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newby from Iowa
#1366286 Wed Jun 24 2020 08:35 PM
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Hello, My name is Gordy,
\Took me about 3 years to make a 1942 fire truck cab into a chevy short box pickup. Found a 1979 chevy long bed pickup truck. Used that chassis to build this pickup. Took 24" out of the frame. Small bock chevy motor with a 400 turbo tranny. Did all the work myself except the body work and paint, and interior. First time I tried something like this. Fun Fun.
Looked over this web site many times in the last 3 years but never took the time to join. Have some parts to sell when I can figure out what to do and how to post it!! Still learning at an old age.
Hopefully I have a couple of pics from where it started and the finished pickup.

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Re: newby from Iowa
ITSA42 #1366287 Wed Jun 24 2020 08:41 PM
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Welcome to the 'bolt. Nice looking truck.. There are several members that have fire trucks here.. understanding yours is not anymore.


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Re: newby from Iowa
ITSA42 #1366301 Wed Jun 24 2020 09:32 PM
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Welcome to the Stovebolt madness. There is no cure! shake

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Re: newby from Iowa
ITSA42 #1366305 Wed Jun 24 2020 09:41 PM
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Nice....welcome to SB


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Re: newby from Iowa
ITSA42 #1366320 Wed Jun 24 2020 11:47 PM
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thanks you all. Have to figure out how to run all this stuff. HA HA Thought it would be more fun to drive a pickup than a fire truck on a Sunday afternoon.

Re: newby from Iowa
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Re: newby from Iowa
ITSA42 #1366500 Fri Jun 26 2020 04:37 AM
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Great job. thumbs_up Welcome.

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