1940 Chevy 3/4-Ton
09 August 2005 Update
The old Bolt has made it here and I had her parked in the back for a while. But now I've made room in the garage and she is ready for some work. I have located a bed thanks to Barry Weeks -- He had one.
I'm almost ready to start except now I decided I needed a bigger GARAGE. So thatís what I'm up to. Construction starts very soon.
03 November 2004
This 1940 Chevy 3/4-ton was given to me. I came across it through a friend who knew of a gentleman who wanted to give it away. The gentleman, Duane had owned it since the 1960's and no longer had a desire to keep it.
The truck originated from Spokane, WA and belonged to a hardware store. The original 216 engine is no longer in it (out with the 6 and in with a 8, only because the six is missing in action.). I have plans to put in a SBC (283). I also plan to shorten the frame 10 inches, add all new running gear, newer front suspension, disc brakes, body work and paint, and am looking for a bed for it.
This truck is an entry in the 2004 It Ran contest ("Just out for a Sunday cruz") -- honest! ~~ Editor
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