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Studedude
03-20-2007, 09:24 PM
Loaded my pal, and Sheba's soul mate onto the Transport just now.
http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/55.jpg
Goliath is going back home to Indiana, just 40 miles from his birth place.
Is this good? I've never used this type of strap. They really squished the tires, and put a lot of "outward" pressure at the top of the tire/wheel/suspension.
http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/56.jpg
http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/57.jpg
Anyway, BuFord the tractor is happy. He's been outside under a tarp for the last three years, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. I think I heard him giggle when he got his part of the Quonset back. I'm happy for him, but somehow something is just not right.

Thanks to JDP, who advised me when I bought the truck. I was sure I was paying too much for it, he convinced me otherwise. And, thanks to Dick for listing it for me.

'Tis a day of mixed emotions.

DAVE, THE EVIL TWIN FROM OKLAHOMA, WITH MR. BIGGS TRAPPED IN A MODIFIED:
http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/47.jpghttp://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/47a.jpg
Photo by Art Unger
Courtesy of Ann Turner/Turning Wheels
www.davesplaceinc.com

rockne10
03-20-2007, 10:00 PM
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03-20-2007, 10:00 PM
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60Lark
03-20-2007, 10:10 PM
It's tough to say good by to a family member [V]:([V]:([V]:([V]:(

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Studebaker Fever
60 Lark
51 Champion
Phil
Arnold, Missouri

60Lark
03-20-2007, 10:10 PM
It's tough to say good by to a family member [V]:([V]:([V]:([V]:(

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Studebaker Fever
60 Lark
51 Champion
Phil
Arnold, Missouri

studeclunker
03-20-2007, 10:50 PM
"Inconcievable!" exclaimed Vazini, in astonishment.

Selling a truck like that would be like cutting of my right arm.[V]

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Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

studeclunker
03-20-2007, 10:50 PM
"Inconcievable!" exclaimed Vazini, in astonishment.

Selling a truck like that would be like cutting of my right arm.[V]

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/december%2006/HPIM0234.jpg http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b18/Studeclunker/56%20Parkview%20Wagon/56wagonleftfrontclipped-1.jpg
Home of the famous Mr. Ed!
Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith
Where the heck is Lewiston, CA?

azrael4h
03-20-2007, 11:43 PM
That is sad, but I'm sure it's going to a good home.

As to the straps, I've used them before, on a Dakota with a blown up transmission. They held it's weight pretty well, though it was an automatic truck, so it wasn't liable to roll as much, just slide. We went about 70 miles like that, to get to a shop and have it rebuilt. I've used them on other vehicles, but that was the heaviest I think. So long as whomever drives checks them regularly, so they don't slip loose, they'll be alright.

Guard: Where are you going in such a hurry?
Gorrak the ranger: Uhhh...Gorrak have quiche in oven!!
Guard: well hurry along.

1953 Champion 2 door Sedan
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Coupe

azrael4h
03-20-2007, 11:43 PM
That is sad, but I'm sure it's going to a good home.

As to the straps, I've used them before, on a Dakota with a blown up transmission. They held it's weight pretty well, though it was an automatic truck, so it wasn't liable to roll as much, just slide. We went about 70 miles like that, to get to a shop and have it rebuilt. I've used them on other vehicles, but that was the heaviest I think. So long as whomever drives checks them regularly, so they don't slip loose, they'll be alright.

Guard: Where are you going in such a hurry?
Gorrak the ranger: Uhhh...Gorrak have quiche in oven!!
Guard: well hurry along.

1953 Champion 2 door Sedan
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Coupe

Roscomacaw
03-21-2007, 10:55 AM
[V] "sniff - sniffle, sniffle....":(

BTW - does the new caretaker know Goliath's name?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
03-21-2007, 10:55 AM
[V] "sniff - sniffle, sniffle....":(

BTW - does the new caretaker know Goliath's name?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

John Kirchhoff
03-22-2007, 01:16 PM
FYI, if you're hauling any kind of machinery, cars, etc in Missouri now, you need four point restraint or else DOT or the Highway Patrol will tear you a new one. The old deal of throw a log chain over the middle of something and tighten it down with a load binder doesn't cut it any more. You need to have the restraints attached to the trailer, etc at all four corners of whatever is being hauled. Local cops have gotten touchy about it after some clown drove his skid loader onto his gooseneck, crawled into the truck and headed down the main drag in town without any straps, chains, Christmas ribbon or anything attached. He turned but the skid loader went straight, narrowly missing several moving cars, several parked ones, a power pole and a building. Fortunately the only casualty was the asphalt which got skinned up rather badly. Oh, I think the clown's wallet took a hit also since the 4 point restraint reg was already in effect but good enough for him. I wouldn't have wanted my kids to be killed when a 4,000 pound skid loader crushed their car.

John Kirchhoff
03-22-2007, 01:16 PM
FYI, if you're hauling any kind of machinery, cars, etc in Missouri now, you need four point restraint or else DOT or the Highway Patrol will tear you a new one. The old deal of throw a log chain over the middle of something and tighten it down with a load binder doesn't cut it any more. You need to have the restraints attached to the trailer, etc at all four corners of whatever is being hauled. Local cops have gotten touchy about it after some clown drove his skid loader onto his gooseneck, crawled into the truck and headed down the main drag in town without any straps, chains, Christmas ribbon or anything attached. He turned but the skid loader went straight, narrowly missing several moving cars, several parked ones, a power pole and a building. Fortunately the only casualty was the asphalt which got skinned up rather badly. Oh, I think the clown's wallet took a hit also since the 4 point restraint reg was already in effect but good enough for him. I wouldn't have wanted my kids to be killed when a 4,000 pound skid loader crushed their car.