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Autocar Mondays – Bob Lees Autocar

Editor’s note: Today we feature a special contribution from long time truck enthusiast Frank Leparik.   Anyone who is involved in trucks no doubt will have a sentimentality – perhaps even a fondness – for the iconic, long-snouted Autocar. I can … 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 – Guessing Game

Sometimes you can only guess about the specifics of a truck found rotting along a country back road. The first question that usually comes to mind is why would anyone let this fine machine decay to such a lowly state. … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Restored to Perfection

When I think of Autocars there are many vocations that are natural fits. Everything from mixer trucks, to heavy wreckers, to garbage trucks are the bread and butter of this storied brand. Speaking of garbage trucks let’s talk about roll … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Turn up the Heat

Have you turned on you furnance yet? I’m betting the answer is yes if you live just about anywhere in the Northeast. I normally mourn that small moment in life when I hit the switch but I would feel just … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – A DC For You and Me

It’s just not a classic truck show if there isn’t an Autocar or two, or three, to drool over like this 1972 DC9364 proudly owned and displayed by Don Berch. Originally a tandem axle on leaf springs this truck was … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – 1954 DC75

This 1954 DC-75 looks so nice that you would think it rolled right out of a museum. Guess what, it did! Coming from the Keystone Truck and Tractor museum in  Colonial Heights VA this Autocar represents the iconic trucks of yesteryear that … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – DC in BC

Autocars can be found coast to coast and throughout North America wherever the need for a real truck exists. This 1982 DC64B happens to be a well traveled example of the A-Car. Original from Virginia this Autocar eventually made its way … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – The Only One

If you go to a classic truck show and there are no Autocar trucks present can it really be considered a truck show? Thankfully we won’t have to answer that question when it comes the CNY chapter of the ATHS … Continue reading

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