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62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project ~~
#503279 Sun Feb 08 2009 06:16 AM
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Hi All,

Today I picked up a cab for my recent 62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project! Thought I'd try to pull all my spare parts together. There is a 65 GMC short wheelbase frame (with leafs), a stepside bed, and a spare front clip with a 62 Chevy grill. I have my choice of 6 and V-8 power plants, dunno which I'll use yet, but I am going with a Saginaw 3 speed with 3 on the tree.

The cab I bought from the original family. They still had the original 1962 title!

http://s191.photobucket.com/albums/...tion=view&current=goldie002small.jpg
http://s191.photobucket.com/albums/...tion=view&current=goldie001small.jpg

Wish me luck!

Last edited by J Lucas; Tue Feb 10 2009 01:51 AM.

JC in KC
"The future will be better tomorrow." Dan Quayle
1965 Chevy C10 Long Fleetside
Re: 62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project
JC #503320 Sun Feb 08 2009 01:44 PM
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Good luck!
Nice find.
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Re: 62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project
Austin64 #503577 Mon Feb 09 2009 01:20 AM
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Looking good. Progress is progress. One piece, or cab, at a time. Good luck on the project.


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Re: 62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project
Achipmunk #504052 Tue Feb 10 2009 01:45 AM
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WOW eek eek eek talk about a load. thumbs_up thumbs_up thumbs_up

Looking good Jon, definitely a Kodak moment. grin

I never knew that a cab would fit in the bed of a pick-up. I am guessing that you loaded it with a tractor and front end loader, but how did you get it out, engine hoist?

John


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Re: 62 Chevy C10 Basketcase Project
J Lucas #504121 Tue Feb 10 2009 03:36 AM
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3 strong men and a very strong 6' something 14 year old! I did pull the doors to make it easier to lift from the 62 frame (rusted out) to my 66 bed. We set it on some tires to get it to fit in the bed since the steering column was still attached. Getting it out of the truck just took me, my 16 year old son and a cherry picker after I took the seat out. The cab is on casters now in the garage. My chain hoist can get it on my 65 GMC frame after rust repairs are finished.


JC in KC
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1965 Chevy C10 Long Fleetside

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