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Owned by Lee Ingram
"ChevyTruckKy"
Bolter # 16610
Paris, Kentucky

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19 January 2010
# 2743

More truck pictures of my old truck

From Lee :

CHAPTER 1 - The Acquisition

I guess once you become a Stovebolter, you just can't get it out of your blood! I'm about 90% finished with my 1951 5-Window Chevy Truck resto-mod, so I thought it was time to get started on the next project.

While visiting this year's Pumpkin Run in Ohio, I saw a lot of very nice cars and trucks. One of the coolest in my eyes was a slammed 1948-54 Chevrolet Panel truck. So ... when I started looking around for a new "project" vehicle, I ran across a 1938 Chevrolet Panel truck, located about 45 miles from my home. The owner and I settled on a price and the rest is recent history.

My plans are to shave the door handles, add V8, automatic transmission. I'll be using IFS with airbags in the front and 4-link with air bags in the rear to get this thing low. Eventually, I want to use it for a delivery vehicle for my Kentucky Sauce business (BBQ sauces, etc.) and to take to shows.

I'll be submitting updates and will be uploading new pictures as we begin the disassembly.

Lee






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