Lets see those trucks!

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Very nice. Black grill and body color trim make such a difference on these.
I hate the chrome. It's a Platinum so it already has a bunch of body match. I got the mirror covers changed and a TRD Pro grill.

Needs wheels, tires and Kings.
 

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The Gladiator never received good towing reviews. Plenty of "pucker" moments for you im sure.

Although that boat doesn't look all that heavy with the single axle trailer.
It does ok however my boat with trailer is only about 3500 lbs, will feel better when I get working brakes on the trailer again. If I had to tow anything much heavier I would just go back to a 3/4 or 1 ton.
 

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Artsy fartsy shot I took of Cody with the historic Sunrise Mine shop building. Truck turns 30 tomorrow. Built 3.4.1994 at Norfolk VA Truck Plant. "Light Duty" F250.
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Got this truck on Ebay Oct 2009. Joined Ebay, got permission from dealer to bid. Had been with original owner in TN until he passed away. Family traded to BMW dealer in Atlanta suburb. Truck had 29k miles. I flew down there and drove back.
Truck now has 39k. 5.0, manual transmission, XL base truck. Took this on the way back 15 years ago in Tennessee: Cody has been a flawless truck.
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Nice OBS.
I seem to gravitate to the OBS generation. I dunno, just like these a lot-in regular cabs.

Here's my probably impossible truck to find. I'd really like to find one of these little Rangers (83-84-85) that was somehow stashed for 40 yrs. Shortbed with manual transmission. 4wd or 2wd either. I just think it would be cool. I don't think a time capsule one is out there anymore, but I haven't looked very hard either.
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i had to google it... old body style being the square trucks from like 92-98 or something like that
I thought it was some technical term in reference to some mechanical thing specific to a generation of trucks. Or maybe something cool like the engineers' nickname/codename for the project.

Am disappointed with "old body style"
 

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Obs for ford is only 92-96 f150 250 and 350
Obs for gm is 88-98 silverado
Dodge typically use 1st gen 2nd gen 3rd gen and so on for their trucks. Typically reserved for the cummins trucks

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All the Ford pickup truck nicknames are a little ambiguous:
Bumpside (for the late sixties to 1972)
Dentside (for the 1973 to 1979-sixth generation)
Bullnose (7th generation from 1980 to 1986) these are cool, but why bullnose?
Bricknose (8th generation from 1987 to 1991)
OBS (9th generation from 1992 to 1996 for f150, 1997 for f250 and up)
I thought Old Body Style because they were the last of the old school trucks before the 10th generation came out with that really swoopy/curvy look that doesn't seem truckish.
 

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All the Ford pickup truck nicknames are a little ambiguous:
Bumpside (for the late sixties to 1972)
Dentside (for the 1973 to 1979-sixth generation)
Bullnose (7th generation from 1980 to 1986) these are cool, but why bullnose?
Bricknose (8th generation from 1987 to 1991)
OBS (9th generation from 1992 to 1996 for f150, 1997 for f250 and up)
I thought Old Body Style because they were the last of the old school trucks before the 10th generation came out with that really swoopy/curvy look that doesn't seem truckish.
And actually to really nerd out. The obs 92-96 f150 front end is called the aero nose. Typically the bullnose and brick nose names circle around the broncos a lot

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All the Ford pickup truck nicknames are a little ambiguous:
Bumpside (for the late sixties to 1972)
Dentside (for the 1973 to 1979-sixth generation)
Bullnose (7th generation from 1980 to 1986) these are cool, but why bullnose?
Bricknose (8th generation from 1987 to 1991)
OBS (9th generation from 1992 to 1996 for f150, 1997 for f250 and up)
I thought Old Body Style because they were the last of the old school trucks before the 10th generation came out with that really swoopy/curvy look that doesn't seem truckish.

The bullnose name comes from the upper part of the grill protruding past the lower grill.
 

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