International – Dad’s Work Truck
Patrick Ertel

60 international

The 1960 International that appears in the January/February 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by William Knauss, who bought it from his father in 1995. “As soon as Dad got the International, he had custom storage bins made to fit on the sides of the beds,” said William of his father’s purchase in 1960. “My brother and I broke it in for him while he was waiting for the bins to be built.” … Read the rest of the story…

1975 International (Girl) Scout II
Erin McCarty

75 scout

The 1975 International Scout II that appears in the January/February 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Andrea Bruening who became interested in obtaining a Scout after seeing Selma Hayak driving one in the movie Fools Rush In. “At first, [the attraction] was the fact that it was a convertible, but wasn’t a car,” said Andrea. “It was something I hadn’t seen before.” … Read the rest of the story…

2011 MVPA International Convention
Erin McCarty

mvpa international convention

The 36th Annual Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) International Convention that took place the first week of August 2011 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, was featured in the January/February 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine. Among the trucks featured were a 1918 American LaFrance-built fire truck, a red 1953 Dodge R2 crash truck, and a 1967 Kaiser 1¼-ton cargo truck. … Read the rest of the story…

Dodge Sweptline – January/February 2012 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

1965 Dodge Sweptline

The 1951 Dodge Sweptline that appears on the cover of the January/February 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine retains 85 percent of the original paint, and the Custom cab interior is 100 percent original and showroom new. A line in the sheet metal running the entire length of the body gives the truck its “Sweptline” look. What else is in this issue? Features 2011 MVPA International Convention 1952 Ford F-1 1975 International (Girl) Scout II 1955 Studebaker E-5 Half-ton 1960 … Read the rest of the story…