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Back in 1953, 65 years ago, pickup trucks were not cool. Just not at all. They were bought at the lowest possible price, with the smallest engines. There were no “luxury” appointments in the interior, no air conditioning, no fancy upholstery, no soft suspensions or sound systems. They were painted, but not in anything special. At best, they might have had a radio and heater. Beyond that, not much. They were not “fun to drive” at all. Primitive suspensions and brakes, no sound-proofing. They were work trucks. That was their sole purpose. When their useful working lives were over, they