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#1497841 Sun Apr 23 2023 08:50 PM
Joined: Jan 2023
Posts: 41
Niels V Offline OP
Finally I succeeded in finding a good COE.
It was imported to Norway from the US in 2011 and subsequently restored until 2014.
It came up for sale in back in 2021 and I tried to buy it, but was not quick enough, a que had already form for it.
I had since then given much thought to what happened to it.
Around Easter a friend on mine in Norway manage to track it down and get in contact with the new owner (who in the end didnt really enjoy driving it) , and then suddenly things moved quickly with the result that I flew to Norway, Friday to collect it and take the ferry home Saturday.
It is in a very good condition, but it needs a bit of detailing, I need the rubber stops for the hood, the dash trim in front of the driver, I could use a new front emblem for the hood, and other small bit.
But now with a bit of servicing and TLC its ready to be back on road.
Does anyone have good pictures of how the hood latches/locks look and work

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1941 CMP Chevrolet 12 cab gun tractor
1946 Chevrolet 5400, COE 132.5" WB
1944 Scammell Pioneer x 2
Niels V #1497907 Mon Apr 24 2023 01:24 AM
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 2,660
Wow !, That's an Awesome looking truck. Congratulations on the find.

Spanky Hardy
Collector Of Fine Old G.M. COE Trucks & Antique Holmes Wreckers

1948 Chevrolet 5700 COE Holmes HD W35 Wrecker
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1950 GMC 250 1-Ton
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Niels V #1497912 Mon Apr 24 2023 01:41 AM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 6,202
Unrepentant VW Lover

Let me add my congrats to Spanky's!

We have a few Stovebolters here with nicely restored trucks like yours -- hopefully they will chime in soon with pictures and info for you.

Great score!


"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went."
Will Rogers

1927 Chevrolet Capitol 1-Ton Express -- A work in progress
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1949 Chevrolet 3804
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1973 IH 1310 Dump
2014 Ford E-350 4x4 (Quigley)
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Niels V #1497917 Mon Apr 24 2023 02:11 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3,600
Gearhead, Moderator for The Swap Meet and General Truck Talk

I too wish to add by my congrats to those above. thumbs_up

What an outstanding truck. I am sure folks will provide details and pictures as they can soon.

Be sure to let us know the specific parts you maybe looking for. Not sure how helpful it could be, but you can always post an ad in Truck Parts Wanted.

Dan wave


1951 Chevy 3 window 3100 (My Grandpa's hunting truck)
1966 Chevelle (Wife's Hot Rod)
2013 Chevy Silverado (Current daily driver)
US Army MSG Retired (1977-1998)
Com Fac Maint Lead Tech Retired (1998-2021)

Finally time to get to work on my Grandpa's (now mine) truck!
Niels V #1497931 Mon Apr 24 2023 05:05 AM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,436
Big Bolt Forum Moderator
beautiful truck!! Sorry, I can't be of any help to you, mine are all Taskforce era and much different!


1955 Chevy 6400 ex-flatbed (no bed now!)
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1958 Chevy 6400 flatbed W/dump
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Niels V #1497932 Mon Apr 24 2023 08:13 AM
Joined: Feb 2001
Posts: 7,883
Nice very nice. I fell in love with those years ago but at 80 years old a little late for me to get one.

Ron, The Computer Greek
I love therefore I am.

1960 MGA Roadster Sold 7/18/2017
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Niels V #1498016 Mon Apr 24 2023 09:52 PM
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 166
That is an amazing truck

Niels V #1498206 Wed Apr 26 2023 05:58 AM
Joined: Jan 2023
Posts: 41
Niels V Offline OP
Thank you all, I am very happy with it.
Now I have a bit of fiddling/detailing and then it should ready for the Road.

1941 CMP Chevrolet 12 cab gun tractor
1946 Chevrolet 5400, COE 132.5" WB
1944 Scammell Pioneer x 2
WE b OLD #1498224 Wed Apr 26 2023 12:16 PM
Joined: Dec 2018
Posts: 2,586
We B OLD It's never too late for a cream puff,you probably deserve it by now,if you can push the clutch in better go for it . My neighbor who is eighty got orders from his daughters to NOT sell his 51 stubnose chevy,cutest little farm truck out there !!! Survivor too.

Niels V #1498225 Wed Apr 26 2023 12:19 PM
Joined: Dec 2018
Posts: 2,586
Wow It'll be a big job to keep that chrome all buffed, beautiful truck !!

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