’61 Apache

Looking for a name for the project, the previous owner loved it to bits, and called it “Smokey” as it was a Forest Service truck in Washington before she bought it. It had been sitting 20 years before I bought it. I plan to spend now until the fall planning it out, and then start into it at that time.

The pics from the ad:


Got the truck dropped off at my work so I can get it running and mobile. Zero clutch, zero brakes. Rad is still full. That’s not original paint. I thought the “primer” was suspect – it used to be orange.

Scary rim with a re-cap spare: