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Owned by Victor Chambray
"53 blue"
Bolter # 17509
Slocan Valley, British Columbia

28 April 2008
# 2309

From Victor :

Hello Stovebolters,

           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!!!

Victor Chambray


           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


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