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1931 Dodge and Early 1920s GMC Truck


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Old 01-27-2019, 11:36:51 PM
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Travelled today to locally famous Turner’s Auto Wrecking in Fresno and actually got to speak with the man himself, Jerry Turner.
In his “collection” is a early GMC truck of about 1929 vintage. We were hoping it was misidentified, but no.
Everything I need is different. Mine is more like 1918.
If you are ever in the vicinity you should stop and see what a huge (10,000 cars) wrecking yard looks like. Delightfully in disarray, the world is shutting these old yards down as fast as it can. Once they are all gone we will be screwed. Fresno already has lost Romo’s Auto Wrecking. Much of the old Globe Auto Wrecking inventory is still available at the NEW Globe in Fowler, CA. Thank goodness.
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Moved 1918 GMC to shop area. Time for a scrape-down!
1931 Dodge is coming home next week!
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I found the official model and serial number for the 1918 GMC, today. Top of left front frame horn. Plain as day.
It’s a K Model GMC!
Serial number K 417504.
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So far, looks like GMC had black frame, black fenders, green body and now, red wheels. I can see red on the inside of the spokes front and rear.
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The Columbia Volunteer Fire Department has a '31 Dodge firetruck built by Van Pelt in Oakdale. It replaced the two 1850's handpumpers, Papeete and Monumental. It can be a beast to drive, no power anything, and very long. I learned to double-clutch on that truck, when she was still in active service. Attached (I hope) is picture of me driving the '31 in the Columbia 4th of July parade this year, my two boys (still boys, to me) hanging on back.

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Found a scholarly place about old GMC trucks, online. My truck is a K-41 Model! Built in 1920 or 1921. Now I know!
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GMC K-41 for sale in Manchester, New Hampshire. Looks very nice!
Closed cab. Extremely interesting!
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