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Old 05-23-2005, 01:24 PM
Enola Straight Enola Straight is offline
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50s-60s crew-cab pickups

Remembering a program on the Discovery Channel or History, the showed an excerpt on SAC...the Strategic Air Command...and how pilots areon a constant state of alert: guys sitting around, playing cards, and the alarm goes off and they all run out to their military issue utility trucks to high-tail it to the airstrip.

I noticed that the pickups were crew cabs...that is, full sized rear doors behind the drivers' and passenger's side doors.

I thought the crew-cab concept was a 90's invention...can someone link to a manufacturer's options list of that era?
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Old 05-23-2005, 01:39 PM
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I can't speak for other makes but Ford introduced its first crew cab in 1969.


http://www.ford-trucks.com/pictorial...9_f250_a1.html
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Old 05-23-2005, 01:47 PM
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I'm pretty sure I seen four door Dodge trucks in the same body style as the '64 I owned.
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Old 05-23-2005, 01:54 PM
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My uncle Walt had a '65 Dodge Crew Cab Power Wagon. Great truck. My father bought one in the 70's. I used it all through high school. Those back seats are HUGE!
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Old 05-23-2005, 02:01 PM
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1967 here, and here. 1953 here, 1969 here, 1964 here. Whew!
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Old 05-23-2005, 02:03 PM
Mr. Blue Sky Mr. Blue Sky is offline
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Even Volkswagen got in on the crew cab craze.
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Old 05-24-2005, 10:37 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Enola Straight
I thought the crew-cab concept was a 90's invention...can someone link to a manufacturer's options list of that era?
I too was surprised to 'notice' crew cabs in older model years on the road. I guess it is like buying a new car then noticing that there are tons of them on the road.

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