The Stovebolt Page Forums Home | FAQ | Forum | Swap Meet | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search | Hoo-Ya Shop
Helping out ...


EVENTS

Check in for status!

Jump over to the Events Forum, to post events -- new ones or the ones we have been enjoying for some time.
Look to see what's been cancelled or postponed.

Encourage one another!

Stovebolt Site Search
 
Old Truck Calendars
Months of truck photos!
Nothing like an old truck calendar

Stovebolt Calendars

Check for details!


Who's Online Now
4 members (Noonan, MiraclePieCo, 2 invisible), 216 guests, and 4 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums50
Topics121,416
Posts973,432
Members43,928
Most Online1,229
Jan 21st, 2020
Image Posting Policy
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 4 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6
Re: new poject!
52Carl #1366980 Mon Jun 29 2020 02:35 PM
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 1,559
ODSS President
That truck has so many possibilities...

Tesla power train conversion.

Air B&B (tent on the flat bed for dining, bedroom, already there)

Put a veeate in there and call her ‘Done’


Cosmo

"...my good horse Rozinante ('49 Chevy Half Ton), mine eternal and inseparable companion in all my journeys and courses." ...Don Quixote, Cervantes

"If you come to a fork in the road, take it."...Yogi Berra
Re: new poject!
Hambone #1367102 Tue Jun 30 2020 04:34 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 9,449
5
52Carl Offline OP
Master Gabster
Originally Posted by SWEET
Looks good Carl. Is that a sleeper behind the cab?
Sort of. The guy who built this truck (a recently deceased friend of mine) came from California, and apparently this type of build was all the rage a couple of decades ago. I know that I would have a hard time sleeping in it.

Re: new poject!
Hambone #1367103 Tue Jun 30 2020 04:37 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 9,449
5
52Carl Offline OP
Master Gabster
Originally Posted by SWEET
Looks good Carl. Is that a sleeper behind the cab?
Sort of. The guy who built this truck (a recently deceased friend of mine) came from California, and apparently this type of build was all the rage a couple of decades ago. I know that I would have a hard time sleeping in it.
Originally Posted by Hambone
What if he just cut and pasted a representative picture from Pintrist to get you boys off his back? I would have thought he would have mentioned a few of the unique details of the truck prior to throwing any-old picture at you. It's yellow, that's a detail that could have provided some verification.
Who does that?
Who does that? A desperate man dodging flailing man purses, pack of rabid hounds, and facing judicial retribution from the High Command, that's who. smile

Re: new poject!
amtrakjoe #1367104 Tue Jun 30 2020 04:40 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 9,449
5
52Carl Offline OP
Master Gabster
Originally Posted by amtrakjoe
I hold restraint in commenting on said photo. Great restraint.......Carl does it come with a clear title ?
Title is clear.

Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367105 Tue Jun 30 2020 04:44 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 9,449
5
52Carl Offline OP
Master Gabster
The challenge now is what to do with it.
It will not be a dually stake body with a sleeper, that is for sure.
I am leaning toward a one ton stepside.
The sheet metal is amazingly straight and sound without any Bondo as far as I can tell from a magnet test.
The yellow clearly needs to go.

Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367172 Tue Jun 30 2020 05:46 PM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 4,679
J
Unrepentant VW Lover
Brother Hambone raises a valid point that still needs to be addressed. And the image's "patina" suggests that it may not be a recent image. I think we need to see a recent image that clearly shows Carl standing next to the truck. Maybe a hand written note from his wife that attests to legitimacy.

You can't really knock Carl for possibly resorting to desperate measures here ... membership in the 1-ton club *is* highly sought after. Many are called, few are chosen ...


John
"Gort! Klaatu barada nikto. KLAATU BARADA NIKTO!!!!"


'49 Chevrolet 3804

Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367227 Tue Jun 30 2020 10:50 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,830
Shop Shark
General Milliman,

I request that you add a few details to your request. Telling him that he needs to stand next to the truck leaves many undesirable options open. I suggest adding while ... maybe holding up a printed paper with date of picture.

Just a thought,

Chris

Last edited by John Milliman; Wed Jul 01 2020 01:26 AM. Reason: check your pm
Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367246 Wed Jul 01 2020 01:31 AM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 4,679
J
Unrepentant VW Lover
Chris?? Is that you talking??? I can barely make out what you are saying .... it's really hard to hear you from that far outside the ODSS border ...

I will ask my staff to take a look at your request package. One of them will get back to you.

laalaa


John
"Gort! Klaatu barada nikto. KLAATU BARADA NIKTO!!!!"


'49 Chevrolet 3804

Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367249 Wed Jul 01 2020 01:39 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,830
Shop Shark
Sorry, I was trying to yell into this can thingy. I will try sending a message via carrier pigeon next time.

Chris?

Re: new poject!
52Carl #1367272 Wed Jul 01 2020 03:35 AM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 4,428
2
Shop Shark
A lot of editing has been going on in this topic!.
So, if someone is outside the ODSS borders, they are banned from being a member of the little 1-Ton club?

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pix on Photobucket [s893.photobucket.com]
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Page 4 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6

Moderated by  amtrakjoe, Bill Marlow, SWEET 

Link Copied to Clipboard
Home | FAQ | Forum | Swap Meet | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search | Hoo-Ya Shop
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.4