The Stovebolt.com Forums Home | FAQ | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search
What's going on?
What's happening?

Find out in
THE SHOPS !

Genearl Truck Talk
20,267 threads; 177,521 posts
The Engine Shop
32,460 threads; 255,065 post
Driveline
8,796 threads; 65,970 posts
The Electrical Bay
9,505 threads; 74,285 posts
Sub: The Radio Bench
The HiPo Shop
5,040 threads; 46,029 posts
Paint & Body Shop
12,505 threads; 81,120 posts
Sub: The Doors
Interiors
4,059 threads; 26,817 posts
The Tool Chest
1,762 threads; 26,817 posts
Making a Stovebolt Bed
1,052 threads; 6,659 posts
Searching the Site

Get info about how to search the entire Stovebolt site here. To do a search for just the forums, get those details in the IT Shortbus fourm.
Old Truck Calendars
Months of truck photos!
Nothing like an old truck calendar

Stovebolt Calendars

Check for details!


Who's Online Now
10 members (Brian Moore, joe apple, gswbbc, 50shep, Gmc101, 1 invisible), 87 guests, and 3 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums59
Topics128,561
Posts1,041,530
Members46,043
Most Online1,229
Jan 21st, 2020
Step-by-step instructions for pictures in the forums

Love old trucks? Got an old truck? Well, Welcome to Stovebolt.com's Virtual Garage! Since 1995, we have been on-line sharing knowledge of pre-1988 Chevrolet and GMC trucks! These forums are for discussions directly related to the care, restoration and use of antique GM trucks. If you are new here, take a few moments to wonder around the "garage" ... and get yourself familiar with what we offer!

The Shops | Project Journals | Parking Lot | Swap Meet | Side Lot | Gallery Forum | The Office



Thank you for stopping by Stovebolt.com and using it responsibly! Thanks to those who have helped make this the happening online place for all things antique GM truck related!!

Regards,
The Stovebolt Staff


The administrators of this site are not responsible for the content of any post. We reserve the right to remove posts or entire threads that are not in keeping with our guidelines. If you have any questions regarding a forum, feel free to contact the appropriate Moderator(s) assigned to that forum. The Modertor(s) are found at the end of each forum.

Welcome!

Thanks for dropping by our site! If this is your first visit, or you have been browsing awhile, please introduce yourself.

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
Welcome Centre (5 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
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:51 PM
Peggy M
3,813 28,146
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:51 PM
by Peggy M
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.

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
General Truck Talk (3 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Justhorsenround
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:00 PM
cmayna
20,268 177,527
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:00 PM
by cmayna
The Engine Shop (30 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Phak1, Woogeroo
Subforums: Engine Tech Tips
Sat Aug 13 2022 07:04 PM
Brian Moore
32,463 255,087
Sat Aug 13 2022 07:04 PM
by Brian Moore
Driveline (4 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:10 PM
buoymaker
8,796 65,976
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:10 PM
by buoymaker
The Electrical Bay (3 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
Fri Aug 12 2022 05:21 PM
Jon G
9,505 74,285
Fri Aug 12 2022 05:21 PM
by Jon G
The HiPo Shop (2 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: Justhorsenround, KCMongo
Sat Aug 13 2022 03:08 PM
Hotrod Lincoln
5,041 46,031
Sat Aug 13 2022 03:08 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
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:41 AM
klhansen
12,506 81,123
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:41 AM
by klhansen
Interiors (1 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Phak1
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:52 PM
John Milliman
4,059 26,819
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:52 PM
by John Milliman
The Tool Chest (3 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: MNSmith
Fri Aug 12 2022 12:58 PM
TUTS 59
1,762 19,763
Fri Aug 12 2022 12:58 PM
by TUTS 59
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
Tue Aug 09 2022 11:46 AM
dunfire
1,052 6,659
Tue Aug 09 2022 11:46 AM
by dunfire
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: klhansen, ndkid275, Rusty Rod
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:04 PM
55shaker
5 17
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:04 PM
by 55shaker
Project Journals

Blog your on-going projects!

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
Project Journals
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
131 4,470
Sat Aug 13 2022 03:44 PM
by TrknGMC
The Parking Lot

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-1988 GM truck! No advertising -- that goes in the Swap Meet!

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
Big Bolts (6 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 Aug 13 2022 02:09 PM
oldieoldie
9,217 79,066
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:09 PM
by oldieoldie
Panels 'N Burbs (1 viewing)
The place to be to discuss issues regarding those elegant and utilitarian full-bodied trucks -- Panels and Suburbans of all vintages!
Moderated by: MNSmith, Rusty Rod
Tue Aug 09 2022 11:36 PM
Gdads51
2,743 21,557
Tue Aug 09 2022 11:36 PM
by Gdads51
'60-'66 Trucks (1 viewing)
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
Fri Aug 12 2022 08:47 PM
Ferris Bueller
3,210 23,035
Fri Aug 12 2022 08:47 PM
by Ferris Bueller
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
Sat Aug 13 2022 01:28 AM
58-1-ton-dually
1,219 10,866
Sat Aug 13 2022 01:28 AM
by 58-1-ton-dually
'73-'87 Trucks -- "The Rounded Line"
NEW FORUM!! We're excited to welcome the '73 to '87 GM truck guys and gals to Stovebolt.com! An exciting site expansion to be sure! With the vast expansion of options and configurations that came with this era, there will be lots to discuss. We look forward to the knowledge sharing to come.
Moderated by: Leo
Mon May 09 2022 05:26 PM
J Lucas
13 97
Mon May 09 2022 05:26 PM
by J Lucas
Swap Meet

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.

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
Trucks for Sale (1 viewing)
Pre '88 GM trucks for sale.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Mon Aug 08 2022 11:16 AM
John Dlugos
84 385
Mon Aug 08 2022 11:16 AM
by John Dlugos
Trucks Wanted (1 viewing)
"Wanted to buy" ads for pre- '88 GM trucks only.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Thu Aug 11 2022 10:44 PM
58-1-ton-dually
34 161
Thu Aug 11 2022 10:44 PM
by 58-1-ton-dually
Truck Parts For Sale (7 viewing)
Pre- '88 GM truck parts for sale.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:19 PM
pkr
666 1,904
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:19 PM
by pkr
Truck Parts Wanted (6 viewing)
Pre- '88 GM truck parts wanted.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Sat Aug 13 2022 04:17 PM
Rust
901 3,722
Sat Aug 13 2022 04:17 PM
by Rust
Misc. Stovebolt Stuff (1 viewing)
Pre- '88 GM related stuff like tools, literature, license plates, etc.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Fri Aug 05 2022 05:29 PM
Phak1
45 155
Fri Aug 05 2022 05:29 PM
by Phak1
Modern GM and Non-GM (1 viewing)
Post-'87 and non-GM trucks and parts -- for sale and wanted to buy.
Moderated by: John Milliman
Wed Jul 20 2022 06:11 PM
buoymaker
24 74
Wed Jul 20 2022 06:11 PM
by buoymaker
Freebies (1 viewing)
Free stuff! Truck stuff give-aways!
Moderated by: John Milliman
Tue Aug 09 2022 07:54 PM
42465967
87 336
Tue Aug 09 2022 07:54 PM
by 42465967
Stovebolt Spotting Alert Network
See a cool truck available? Tell us!
Moderated by: John Milliman
Sat Jul 30 2022 11:11 PM
Steelonsteel
37 160
Sat Jul 30 2022 11:11 PM
by Steelonsteel
Hauling Board
Need a truck or parts hauled? Got room for a haul-back? Let 'em know in here!
Moderated by: 2-Ton
Sat Aug 13 2022 01:11 AM
Redbird
11 18
Sat Aug 13 2022 01:11 AM
by Redbird
eBay and Craiglists Links (1 viewing)
See some cool, interesting or useful Stovebolt-related stuff listed on eBay or on Craigslist?
Moderated by: John Milliman
240 692
Fri Aug 12 2022 09:53 PM
by Gdads51
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!

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
The Legion Hall
The place for veterans -- ALL veterans -- to check in and stand tall with your brothers and sisters in arms. Let us know who you are! Put the DD214 away -- your word is good enough.
Moderated by: Achipmunk
Thu Aug 04 2022 03:51 PM
WE b OLD
95 885
Thu Aug 04 2022 03:51 PM
by WE b OLD
ANNUAL STOVEBOLT REUNION (KANSAS CITY)
This Side Lot Forum is specifically for coordinating the major Stovebolt gathering of the year: the Reunion in Kansas City. MO. Folks come from in and out of the USA, 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, Shakey61
Fri Aug 12 2022 04:11 AM
2-Ton
219 3,293
Fri Aug 12 2022 04:11 AM
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
Sun Aug 07 2022 01:26 AM
HandyAndy
32 349
Sun Aug 07 2022 01:26 AM
by HandyAndy
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!
Moderated by: Hambone
Fri Aug 12 2022 01:13 AM
tom moore
45 301
Fri Aug 12 2022 01:13 AM
by tom moore
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: Gord&Fran
Mon Aug 08 2022 04:25 PM
Peggy M
351 3,229
Mon Aug 08 2022 04:25 PM
by Peggy M
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
Sun Jul 03 2022 06:46 PM
Peggy M
95 620
Sun Jul 03 2022 06:46 PM
by Peggy M
The Great Lakes Bolters
Mainly, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Ontario ... and any place that's "close," or "close enough." Another spot in Canada (BC Bolters has a nice spot in Side Lot).
Moderated by: 1954 MI, Leo
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:01 PM
fixite7
148 1,107
Sat Aug 13 2022 02:01 PM
by fixite7
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
52 486
Fri Jul 08 2022 11:07 PM
by COWayne
The Southern Bolters
Discussion area for the Southern Gentlemen and Ladies of who park their Bolt in the South - LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, TN, KY
Moderated by: Achipmunk, TUTS 59
Thu Aug 11 2022 10:52 PM
2-Ton
274 2,250
Thu Aug 11 2022 10:52 PM
by 2-Ton
The Texas Bolters
Discussion area for the Texas Connection, the Lonestar Statesmen of the Stovebolt Page!
Moderated by: ndkid275
Mon Aug 01 2022 02:16 AM
Bill Hanlon
251 1,601
Mon Aug 01 2022 02:16 AM
by Bill Hanlon
The Old Dominion Stovebolt Society (MD, VA, WV & DC) (1 viewing)
Discussion for Stovebolters residing in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and DC. And ... possibly ... under probation .... So. PA
Moderated by: amtrakjoe, Bill Marlow, SWEET
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:48 PM
klhansen
478 9,492
Sat Aug 13 2022 05:48 PM
by klhansen
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 Apr 28 2022 05:55 AM
baldeagle
51 489
Thu Apr 28 2022 05:55 AM
by baldeagle
The Forum Gallery

Welcome to the forum for sharing what you’ve found, learned and accomplished! When viewing the Gallery Forums, changing your Display Options to sort by Thread title will put them into YOM order.

• The Gallery Forum is limited to pre-1988 GM trucks. Other marques or years can be discussed in our Greasy Spoon forum. Please read our Gallery Posting Guide" before posting your truck.

• Ask technical questions in the appropriate technical forums, not in the Gallery Forum.

• If another user sees an opportunity to help a poster/submitter with a needed part or to relieve them of an unneeded part, use the Private Messaging (PM) feature of the forums or post in the Swap Meet.

• Do not discuss *anything* other than the subject vehicle. For example, if you have a similar truck and want to discuss, please either take it to the appropriate forum or use the PM feature.

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
1935 and older Trucks 1935 and older Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1935 and prior model year Trucks!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Fri Jul 29 2022 12:57 PM
Justhorsenround
11 20
Fri Jul 29 2022 12:57 PM
by Justhorsenround
1936-1940 Trucks 1936-1940 Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1936-1940 model year Trucks!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Tue Aug 02 2022 09:08 PM
DadsFirstPickup
14 75
Tue Aug 02 2022 09:08 PM
by DadsFirstPickup
1941 - 1947 (1st Series) Trucks 1941 - 1947 (1st Series) Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1941-1947 (1st Series) model year Trucks!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Fri Jun 24 2022 01:15 AM
GreggE
12 54
Fri Jun 24 2022 01:15 AM
by GreggE
1947 (2nd Series) - 1955 (1st Series) 1947 (2nd Series) - 1955 (1st Series)
The Gallery for owners of 1947(2nd Series) to 1955 (1st Series) model year Trucks -- the Advance Design!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Mon Aug 01 2022 11:30 PM
J Lucas
35 214
Mon Aug 01 2022 11:30 PM
by J Lucas
1955 - 1959 (Task Force) Trucks 1955 - 1959 (Task Force) Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1955 - 1959 model year Trucks!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Fri Aug 12 2022 01:12 PM
DES57
14 63
Fri Aug 12 2022 01:12 PM
by DES57
1960 - 1966 Trucks 1960 - 1966 Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1960 - 1966 model year Trucks! Show us pictures and tell us your truck's story!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Sun Jul 10 2022 09:40 PM
BC59
10 29
Sun Jul 10 2022 09:40 PM
by BC59
1967 - 1972 Trucks 1967 - 1972 Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1967 - 1972 model year Trucks! Show us pictures and tell us your truck's story!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Sun Jul 17 2022 12:26 AM
Peggy M
3 16
Sun Jul 17 2022 12:26 AM
by Peggy M
1973 - 1987 Trucks 1973 - 1987 Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1973 - 1987 model year Trucks -- The "Rounded Line." Show us pictures and tell us your truck's story!
Moderated by: hardshell, J Lucas
Tue Jan 11 2022 03:17 PM
Frank50
8 32
Tue Jan 11 2022 03:17 PM
by Frank50
The Back Office

Well, you've wandered all the way to the back of the site. Here's where policy gets made, deals brokered, fist fights settled (and that's all just in the staff lounge ...). 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.

  Forums Threads Posts Last Post
News and Announcements
The haps, the skinny, the gouge... Never fake, just the latest updates and news from around our site and the hobby in general.
Moderated by: Peggy M
8 18
Private Thread
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: baldeagle, Gord&Fran
Fri Aug 12 2022 05:06 PM
Gdads51
202 1,488
Fri Aug 12 2022 05:06 PM
by Gdads51
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.
Moderated by: Peggy M
Fri Jun 24 2022 04:08 PM
Peggy M
39 651
Fri Jun 24 2022 04:08 PM
by Peggy M
Home | FAQ | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search | Hoo-Ya Shop
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5