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Mechanicsville, Maryland

 

1946 Chevrolet 1/2-Ton Pickup

 

Owned by

Ted Bell and Kathy Way
"ferryengr"
Bolter # 15049
Seattle, Washington

01 November 2007
# 2105

From Ted :

           Here are a couple of photos of our 1946 Chevrolet 1/2-ton pickup. The truck was 95% restored by a retired doctor in the mid-1990's and is almost entirely complete. Only the rear fenders are fiberglass replacements. (Side photo)

           The pickup is reported to have come off a farm in eastern Oregon after 50 years of dedicated service.

           The truck is currently running well with an original carburetor and ignition system. The engine has casting numbers from 1940, and the head appears to be a 1940 vintage too -- apparently a replacement of the original engine was made at some time. The electrical system is still 6-volt. However, we have plans to upgrade to 12-volt and add brighter headlights, tail lights and turn signals!! The transmission is the original 4-speed "crashbox" (non-syncro in all gears).

           We've always called the color gunmetal gray. Here are a few other photos of the truck on their Flickr account. (We see Kathy has on her Stovebolt Fever t-sirt!! Cool ~~ Editor)

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