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4WD Truck-tor
Darrel Foster's4-WD "truck-tor" looks like any other pickup from the front. Butwalk to the rear and you'll see that the back half is a tractor.
"It gets lots of attention wherever I go," says Foster, of Springfield, Ohio. He built the "truck-tor" from a 1974 IH 3/4 ton 4-WD pickup and a Minneapolis Moline 302 tractor. It's equipped with a 3-pt. hitch, hydraulics and reversible pto. Foster controls all tractor functions from inside the cab by means of rods connected to the tractor rear end's brakes, pto, high-low transmision, gear shift lever and hydraulic levers. There are four transmissions two in the pickup and two in the tractor. The combination provides 36 forward gears and 16 in reverse.

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1992 - Volume #16, Issue #1