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Welcome to the Stovebolt.com Forums

Welcome to Stovebolt.com's Virtual Garage! -- the premier on-line source for sharing knowledge of pre-1973 Chevrolet and GMC trucks! These forums are for discussions directly related to the care, restoration and use of antique GM trucks, including Swap Meet and Events sections.

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The Parking Lot
The entryway to the Virtual Garage! Pull up into your area, hop out and join other guys with similar trucks and general interests -- Got questions about your truck or the truck of your dreams? Join the collective in here to discuss specifics of your type of pre-1973 GM truck! No advertising -- that goes in the Swap Meet!
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Welcome Centre (5 viewing)
New to Stovebolt.com and these forums? Cool! Welcome!! Check in here! Pull up a chair close to the woodstove and tell us a little about yourself and your truck(s)
Moderator: 1953 panel, Achipmunk
Subforums: The DITY Gallery
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Re: Hello from the Texas H...
(69Cuda) - Today at 07:21 PM
General Truck Talk (39 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderator: cletis
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Re: What did you get done ...
(carryall jerry) - Today at 03:46 PM
Big Bolts (23 viewing)
For the bigger trucks. Got a ton and a half or bigger truck? Come on in and join the crew working on the full-figured jobs!
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Re: speed vs RPM chart
(tclederman) - Today at 06:05 PM
Panels 'N Burbs (10 viewing)
The place to be to discuss issues regarding those elegant and utilitarian full-bodied trucks -- Panels and Suburbans of all vintages!
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Re: 53 Suburban Inside Tri...
(MNSmith) - Yesterday at 09:12 PM
Daily Drivers (1 viewing)
The "Support Group" for those who use original / mostly original Stovebolts for daily / primary transportation -- The Stovebolt HARDCORE!! Unique issues and maintenance challenges arise for you so come on in here and discuss them with others in this unique situation!
Moderator: Cosmo
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Re: I've nearly got my DD ...
(jockbolter50) - Wed May 04 2016 03:51 AM
'60-'66 Trucks (7 viewing)
Welcome back to the Sixties! If you love those 1960 to 1966 trucks, this forum is for you! C'mon in and talk about those trucks, swap stories or get advice on your latest project. If it's related to '60-'66 GM trucks, it's good to go in here!
Moderator: Hambone, sixtyfive c-10
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Re: 15 inch wheel
(keithfielder) - Today at 01:25 PM
Tons 'o Fun (2 viewing)
1-Tons -- They're not the same as pickups but they're not Big Bolts, either. Got one? Join the crew in here!
Moderator: Grigg
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Re: identifying my 52 chev...
(53 green 1- ton) - Yesterday at 03:15 PM
The Shop Area
Ready to break out the tools and get to work?? Well, plenty of space and tools are available -- just find your way to the appropriate shop and get to work. Need help? Just ask!
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Project Journals
The restoblogs! Ongoing projects (restorations, modifications, outright street machines, as well as smaller scale component projects (steering, engines, etc.) -- all in near real time! Blow-by-blow, step-by-step description, commentary and discussion by the project persons themselves ... and you are there!
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Re: 1951 GMC 1 ton - Imp...
(Grigg) - Tue May 03 2016 04:11 PM
The Engine Shop (48 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderator: 53moneypit, Woogeroo
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Re: Temperature sensor in ...
(Maybellene) - 46 minutes 38 seconds ago
Driveline (12 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderator: SWEET
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Re: higher gears in the re...
(BC59) - Today at 03:34 PM
The Electrical Bay (20 viewing)
Don't do the Smoke Check! Stop by here with all your electrical questions, comments, tips and whatever else ya got that's related to Stovebolt electrical systems.
Moderator: Rusty Rod
Subforums: The Radio Bench
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Re: Question(s) on my 55 1...
(Deve) - 8 minutes 27 seconds ago
The HiPo Shop (24 viewing)
Thinking about a hotrod, street rod or other custom work? Stop in here. Shoot, we'll even talk about power brakes, power steering and CD players!
Moderator: KCMongo
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Re: dual carbs for a 261
(tclederman) - Today at 06:44 PM
Paint and Body Shop (19 viewing)
Some folks actually enjoy body work. You'll find them in here. Get, give or swap advice on body work, painting, paint care. Rust talk here, too. Your Shop Supervisor is 4ontheFloor
Moderator: Fourbrads, HandyAndy1947
Subforums: Doors
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Re: Tail Light placement
(DADS50) - Today at 03:25 PM
Interiors (12 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderator: Rusty46
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Re: Rubber floor mat quest...
(Paul_WNC) - Today at 08:06 AM
The Tool Chest (10 viewing)
Can you ever have enough Tools or a big enough shop? Stop in here and find out. Or discuss that upcoming tool purchase with one of the experts lurking within... IF YOU DARE!!!
Moderator: 48bigtrucks, MNSmith
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Re: Spark plug socket
(DADS50) - Today at 04:22 PM
Making a Stovebolt Bed (3 viewing)
Your Bed -- Not as easy as Mom made it look! Well, come join the discussion on restoring your truck's "Business End."
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Re: MAR-K changes hands.
(Peggy M) - Yesterday at 12:08 PM
The Side Lot
Discussion area for the regional groups to talk about or coordinate region-specific meets, junkyard tours or other non-technical face-to-face stuff. Please take technical questions, buying, selling and general discussion to the appropriate forums. Don't see one for your area? Check out the Events Page to see how to start a GABFest!
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The North Eastern 'Bolters (1 viewing)
From Greenwich to the North Pole... From La Sarre to St. John's ... This is the North Eastern North American section of the Side Lot. You might not be able to get theyah from heyah, but you can get here from darn near anywhere ('long as you have a computer!). Stars and Stripes and Mapleleaves, English et Quebecoise -- Welcome and Bienvenue! New Englanders, Les Quebecois, Bluenosers, Newfies and the Maritimes unite!
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Re: Welcome
(Nhluvstruck) - Thu Apr 07 2016 11:17 PM
The BC Bolters
Discussion area for Bolters residing in the greater British Columbia, Canada region. Please keep general discussion, technical questions and swap meet items in their original forums.
Moderator: 1958GMCnut
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Re: BC BOLTERS ---- PLEAS...
(Peggy M) - Today at 04:56 PM
The Whole Wild West Coast
We finally have a spot for you Bolters waaaay over there on the far coast. That's a nice long scenic drive from top to bottom. See who you can go wrench with along the way!
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Re: Any Oregon members her...
(pvfjr) - Wed May 04 2016 02:16 AM
The Great Lakes Bolters
Formerly the Heartland Bolters (Plains states -- Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana ... and Ohio ... or as far as you'd like to travel)
Moderator: mickster, Randy Baumann
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Re: LETS HEAR IT FROM INDI...
(mick53) - Mon May 02 2016 09:37 PM
Rocky Mountain Bolters (1 viewing)
Hangout spot for Bolters in the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, and Montana for starters ... all the way up into British Columbia, Canada
Moderator: pope, Rusty Rod
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Re: Roll Call?
(delky) - Thu Apr 14 2016 09:47 PM
The Southern Bolters
Discussion area for the Southern Gentlemen and Ladies of who park their Bolt in the South - LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, TN
Moderator: Achipmunk
167 1125
Re: Car Show/Cruise In - N...
(Achipmunk) - Sat Apr 30 2016 07:35 PM
The Texas Bolters (1 viewing)
Discussion area for the Texas Connection, the Lonestar Statesmen of the Stovebolt Page!
Moderator: cletis
164 1128
Re: Brazos River Cruisers ...
(cletis) - Sun May 01 2016 11:47 PM
The Old Dominion Stovebolt Society (MD, VA, WV & DC) (2 viewing)
Discussion for Stovebolters residing in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and DC.
Moderator: Bill Marlow, Cosmo
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Re: Live from Homecoming ....
(Peggy M) - Today at 06:38 PM
The International Zone
Who put the 'World' in the World Wide Web? International STOVEBOLTERS did! This is the forum for the non-North American Bolters to discuss their goings on.
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Re: International check-in...
(jockbolter50) - Thu Apr 28 2016 05:07 AM
STOVEBOLT REUNION - KANSAS CITY (1 viewing)
This Side Lot Forum is specifically for coordinating the major Stovebolt gathering of the year: the Reunion in Kansas City. Folks come from in and out of the country, so we need a lot of planning space. So, we're gonna hog a corner in the Side Lot for a while!
Moderator: 2-Ton, OLTrucks
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Re: stovebolt reunion
(2-Ton) - Wed Apr 20 2016 12:36 PM
Swap Meet
This is the place to buy, sell, swap and give away parts and trucks. Check trucks wanted / for sale; parts wanted / for sale; miscellaneous stuff; modern GM and non-GM; freebies; Stovebolt spotting alert network; eBay and Craiglist links; and for all this ... a hauling board! Anything 30 days or older, will be deleted. Feel free to re-post! You have to be logged in to use this section.
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Trucks for Sale (2 viewing)
Pre '73 GM trucks for sale.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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1962 GMC 100 Long bed, 305...
(my50trk) - Today at 10:59 AM
Trucks Wanted
"Wanted to buy" ads for pre- '73 GM trucks only.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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Re: 1938 or 1953 Chevrolet...
(BigChevroletFan) - Yesterday at 10:50 PM
Truck Parts For Sale (1 viewing)
Pre- '73 GM truck parts for sale.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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Re: 1940-46 Bare Dashboard
(68ironhead) - Today at 06:42 PM
Truck Parts Wanted (3 viewing)
Pre- '73 GM truck parts wanted.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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1942 to 1949 235 rear main...
(Tuck3r) - Today at 10:39 AM
Misc. Stovebolt Stuff (1 viewing)
Pre- '73 GM related stuff like tools, literature, license plates, etc.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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1960 GMC Service Manual 10...
(greenie-reddy) - Fri Apr 29 2016 07:51 PM
Modern GM and Non-GM (1 viewing)
Post-'72 and non-GM trucks and parts -- for sale and wanted to buy.
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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NOS 366/427 Valve Covers F...
(C10 - C90 Bill) - Yesterday at 10:17 AM
Freebies (1 viewing)
Free stuff! Truck stuff give-aways!
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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250 rebuilder.
(Camino) - Tue May 03 2016 10:16 AM
Stovebolt Spotting Alert Network
See a cool truck available? Tell us!
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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Re: Update on vortec 4200 ...
(efi-diy) - Sat Apr 09 2016 11:52 PM
Hauling Board
Need a truck or parts hauled? Got room for a haul-back? Let 'em know in here!
Moderator: Barry Weeks
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Re: NATIONWIDE SINGLE CAR ...
(Bills Auto Works) - Today at 03:32 PM
eBay and Craiglists Links (1 viewing)
See some cool, interesting or useful Stovebolt-related stuff listed on eBay or on Craigslist?
Moderator: John Milliman, Tiny
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Decent seat springs for sa...
(Micksurfer) - Today at 12:50 PM
The Front Office
Well, there should be a place for everything. Here is where we pile all the fine bits of greaseless information. See what's been added to the site, take an info ride on the IT Shortbus and catch a few technology tips, or totally zone in the Greasy Spoon.
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New Stuff and Announcements

The "News page" is to let you know what we've added to the site. Only staff can start threads here, but you are more than welcome to reply. If you have something you'd like us to start a thread on, just contact a moderator.

Moderator: Peggy M
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Thanks to May financial su...
(Peggy M) - Yesterday at 02:33 PM
IT Short Bus (3 viewing)
New to the 'Net or have computer or general Internet questions? Find help in here! Veteran Road Warrior of the 'ole Info Superslab? C'mon in here and help!
Moderator: Tiny
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Re: Delete post
(DADS50) - Fri Apr 29 2016 02:36 PM
Events
The Stovebolt Scheduling Center! Want to know what's going on, coming up, going down, and where ya shoulda been??? Dude! Get down in here to get jiggy with the haps!
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Events, GABFests, Happenings!
Post here to let other Bolters know what kind of shows are out there! Use this space to organize a GABFest and coordinate a convoy. And don't forget to post in the "Hot Wash" forum for the "after action" report ... we wanna hear the details and see all the pictures!
Moderator: fixit1958, John Milliman
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Re: North GA Show
(mphudak) - Wed May 04 2016 09:22 PM
The Hot Wash!
After you've been to the event, this is the place to talk about what happened, rag on the guys who didn't go and post links to pictures of the event.
Moderator: fixit1958, John Milliman
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Re: GabFest in Columbia, S...
(Peggy M) - Sun Apr 10 2016 06:45 PM
The Passing Lane
Memory Lane is the area for honoring and remembering our fellow Stovebolters who have left us.
  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
The Passing Lane - Stovebolt Memorials (1 viewing)
The place to put links to obituaries and post remembrances of our friends in the hobby who have left us.
Moderator: joker
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Re: Jan ( Tex ) Hawley , H...
(joker) - Mon Apr 04 2016 02:24 PM

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