1956 International Harvester S-120.

March 2, 2013

11 comments


11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Gotta be a '57. '56s' came with the wood guillotine tailgate painted black.

Neat survivor.

Justin said...

Can you say, "king of patina"?
Love the profile shot and the International S-120 badge shot.

Anonymous said...

So That's where Disney-pixar got their inspiration for Mater the Tow Truck from Cars

Tony Piff said...

i really want to believe that winch is functional. and check out that little braces supporting the bumper and rear fender!

"red power" is the name of the IH magazine, so the license plates suggest this is enthusiast-owned.

what do the flaps say?

Anonymous said...

Absolutely wonderful. Loving that patina!

Anonymous said...

Flaps say "Big Sky Country Montana". Super cool truck.

Dave said...

Easily one of my favorite posts this year. REDMULE kicks ass! As much fun as it looks like it would be to restore, it's just as much fun looking at it 'as-is'. Real trucks rule!

Anonymous said...

Is this the Sanford and Son model?

adam.giguere said...

Maters cousin

Anonymous said...

holy molly!!
Than's Mater!!!!

Gregory Sweet said...

You are correct that this is a 1957 international. The hydraulics, unfortunately, have not been used for about 15 years and have to be completely reworked. This truck has been in the family since it's original purchase by Tom in 1957 and he performed the bulk of the customization then. The truck was previously used for hauling logs up for chopping and is now used for neighborhood cleanup