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1946 Chevrolet half ton original
#1397810 Thu Feb 18 2021 05:57 PM
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1946 Chevrolet half ton original

The truck is an older restoration. A 20 footer. Sorry for all the foliage in the picture but I was trying to be artsy.
I've rebuilt the brakes, redone the interior, added vintage turn signals, and had an overdrive added to the torque tube (from Lloyd Young).
The fire extinguisher picture shows how I built a box to inset it in the passenger kick panel.
The last picture shows the OD added to the torque tube.
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Re: 1946 Chevrolet half ton original
Daves46pu #1398066 Sat Feb 20 2021 01:25 PM
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'Bolter
Nice truck. Wife and I always loved the 46. We looked for one about 4 years ago but couldn't find what we like.


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Re: 1946 Chevrolet half ton original
Daves46pu #1398142 Sat Feb 20 2021 09:35 PM
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Hello Dave,

What a nice looking '46. You must not have had it parked there very long because the birds hadn't yet zeroed in on it. grin Great idea to post the pic of your overdrive/torque tube set up. I would have guessed that the OD would have been right off the transmission.

Thanks for posting in our Gallery.

John


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Re: 1946 Chevrolet half ton original
Daves46pu #1399288 Sun Feb 28 2021 02:36 PM
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Nice job. Beautiful truck. I love the old overdrives and how seamlessly they work.

Re: 1946 Chevrolet half ton original
Daves46pu #1399459 Mon Mar 01 2021 06:20 AM
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sweet ride,


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Re: 1946 Chevrolet half ton original
Daves46pu #1416751 Mon Jul 12 2021 07:46 PM
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I would take that 20 footer any day. I will be watching the for sale section. ;-)


Dave from Northern Kentucky
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