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· Diamond T Woodie Project (Aug 29, 2009)
· Model 80 D, Chasses number 304570 (Jul 04, 2009)
· 1910 Diamond Car up-date (Jun 21, 2008)
· DT Diesel Conversion (Jan 17, 2008)
· Free Diamond T truck (Nov 15, 2007)
· Book Published: Diamond T Trucks 1911-1966 Photo Archive (Oct 09, 2007)
· History and comments Modle 80D CHASSIS NUMBER 304570 (Oct 09, 2007)
· 509 parts (Sep 25, 2007)
· 2 Diamond T 3/4 ton panel trucks. (Jun 26, 2007)
· '39 1 1/2 ton all original (Apr 24, 2007)
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Diamond T Woodie Project 
GoldMiner - Aug 29, 2009 - 10:25 PM
View other stories on this topichttp://forums.aths.org/InstantForum414/Attachment10246.aspx


Model 80 D, Chasses number 304570 
WatchmanII - Jul 04, 2009 - 10:00 PM
View other stories on this topicWatchmanII - Oct 09, 2007 - Model 80 D, Chasses number 304570

Original history of this truck is posted in Diamond T Registry. The information above will get you to the original story.

Many hours of work - now the fun.
I have attended many car shows and antique truck and tractor shows. The 80 D is always very popular and I usually loose my voice in the afternoon, as so many people are interested in the truck and the history.
I have kept the truck original as much as possible. The truck was purchased new in Butte Montana for use on a dairy farm. Now the truck is in Ferndale, WA. Hope to see you!


1910 Diamond Car up-date  
GoldMiner - Jun 21, 2008 - 08:43 PM
View other stories on this topicHi Bill,
Its Bill here, Just wanted to say hello, and let you know what has been going on with the 1910 Diamond.
This spring we got tires mounted on it. Now its alot


DT Diesel Conversion 
georgeeveritt - Jan 17, 2008 - 11:41 AM
View other stories on this topicHello! I am brand new in this Forum, but not new to Diamond T's. Not knowing exactly where and how to start, I began as an apprentice Cadillac Mechanic in i958 after messing around with Harleys and Cushman motorscooters. I soon graduated to


Free Diamond T truck 
TomPiantanida - Nov 15, 2007 - 12:11 AM
View other stories on this topicI have an old Diamond T truck on my property in Oroville, CA, that I would like to get rid of. Call me for information and photos.

Tom 650-520-7891


Book Published: Diamond T Trucks 1911-1966 Photo Archive 
Rwgabrick - Oct 09, 2007 - 08:23 PM
View other stories on this topicMy book, Diamond T 1911-1966 Photo Archive, is now available. This is a must have for any Diamond T fan. My extensive research


History and comments Modle 80D CHASSIS NUMBER 304570 
WatchmanII - Oct 09, 2007 - 08:22 PM
View other stories on this topicI have a 1938 Diamond T pickup Model 80 D, Chasses number 304570.

I purchased the truck in Butte, Mt. In 1985. The truck


509 parts 
gpwhitworth - Sep 25, 2007 - 02:27 PM
View other stories on this topicTOM ALLEN OF DENVER CO IS PARTING OUT A 1947 509S AT REASONABLE
PRICES (NO BODY PARTS

HIS E-MAIL IS Tec4x4toy@aol.com

also has a web site WWWfortysevendiamondt.com


2 Diamond T 3/4 ton panel trucks. 
GoldMiner - Jun 26, 2007 - 08:02 PM
View other stories on this topicIn 1939 my father and his brothers bought 2 Diamond T 3/4 ton panel trucks. one was sold in the early 40's but my father kept his until 1963. I have many pictures of our beloved Diamond T, which was not only our work truck but also our family transportation until I got a car in 1951. I still have the emblem from the horn, and the nameplate from the engine compartment. I am delighted that other people share my affection for Diamond T's. Tom Karones


'39 1 1/2 ton all original 
Bunkai - Apr 24, 2007 - 07:55 PM
View other stories on this topic'39 1 1/2 ton all original for sale. last ran 5 years ago. will have pictures soon.
bunkai5@hotmail.com


Diamond T 975a 
hwade - Mar 18, 2007 - 12:08 AM
View other stories on this topicHello

I am restoring a 1944 Diamond T 975a cargo truck,it was in the canadian army during WW2.and then given to the norwegian army.It then came to the UK where I managed to get hold of it.The engine is Hercules RXC petrol engine.CAN YOU HELP.I AM IN UGENT NEED OF A EXHAUST MANIFOLD.Thanks for reading.

Howard Wade.


Model 80 that was auctioned 
GoldMiner - Mar 07, 2007 - 11:06 PM
View other stories on this topicI looked at the Diamond T model 80 that was auctioned off. I drove over early in the week to take a look at it because I had a prior commitment for


1948 Diamond T and SEABISCUIT 
GoldMiner - Mar 06, 2007 - 10:33 PM
View other stories on this topicHello Bill!
Thought the following press release might be of interest to you. As you may already be well aware, the 1948 Diamond T Classic as seen on your website was


Diamond vintage ads 
sandra - Nov 08, 2006 - 06:15 PM
View other stories on this topic I have a huge collection of wonderful Vintage Diamond T and other Truck ads from all eras and publications...lots of info and great for framing also. Contact me for details and I will get right back to you.

Sandra gallopingbeggar@adelphia.net


1948 Diamont T 
GoldMiner - Aug 29, 2006 - 11:59 PM
View other stories on this topicHello,

My name is Chris Clark and i recently contacted you
about my grandfathers 1948


1936 Diamond T pickup 
boyd'sdaughter - Jun 10, 2006 - 10:33 PM
View other stories on this topicMy brother and I are the proud owners of a Diamond T pickup. It was purchased and driven off the showroom floor by our late father. The Diamond T was used by our grandfather's company to haul dynamite and nitroglycerine in the oil fields of California. After the company was sold, my father bought the truck, and we have had it ever since. A couple of years ago, we had it refirbished to as close to its original state as possible.

Originally, the company purchased two Diamond Ts. I have been told that one was the deluxe and the other standard. One of the trucks was involved in an accident, and we still have some of the original parts.

I would be happy to communicate with any other Diamond T pick up owners.

Boyd's daughter


History 
GoldMiner - Mar 29, 2006 - 12:30 AM
View other stories on this topicI have been ready some of you answers to questions. I would like to set the record straight. White Motor Corporation bought REO in 1957 and then bought Diamond T in 1958. In 1960 White Motor Corporation moved Diamond T to Lansing, MI where the REO's and Diamond Ts and some model White Trucks came off the


What engine letters stand for. 
GoldMiner - Mar 19, 2006 - 10:21 PM
View other stories on this topicRXB 4&1/2 inch bore
RXC & RXLD 4&5/8s inch bore
RXLD 4&3/4s inch bore
all have 5&1/4 inch stroke.


Restoration Parts 
Randy - Feb 24, 2006 - 10:52 AM
View other stories on this topicI have not found this restoration parts dealer in your web site. Very professional and comes with my highest recomendations. Pat Walsh Restorations 39 Bartley Street PO Box Q Wakefield Massachusetts 01880 Phone# 781-246-3266 fax# 781-224-3311. He can supply a wide range of parts and specializes in rubber. There is a catalogue available on request. It is definatly worth it.


1970 Diamond Reo Info Needed 
GoldMiner - Dec 17, 2005 - 05:18 PM
View other stories on this topicHello, I am a supervisor over the body shop at a UPS facility in Indiana. This cab was sent to me from out of


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In 1905 Charles Tilt formed the Diamond T Motor car Company of Chicago . During the first 6 years, custom built passenger cars were manufactured by hand in the rear of a small one story garage. Diamond T switched exclusively to building trucks, discontinuing its passenger line in 1911. His truck production prospered beyond belief. In the late 20,s with a desire for increased truck speed, Charles started streamlining the trucks. He repowered with the faster 6 cylinder engines, air cushioned pneumatic tires. Simultaneously he marketed nation wide and later world wide through a dealer-distributing organization an innovation at that time. These dealerships led to company growth as exemplified by the production of more than 50,000 heavy duty military vehicles for our armies in World War Two. Diamond T was responsible for many advances in truck design. These include the fin and tube radiator, the adoption of 7 bearing 6 cylinder truck engines, 4 wheel hydraulic brakes, fully enclosed deluxe cabs, and hydraulic shock absorbers as standard equipment for heavy duty trucks. In 1958 Diamond T was purchased by White Motor Corporation and became a division of White. It continued to be a leader in truck design.
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