So, you have a dilemma, you need a work truck, but you already have 2 trucks and your wife says that if you get another one, you have to get rid of one. What do you do?
Scroll down and see what Wayne did with his trucks. Don’t forget to check out all of the pictures at the bottom.
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What type vehicle:
Who is the first owner of project:
Wayne Wilhelm was the first owner, he still owns it
How much paid:
$400.00- Just my project-
Why this vehicle:
It started off as a work truck hauling scrap.
It finally got to where I could not get to the scrap, so, I decided I needed a 4 wheel drive Truck. My wife said that if I got another truck, I had to get rid of 1.
The truck was originally a low rider drag truck, but it didn’t run, as it needed the engine rebuilt. The truck originally had a 352 FE in it, so I rebuilt it .
I took out for test drive but didn’t realize I had no brakes. I hit boulders and totaled it.
Since I already had one that was 4 wheel drive, I just switched everything over to the 4 wheel drive frame.
I ran it on 1/2 ton axles for a few years, but kept breaking them going mud bogging.
I found 3 ton axles with 456 gears. It has a 390 big block, custom bumpers, custom interior.
Still have a lot that needs to be done. I have retired it from mud bogs and now take it to car shows.
I am a backwoods mechanic.
I like to build unique vehicles that you don’t see every day. I have made most of the parts I needed if I couldn’t find it.
I work on everything in my backyard.
Make sure to check out the pictures below.
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My name is Dennis. First, let me just say, I am a Christian, a husband, a father to 1 beautiful step-daughter and 3 strapping young boys and a step-grandfather (She calls me “Grumpy”) to a gorgeous step-granddaughter. These will always be my priorities, no matter what my interests are. That said, I strive to keep and maintain a family friendly atmosphere, so my boys and their friends can enjoy the site as much as I do. (Granddaughter isn’t old enough and daughter has other interests.)
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