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'67-'72 suburban spare tire well #986533 Fri Nov 15 2013 11:41 PM
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Has anyone seen one? Are they like a little cycle fender? How do they attach? do the '62 on subs have them? How about any later subs? does anyone make a repop? I am interested in any info.

Best wishes,

Les

Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024438 Sat Apr 26 2014 07:53 PM
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Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024591 Sun Apr 27 2014 06:09 PM
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Boltergeist

I see no examples in the Stovebolt.com gallery.

Can you post a link to a photo?


Tim
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1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 48 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024611 Sun Apr 27 2014 07:32 PM
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Didn't they just use a fleetside truck bed wheel housing flipped upside down bolted to the floor.. something like this? fleetside spare tire well ~~ 2nd Photo


In the Stovebolt Gallery ~~ "The Orange Crate" 1965 C10 SWB Step Side Build Thread

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Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024831 Mon Apr 28 2014 05:06 PM
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@ tclederman, Look at John's picture, that's it!

@ HRJ, Thanks, John, that's it. I've never seen one in a fleetside, though. What a cool mod for a pickup. It is looking more and more like I'll have to build what I want anyway. I think the easy way to go would probably be to start with a trailer fender that fits the biggest tire you might need.

Thanks for the input!

Les

Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024869 Mon Apr 28 2014 09:16 PM
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Boltergeist

Was there a spare tire well on/in the Suburban, too?


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 48 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024874 Mon Apr 28 2014 09:32 PM
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tclederman, because the suburbans used the rear mount gas tank about the only place for a spare was in the truck.
See post #110 on this thread for a photo of a '72 spare tire well
~ photo of a '72 spare tire well

Always glad to help Roadmarks. I built some mini-tubs for my step side using a trailer fender from the local farm supply store and some stock angle strips from Mar-k to flange the trailer fender. Here's a photo, might be food for thought on your project. Building Mini-Tub ~ Completed Mini-Tubs

Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1024889 Mon Apr 28 2014 10:31 PM
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Boltergeist

Thanks, Hot Rod John


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 48 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic - part of the family for 14 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: tclederman] #1024911 Tue Apr 29 2014 12:15 AM
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Re: '67-'72 suburban spare tire well [Re: Roadmarks] #1025056 Tue Apr 29 2014 04:24 PM
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Thanks from me, too, John! If either of you folks see a '67 - '72 sub being scrapped, you know what I want!

Les


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