THIS IS ONE OF A KIND HUDSON TRUCK, IT IS TITLED AS A 1948 HUDSON TRUCK.  IT WAS CUSTOM BUILT BY A MR.TRAFTON, WHO WAS A CAR DEALER IN MILES CITY MONTANA, IT WAS BUILT FROM A BRAND NEW CAR, AS HIS DEALERSHIP SOLD HUDSON, AMONG OTHER MAKES AS WELL.  IT WAS DONE PROFESSIONALLY, BY A BODY SHOP IN MILES CITY, MT.  IT WAS THEIR DELIVERY TRUCK FOR THE DEALERSHIP.  IT HAS A 308 6 CYLINDER, WITH A 3 SPEED OVERDRIVE.  IT IS TRULY ONE OF A KIND!  AFTER HE DIED THE CAR WENT TO HIS SON, IT WAS THEN STORED MANY YEARS, UNFORTUNATELY OUTDOORS.  HE TURNED THE MOTOR OVER AT LEAST ONCE PER YEAR.  IT WAS LAST STARTED 2 YEARS AGO, AND THE FUEL PUMP WENT OUT, SO IT DOES NEED A NEW ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP.  THIS COULD BE MADE INTO A RAT ROD OR RESTORED AS A HUDSON TRUCK.  IT DOES HAVE RUST UNDER THE SEAT FROM SITTING OUTSIDE, I FOUND NEW FLOOR PANS ON E BAY FOE A HUDSON, IT IS THE SAME BODY FROM 48-53.  THE 308 ENGINE HAS AN ALUMINUM HEAD, ON E BAY I FOUND 2 CARB SET-UP, AND A 3 CARB, SET-UP, IF YOU WANTED TO USE THE ORIGINAL MOTOR.


Location: Butte, Montana, United States

See listing: 1948 Hudson Comadoor Truck Rad Rod Project (from March 5, 2016)