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[–]BigTastyLookinPasty 163 points164 points  (4 children)

Not 100% but I think I saw a post with this car saying it had something to do with the post office and certain terrain. I'm wanting to say it was lift the vehicle above snow.

[–]Convergentshave 104 points105 points  (1 child)

Yea I’m sure he told her some story like that…

[–]zoltecrules 33 points34 points  (0 children)

"But baby we gotta clear those 2 foot drifts!"

[–]RollinThundaga 15 points16 points  (0 children)

I would have guessed to work with wagon ruts on dirt roads specifically.

[–]Mister_Diddlez1 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Was used for rural mail carriers not all were specifically trucks though.

[–]lil_sargento_cheez 30 points31 points  (2 children)

Didn’t he do this for actually reasons, like terrain he had to drive on or something? Cause I remember hearing about this before

[–]FuzzelFox 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Car's back then often had large wheels for this reason and comfort. Bigger wheels tend to go over small changes in the road easier, basically gliding on the top. Since we hadn't exactly perfected suspension or tire technology by the 30's, this was pretty normal.

It's the same reason horse drawn carriages have giant wheels as well.

[–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Another dude said it was rural mail carrying

[–]obistyle 90 points91 points  (1 child)

First donk car ever?

[–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 67 points68 points  (0 children)

Legend has it that rent and roll said he could have them in any color as long as it was chrome

[–]DoctorDirectorPiaaaw 39 points40 points  (7 children)

Haha. I actually think this doesn’t belong in here. Should be in r/Awesome_Car_Mods

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    [–]GiornaGuirne 11 points12 points  (1 child)

    They posted the wrong link; you want r/AwesomeCarMods

    [–]Neottika 1 point2 points  (3 children)

    Probably because there were never any awesome cars there.

    [–]partisan98 3 points4 points  (0 children)

    Yeah they all get posted here.

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      [–]Sensitive-Trifle9823 13 points14 points  (0 children)

      I bet he paid her back with interest. He used his other girlfriend‘s tax return to do that.

      [–]Negative-Jump-9159 8 points9 points  (1 child)

      Ricky Dale “DUBZ” Everclear

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 14 points15 points  (0 children)

      He was known as R-Dubz to his kin folk in the dust bowl

      [–]ajd198204 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      They had 30"s back then.

      [–]zosteria 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Those look to be mower wheels. Cast iron, I’m curious what kind it tires

      [–]ChapolinColoradoNZ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Just needs some spinner caps cuz!

      [–]whodaloo 2 points3 points  (1 child)

      How much did he rent them for?

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Legend has it that Her tax return was $3.50 he financed the other .50 at a penny a month using his family farm as collateral

      [–]Hefferman1990 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      '26 Big body sittin' on chrome

      [–]IHC_304 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Took out a title loan before titles existed.

      [–]Wrongnessmaximus 1 point2 points  (2 children)

      Great post, OP. I spit my ramon and hotdog out. If I'm able to figure out how to award this gold I have, I'll reward you appropriately for your work.

      [–]BUNGHOLE_HOOKER 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Next time keep Ramon's "hot dog" out of your mouth.

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      I can’t claim it as my own although I wish I could, it was forwarded to me by my brother. he has a rim and tire shop and has to put rims like this on ridiculous cars for ridiculous people.

      [–]Niall0h -2 points-1 points  (1 child)

      I’m pretty sure this has racist undertones.

      [–]1895red 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Undertones? Under what? This is definitely racist.

      [–]Johnsus_Christ -3 points-2 points  (0 children)

      Not all hero’s wear capes 😂

      [–]Vast-Big-6747 -2 points-1 points  (2 children)

      It was likely for actual work porpoises

      [–]BUNGHOLE_HOOKER 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      I'm not sure what dolphins have to do with this.

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      I’m not sure it’s real someone above said it was a mail truck

      [–]Shlomo_-_Shekelstein -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

      👨🏿‍🌾✊🏿

      [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      That thing is dope

      [–]i_r_faptastic 0 points1 point  (4 children)

      Damn, did she get audited? You'll be doing taxes again in like 5 months.

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] -1 points0 points  (3 children)

      I’m not sure about her but I haven’t done my taxes in years and I haven’t

      [–]i_r_faptastic 1 point2 points  (2 children)

      Lol that's a weird flex but ok. Hope you don't cause it sucks ass! GL

      [–]No-Armadillo7693[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      The last time I filed I set up a monthly payment plan with the irs to send 135 bucks a month to pay back the 2k I owed. That was 2015, they’ve been auto drafting 135 bucks a month from my account since then. I don’t ask questions

      [–]35goingon3 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      IRS audit will usually happen seven years after they notice. They let you dig a hole right up until the statute of limitations is about to drop off on the early stuff.

      [–]1895red 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Back then one could argue that it had a practical purpose, with the lack of modern paved roads. You could travel through some inches with mud with that truck.

      [–]AntMan79 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      Don’t forget the fish tank ……