My First Truck In A Ford Family

I was dating a girl and when I would take her home. I saw this old rusty truck in the front yard beside the driveway. I was young and loved to fix things, so I asked her dad if he would sell it to me. He did for $375 and I got a friend to help me get it home. After getting it home I opened the hood and there was a 232 cubic inch inline six cylinder with 3 on the tree. Grand pa helped me rebuild the engine and that was the start for me to be a mechanic. After getting it running it knocked, keep in mind this was my first engine rebuild. I did not study engine building so I did not know that the wrist pins for the piston had to be pressed in and that is what was causing the knock. Grand ma did not like the truck in the driveway. And ran out of money to finish the restoration. I deeply regret scrapping it. I keep looking the internet for one!!! Did not think of taking pictures. What can I say I was young….

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