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"Dorothy"

Owned by Kevin Dykes
"HandyGuy"
Bolter # 24869
Beaverton, Oregon

Talking about this truck
in the DITY Gallery

08 August 2010
# 2810

More pictures of my old truck

From Kevin :

I live in the Portland area of Oregon. We just picked up "Dorothy" from a guy in Bend, Oregon. He had the old truck garaged for a year. He got it from someone in California, which is where it spent most of its life. That is the ONLY background we were given, so this will be quite a learning curve.

We plan to do a decent amount of work on her, but this won't be a frame off restoration of any sort. I'm going to remove the modified Trex decking bed planks and put in real wood as well as install new side rails. Other things will include new upholstery, headliner, chrome accents, etc. She's already a pretty great start!

I know absolutely NOTHING about Chevys, or automobiles of this era for that matter. So there will be a huge learning curve. As long as I can find solid literature and how-to's, I'll be golden. Not to mention the help from everyone on here!

If anyone is from around this area and wants to give advice, do some wrenching or educating, or just cruising, please let me know!

Let the fun begin!

Kevin



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