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General Truck Talk (26 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Gdads51
Subforums: Tech Tips -- General
Mon Jun 05 2023 12:03 AM
20,433 180,174
Mon Jun 05 2023 12:03 AM
by WE b OLD
The Engine Shop (31 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Phak1, Woogeroo
Subforums: Tech Tips -- Engine
Mon Jun 05 2023 03:01 AM
Hotrod Lincoln
32,987 261,769
Mon Jun 05 2023 03:01 AM
by Hotrod Lincoln
Driveline (10 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: Dusty53, SWEET
Subforums: Tech Tips -- Driveline
Mon Jun 05 2023 12:35 AM
Jethro in Va
9,159 69,399
Mon Jun 05 2023 12:35 AM
by Jethro in Va
The Electrical Bay (6 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.
Mon Jun 05 2023 04:06 AM
9,707 76,922
Mon Jun 05 2023 04:06 AM
by bartamos
The HiPo Shop (10 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: Fibonachu, KCMongo
Mon Jun 05 2023 04:18 AM
5,141 47,494
Mon Jun 05 2023 04:18 AM
by Fibonachu
Paint and Body Shop (11 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 klhansen.
Moderated by: klhansen
Subforums: Tech Tips -- Paint and Body, Doors
Sun Jun 04 2023 06:49 PM
Peggy M
12,807 83,593
Sun Jun 04 2023 06:49 PM
by Peggy M
Interiors (3 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Phak1
Sun Jun 04 2023 11:40 PM
4,156 27,847
Sun Jun 04 2023 11:40 PM
by JW51
The Tool Chest (4 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
Subforums: Workshops and Garages
Mon Jun 05 2023 06:14 AM
tom moore
1,797 20,318
Mon Jun 05 2023 06:14 AM
by tom moore
Making a Stovebolt Bed (2 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
Thu Apr 27 2023 11:49 AM
1,079 6,892
Thu Apr 27 2023 11:49 AM
by WICruiser
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
Sun May 28 2023 02:35 AM
12 79
Sun May 28 2023 02:35 AM
by Fox
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