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    Default Need help identifying an old truck from a painting

    Hey,

    So I have a friend who is a painter and has asked me for some help. They are trying to finish an old painting of an old truck they started some time ago, however they have lost their reference image and would like to identify the truck in order to find more image references of it. They sent me a photo of the incomplete painting. I tried to identify the truck but have failed. I am hoping someone on here might be able to help out? Many thanks! See photo below.

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    Not much to go off of but I would say maybe a Dodge? Like an older D200 or of the sorts

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    Thanks all. What is the second truck you posted, spikers? I think that is the closest so far. Note the mirrors on the hood and the door.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firebane View Post
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    Not much to go off of but I would say maybe a Dodge? Like an older D200 or of the sorts
    I thought the same too, but the grill throws me off.

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    its a 1956-ish GMC cabover
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    Thanks. I had a feeling from the painting it might be a COE.

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    the windshield is split though

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    And the search continues... Unless they made some with the split? The lights down low even match up.

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    Kinda looks like a Ford fire truck if you ask me








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    1969-1970 Ford Cabover1970 ford cabover.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by blueToy View Post
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    1969-1970 Ford Cabover1970 ford cabover.jpg
    This is the winner, I was instantly thinking of an old Ford cab over grain truck like I used to see in the grain elevators my Dad managed in the 60's and 70's.

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    You overnight guys are awesome. I agree it's that grain truck.
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    Some really good looking trucks.

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    It's definitely a Ford. We have a 1970 F900 at the farm.
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    Thanks everyone for making the internet a great place!

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