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  Owned by Steve Mosely
"KCMongo"
Mongo's Garage
Bolter # 335
Independence, Missouri
 
04 June 2004

From Steve:

         Here are some pics of my 1953 Chevy 1/2-ton. When I got it, it was stock except for the Mustang II suspension the previous owner had installed.

         Since then, I've pulled the old, very tired 216 out and replaced it with a 1958 Car 235 [ pix of the new engine right after it went in ] complete with chrome valve and side covers. I replaced the tranny with an 1989 S10 T5 with an ultra custom homemade 6-ball shifter [ pix ] and a later model open driveline rearend for better highway cruising. I rewired the whole truck and added a set of Classic Engineering gauges. I stripped the cab down to bare metal and cleaned it up. And many other projects too numerous to mention.

         All with the help of "The Bolt" and my buds in the Chevy GMC Truck Club of Kansas City. And great support from my wife Lisa. Thanks Guys!! 

         Lot's more to do. Who knows what I'll do next. Any one who want's to follow my progress more can do so at my website .

         Never too many Stovebolts :a 1953 Chevrolet 1/2-Ton :: The Mongo's Garage Tow/Recovery Rig ~ a 1953 Chevy 6400 2-Ton :: a 1955 First Series COE 5100 :: a 1954 GMC 2-Ton former Mayflower Van Lines truck. I'm sure we'll see more and more as time goes by! ~ Editor  

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