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Thinking again ...
We are still asking:
What did you
get done on
your Bolt today
????


The question, initially posted May 23, 2005, was:
"Whatcha do on your Bolt
this weekend?"

After 51,906,997 views, 7378 replies over 185 pages, this thread in General Truck Talk is a happening! And it's not just weekends anymore.


Now with pictures
and No BOTS.


So ...


What did you get done on your Bolt today????


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Mon May 23 2022 12:53 AM
by amtrakjoe
General Truck Talk (8 viewing)
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Sun May 22 2022 10:08 PM
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Big Bolts (7 viewing)
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bradpac
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Mon May 23 2022 12:40 AM
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Panels 'N Burbs (1 viewing)
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Sun May 22 2022 01:45 AM
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'60-'66 Trucks (2 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!
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NorthCoast3800
3,202 22,919
Fri May 20 2022 09:53 PM
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Tons 'o Fun
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Fri May 06 2022 07:03 PM
Grigg
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Fri May 06 2022 07:03 PM
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'73-'87 Trucks -- "The Rounded Line"
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J Lucas
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Mon May 09 2022 05:26 PM
by J Lucas
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The Gallery for owners of 1935 and prior model year Trucks!
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Wed Sep 22 2021 02:00 AM
Bogart's Truck
3 6
Wed Sep 22 2021 02:00 AM
by Bogart's Truck
1936-1940 Trucks 1936-1940 Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1936-1940 model year Trucks!
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Tue May 03 2022 02:44 PM
ArmyMike
11 59
Tue May 03 2022 02:44 PM
by ArmyMike
1941 - 1947 (1st Series) Trucks 1941 - 1947 (1st Series) Trucks
The Gallery for owners of 1941-1947 (1st Series) model year Trucks!
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Wed Apr 13 2022 03:47 PM
dgrinnan
10 49
Wed Apr 13 2022 03:47 PM
by dgrinnan
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!
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Fri May 06 2022 09:34 PM
doyle1950
34 198
Fri May 06 2022 09:34 PM
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1955 - 1959 (Task Force) Trucks 1955 - 1959 (Task Force) Trucks
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58NAPCO3600
11 50
Sun Mar 13 2022 12:58 AM
by 58NAPCO3600
1960 - 1966 Trucks 1960 - 1966 Trucks
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BC59
10 28
Thu Mar 24 2022 04:45 PM
by BC59
1967 - 1972 Trucks 1967 - 1972 Trucks
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snotnose
3 13
Sun Mar 20 2022 01:45 AM
by snotnose
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!
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Frank50
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Tue Jan 11 2022 03:17 PM
by Frank50
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FrankenChevy
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Sat May 21 2022 12:00 PM
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Hotrod Lincoln
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Mon May 23 2022 03:54 AM
by Hotrod Lincoln
Driveline
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tclederman
8,705 65,114
Mon May 23 2022 03:03 AM
by tclederman
The Electrical Bay (2 viewing)
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cmayna
9,439 73,527
Sun May 22 2022 11:28 PM
by cmayna
The HiPo Shop (4 viewing)
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Moderated by: KCMongo
Mon May 23 2022 02:58 AM
JW51
5,017 45,680
Mon May 23 2022 02:58 AM
by JW51
Paint and Body Shop (2 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
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Ga92009
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Sun May 22 2022 02:41 AM
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Joe H
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Sun May 22 2022 01:51 PM
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Fri May 20 2022 05:40 PM
Wally / Montana
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Fri May 20 2022 05:40 PM
by Wally / Montana
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
Wed Apr 27 2022 04:15 PM
beavertonmike
1,044 6,581
Wed Apr 27 2022 04:15 PM
by beavertonmike
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
Wed Apr 27 2022 12:53 AM
snotnose
2 4
Wed Apr 27 2022 12:53 AM
by snotnose
The Side Lot
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Mon Sep 20 2021 02:11 PM
Bill Marlow
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Mon Sep 20 2021 02:11 PM
by Bill Marlow
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!
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Thu Apr 07 2022 06:48 PM
Hotrod Lincoln
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Thu Apr 07 2022 06:48 PM
by Hotrod Lincoln
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!
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Wed Apr 27 2022 01:41 PM
WE b OLD
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Wed Apr 27 2022 01:41 PM
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The Heartland (1 viewing)
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Sun May 15 2022 03:21 PM
by Gdads51
The North Eastern 'Bolters
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amtrakjoe
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Mon May 23 2022 01:08 AM
by amtrakjoe
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blanch53
347 3,197
Fri May 13 2022 05:33 PM
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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!
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Thu Apr 21 2022 11:35 PM
Hanks custodian
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Thu Apr 21 2022 11:35 PM
by Hanks custodian
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Sun May 22 2022 02:10 AM
keithfielder
138 1,063
Sun May 22 2022 02:10 AM
by keithfielder
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
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Rusty Rod
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Sat Feb 12 2022 05:22 PM
by Rusty Rod
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Sat May 21 2022 02:36 AM
Achipmunk
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Sat May 21 2022 02:36 AM
by Achipmunk
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Spotbiltxo
249 1,571
Sun May 08 2022 08:44 PM
by Spotbiltxo
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VEW
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Sun May 22 2022 11:01 PM
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baldeagle
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Thu Apr 28 2022 05:55 AM
by baldeagle
Swap Meet
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Pre '88 GM trucks for sale.
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klhansen
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Sat May 21 2022 09:26 PM
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Trucks Wanted
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53&Me
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Mon May 02 2022 08:42 AM
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Truck Parts For Sale
Pre- '88 GM truck parts for sale.
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Truck Parts Wanted (2 viewing)
Pre- '88 GM truck parts wanted.
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amtrakjoe
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Mon May 23 2022 01:06 AM
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Misc. Stovebolt Stuff
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TooMany2count
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Thu May 19 2022 03:25 AM
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Modern GM and Non-GM
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rfs56trk
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fonz8261
78 296
Fri May 20 2022 11:46 AM
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Stovebolt Spotting Alert Network
See a cool truck available? Tell us!
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Bogart's Truck
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Sat Apr 23 2022 02:32 AM
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Hauling Board
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2-Ton
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Mon Mar 07 2022 10:31 PM
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See some cool, interesting or useful Stovebolt-related stuff listed on eBay or on Craigslist?
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Sun May 22 2022 10:16 PM
Gdads51
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Sun May 22 2022 10:16 PM
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The Front Office
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