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Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: John Milliman] #1283306
Thu Oct 11 2018 06:16 PM
Thu Oct 11 2018 06:16 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
Originally Posted by John Milliman
Thanks for the update! Cool project. May we assume that you've scrapped the idea about lowering it??

There's a good chance of that, it was just a thought. Still have looooots of things to do on the truck before I consider it.


A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Possum] #1291857
Thu Dec 20 2018 07:00 PM
Thu Dec 20 2018 07:00 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
Sorry for the lack of updates here, had some laptop issues computer_punch

I haven't really done anything to the truck, still needing to remove the cab and engine...

But I did snag a couple original 3/4-1 ton hubcaps off ebay for a really good price, they're in great condition too!
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds


A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Possum] #1293001
Mon Dec 31 2018 09:08 PM
Mon Dec 31 2018 09:08 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
I realized that I completely forgot to post this...


The black cab I plan on using (which I posted earlier), someone already put in new outer cab corners and steps on it, though they need a little touching up with the welder. The cab does have some rust on it, but its nothing major, until I started looking over the back of it...
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

Somebody had welded a plate over a rust spot and then caked bondo over that along with another rust spot next to the plate. I honestly almost didn't notice it at first except for a little rough spot where the rust was eating through the bondo.

So I proceeded to hack it out. What made it a bit difficult was this happened to be right where the rear cab mounting bracket is, which also had some rust. Well I got that bracket out in one piece and welded and fixed it up to reuse it.
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

Then I cut out the same piece from the old cab to fill in the spot. First time drilling spot welds went so-so, considering I ended up drilling right through the piece...
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

Weld it up!
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

And hit it with some spray can primer!
https://beta-static.photobucket.com...idth=1920&height=1080&fit=bounds

Not bad for my first attempt at major rust repair! nanner


This cab will need some floor work, but I'll mess with that later...


A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Possum] #1293003
Mon Dec 31 2018 09:23 PM
Mon Dec 31 2018 09:23 PM
Justhorsenround  Online
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Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 6,800
Central, Oklahoma
Possum, please look into another alternative for hosting photos. Many of our members cannot see Photobucket postings. Thanks


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Justhorsenround] #1293366
Thu Jan 03 2019 03:14 PM
Thu Jan 03 2019 03:14 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
Originally Posted by Justhorsenround
Possum, please look into another alternative for hosting photos. Many of our members cannot see Photobucket postings. Thanks

Alright I'll look into it.


A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Justhorsenround] #1293540
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:15 PM
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:15 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
Originally Posted by Justhorsenround
Possum, please look into another alternative for hosting photos. Many of our members cannot see Photobucket postings. Thanks

So I decided test something. I know Internet Explorer does not support Photobucket, though when I click the links here while on Internet Explorer the pictures show without any issue.

Is there anyone viewing this thread who can't get the pictures to show?


A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Possum] #1293541
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:29 PM
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:29 PM
Justhorsenround  Online
Grease Monkey
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 6,800
Central, Oklahoma
Are you referring to the PB photos in your original post or did you try something else? I can view your originals which is unusual. I usually can’t see PB pictures without jumping through a bunch of hoops.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: 1958 1-ton Project Truck [Re: Justhorsenround] #1293545
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:59 PM
Fri Jan 04 2019 06:59 PM
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Possum  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 40
BCS, Texas
Originally Posted by Justhorsenround
Are you referring to the PB photos in your original post or did you try something else? I can view your originals which is unusual. I usually can’t see PB pictures without jumping through a bunch of hoops.

Yes I'm referring to the PB photos in the original post. I have it where the link takes you straight to the picture without taking you to my PB Library, maybe thats why you're able to view it smile

Last edited by Possum; Thu Jan 10 2019 06:15 PM.

A 27 year old with a soft spot for old trucks!
1949 3100
1955.5 3100
1958 38 1-ton with 9 foot bed
1959 Spartan 100 winch truck
and various other future projects
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