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New Member from Canada
#1395954 Fri Feb 05 2021 09:53 PM
Joined: Feb 2021
Posts: 7
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jsw87 Offline OP
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Hello everyone, my name is Jason and I've recently purchased a 1964 Chevy C10 P/U. I have been an automotive enthusiast for many years and have mostly worked on newer vehicles. I have always wanted an old pick up truck and I recently found a 64 C10 that was a perfect candidate to get started with. The frame and the bed are both in good shape but the cab has seen better days. Unfortunately it sat for a number of years and the previous owner(s) were negligent on some needed repairs and body work. It didn't discourage me because I have big plans for the truck.

I'm very much in the learning stages as I learn the nuances of a nearly 60 year old Chevy! I'm looking forward to all of the information and wisdom this forum has to offer as I continue with my build. I'll try and get some pictures up shortly but until then, thank you very much for having me.


Jason

64 C10 - First early truck build!
Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1395974 Fri Feb 05 2021 11:10 PM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 10,046
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Welcome to the Stovebolt madness. There is no cure! shake


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396033 Sat Feb 06 2021 12:29 PM
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Welcome to the forum Jason. Be sure to check out all the forums we have. There is on specifically for 60-66 trucks.
I used to work a lot in the Niagara peninsula, in construction.
Leo

Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396039 Sat Feb 06 2021 01:07 PM
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Welcome to the “Bolt”! Two summers ago, before the pandemic, my wife, grandson and myself visited the Niagara Falls and we absolutely loved it. You live in a beautiful area. Congrats to you and your wife on buying your truck!


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396079 Sat Feb 06 2021 06:02 PM
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Welcome to the 'bolt. Please post a couple pix of your project.


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396104 Sat Feb 06 2021 09:12 PM
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Welcome to the Stovebolt, Jason. Consider yourself at home.

A truck 60 years old may be old to you but to us "young guys like me" that seems like yesterday. That is a good choice with parts available for just about anything. Good luck on your project. Ask questions in the garage forums and we'll do the rest.

.....if you get a chance to met up with Leo "1953Panel" please do so. He's long time bolter and a really nice guy.


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396118 Sat Feb 06 2021 10:33 PM
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Hello Jason, I'm anxious to see a pic of your '64. Glad you found us.

Welcome to the Stovebolt

John


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396143 Sun Feb 07 2021 12:50 AM
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Welcome from a fellow Canadian stovebolt addict . Almost everything you might want to know about your C 10 will be found in the pages of this forum .

John


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Re: New Member from Canada
jsw87 #1396799 Thu Feb 11 2021 07:45 PM
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Welcome from another Canadian as well.. I as well have just joined.


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