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differences in this 1939
#1329344 Wed Oct 09 2019 01:56 PM
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good morning to all.

can someone please educate on this style of 1939. both claim they are woodies but why the different body style? one looks like a car (s o it has the sedan look) but the other looks like a truck

[img]https://photohosting.azureedge.net/vmp/Dealers/73587/134165934/Photo/K344660-1.jpg[/img]

[img]https://assets.hemmings.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Hammondsport_8911_1500-700x416.jpg[/img]


1937 Chevrolet Carryall http://www.oldmemoriescc.com/images/blvdbombs/images/IMG_6465_JPG.jpg
1937 1/2 ton (sold)
1938 1/2 ton (sold)
1939 1/2 ton (sold)
Phil 4:4
Re: differences in this 1939
oldmemoriescc #1329375 Wed Oct 09 2019 10:16 PM
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One is built on auto chassis and the other is built on 1/2 ton chassis.


Richard J Patrick
Re: differences in this 1939
oldmemoriescc #1329407 Thu Oct 10 2019 01:39 AM
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The one on top is a woody suburban.
The one on bottom is a woody wagon.

Tim

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Re: differences in this 1939
oldmemoriescc #1329447 Thu Oct 10 2019 03:30 PM
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Woody Suburbans were built on commercial 1/2 ton chassis, while the woody wagons were built on passenger chassis.


Richard J Patrick
Re: differences in this 1939
oldmemoriescc #1329453 Thu Oct 10 2019 06:52 PM
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ace skiver


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com [1954advance-design.com]
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban [stovebolt.com] - part of the family for 49 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic [1954advance-design.com] - part of the family for 15 years
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE [1954advance-design.com] - now part of Dave's family
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler. [chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com]

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