The truck was originally a low rider drag truck, but it didn’t run, as it needed the engine rebuilt.
I wanted to do this project with the family to get my kids involved in the car scene
I purchased the start of this project by trading for it piece by piece traded a 1929 Mercedes Benz kit car for the project and a lot of other old goodies to make this build happen.
Since my Dad passed away last year we have been taking it to car shows and driving it!
All my parts were found on local buy and sell sites. After reading blogs about what parts were compatible with each other, I searched out parts that fit my budget, and would work together.
My best friend and son helped me build this truck. Having my son help with this build, I was able to pass on some old hot rod knowledge down to him.
It was my Fathers, Grandfathers and Great-Grandfathers truck and was used as a lot truck when my Great-Grandfather had it. It would haul or tow anything they put on, or behind it. It wasn’t fast, but it had the power.
I thought that I would love to own this truck. In June of 2009 I saw it was up for sale, so I went and bought it.
I sold my first truck that I had which was a 94 f150 for $3000 same day went and bought the 70 and drove it for a year before I went and started restoring it
“The names Bond, Joe Bond”
My dad had a 65 when I was young. Was the first truck my dad let me drive.
This was a project made from various parts, collected over time. Some parts were scratch built and therefore, the start date and purchase price are relative numbers.
In 1971 Ferree and his son installed a Chevy 327/350 with a 2B carburetor and manifold from a newly wrecked car, repainted the car while keeping the original black paint on the fenders. He then drove the car to Bonneville, Utah and also made 2 stops in California.
Well, after several months, (Almost 5) away because of life and work, we finally got some time to get to a car event. The Friday Night Cruise at Denton, MD. … Continue Reading Denton Friday Night Cruise – July 2018
I purchased it in 1971 late in the year. Drove it to school just after the Christmas break. It had approx 32,000 miles on it.
Well, another year has gone by and we have had some milestones happen. This has been a good year for us, so, in an effort to recap what has been happening, let’s look back at last years review.