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Clock ? #1086947
Sat Feb 21 2015 03:14 AM
Sat Feb 21 2015 03:14 AM
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7998  Offline OP
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Posts: 92
Toronto, Ont. Can.
Did AD trucks have a accessory clock available for their cabs. I ask because I have found one for sale. It appears to mount on top of dash between the 2 gauges. It looks great.


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Re: Clock ? [Re: 7998] #1086949
Sat Feb 21 2015 03:20 AM
Sat Feb 21 2015 03:20 AM
tclederman  Online
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Jarvisburg, NC

What year?

A clock was a factory accessory for only 1954/55 Advance-Design and New Design trucks.

http://www.1954advance-design.com/Documents/Accessories/Booklet/Page15.jpg

http://www.oldgmctrucks.com/page0149.html

Last edited by tclederman; Sat Feb 21 2015 03:32 PM. Reason: added 54/55 GMC clock link

Tim
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Re: Clock ? [Re: 7998] #1087005
Sat Feb 21 2015 01:37 PM
Sat Feb 21 2015 01:37 PM
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7998  Offline OP
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Toronto, Ont. Can.
A guy on ebay has it listed to fit 50 to 55.
I have a 1950 chevrolet.
Great pic. Thanks


1950 Chevrolet 1300 - Canadian Built
This truck is now for sale (9/2016)
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Re: Clock ? [Re: 7998] #1087014
Sat Feb 21 2015 02:22 PM
Sat Feb 21 2015 02:22 PM
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Greg_H  Offline
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Enid Okla
dash shape is different. Definitely 54 and 55 1st series only.

Re: Clock ? [Re: 7998] #1088313
Fri Feb 27 2015 08:48 PM
Fri Feb 27 2015 08:48 PM
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coilover  Offline
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Plano, Tx
Just to show how smart I am at times; I had a 55.1 that I was using the cab off of and had all the guys look at how someone had contoured a 39 Chevy tail light housing to fit the dash and hold a clock. Figured he'd done a heck of a job. LOL


Evan
Re: Clock ? [Re: 7998] #1088349
Fri Feb 27 2015 11:17 PM
Fri Feb 27 2015 11:17 PM
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Deve  Offline
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Hesston, KS
The guy on Ebay does sell a 47-53 style bezel that looks just like Tims link. In fact, I saw a 1950 with that very piece mounted in a truck in KC last August. I personally don't like the look of it, but if I did, I wouldnt put a clock there, I would put a Tach there. If you tell him its for the earlier AD years, he will make it for you. Pricey.


Deve

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