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#1357776 Wed Apr 29 2020 05:23 PM
Joined: Oct 2019
Posts: 40
Wrench Fetcher
So I got the new water pump gasket in my '37 and it quit leaking so that's all good.
A bit of trivia. I am re-upholstering the seats and found a paper tag attached to
one of the springs. It says " Fort Pitt Bedding Co" and has a list of patent dates
starting in 1925 and going through at least 1937. After that it gets hard to read.
I wonder if they made the springs, did the upholstery or both?
Use that to stump your friends who think they know everything about these trucks.

Re: trivia
'37 barn find #1357785 Wed Apr 29 2020 06:46 PM
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 8,202
Master Gabster
Don't tear the label off under the penalty law.

They say money can't buy happiness. It can buy old Chevy trucks though. Same thing.

1956 Chevy 1/2-Ton Pickup

Re: trivia
'37 barn find #1357812 Wed Apr 29 2020 09:10 PM
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 219
Shop Shark
George...that is just wrong....hahahahahahahaha

(That is also about the funniest and best reply I have seen in a long, long time. No offense to you burchmanor, but you got to admit that was good).

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1951 3100 5 window
Re: trivia
'37 barn find #1357872 Thu Apr 30 2020 03:36 AM
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 3,551
Shop Shark
It WAS good! I got a chuckle out of that also.


'47 Loadmaster

Life is like a roll of toilet paper--the closer you get to the end, the faster it goes!

Re: trivia
'37 barn find #1357945 Thu Apr 30 2020 05:30 PM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 15,151
Fort Pitt Bedding company, like so many other auto related companies, made parts for weapons during is your friend, sometimes!

1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
Pictures in my Photobucket
1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you smile
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'37 barn find #1357984 Thu Apr 30 2020 10:11 PM
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Posts: 2,501
Housekeeping (Moderator) Making a Stovebolt Bed & Paint and Body Shop Forums
Look what I googled up. smile
Here's the source: Link []

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First car '29 Ford Special Coupe
#2 - '29 Ford pickup restored from the ground up.
Newest Project - 51 Chevy 3100 work truck. Photos []
Busting rust since the mid-60's

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