THE START OF A NEW PROJECT WILL BE THIS BASKET CASE 1947 CROSLEY..(David Johnston photo)

WE FOUND OUR 1947 CROSLEY PICKUP IN ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA..(David Johnston photo)

IN 1947 THE CROSLEY PICKUP SOLD NEW FOR $1047.00 AND IN 2013 WE PURCHASED THIS ONE FOR $750.00..(David Johnston photo)

AT LEAST THERE WASN'T A TREE GROWING OUT THE BED OF THE TRUCK..(David Johnston photo)

BILL WENDT SOURCED A LOT OF PARTS INCLUDING; A REAL NICE FRAME (WHICH HE COMMENCED TO CUT INTO PIECES), SEVERAL DOORS, ROOF, YADDA..THE FRONT CLIP AND HOOD CAME WITH THE CAR..(David Johnston photo)

YOU NEED PLENTY OF PIECES..(David Johnston photo)

THE CROSLEY BODY SITTING ON A BARE FRAME THAT'S ON JACKSTANDS..ALL THE STUFF WAS STRIPPED OFF THE FRAME, WHICH NOW SERVES AS A PLATFORM FOR ASSEMBLY..(David Johnston photo)

HERE'S THE "NEW" FRONT CLIP, HOOD AND GRILL SHELL IN FRONT OF THE OLD BODY..(David Johnston photo)

THE "NEW FRAME" AFTER BILL WENDT GOT CREATIVE..FRAME IS ALL BOXED, "C" SECTIONS WELDED IN SO WE CAN RECESS THE FRONT AND REAR END, TO LOWER IT..(David Johnston photo)

ORIGINAL CAB AND "NEW FRONT CLIP" ROUGH INSTALLED ON THE FRAME "MODIFIED USING BILL WENDT ENGINEERING"..(David Johnston photo)

INSIDE OF CAB WITH MOST OF THE POTATO CLIP FLOOR CUT OUT..(David Johnston photo)

BUILDERS JERRY CARBONE AND BILL WENDT, PEERING THROUGH OUT THE BACK WINDOW..(David Johnston photo)

BILL MEASURED THE NEW RIDE HEIGHT TO BE 49 1/2" FROM THE GROUND TO THE TOP..BETCHA WE WILL BE THE SMALLEST, LOWEST PICKUP AT BONNEVILLE.. (David Johnston photo)

THE MOUNTED REAR TIRE WITH THE PRE-STRESSED LEAF SPRING SHOWS THE FINAL HEIGHT OF THE CHASSIS..(David Johnston photo)

HERE IS "MIGHTY MOUSE" WITH THE NEW TACKED ON TOP, THE CHERRY PASSENGER DOOR, THE NEW BUMPER AND SPLASH PAN..(David Johnston photo)

BILL WENDT LOVES WORKING ON "MIGHTY MOUSE"..(Debra Emery photo)

ON THE GROUND NOW THE RIDE HEIGHT WILL GO DOWN SOME MORE WHEN THE ENGINE ARRIVES..(Debra Emery photos)

DEBRA EMERY THE LADY WITH THE BLING LOVES THE LOW RIDER..(Debra Emery photo)

THE BUILDERS OF "MIGHTY MOUSE" ARE DAVID JOHNSTON, BILL WENDT, AND JERRY CARBONE..(Debra Emery photo)

HI JERRY..(Dave Hackney photo)

SLAMMED TO THE GROUND..(Dave Hackney photo)

TAILGATER..(Dave Hackney photo)

WAITING FOR A MOTOR..(Dave Hackney photo)

JERRY CARBONE AND BILL WENDT BROUGHT THE TRUCK TO A CAR SHOW BEFORE THE ROLL CAGE WAS INSTALLED..(Dave Hackney photo)

FLOOR PANELS ARE IN PLACE..(Debra Emery photo)

FITS LIKE A GLOVE..(Debra Emery photo)

POWERED BY A 1.5 LITER RENAULT DIESEL ENGINE..(Debra Emery photo)

MIGHTY MOUSE IS ALMOST READY TO KICK UP SOME SALT AT BONNEVILLE..(Debra Emery photo)

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