Recent content by john piercey

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    Aussie f3 tanker

    Hi guys been a bit quiet on here lately but have made excellent progress in the past few months. Will get my son to load some pics shortly. I dont know if i have asked before but is there any way to find the original hood registration numbers by the chassis number,as it is coming down to the...
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    Aussie f3 tanker

    Hi guys,i have just returned from travelling a large chunk of OZ.We went up WA.s west coast thru Broome ,Derby ,Wyndham.Kununurra, then in to the Northern Territory to Darwin,Katherine,Mataranka,Alice springs then Past Ayres rock(Uluru) thru the Great Central Hwy back to Kalgoorlie then home to...
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    Hi good mates

    Hi RAEME,i pm,d you yesterday.Im leaving Perth tomorrow so prob wont be near a computer for a while,but would love to see pics of your cckw resto. John
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    Aussie f3 tanker

    The last photo shows us recovering a tipper,which is in a very sad state but has some good bits and pieces. My son now owns the cargo bodied one which is only missing its troop seats and hood bows etc,it is pretty much original otherwise,they ran 12.00x 20 single tyres,twin carb six cylinder...
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    Aussie f3 tanker

    Gday Bulldogger,that is an Ex Australian army 1973 F1 International GS 6x6,commonly known to most as an ACCO although the civilian trucks were International Harvester ACCO ( AUSTRALIAN CONSTRUCTED CAB OVER) the army ones were never officially called that. F1 was general service,f2 was a...
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    Aussie f3 tanker

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    Aussie f3 tanker

    I will get my son Colin to post some pics of his 50% restored M35 and his diamond t 980 just for interest sake. I will be off travelling for approx 2 months before i can get back on to CCKW for the last month before back to work,will be leaving 4th or 5th May on our way up northwest and...
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    Aussie f3 tanker

    There are some of the strays that followed us(My son and i) home and set up camp here.
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    Aussie f3 tanker

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    Aussie f3 tanker

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    Aussie f3 tanker

    Thanks ,anything in particular you would like to see?
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    Aussie f3 tanker

    If you think the exhaust manifold doesnt look quite right you would be correct,someone has fabricated one at some time in the past out of steel ,its a good job but doesnt look right,fortunately the parts truck with seized motor has a good orig one so will just be a matter of freeing the stuck...
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    Aussie f3 tanker

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    Aussie f3 tanker

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    Aussie f3 tanker

    Thanks again boys, the truck will receive the rather large- US army air forces -on the tank itself along with the -No smoking- within 50 feet -on the side. I am going with US markings rather than the RAAF as it looks far more impressive and orig than our marking IMHO. the 750 gallon airfield...
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