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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3131 by Jeremy Rowland » Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:44 am

essexpete wrote:Not seen a bonneted Foden before.



I'm pretty sure either Dinky or Matchbox used to make a model of the bonneted Foden dump truck? You've got to love the way the steering linkage comes out of the front of the cab, only us Brits could design something like that. 8-)

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3132 by essexpete » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:17 am

Looks like a bodge from parts bins.


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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3133 by Jeremy Rowland » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:02 pm

essexpete wrote:Looks like a bodge from parts bins.


Yep not very well thought out.

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3134 by FOWLER MAN » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:59 pm

essexpete wrote:Looks like a bodge from parts bins.

Could well be Pete, I believe it was a prototype and very few were made.


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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3135 by essexpete » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:51 am

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3136 by dpan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:56 am

Fast glance am reminded of 17 or 22 ton old Euc end dump.

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3137 by Osgood » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 am

Foden FR.6/45

A couple more pictures - look like they're the same machine as the one above:

http://www.na3t.org/road/photo/HuE0642

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And some tech info here:

http://archive.commercialmotor.com/arti ... e-in-foden


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Re: Classic pictures Updated 08/09/2019

Post #3138 by essexpete » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:20 pm

Wow that was some spec for 1958 with very upto date ideas. Did they sell? Turbo Rolls as well.

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 15/09/2019

Post #3139 by Neversweat » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:46 am

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Re: Classic pictures Updated 15/09/2019

Post #3140 by XS650 » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:18 pm

Not seen many twin steer Guy Big J tractor units before , none in fact :)
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