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Dodge Army Truck First Run WWII 1940

First start and run of Dodge VF-402 1.5 ton Army dump truck; hasn't run in probably 15-20 years (judging by condition of cloth-covered spark plug wires). New battery and tune-up, oil changed. No ether. Ran good but couldn't drive due to gas pedal broken. No, I didn't get it running before shooting the vid!


 


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1940 Dodge 3 ton truck WW2
Some old footage from 2000 showing the Dodge's six cylinder engine fired up. It was leaking a little oil, the tyres were all soft, and the fuel and ignition were jury-rigged together to make it all work. The footage isn't the best as it was lifted from a 10-year old VHS tape, transferred to DVD, converted, then edited into an mpeg file. This 3 ton truck has been off the road since the mid 1950s. I'm always looking for spare parts for the "big" engine - 331 cu in - so if you can help, please get in touch. I also need a spare wheel - 10 stud, 20" diameter, by Budd, split rim. The ongoing restoration of this lorry can be followed on http://www.oldclassiccar.co.uk/dodgerestoration.htm Footage of the truck's engine running in 2011, for the first time since a comprehensive overhaul, can now be seen on this later video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTaaCjzmg1E





Starting an OLD Volvo as done in the old days.
This Volvo hasn't been running for many years, and when you're out of start-gas, you do as in the good old days...





1948 Indian Chief motorcycle comes back to life after 40 years
Old Indian motorcycles never die as this one demonstrates. Brought back to life after 40 years at Kiwi Motorcycles Riverside California 2010, this 1948 classic ticks over like a vintage clock. http://www.kiwiindian.com





Unloading the 1927 Indiana Truck
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detroit 4-71 in gmc 650 running away start after the 30 years
bought the truck for 600 its a 1950 4-71 detroit in had been sitting since 81 chaged the oil and diesel and freeed up all the injectors and it still does this because the fuel rack is frozen





plymouth 4 dr sedan first start attempt after 60 years rest!!
startar upp plyman efter den stått i en lada i 60 år!!





917 engine starting - 1st time in 30 years
Share with us the awesome experience of hearing a Porsche 917 engine!





1928 Buick Country Club Coupe 1st Start in 50 Years
My Great Grandfather bought this car in 1929 from the Buick dealer in Perryman, Md. with only a few hundred miles on it. He paid $900 for it, a hefty sum considering most new cars at the time were under $400. He was the last one to hear it run until today. By the way, I could not tell while looking through the camera if the lights were on or off.





Toy Truck!
A 1941 Dodge Power Wagon is resurrected in Gorham, Maine and tackles the snow, just for fun.





scammell constructor (old engine start) part 1
1958 scammell needing some serious work but check it out she's a runner.





Abandoned Old Truck Breathes New Life.
This 1965 Ford F100 was abandoned on the property I bought about 10 years ago.. We didn't think it would run or anything, as it was pretty rough looking, just sitting under some trees.. It appears to have never been tampered with, and it is all there,. It's a short bed, short wheelbase fleetside Custom Cab, and is worth saving.. We were surprised the engine purrs like a kitten, and doesn't smoke and.. We found out the previous owner was an old man (he died) that changed oil in all his vehicles every 1,000 miles, religiously.. The shifter needs work, and there are no brakes, but we will take care of that at a later date.





Oshkosh W2201 Tractor & Rogers 16 Wheel Stretch Lowboy
1947 Oshkosh model W-2201 truck tractor hooked up to very old Rogers 16 wheel stretch lowboy. This lowboy was used to haul diners and trolley cars. The youngest driver ever of this rig is standing beside it.





Redneck Restoration's "This Old Truck" Crusher Rescue 37 Chevy, 59 International and 48 GMC
We couldn't move fast enough to save them all, but we manged to save about 5 old trucks from the gruesome jaws of the crusher. Not to mention some miscellaneous parts and 3 Brownie overdrives.





1947 Ford engine starting after 31 years
Old Henry, our 1947 Ford, engine starting after 31 years. For video of the car's first drive shortly after click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBe8KWTM3qQ For video of the car's second drive with the old man that purchased the car in 1959 click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OImNZD7L6U For later photos of the car restored and on the road click here: http://s1059.photobucket.com/albums/t424/craigmca/Old%20Henry/?albumview=sl ideshow Here's a recent one driving in the snow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VONZdWVH6A4 Here are all of the road trips he's been on since we restored him: Monument Valley in March 2013: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=99523 Bryce Canyon in February 2013: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=97822 Milford, Utah in December 2012: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=93137 Nevada and Idaho in November 2012: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=89080 Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2012: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=83966 Yellowstone National Park in May 2012: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=72864 Death Valley in February 2012: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=62705 Pike's Peak in July 2011: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19141 Route 66 in April 2010: http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=57511




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