Chris Pyper

A 1937 model Chev pickup owned by Chris Pyper turns heads as it travels around Townsville.

Big Rigs saw Chris on October 29 as he sat in the front section of the Sausage Roll Factory on Charters Towers Rd.

"I purchased it two years ago in America and have completely restored it," he said.

Chris was a former fulltime truckie and drives the Chev around the north Queensland capital.

Everybody who walked into the shop popular with local truckies remarked on the left-hand drive Chev.

Jameela Roper said it was a highlight of her day to see the Chev.

"It is a bloody beauty and I thought it was a mattress in the back," Jameela said.

However Chris said it was just some canvas.

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