Oh, my mistake, I must have been thinking of a different truck.
Use two, but center them on the roof so they'll shine farther. Point
one forward and one backward.
Use Velcro so you remove them you go through the car wash.
I'm re-furbishing a previously-painted 1952 SMITH MILLER ''L'' MACK
MOBIL GAS TANKER (example: http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/6199104 )
I"ve removed all of the components and stripped off all the paint.
I've ordered the Mack bulldog hood-ornament, two headlights and the
decals. The only thing still missing is the aluminum walkway that
goes along the top of the wooden tank; if I can't locate one, I may
need to fabricate it.
My father gave me the truck in 1952 when I was only 4 years old but I
can't remember playing with it. About 40 years ago, I slopped red
paint over the entire truck (except for the tires and axles). Since
then, the truck has been in an open wooden toybox in my garage where
it got quite knocked-around and scratched. A couple of weeks ago, I
was cleaning out my garage and I found the truck so I decided to re-
While in the toy box, it suffered quite of few dings, dents, scratches, etc. and
several parts were lost.
red paint I had applied plus the original red paint and the mustard-yellow
primer; sanded down the wooden tank; and got the body down to bare metal.
“like-new” condition so I ordered all of the missing parts: the Mack bulldog
hood-ornament; two headlights; the aluminum walkway along the top of the tank;
and the decals.
red” paint. But I didn’t like the brush-marks nor the red color so I
stripped off the primer and the paint and SPRAYED on a brown primer and a
“regal red” paint. (It looks much better). I then installed the wheels, the
hood ornament, the headlights, the
aluminum walkway and the decal.
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