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All set up

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by William B., Nov 26, 2007.

  1. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    My friend and I spent a couple hours this weekend putting the plow mount, harness and Timbrens on the truck. Went and got the plow out of storage today. All is good except I have no DRL on the plow. Not sure on why that is. Anyways here are the pics.
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  2. scholzee

    scholzee Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    Its'a Its'a Its' a matador ................... sorry had to do it, nice truck but you do not see many matadors around anymore.
  3. Diesel Sniffer

    Diesel Sniffer Member
    Messages: 46

    Truck looks great, it has a good stance to it with the timbrens on...........but holy crap!!! A Matador????
  4. 04f350powerv-xt

    04f350powerv-xt Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    Very nice truck, don't matter what plow you got as long as it pushes snow. That one looks good still!
  5. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    looks good now many hrs do have into the swap ?
  6. 99zr2

    99zr2 Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    Good lookin truck. Timbrens help alittle to.

    Nice car in the back ground. Matador, what year? My father and little brother are big AMC heads. Do you got anymore cars? My father has AMC graveyard at his house. He is also in the middle of restoring two Javlines a 72 and 73. This weekend I think I am moveing his Ambassador down my house for the winter.
  7. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    nice work Will. truck looks great
  8. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    really sits nice with the plow...looks good
  9. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    Looks good...ready for snow!:salute:
  10. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    We had about 4 hrs in the swap. Wasn't to bad.
    I'll have to double check on the year. I believe that it is the last year that the Matadors were made. My Grandparents bought it new. Grandma drove it to work everyday which is about 1/2 mile or so. She drove it til Grandpa died in the early 90's then she drove his. If I remember correctly it's only got about 70 some thousand miles on it. I know those are original. It's sat in the garage since then. Before Grandma died earlier this year, she told my brother that the car was his when he got his license. Well he has it so that's his car. We have to pull the fuel tank because the lining inside is coming off and clogging fuel filters. I'll get some more pics of it tomorrow.
  11. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    So, that's a Matador....
  12. Boast Enterpris

    Boast Enterpris Senior Member
    Messages: 745

    Good looking rig Will!!!:waving:
  13. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,101

    Remember that car is a real classic, especially if you like James Bond movies, that car had wings and an airplane engine on it.....great flick....great car !!

    Oh yeah :dizzy:nice truck and plow too :nod:
  14. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

    For those interested here are the Matador pics. Its a 78 with 360 and 81XXX miles. Never thought of this car as a collector type car or anything like that. Car isnt in bad shape for the most part. A little rust behind both rear wheels in the rocker area and a small rip in the side of the drivers seat.

  15. William B.

    William B. Senior Member
    from S.E. IA
    Messages: 978

  16. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Nice Truck and plow.
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2007