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So this farmer in my neighborhood put this pickup truck on the street. And I wanna know...

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  1. Blazer

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    ...does anybody know what kind of truck it is, who made it and how old it is?
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    It is WAY COOL and the patina is to die for but there's no engine in there so it won't run.

    I have no intention of buying this but just out of curiosity I wanted to know what it is.
     
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    It would be a cool rat rod, whatever it is.
     
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    Old and rusty? :rolleyes:
     
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    It’s weird for me to see an old truck like that and have no idea what it is. But I have no idea what it is. Never seen one like that.
     
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    The styling makes me want to guess early 1940’s. But that would be purely a guess. Does it not have any badge anywhere? I can’t see one in the photos.
     
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    I think, whatever it is, it started life as a delivery van. The way the cab cuts off looks to be home done. The squared-off wheel wells, in the bed, look like sheet metal work. I'd say the bed was added.
     
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    Kinda looks like a old Studebaker
     
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    Looks fabricobbled together to me.
     
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    Looks like a Peugeot?

    edit - oh, I'm late
     
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    work of over-time rust art!
     
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    It looks like it may not have been a pickup, like the backend was chopped.
     
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    That grille opening looks Volvo-ish to me, but it otherwise looks very much like a 40s Hudson.

    Whatever it is, almost certainly late 30s-mid 40s. Design 'language' from that era is unmistakable.

    Edit: Missed someone's post above. Good eye. Have to say I had no idea Peugeot even made trucks back then. Last Pugs I saw were running in anger @ 180+ mph around Road Atlanta in 2010 or so ;)
     
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    Factory modification, see above.
     
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    Yea it has some Studebaker looks . But the bed is wrong. I cant find any 1940's trucks without external rear fenders.
    So would say its cobbled together.
     
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    Yup, we have a match here. It's a fifties Peugeot 203.

    But what a cool truck.
     
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    It was produced for many years (and many model iterations)...if you wanted to get it going, there would probably be salvage/parts available. :rolleyes:
     
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