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  Owned by Jesse Gonzales
"1963gmc"
Bolter # 10763
San Antonio, Texas
 
01 June 2008
# 2337

From Jesse :

           Hi everyone. This is my 1963 GMC Stepside. I have owned this truck for about four years. I bought it from my Brother-in-law who lives in Wichita Falls, Texas for $600. He owned it for a year previous to that.

           When my wife and I went to pick it up and get it loaded on the trailer, my Bro-in-law and I were pushing so hard, I popped my calf muscle. I thought he slammed me with a board!

           I thought it was  a steal until I got it home -- talk about rust city ... cab corners, rocker panels, all the floor braces, both floor board pans, and front fenders. They are all out of California, along with both doors. The whole bed is from Mar-K.

           I replaced the original V-6 305 with a Chevy 350, turbo 350 tranny, power steering, a/c, disc brakes, and wheels -- 18" up front with 20"s in the rear. I also added a power brake booster and Dolphin gauges with aluminum bezel.

           Pictures: another front shot / rear shot at the Super Chevy Show.

           Hope you all like it because I sure am enjoying it.

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