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History Chevy AD Truckers

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by alanp561, Feb 20, 2019.

  1. alanp561
    Joined: Oct 1, 2017
    Posts: 1,487


    I have to admit that I am General Motors and more specifically, Chevrolet, challenged. I have seen recurring references to Chevy AD trucks and after finding comments about a group on here called "AD Truckers", I went looking for them just so I could find out exactly what a Chevy AD truck was. Last post I saw was in 2011 and nothing I read gave me an answer. Somebody please tell me what AD trucks are and how they got that designation.
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  2. AD stands for Advanced Design, it’s the designation that Chevrolet gave to the trucks they built from 1947-1/2 to 1954-1/2.

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  3. Bill Rinaldi
    Joined: Mar 23, 2006
    Posts: 1,830

    Bill Rinaldi

    Look up A-D Truckers, under social forum, they are still around and more current than 2011. Bill
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  4. Vics stuff
    Joined: May 24, 2014
    Posts: 341

    Vics stuff

    Look up the 67 - 72 Chevy truck .com forum and there you will find any all information that you need . They have different sections for different years . The best for chevy trucks.
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  5. alanp561
    Joined: Oct 1, 2017
    Posts: 1,487


    My thanks to all who replied. My only experiences with Chevrolet trucks were my Dad's 1941 which I learned to drive in and a OT 1974 which I hated. I was supposed to get the 41 but my Dad sold it to a friend for $50 because the fellow said he needed a truck. Wish I had it now. The 74 doesn't deserve any discussion.
  6. LB+1
    Joined: Sep 28, 2006
    Posts: 581

    from 71291

    No AD GMC Truckers 47 1/2 54 1/2 ? I guess I have been gone to long
  7. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 5,385

    from Oregon

    I thought it was to mid 1955 :confused:?
  8. killbilly
    Joined: Mar 29, 2009
    Posts: 258


    It is mid 55....I have one called em first series...

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