Doug & Cynthia Smith's
1938 1.5-Ton Chevy
01 March 2004
I bought this truck locally from a guy who had it sitting in a patch of weeds for the past 10-l5 years. The engine was froze up and had to be replaced. I towed it for the 25 mile journey home.
I spent four years restoring it. I did a "cab off frame restoration." It has a new reproduction grille, new wiring, all new glass and runs perfect now. I have driven it quite a bit, including our local 4th of July parade last year.
When our garage door is up, people stop by to get a closer look at it. One of the most unique things about this truck is the original hoist that still works!
Doug & Cynthia Smith
Note: The Smiths recently sold this truck to a local seed dealer to use in parades.
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