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1951 Chevy 1/2 ton *
#501469 Tue Feb 03 2009 09:42 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 20
JB's 51 Offline OP
Hi Guys,

Not new to the forum. Have been a member since November at the time I acquired my truck. I wanted to share some pics (now that I have finally learned how to do it).

Based on the VIN, the '51 came off the assembly line at the Atlanta plant in June, four months before I was born. Have had a lot of fun getting the 216 in tune and shifting thru the gears. Had the gas tank cleaned out and sealed, cleaned out the fuel pump, and rebuilt the carb.

I have really gained a lot of information on this site and have been inspired by a number of the members, especially guys like Czechman and Wally Body. Their attention to detail, pictures and documentation have inspired me to take on tasks that I never would attempt otherwise. I've done plenty of mechanical work and interior cosmetic work on my 71 Buick and 71 Cutlass, but since I got this truck, it seems like I have had a sawzall in one hand and a cutoff tool in the other; and my son is ready to use the MIG on floor board, cowl, and rocker replacement and converting the 3 window cab to 5.

Lots o' fun !

Here's some pics of the truck when I picked it up from the previous owner.

Last edited by J Lucas; Thu Feb 05 2009 04:20 AM.
Re: 1951 Chevy 1/2 ton
JB's 51 #502056 Thu Feb 05 2009 04:19 AM
Joined: Nov 2004
Posts: 1,700
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I just love that front end. thumbs_up

Welcome to the "Bolt"


J Lucas

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