The Gallery
 

A 'virtual garage' of antique Chevy & GMC trucks from around the World


Around the 'Bolt...

Search
Search the 'Bolt - more than 100,000 pages of info. Start here if you're hunting!

Discussion Forums
More than 38,400 registered Stovebo
lters from around the world talking old trucks, and sharing technical help.

Gallery More than 3,140 old truck stories with photos from Stovebolters worldwide! More in our DITY Gallery.

Tech Tips
Helpful tips on truck restoration, identification, preservation; project stories, Build Blogs and Stovebolt histories.

Events
Find out who's doing what, where and when! See who else is in your neighborhood with an old truck.

The Swap Meet
FREE Classified ads for trucks, parts, truck citings, eBay / Craigslist, Hauling Board.

FAQs
Nothing new under the sun ... got some good Frequently Asked Questions here, and will probably have more!

Features
Sagas, Feature Stories and some stuff we've done here and there and don't know where else to put it!

Stovebolt Hoo-ya
'Bolter wear, calendars, bling and other goodies!

Stovebolt Office
About Us, Contacting Us, Stovebolt Supporters, and other pertinent administrivia.

Home
Return to the home page







No parts of this site, its contents, photos or graphics may be used without permission.

Copyright © 1995-2022
Leonardtown, Maryland

 

1966 1/2-Ton Chevy Custom Cab Fleetside

Owned by

Joe Kreitz
"Kannon"
Bolter # 16529
Florida

 

12 November 2007
# 2117

From Joe :

           Here is my 1966 1/2-ton Chevy Custom Cab Fleetside.

Options:

Future:

  • 383 stroker w/ 700R4
  • 5 x 5 disc and axle kit
  • Tank relocated to rear
  • Custom cab trim and side molding to be added.

History:

          Apparently, this truck spent most of its life in what we think was North Georgia or Tennessee, due to the red clay that was all over everything underneath. We bought the truck about eight years ago. We drove it daily after installing Vintage Air.

          The truck had what was thought to be a Nova front end welded in, and leaf spring rear welded. It had a 350, which turned out to be a 305. I located a 1969 4-bolt main block, and had it machined for a stroker kit from Summit racing.

          The truck sat in the garage for about four years, as I was collecting parts, and locating a clean original frame. Now, the body is finally completed, and I will finish the engine (need top end). I will then install the drivetrain and put the Ron Francis wiring kit in. I also need to rebuild suspension. It has the power steering conversion to late model. It also has Sanderson headers to direct about 400+ hp towards anything that gets in its way thru Flowmasters and 2.5" gutters.

Thanks,

Joe

-30-