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Welcome to the Stovebolt.com Forums

Welcome to Stovebolt.com's Virtual Garage! -- the premier on-line source for sharing knowledge of pre-1973 Chevrolet and GMC trucks! These forums are for discussions directly related to the care, restoration and use of antique GM trucks, including Swap Meet and Events sections. If you are new to Stovebolt.com, please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with our forums before posting.
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The Parking Lot
The entryway to the Virtual Garage! Pull up into your area, hop out and join other guys with similar trucks and general interests -- Got questions about your truck or the truck of your dreams? Join the collective in here to discuss specifics of your type of pre-1973 GM truck! No advertising -- that goes in the Swap Meet!
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Welcome Centre (2 viewing)
New to Stovebolt.com and these forums? Cool! Welcome!! Check in here! Pull up a chair close to the woodstove and tell us a little about yourself and your truck(s)
Moderated by: Achipmunk, Rusty Rod
Subforums: The DITY Gallery
Sat Sep 19 2020 02:50 PM
J Lucas
4,761 33,497
Sat Sep 19 2020 02:50 PM
by J Lucas
General Truck Talk (23 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Justhorsenround
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:17 AM
glenns towing
19,758 171,583
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:17 AM
by glenns towing
Big Bolts (9 viewing)
For the bigger trucks. Got a ton and a half or bigger truck? Come on in and join the crew working on the full-figured jobs!
Sat Sep 19 2020 06:03 PM
51 2 Ton
8,660 73,731
Sat Sep 19 2020 06:03 PM
by 51 2 Ton
Panels 'N Burbs (4 viewing)
The place to be to discuss issues regarding those elegant and utilitarian full-bodied trucks -- Panels and Suburbans of all vintages!
Moderated by: tclederman
Thu Sep 17 2020 08:44 AM
miraclepieco
2,628 20,565
Thu Sep 17 2020 08:44 AM
by miraclepieco
'60-'66 Trucks
Welcome back to the Sixties! If you love those 1960 to 1966 trucks, this forum is for you! C'mon in and talk about those trucks, swap stories or get advice on your latest project. If it's related to '60-'66 GM trucks, it's good to go in here!
Moderated by: Hambone
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:16 AM
SNOYL
3,035 21,341
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:16 AM
by SNOYL
Tons 'o Fun (1 viewing)
1-Tons -- They're not the same as pickups but they're not Big Bolts, either. Got one? Join the crew in here!
Moderated by: Grigg
Mon Sep 14 2020 05:18 PM
WE b OLD
1,123 10,036
Mon Sep 14 2020 05:18 PM
by WE b OLD
The Shop Area
Ready to break out the tools and get to work?? Well, plenty of space and tools are available -- just find your way to the appropriate shop and get to work. Need help? Just ask!
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Project Journals (1 viewing)
The restoblogs! Ongoing projects (restorations, modifications, outright street machines, as well as smaller scale component projects (steering, engines, etc.) -- all in near real time! Blow-by-blow, step-by-step description, commentary and discussion by the project persons themselves ... and you are there!
Moderated by: HandyAndy, John Milliman
Fri Sep 18 2020 12:50 AM
Canadian_guy
77 1,733
Fri Sep 18 2020 12:50 AM
by Canadian_guy
The Engine Shop (27 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Woogeroo
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:21 AM
Dragsix
31,320 242,173
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:21 AM
by Dragsix
Driveline (6 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Sat Sep 19 2020 11:57 PM
glenns towing
7,893 58,537
Sat Sep 19 2020 11:57 PM
by glenns towing
The Electrical Bay (9 viewing)
Don't do the Smoke Check! Stop by here with all your electrical questions, comments, tips and whatever else ya got that's related to Stovebolt electrical systems.
Moderated by: Rusty Rod
Subforums: The Radio Bench
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:13 AM
5253chevyman
9,075 69,747
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:13 AM
by 5253chevyman
The HiPo Shop (9 viewing)
Thinking about a hotrod, street rod or other custom work? Stop in here. Shoot, we'll even talk about power brakes, power steering and CD players!
Moderated by: KCMongo
Fri Sep 18 2020 11:15 PM
Hotrod Lincoln
4,826 43,161
Fri Sep 18 2020 11:15 PM
by Hotrod Lincoln
Paint and Body Shop (7 viewing)
Some folks actually enjoy body work. You'll find them in here. Get, give or swap advice on body work, painting, paint care. Rust talk here, too. Your Shop Supervisor is 4ontheFloor
Moderated by: HandyAndy, klhansen
Subforums: Doors
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:13 AM
tclederman
11,886 76,426
Sun Sep 20 2020 01:13 AM
by tclederman
Interiors (4 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:23 PM
tclederman
3,812 24,911
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:23 PM
by tclederman
The Tool Chest (2 viewing)
Can you ever have enough Tools or a big enough shop? Stop in here and find out. Or discuss that upcoming tool purchase with one of the experts lurking within... IF YOU DARE!!!
Moderated by: 48bigtrucks, MNSmith
Sat Sep 19 2020 05:28 AM
CrowbarBob
1,653 18,290
Sat Sep 19 2020 05:28 AM
by CrowbarBob
Making a Stovebolt Bed (1 viewing)
Your Bed -- Not as easy as Mom made it look! Well, come join the discussion on restoring your truck's "Business End."
Moderated by: klhansen
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:01 PM
Justhorsenround
1,002 6,201
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:01 PM
by Justhorsenround
Name that part ...
Need to identify a left-over part? Or something in that trove of NOS treasure you just scored? Need to properly identify something before you sell or buy it? Show us a few pictures and tell us whatever numbers you can and we'll try to help you figure it out.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Rusty Rod
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:49 PM
neonman
2 6
Sat Sep 19 2020 09:49 PM
by neonman
The Side Lot
Discussion area for the regional groups to talk about or coordinate region-specific meets, junkyard tours or other non-technical face-to-face stuff. Please take technical questions, buying, selling and general discussion to the appropriate forums. Don't see one for your area? Check out the Events Page to see how to start a GABFest!
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The Legion Hall
For May and November, this is the place for veterans -- ALL veterans -- to check in and stand tall with your brothers and sisters in arms. The pursuit of happiness (embodied by our freedom to engage in old truck restoring) is only possible through your service and sacrifice and this is our little way of saying "thank you." Let us know who you are!
Moderated by: Achipmunk
Mon Aug 24 2020 01:06 AM
Achipmunk
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Mon Aug 24 2020 01:06 AM
by Achipmunk
STOVEBOLT REUNION - KANSAS CITY
This Side Lot Forum is specifically for coordinating the major Stovebolt gathering of the year: the Reunion in Kansas City. Folks come from in and out of the country, so we need a lot of planning space. So, we're gonna hog a corner in the Side Lot for a while!
Moderated by: 2-Ton
Tue Sep 15 2020 11:27 PM
2-Ton
196 2,957
Tue Sep 15 2020 11:27 PM
by 2-Ton
The Heartland
Serving the Great Plains states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa! Got something going on? Want to get something going? It's a big area, better check in here!
Moderated by: 2-Ton, HandyAndy
Tue Sep 08 2020 09:32 PM
2-Ton
17 217
Tue Sep 08 2020 09:32 PM
by 2-Ton
The North Eastern 'Bolters
From Greenwich to the North Pole... From La Sarre to St. John's ... This is the North Eastern North American section of the Side Lot. You might not be able to get theyah from heyah, but you can get here from darn near anywhere ('long as you have a computer!). Stars and Stripes and Mapleleaves, English et Quebecoise -- Welcome and Bienvenue! New Englanders, Les Quebecois, Bluenosers, Newfies and the Maritimes unite!
Sun Aug 02 2020 09:15 AM
tomctomc
30 220
Sun Aug 02 2020 09:15 AM
by tomctomc
The BC Bolters
Discussion area for Bolters residing in the greater British Columbia, Canada region. Please keep general discussion, technical questions and swap meet items in their original forums.
Moderated by: 1958GMCnut
Sun Jun 28 2020 10:20 PM
tclederman
334 3,145
Sun Jun 28 2020 10:20 PM
by tclederman
The Whole Wild West Coast
We finally have a spot for you Bolters waaaay over there on the far coast. That's a nice long scenic drive from top to bottom. See who you can go wrench with along the way!
Moderated by: 69Cuda
Thu Sep 03 2020 12:46 AM
Ronnie Ray
85 575
Thu Sep 03 2020 12:46 AM
by Ronnie Ray
The Great Lakes Bolters
Formerly the Heartland Bolters (Plains states -- Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana ... and Ohio ... or as far as you'd like to travel)
Moderated by: 63burban, Randy Baumann
Tue Sep 08 2020 08:04 PM
1954 MI
131 991
Tue Sep 08 2020 08:04 PM
by 1954 MI
Rocky Mountain Bolters
Hangout spot for Bolters in the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, and Montana for starters ... all the way up into British Columbia, Canada
Moderated by: Rusty Rod
Tue Aug 11 2020 04:21 PM
Rusty Rod
45 462
Tue Aug 11 2020 04:21 PM
by Rusty Rod
The Southern Bolters (1 viewing)
Discussion area for the Southern Gentlemen and Ladies of who park their Bolt in the South - LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, TN
Moderated by: Achipmunk
Fri Aug 14 2020 09:28 PM
Achipmunk
207 1,394
Fri Aug 14 2020 09:28 PM
by Achipmunk
The Texas Bolters
Discussion area for the Texas Connection, the Lonestar Statesmen of the Stovebolt Page!
Moderated by: ndkid275
Tue Sep 08 2020 02:01 AM
Hambone
235 1,470
Tue Sep 08 2020 02:01 AM
by Hambone
The Old Dominion Stovebolt Society (MD, VA, WV & DC) (2 viewing)
Discussion for Stovebolters residing in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and DC. And ... possibly ... under probation .... So. PA
Moderated by: amtrakjoe, Bill Marlow, SWEET
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:21 AM
John Milliman
443 8,753
Sun Sep 20 2020 12:21 AM
by John Milliman
The International Zone
Who put the 'World' in the World Wide Web? International STOVEBOLTERS did! This is the forum for the non-North American Bolters to discuss their goings on.
Thu Sep 03 2020 02:48 PM
wave1957
49 469
Thu Sep 03 2020 02:48 PM
by wave1957
Swap Meet
This is the place to buy, sell, swap and give away parts and trucks. Check trucks wanted / for sale; parts wanted / for sale; miscellaneous stuff; modern GM and non-GM; freebies; Stovebolt spotting alert network; eBay and Craiglist links; and for all this ... a hauling board! Anything 30 days or older, will be deleted. Feel free to re-post! You have to be logged in to use this section.
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Trucks for Sale
Pre '73 GM trucks for sale.
Moderated by: Tiny
Fri Sep 18 2020 05:15 PM
tony thompson
36 163
Fri Sep 18 2020 05:15 PM
by tony thompson
Trucks Wanted
"Wanted to buy" ads for pre- '73 GM trucks only.
Moderated by: Tiny
Sat Sep 05 2020 03:37 AM
Philipj
19 91
Sat Sep 05 2020 03:37 AM
by Philipj
Truck Parts For Sale
Pre- '73 GM truck parts for sale.
Moderated by: Tiny
Sat Sep 19 2020 02:30 PM
greenie-reddy
291 849
Sat Sep 19 2020 02:30 PM
by greenie-reddy
Truck Parts Wanted
Pre- '73 GM truck parts wanted.
Moderated by: Tiny
Sat Sep 19 2020 07:57 PM
tclederman
517 2,452
Sat Sep 19 2020 07:57 PM
by tclederman
Misc. Stovebolt Stuff
Pre- '73 GM related stuff like tools, literature, license plates, etc.
Moderated by: Tiny
20 44
Tue Sep 15 2020 03:08 AM
by ranchojuan
Modern GM and Non-GM
Post-'72 and non-GM trucks and parts -- for sale and wanted to buy.
Moderated by: Tiny
Wed Aug 19 2020 07:28 AM
tinnerjohn
21 59
Wed Aug 19 2020 07:28 AM
by tinnerjohn
Freebies
Free stuff! Truck stuff give-aways!
Moderated by: Tiny
Mon Sep 14 2020 11:16 AM
kades51
43 160
Mon Sep 14 2020 11:16 AM
by kades51
Stovebolt Spotting Alert Network
See a cool truck available? Tell us!
Moderated by: Tiny
Wed Sep 09 2020 01:35 AM
J Lucas
23 148
Wed Sep 09 2020 01:35 AM
by J Lucas
Hauling Board
Need a truck or parts hauled? Got room for a haul-back? Let 'em know in here!
Moderated by: Barry Weeks
Thu Sep 17 2020 08:13 PM
Greg_H
10 16
Thu Sep 17 2020 08:13 PM
by Greg_H
eBay and Craiglists Links (3 viewing)
See some cool, interesting or useful Stovebolt-related stuff listed on eBay or on Craigslist?
Moderated by: Tiny
Sat Sep 19 2020 01:37 PM
TrknGMC
163 470
Sat Sep 19 2020 01:37 PM
by TrknGMC
The Front Office
Well, there should be a place for everything. Here is where we pile all the fine bits of greaseless information. See what's been added to the site, take an info ride on the IT Shortbus and catch a few technology tips, or totally zone in the Greasy Spoon.
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New Stuff and Announcements

The "News page" is to let you know what we've added to the site. Only staff can start threads here, but you are more than welcome to reply. If you have something you'd like us to start a thread on, just contact a moderator.

Moderated by: Peggy M
Thu Jul 16 2020 02:09 PM
53 green 1- ton
11 179
Thu Jul 16 2020 02:09 PM
by 53 green 1- ton
IT Short Bus
New to the 'Net or have computer or general Internet questions? Find help in here! Veteran Road Warrior of the 'ole Info Superslab? C'mon in here and help!
Moderated by: Tiny
Fri Sep 11 2020 11:30 AM
Tiny
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Fri Sep 11 2020 11:30 AM
by Tiny
Events
The Stovebolt Scheduling Center! Want to know what's going on, coming up, going down, and where ya shoulda been??? Dude! Get down in here to get jiggy with the haps!
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Events, GABFests, Happenings!
Post here to let other Bolters know what kind of shows are out there! Use this space to organize a GABFest and coordinate a convoy. And don't forget to post in the "Hot Wash" forum for the "after action" report ... we wanna hear the details and see all the pictures!
Moderated by: tclederman
Tue Sep 01 2020 07:58 PM
tclederman
40 121
Tue Sep 01 2020 07:58 PM
by tclederman
The Hot Wash!
After you've been to the event, this is the place to talk about what happened, rag on the guys who didn't go and post links to pictures of the event.
Moderated by: tclederman
Mon Jun 08 2020 01:03 PM
Justhorsenround
7 48
Mon Jun 08 2020 01:03 PM
by Justhorsenround
The Passing Lane
Memory Lane is the area for honoring and remembering our fellow Stovebolters who have left us.
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The Passing Lane - Stovebolt Memorials
The place to put links to obituaries and post remembrances of our friends in the hobby who have left us.
Tue Sep 15 2020 11:54 PM
Chev4t6
34 537
Tue Sep 15 2020 11:54 PM
by Chev4t6
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