. Yes, I think this truck stacks up well against those natural wonders. Apparently … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – C is for Construcktor

Can it get much better than this? Wow. Take a look at this 1978 Autocar and tell me you don’t want one. Believe it or not this truck is daily runner for McEnnis and Sons Excavation of Tyngsboro, MA. Just … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – One More Storm

So what do you think about this old rig? Does it have enough life in it to plow during one more storm? Considering that it is an Autocar the answer is undoubtedly yes. Marc came across this truck awhile back … Continue reading

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