TowZone Posted June 3, 2018 Share Posted June 3, 2018 Topic Originally Created in December of 2006: Ain't she a beauty? All original, took us @ 2 years to do the full restoration! It all works! I need to find a 6 volt beacon light........Paul FMS Mike said: Thats a beauty, I like it a lot!!! Something to be very proud of , great job guys Michael Underdog said: That is a beautiful truck. Great job! Stay safe, Rich wreckerman05 said: looks good--i like the front w/s--that use to be air conditioning---good job--be proud-- michael212 said: Nice! Ron Pullen said: Very nice a great piece of history Spanky said: "AWESOME", Did you guys fabricate those rear fenders, yourselves. I've got a '46 Chevy Holmes W35, posted several pages back, in this section. applepiejoe said: Sharp lookin old iron , love it! Gaylock1 said: I believe the fenders are original for the body. The fenders & steps have slots on the underside to adjust for different widths. We were told that it was a universal body & that it could be used for a fire truck, ambulance, wrecker, etc.. The unit is a 1946 model also. We robbed 5 different old trucks to get the "A/C" workin, the old window frame was in really bad shape. The ole girl was setting in a cow pasture & every morning the cows would gather around it & lick the fenders & bumper clean. Needless to say, they were in excellent shape. She runs good & has a top speed of 40 mph. The unit is power up & clutch down. The starter is in the floor.. I'm not for sure if it is supposed to have a sling, but I don't think I will be towing anything with it. She's just a parade & show pony now, I think she has earned it. If she could only talk...........Paul Spanky said: Guess, that's possible. If it's a Factory Holmes Service Body, it would have had a Ernest Holmes Body Serial No. Tag, on the passenger side front lower corner. The Factory service bodies usually came with 1937-'38 G.M. 1 1/2 ton dually pickup, & panel rear fenders. Yours do resemble, fenders I've seen on Fire Truck Bodies. Good job. Spanky Hardy.....Collector Of Fine Old G.M. COE Trucks & Antique Holmes Wreckers. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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