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#665902 - Wed Jul 28 2010 03:08 PM Bolt I am working on after a long sit.
45nut Offline
New Guy
Registered: Tue Jul 27 2010 06:59 PM
Posts: 8
Loc: central oregon
well,, she sat since at least 97 in my yard while life went on by her,

[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/1003/45nut/cars%20trucks%20and%20such/100_1235.jpg[/IMG]

I recently got her dragged out of the brush and been gradually working on it again.

[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/1003/45nut/cars%20trucks%20and%20such/P1040004.jpg[/IMG]

The original wiring harness was shot,, brittle and all the insulation was dry as burnt toast,,I am in the process of adapting a 1977 Nova harness in her.
In central oregon if there are any other bolt fans out there.
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#665929 - Wed Jul 28 2010 05:08 PM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: 45nut]
Old Dollar Offline
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Registered: Mon Oct 05 2009 10:50 PM
Posts: 174
Loc: Free State of Jones, Mississip...
Welcome, I like the truck!!
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#665949 - Wed Jul 28 2010 06:07 PM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: Old Dollar]
1953 panel Offline
Registered: Mon Mar 05 2007 12:00 PM
Posts: 5643
Loc: Oakwood, Ontario Canada
Welcome! That's a nice old truck, for sure. Likely good for a number of years yet. Good luck.

Leo
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#666029 - Wed Jul 28 2010 10:43 PM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: 1953 panel]
Achipmunk Offline
Registered: Tue Dec 11 2001 12:00 PM
Posts: 14441
Loc: Boiling Springs, S. C. 29316
Welcome to the Stovebolt. Looks like there is a lot of work left in that truck, and trucks always pay their way. Glad you didn't let it sit in the bushes any longer. The Stovebolt Gods would not be happy. smile
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1950 Chevy Coupe

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#666094 - Thu Jul 29 2010 05:46 AM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: Achipmunk]
Joy Offline
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Registered: Fri Jun 09 2000 12:00 PM
Posts: 2285
Loc: Ontario, New York
Nice solid looking truck. We had one like that and I still miss it. Good luck and glad you joined! Welcome!
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#666486 - Fri Jul 30 2010 04:51 PM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: Joy]
45nut Offline
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Registered: Tue Jul 27 2010 06:59 PM
Posts: 8
Loc: central oregon
Well a trip to the junkyard solved my seat dilemma,, a late model 'burb 3rd seat dropped in and matched the width perfectly for the truck. And its a light grey leather seat so it matches well!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/1003/45nut/cars%20trucks%20and%20such/P1040028.jpg

Need to fabricate a couple bars and will be good to go!


Edited by 45nut (Fri Jul 30 2010 07:35 PM)
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#666615 - Sat Jul 31 2010 05:31 AM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: 45nut]
Joy Offline
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Registered: Fri Jun 09 2000 12:00 PM
Posts: 2285
Loc: Ontario, New York
I like the seat. It fits great. I love bench seats in old trucks too. 45nut, You are will passed the welcoming committee. You should go show your stuff in General Trucks, or Big Bolts. Lots more guys and gals will see it over in those forums. Even though I love looking at it here. ;-) Truck is looking great!!!!
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#666616 - Sat Jul 31 2010 05:33 AM Re: Bolt I am working on after a long sit. [Re: 45nut]
Garandboy Offline
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Registered: Sun Apr 12 2009 08:20 PM
Posts: 295
Loc: Santa Cruz Ca.
good looking truck, and that seat looks great!
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