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Time to gathering together!
Fall Happenings
Since we put up promos last two weeks, we have had a bunch of activity in
The Side Lot.
See what's happening with a Stovebolt Collective near you

From Coast to Coast and some International gatherings listed, too.

Next up: too many to list!


Go see!

Searching the Site

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Old Truck Calendars
Months of truck photos!
Nothing like an old truck calendar

Stovebolt Calendars

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Love old trucks? Got an old truck? Well then, Welcome to's Virtual Garage! Since 1995, we have been on-line sharing knowledge of pre-1988 Chevrolet and GMC trucks for free! 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 wander around the "garage" ... and get yourself familiar with what we offer!

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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.

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General Truck Talk (12 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Justhorsenround
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:36 AM
20,292 177,903
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:36 AM
by Phak1
The Engine Shop (16 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Phak1, Woogeroo
Subforums: Engine Tech Tips
Fri Sep 30 2022 01:20 PM
32,547 256,128
Fri Sep 30 2022 01:20 PM
by 3B
Driveline (5 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Fri Sep 30 2022 01:46 PM
8,883 66,712
Fri Sep 30 2022 01:46 PM
by Justhorsenround
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
9,547 74,689
Fri Sep 30 2022 01:42 PM
by 2ManyTrucks
The HiPo Shop (5 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
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:30 AM
5,056 46,222
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:30 AM
by wave1957
Paint and Body Shop (6 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: klhansen
Subforums: Doors
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:32 AM
Bill Marlow
12,558 81,532
Fri Sep 30 2022 11:32 AM
by Bill Marlow
Interiors (2 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Phak1
Thu Sep 29 2022 08:24 PM
4,072 26,937
Thu Sep 29 2022 08:24 PM
by Greg_H
The Tool Chest
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
Subforums: Workshops and Garages
Tue Sep 27 2022 10:49 PM
1,768 19,822
Tue Sep 27 2022 10:49 PM
by Gdads51
Making a Stovebolt Bed
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 Sep 20 2022 02:26 AM
1,055 6,691
Tue Sep 20 2022 02:26 AM
by Fox
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 Sep 10 2022 02:01 AM
5 18
Sat Sep 10 2022 02:01 AM
by fixite7
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