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Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area #1270626
Fri Jun 29 2018 01:10 PM
Fri Jun 29 2018 01:10 PM
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xtremek  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jun 2018
Posts: 31
St. Johns, MI
So I finally got my dream truck, a early fifties Chevy COE (could have been either a Chvey or a brand F), and I'm looking for folks in my area to commiserate with. Any one out there with a early 50's Chevy or GMC that wants to connect with a crazy old man?


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Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1279747
Mon Sep 10 2018 08:20 PM
Mon Sep 10 2018 08:20 PM
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1954 MI  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 31
Detroit, MI
I'm in the greater Detroit area, and have a 1954 Chevy 1/2 ton that is not road worthy....yet....
What year is your COE?

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1285238
Sun Oct 28 2018 08:36 PM
Sun Oct 28 2018 08:36 PM
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stoveboltcharley  Offline
New Guy
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 23
upper western lower Michigan
Hello I'm out here in Hart, Mi. On my farm I have an operational 1959 GMC D860 hiway tractor. GM 6-71 diesel, Spicer 5&2. Looking for minimal rust cab/parts. Thank you.


Fruit/vegetable grower in Oceana County, Mi.
Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1286720
Fri Nov 09 2018 02:28 PM
Fri Nov 09 2018 02:28 PM
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Just Mark  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 64
MI
I'm near Durand. Not far.

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1287278
Tue Nov 13 2018 02:31 PM
Tue Nov 13 2018 02:31 PM
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keithfielder  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 269
michigan
hi i am in lincoln park,i have a 1954 gmc tow truck
not that far

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: keithfielder] #1287382
Wed Nov 14 2018 02:40 AM
Wed Nov 14 2018 02:40 AM
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1954 MI  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 31
Detroit, MI
Cool. What kind of shape is the 54' GMC Tow Truck in?

--Tom

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1288862
Mon Nov 26 2018 05:30 PM
Mon Nov 26 2018 05:30 PM
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51tonner  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2018
Posts: 2
MI
I'm in Clinton twp, north of Detroit. i just got a 51 3800 1 ton truck. always looking for someone to chat about old trucks and ideas.

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: 51tonner] #1289644
Sun Dec 02 2018 03:47 PM
Sun Dec 02 2018 03:47 PM
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1954 MI  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 31
Detroit, MI
What kind of shape is the 51'?

--Tom

Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1289693
Mon Dec 03 2018 12:07 AM
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78buckshot  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 128
Southeast Michigan
Hi extremek, I bought my 1955 International Harvester 300U near St. Johns, I live between Chelsea and Stockbridge just east of 52. Took the '57 on it's loaded maiden voyage on thanksgiving morning and put 92 bales of hay on her, I was pleased with the results even though it was only a 30 mile round trip.

Last edited by 78buckshot; Mon Dec 03 2018 12:25 PM.

1957 Chevrolet 5700 LCF 283 SM420 single speed rear, 1955 IH 300U T/A, 1978 Corvette 350 auto
Re: Looking for fellow Bolters in the Lansing area [Re: xtremek] #1289694
Mon Dec 03 2018 12:11 AM
Mon Dec 03 2018 12:11 AM
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78buckshot  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 128
Southeast Michigan
Just Mark: my wife started life in Vernon, her grandfather was a business man in Durand, they owned the concrete culvert plant and Marsh Monument.


1957 Chevrolet 5700 LCF 283 SM420 single speed rear, 1955 IH 300U T/A, 1978 Corvette 350 auto
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