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28 April 2008
Owned by Victor Chambray
Bolter # 17509
Slocan Valley, British Columbia
From Victor :
This is my 1953 Chevy pick-up:
- Made in Canada
- Indigo Blue
- 235 / 6 cylinder…converted to automatic
- Mustang II front end
- 1983 Camaro rear end
- Disc brakes
- 12 volt system
I live in beautiful Slocan Valley in the Southern interior of British Columbia. I was originally from the tiny island of Bermuda where we drive on the left side and cars are small.
I always dreamed of one day being able to have a truck like this. Well, my dream came true!!! I call her Blue!!!
The truck originally came from a farm in Alberta and was restored about ten years ago. I, unfortunately, cannot take the credit for the restoration. I bought it in Vancouver as-is, except for a few minor changes like, grille, bumpers, etc. I am not much of a mechanic, but ever the enthusiast, so I wanted on ready to go.
Some additional pictures: the bed / interior / rear.
As long as the weather is good she’ll be my daily driver.
I am honored to be part of the Stovebolt gang!!!
Well Victor, we are tickled pink to have you as part of the Collective! Our BC Bolters are getting to be a pretty thick bunch, eh? ~~ Editor