"Cadillac of Trucks" model 201. A wonderful compact 1948 wrecker, fits in regular car garage. Just finished body up restored to like new. A direct competitor of Mack trucks, the Diamond T never short on style or class. Built in Chicago, IL. Flowing fender lines, aggressive grills, rakish cabs with crank out V windshields built by G.A. tilt who firmly believed "A truck doesn't have to be handy". The truck name comes from T for tilt, framed by a diamond; which signified quality. These were wonderful little brutes and work horses and very dependable with a super tough heavy duty frame. Lockhead hydraulic brakes full float rear axles, rodged I beam axle. The model 201 differed from Mack truck in that it used a x member design frame for added strength and durability. The 73 horse 6 cylinder Hercules engine quality built with 7 main bearings. All the Diamond T's offered a touch of style right off the lot with the handsome chrome grill and front end. Large chrome wheel covers were optional. This one is the second to the last year model 201, with approx 7,000 built.This truck recently enjoyed a complete body up restoration - recent brakes, 6 brand new truck tires, and all new glass and seals. Body clad in all new fucia red paint accented by loads of chrome, interior is good. Engine tuned and runs excellent. The rare Weaver 3 ton auto crane mounted on the wrecker body is cable and adjustable. This truck is extremely attractive and would fit well with any fine petrofina collection. Diamond T was testament to the companys willing to keep a classic legacy alive; those who were fortunate enough to own a model 201 truck were thankful with the classic looks and performance. The rest simply never knew what they missed. This is a rare opportunity to park this icons in your stable. The Diamond T stands out like a polished diamond. Youtube video available upon request. Call our classic car divsion at 815-385-8408 for video and/or vehicle information.