1956 4x4 factor or conversion?

IHC in the early to mid-fifties.


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Post Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:45 am

1956 4x4 factor or conversion?

I have a 4x4 s120 and was just wondering what the obvious differences are between the rarer factory 4x4 and the more common conversion?
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Golden Jubilee
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Post Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:13 pm

Re: 1956 4x4 factor or conversion?

International made a ton of S series 4x4, most likely factory,

Look to see original bolts and rivets, or oddball mixed bolts,
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Post Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:23 pm

Re: 1956 4x4 factor or conversion?

IHC built their own 4X4 Light Line trucks at least as far back as the 1953 model year "R" Series.

IH had a long history of building 4X4 tactical vehicles for the US Government, specifically the Navy & Marine Corps.

You might be thinking of the Ford with Marmon Herrington 4x4 conversion or the Chevy/GMC with Napco 4x4 conversion.

Napco also converted some Studebakers and some Fords.
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