| Around the 'Bolt...
Search the 'Bolt - more than 100,000 pages of info. Start here if you're hunting!
More than 38,400 registered
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.
Helpful tips on truck restoration, identification, preservation; project stories, Build Blogs and Stovebolt histories.
Find out who's doing what, where and when! See who else is in your neighborhood with an old truck.
FREE Classified ads for trucks, parts, truck citings, eBay / Craigslist, Hauling Board.
Nothing new under the sun ... got some good Frequently Asked Questions here, and will probably have more!
Sagas, Feature Stories and some stuff we've
done here and there and don't know where else to put it!
'Bolter wear, calendars, bling and other goodies!
About Us, Contacting Us, Stovebolt Supporters,
and other pertinent administrivia.
Return to the home page
No parts of this site, its contents, photos or graphics may be used without permission.
Copyright © 1995-2017
22 August 2011
More pictures of my old truck
From Jimmi :
Last November, I bought this 1954 Chevy 5 window deluxe cab 3100 truck. I have named her Jaunita.
I live in the Bay Area and found her in the LA area. I saw her on Craigslist and fell in love.
I called the guy and asked a million questions. He wasn't very helpful due to the fact he rarely drove her and he wasn't a gearhead.Neither am I! I come from Harley stock. As a matter of fact, I had to sell one of my bikes to get the truck as not to cause another bill. That was ok, as the bike I sold I hardly ever rode, due to it being in a rigid frame and me now being over 50.
I hauled my truck home on a trailer, loosing a hubcap on the way. I tried to start her up. Wouldn't start. Come to find out that if you don't have the wiper hose connected, it causes a vacuum leak. AFTER finding that and fixing it, she fired right up.
I took her on a little ride to the corner gas station for fuel. Gauge doesn't work. HMMM. The steering is very loose, Brakes fair. Fun as all to drive. Got thumbs up already.
I have already posted a question on the electrical forum.and I have a ba-zillion more to post. I'm having a blast so far. I love to tinker and get my hands dirty. I just don't like the fact I don't know squat about the trucks. I am learning more everyday.
Isn't this fun!
Jimmi posted his introduction back in November and it's been good to see him all over the forums - from HiPo to General Truck with Bolters helping him to discover this truck! As someone said, sure looks good to start with! ~ Editor