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Owned by Isaias Zapata
Bolter # 21384
San Antonio, Texas

Talking about this truck
in the DITY Gallery

27 July 2009
# 2637

More truck pictures in Photobucket!

From Isaias :

I had been searching for a classic truck to restore for several months and finally came across this GMC. It is my first restoration project and I am very excited. So any advice is greatly appreciated.

I am 23 years old and have always loved classic trucks and hoped to one day have one of my own. This truck is a 1953 GMC 3/4-ton Advance Design, with a 235 from a 1955 Chevy pickup I believe.

After several visits to different sellers, I made my decision to buy her. The seller was having second thoughts on selling it, so I made a quick trip to the bank, and got the money to confirm the sweet deal. As soon as I got her home, I took her off the trailer and took her for a spin around the house.

The motor is in good condition and cranks right up. The brakes, on the other hand, are completely worn out. The windows are all intact and the body is in solid shape. I will be adding more pics to my Photobucket account to show my progress thru out the restoration.


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