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Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #846546 Wed Apr 25 2012 06:19 PM
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..."it is what it is" and what it is, is that your gettin R done.


1937 Chevy Pickup
1952 Chevy Panel
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1950 Chevy Coupe

52 Chevy Panel

I'd rather walk and carry a Chevy hub cap than ride in a Ferd.
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Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Achipmunk] #846813 Thu Apr 26 2012 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Achipmunk
..."it is what it is" and what it is, is that your gettin R done.


Slow & Steady.....

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #849419 Mon May 07 2012 07:49 AM
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I got the flatbed mounted on truck. Hooked up all the wiring for the lights. The last week I finished putting all of the interior back inside the cab. Also reinstalled the new wiring harness & got everthing connected & working. I also installed all the glass except for the windshield(this week task). Almost ready for the road, waiting on the seat to get back from the upholster shop.

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #851101 Sun May 13 2012 01:56 AM
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Well today was the day I finished everything on the 1948 GMC
truck & took it for a drive. The only thing I would like to replace now is the front bumper & splash apron. It has been a busy last few weeks getting her done but I'm glad so Now I can drive her. I also now can focus on the 1953 chevy

Until next time.........

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #851744 Tue May 15 2012 08:59 PM
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Well I took the 1948 for a drive to Heppner(20miles). Made it there but the carb was flooded was able to get it going again made it home & changed out the old barb with a new one I had on the shelve also change out the spark plugs, plug wires & cap/rotor. Runs much better now & didn't flooding out. Will be going to Heppner again today with it to make sure all the bugs are out of it before I make a longer trip.....

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #851938 Wed May 16 2012 05:25 PM
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Yesturday I cut, stained & intstalled wood rails on the bed of '48.

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #855688 Fri Jun 01 2012 07:23 AM
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Well as of today I have put a couple hundred miles on the truck. All seems good with the truck. Thinking of taking it to Pendleton for a car show on saturday. Keep you posted....

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #906724 Fri Dec 28 2012 02:37 AM
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Well since my last post Ive had a tire blow(self inflicting) & fuel pump sprung a leak. Found a tire replacement thanks to
T-RUCK & hawgsteak for their donations. I have several extras just in case. As for the fuel pump I haven't fixed it yet but thinking I better get to it soon. Until next time...

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #924606 Sun Mar 03 2013 10:58 PM
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Pulled the truck out of the barn this morning & gave her a bath from all that winter dirt. Getting her checked out for the St. Patricks parade in Heppner this month.

Re: Rick Sandford "1948 GMC 1 Ton" [Re: Slick69] #926421 Mon Mar 11 2013 12:06 AM
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Change out the fuel pump this weekend. I had forgotten all about it when I parked it in the barn last fall....old age setting in.
Well I think she is ready for a road trip or two

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