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#1087855 - Wed Feb 25 2015 03:22 PM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
VEW  Offline
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Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 477
VA
I will not be able to use it because my truck is a 3/4 ton...width at the rear cross member is 10" less than the 1/2 ton.


Victor

41 3/4 Ton Pick Up (in process)
55 Grumman Kurbside (Doughboy)
57 3100
58 C4400 Viking (Thor)
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#1088381 - Sat Feb 28 2015 02:01 AM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
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Posts: 15,624
Boiling Springs, S. C. 29316
Skip, whats wrong with the 700R4?? Man I love mine in the 37 so much I put one in my panel.
Thanks for keeping us posted. You ARE making some good speed.


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile

#1088467 - Sat Feb 28 2015 02:02 PM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
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Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
I hope nothings wrong with it smile haven't got it all hooked up yet but a non overdrive trans may have fit this setup better, We will see once I get everything hooked up smile

see if this video works,

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0

Last edited by Skips41; Sat Feb 28 2015 02:15 PM.

1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1088645 - Sun Mar 01 2015 03:04 AM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
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South Omaha, Nebraska
Sounds good thumbs_up

John


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1941 Chevy 1/2-Ton
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1959 Chevy Apache 31 Fleetside
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#1088732 - Sun Mar 01 2015 04:59 PM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
Thanks guys!

VEW I am looking into that first gen Camaro tank setup, Ebay has some on there and I like the rear fill idea where I can pull in on any side of the gas station and reach the fill neck smile

Last edited by Skips41; Sun Mar 01 2015 04:59 PM.

1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1088865 - Mon Mar 02 2015 12:46 AM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
I got the steering column custom fitted and routed the rod past the headers, Then went on to the brake setup, The truck came with the parts for this but it was an under cab frame setup and I didn't want that so I spent a few hours cutting fabricating and welding and made it a firewall power brake set up and then to top it off with a picture I put in my truck warming gift from a friend at work... My kick **** shrunken head smile

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=2

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=1

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0




1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1089078 - Mon Mar 02 2015 11:37 PM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
Today I finished up getting things assembled and in place, no paint work or cleaning yet that will come later but the steering is in and complete, the shifter is in and complete, the seats from my old van are in and mounted (tight fit but comfy) I have the floor panels in but not permanently, driveshaft shortening is complete and the placement of the master cylinder assembly and brake pedal are complete, So at this point to drive it with no unforeseen crap popping up.... plumb the brake system with all new lines and bleed it, plumb the transmission cooling lines, Install wiring harness, Install whatever fuel cell I may use, So at this point I have a little to go but not what I faced Sunday morning, I told Wendy to come down and sit in it and she loved the seats then I said ok stay there hold on, I went out to the motor and hooked it up then fired it up and she smiled, I revved it 4 times and her eyes got big then I jumped in it to and we sat in it running and man this thing is loud and mean, She said again "wow This things a beast and it is going to be fun to run the rod shows with"

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=1

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=2


1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1091351 - Sat Mar 14 2015 11:57 AM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
Got the gas tank set up done (still going to look into first gen Camaro tank set up) now for the tranny cooling lines, Electric fans, brakes and wiring smile

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0


1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1091910 - Tue Mar 17 2015 01:16 PM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
After pushing hard on my past 5 days off I finally drove it in the cul-de-sac Monday, no wiring in it yet so no brake lights or key switch to kill it if there was a problem, so I didn't take it any further than that, It has a small brake line leak from the master to the proportioning valve so I need a new line there but it feels pretty spunky when you tap the gas pedal smile So now for the wiring job and then a scotch brite pad washing and no frills black paint job over the red primer then tag it and do a shake down run.

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0






1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

#1092913 - Sun Mar 22 2015 11:43 AM Re: 1946 Hot Rod truck [Re: Skips41]  
Skips41  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 138
Tennessee USA
I started my black paint job and while paint was drying started doing the wiring harness

http://s10.photobucket.com/user/SkipsPic...?sort=3&o=0


1946 Chevy small block truck
1941 Chevy 3/4-Ton
"Ole Rusty"
In the Stovebolt Gallery
More pix on Photobucket

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