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Yeah, mines a unity.
The car fellas probably installed appletons?
Ive used taillight king for some aftermarket add on lenses on my 50
Your spotlight should come with instructions, or you may have to search online for the instructions and drill template.
heres an example for...
3100 just indicates 1/2 ton, 6 lugs
is it a 1/2 ton?
more important is the the vin # on the title can be verified by an inspector if you...
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Dedicated to Dad
Bump for Dad,
Mom has recently been reunited with Dad
She had told me she remembered handing my Dad the $300 to buy the 50 chevy truck in...
3100,3600,3800 sheet metal same, side badging diffrent
If you go 1 1/2 ton or larger your need the complete front clip
“For home use with wheels”
I purchased a “california air tools” compressor off amazon
Its very quiet and portable with decent recovery cfm...
Surprised they are not sold out yet
I stamp the back....
My little guy tubby approves!
Plus side....in and out burger
Minus side ... 10 cents a bag when you buy groceries
Born and raised in cali, loved every minute I lived there...
Adding a filter to the carb inlet is not a bad idea
I did that after flooding a few times
Work of art
I had a machinist resurface mine as an assembly
Check your shop manual for assembly. I believe your suppose to torque in sequence including the...
Here is an example of 7 wire switch
Just as described above
The stop function is handeled throught the 7 wire turn signal...
Let us know what you decide on
The 53 your describing is not like the ranch truck you remember driving back in the day
They used screws on door post data plate up to 1950
After 1950 the door post data plates were riveted .
The type of screw used depended on...
Clear title, with a vin that can be verified by a DMV inspector!!!!!
Sometimes these truck were titled and registered by engine number,...
Here is one of my favorite build threads
Im keen on the 3100
If you decide on the early years try to find one with the later 235
54 / 55 1st trucks are getting harder to find, but...
its a data plate
some classic car suppliers will carry them
Original gm 52 Truck data plate rivets look like these, not sure if car are the same?
The 50 truck did use the screws
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