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63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
#1322593 Mon Aug 19 2019 10:29 PM
Joined: May 2019
Posts: 4
Fred47 Offline OP
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Recently acquired 1963 Chevrolet C10 Fleetside Longbed. Contacted / offered by a friend that inherited the truck from a relative. His relative purchased it new in 63 (making us the 2nd owner). The truck runs and drives with the original 283 sbc, 3 on the tree transmission. Very complete vintage original truck.....always in sunny California. Planning on keeping it as original as possible during the rehabilitation process.

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Fred H from beautiful El Segundo, California
37 Chevy 1/2 ton Pick Up
59 Chevy C10 Apache Panel Truck
63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
67 Chevy El Camino
72 K5 Blazer (we have 2)
71 GMC 1500 Fleetside Longbed
Re: 63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
Fred47 #1322643 Tue Aug 20 2019 03:31 AM
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 3,494
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Nice truck!
Welcome to the Bolt!


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Re: 63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
Fred47 #1322760 Tue Aug 20 2019 09:32 PM
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,645
Shop Shark
Many years ago I had pretty much the same truck except it was a short box and I had swapped the 3 speed for a 4 speed (granny low). Looks like you have a good one.

Congrat's and Welcome!!!


J Lucas

1941 Chevy 1/2-Ton
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Re: 63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
Fred47 #1322772 Tue Aug 20 2019 10:45 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 177
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Nice truck!

2007 Forester XT Limited (2nd Owner)
1991 Cherokee Laredo (2nd Owner)
1981 Chevy 3/4 Ton Fleetside 8,600 Camper Special (3rd Owner)
1965 Chevy 3/4 Ton Fleetside (3rd Owner)
Re: 63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
Fred47 #1322863 Wed Aug 21 2019 04:50 PM
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 603
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Learned to drive on a 60'with a 283 and 3 on the tree. I grew up in La Puenta so I know about it always being sunny. Nice truck, will make a fine edition to your fleet. Welcome to the "Bolt". grin


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Re: 63 Chevy C10 Fleetside Longbed
Fred47 #1322962 Thu Aug 22 2019 04:34 AM
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 3,397
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I learned to drive a stick in my fathers 66 GMC pickup. with a shell on the back, using just the mirrors, on a logging road.

Another quality post.

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