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Owned by Ray Dahlstrom
Bolter # 21733
Fayetteville, North Carolina

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04 October 2010
# 2828

More pictures of my old truck

From Ray :

Here is my 1956 Chevy 3200 Stepside. I purchased this old truck from an estate sale and had it towed home. Although it had been sitting for quite some time, I have since gotten it running. It now runs reliably and is my daily ride locally.

The drive train is basically stock. It has a 6 cylinder with a three speed on the column, and I can get it up to about 65 mph in roughly a quarter mile. The two largest items that I've needed to fix so far were the speedometer and to install a master cylinder rebuild kit.

The body is basically sound, but needs some cosmetic work.

The wooden bed is mostly gone which I intend to eventually restore. The previous owner made some modifications which I plan to undue, and restore to original. For instance, the grille does not match any of the sales bulletin pictures that I have seen of this year.

I am now going to start on the body  work. As I get newer pictures, I will add them to my Flickr photo link.



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