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Even big boys play with tonka toys

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by oarwhat, Dec 12, 2005.

  1. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    i've owned alot of plow trucks and still do (more than i need). but this is my all time favorite. hope you like it!! 1973 FWD 270hp cummins 5 & 2 speed. hope the pictures work.

    TONKA 2 RESIZED again.jpg
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2005
  2. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    more pictures

    another view

    tonka003 RESIZED.jpg
  3. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    another picture

    another picture

    tonka 3 RESIZED again.jpg
  4. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    last one !!!

    tonka004 RESIZED.jpg
  5. scholzee

    scholzee Senior Member
    Messages: 243

    Nice truck I bet that can really move the snow !! good to see others from Buffalo, I grew up near the Ogden toll booth and now live on Grand Island.
  6. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Clean looking FWD

    Nice to see some FWD's out there.
    Good looking truck.
  7. dunedog

    dunedog Senior Member
    Messages: 129

  8. "MR.PLOW"

    "MR.PLOW" Member
    Messages: 39

    Awesome Ole Plow

    Man that is one awesome looking FWD. Looks to be in real good shape. I noticed there are a few more plow trucks near the FWD. Maybe post a few of those as well. Thanks
  9. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    thanks guys

    thanks guys. i bought it 2 years ago i've owned 9 oshkoshs over the years and was looking to update. local guy had the fwd and told me how nice it was . i wasn't interested but looked at it and bought it. it's from onandaga county (spelling?). it's a 1973 with 12000 miles and clean you'd think it's a late '80s. what a truck i love the oshkoshs but this is much nicer to drive.MR. PLOW i do have alot more picts of my other trucks and will post them when i can. we're fixing up a 1980 wt 2206 oshkosh now. what a beast that is. WOW!! scholzee fyi this truck plows at eastern hills mall. thanks again randy
  10. oarwhat

    oarwhat Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    My favorite truck

    Didn't get to use it in the last Buffalo storm, it was in the garge with the steering cylinder out. Who knew it would snow that early.
  11. jcesar

    jcesar Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 492

    That is a sweet machine. I want a Tonka Truck too!:nod:
  12. KingofObsolete

    KingofObsolete Senior Member
    Messages: 173

    nice looking truck, very very straight too for over 30 years old.

  13. VAhighwayman

    VAhighwayman Senior Member
    Messages: 155

    Wishing my Tonka's looked so good!! Nice!!:salute:
  14. fernalddude

    fernalddude PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,106

    I would love that rig too coollllllllll:redbounce
  15. F350 Snowman

    F350 Snowman Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    I miss my old tonka trucks.....lol....need one like that to bring back the memories.