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Re: 1955 1st Before & After
MAX1VET #1295761 Tue Jan 22 2019 01:55 AM
Joined: Jul 2018
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Wrench Fetcher
Very nice, and well executed! I like that bucket/bench seat concept.
Can you clue us in on that brake system?
If it makes sense, I’d convert my old 54 hydrovac.
Thanks again for going to the trouble to share this. C


I have a large carbon footprint. That’s why my wife makes me take off my boots in the house.
1963 Chevy half ton stepside short box 230
1954 GMC 3 ton 302
And several more Chevy camper and work trucks 1979 1987 1996
Re: 1955 1st Before & After
MAX1VET #1295873 Wed Jan 23 2019 12:07 AM
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New Guy
Very nice build! Did you upgrade the brakes and suspension? I have a 54 4400 flatbed with the original 5 / 10 lug wheels and i want to get rid of split rims and modernize it.
thanks Todd

Re: 1955 1st Before & After
MAX1VET #1295887 Wed Jan 23 2019 01:38 AM
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Shop Shark
Read more closely; it's on a 2000 3500 chassis.


Evan
Re: 1955 1st Before & After
MAX1VET #1296092 Thu Jan 24 2019 06:33 PM
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Shop Shark
Thats a beautiful looking truck! grin


A 28 year old with a soft spot for old stuff!
My Pictures [get.google.com]

1949 Chevy 3100 (In the family since new)
1955.5 Chevy 3100 (Dad's truck)
1958 Chevy 3800 w/ 9 foot bed (Current project)
1959 Chevy Spartan 100 (10400)
Re: 1955 1st Before & After
MAX1VET #1296094 Thu Jan 24 2019 06:55 PM
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Too bad the gallery isn't back up, we are missing out on some really nice stories of some really nice builds.


1953 Chevrolet 3100
261 cu inch, sm420, 3.55 rear, torque tube still,omaha orange, still 6 volt, RPO green glass, side carrier spare, all done
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bli...n05i04t1aokgm4p04jiwgffwhyyih5xbk0h00410
1964 GMC 1000
305 Big Block V6, sm420, the next cab off restoration
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