1950-something Chevy 3100 1/2-Ton
19 October 2006
From Al :
Hi ya gang. Had a great time at the All Truck Nats in Riverside, Missouri.
Thought I'd submit a couple of pics of my '50-something project. The cab and front fenders, hood, etc. are donors from a '50 6400. The frame is '53 3/4-ton. The wheels and tires are off a F*#d van 16.5.
The motive power will be a 250 later model 6 cyl with a 350 turbo tranny. I've got a power brake set up from an '84 Blazer, and power steering from a '69 Chev 1/2-ton.
Oh thank Heavens for salvage yards and swap meets! I did have to buy new windshield and back glass rubber from Ole "Chevy Duty." I also bought a couple of peep mirrors from them at the show at the All Truck Nationals.
I'll be sendin' some upgrade pics after I get some more work and the paint done.
Keep on trukin',
Bolter # 3926
Lowry City, Missouri
Check out some of Al's other 'Bolts: a '53 3/4 ton-Chevy -- a '48 1/2-ton Chevy -- a 1957 Chevy 3100 1/2-ton -- a '64 Chevy vintage racing jalopy - along with a lot of extra parts (my friend had to clean up his property) We got all these parts at a real bargain! And a 1946 Chevy Coupe in the Alternate Gallery! ~~ Editor
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