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Autocar Mondays – Emergency

I might be repeating myself but Autocars just look right as tow trucks. They look even better when then they are the venerable Construcktor model complete with steel push bumper and Holmes 850 Wrecker. There are so many great details … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Off Road Towing

I’m always going to be a sucker for trucks with pit fenders, steel bumpers and 4×4 capability.¬†Toss in a Detroit Diesel and you might have the perfect truck. This 1977 DC comes awfully close to magic formula and is now … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – John’s Towing

John’s Towing of Tonawanda, NY is one of the premier towing and recovery specialist of the region with over 37 years of experience. Founded by¬†William H. Grunzweig Sr. and his three sons the company has thrived by offering unmatched customer … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Matching Set

When I first saw video of this old Autocar wrecker it reminded me of that not 1950’s DC model Clarence found at Caledonia Diesel. For a moment I thought I had found the truck in it’s original form what with … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Martineau’s Towing

Have you noticed that past two or three Autocar Monday trucks have been tow trucks? To save the rest you need the best. Autocar. This cool shot comes from the world famous Mike TheBostTrucker Gaffin. A trucker by birth, Mike … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Bob Featherly Towing

Here we have a pair of trucks from my early youth. So early in fact that I don’t even remember them! Right in my humble home town of East Syracuse there was a legendary towing company and garage operated by … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Midnight Sun

This past weekend I had some unexpected travel plans come up that took me away from the internet for a few days. Technically I missed Autocar Mondays but the truck I have to share today is so cool that I … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Courville’s Garage

Here is a classic Autocar with a Holmes 750 wrecker attached. Operated by Courville’s Garage of Montville, CT this truck is still out there earning its keep with the best of them. The visor and Peterbilt headlights really work on … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Autocar of Ohio

Today we have a really cool find for Autocar Mondays. Jason spotted this late 50’s to early 60’s Autocar tow truck while cruising the back roads of Ohio. Little is know about this truck regarding history, specs or current use. … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – From Newark with Love

What is it about beat up Autocars that I find so appealing? I guess they just wear the damage so well. Seth shares with us this wrecker from the Newark DPW who like most municipalities along the east coast was … Continue reading

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