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Welcome to the Stovebolt.com Forums

Welcome to Stovebolt.com's Virtual Garage! -- the premier on-line source for sharing knowledge of pre-1973 Chevrolet and GMC trucks! These forums are for discussions directly related to the care, restoration and use of antique GM trucks, including Swap Meet and Events sections.

If you are new to Stovebolt.com, please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with our forums before posting. You may want to thumb through our forum Glovebox Manual (click on the yellow "Operators Manual" on the right here) for a test drive on how this all works.

The administrators of this site are not responsible for the content of any post. We reserve the right to remove posts or entire threads that are not in keeping with our guidelines. If you have any questions regarding a forum, feel free to contact the appropriate Moderator(s) assigned to that forum.

Thank you for stopping by Stovebolt.com and using it responsibly! Thanks to those who have helped make this the happening online place for all things antique GM truck related!!

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John and Peggy Milliman
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The Parking Lot
The entryway to the Virtual Garage! Pull up into your area, hop out and join other guys with similar trucks and general interests -- Got questions about your truck or the truck of your dreams? Join the collective in here to discuss specifics of your type of pre-1973 GM truck! No advertising -- that goes in the Swap Meet!
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Welcome Centre (11 viewing)
New to Stovebolt.com and these forums? Cool! Welcome!! Check in here! Pull up a chair close to the woodstove and tell us a little about yourself and your truck(s)
Moderated by: Achipmunk, Rusty Rod
Subforums: The DITY Gallery
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 11:27 AM, by Hambone
4,472 30,776
Thu Apr 18 2019 11:27 AM
by Hambone
General Truck Talk (47 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Justhorsenround
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 01:46 AM, by 52Carl
19,190 165,668
Thu Apr 18 2019 01:46 AM
by 52Carl
Big Bolts (24 viewing)
For the bigger trucks. Got a ton and a half or bigger truck? Come on in and join the crew working on the full-figured jobs!
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 12:43 PM, by ticketman186
8,207 68,910
Thu Apr 18 2019 12:43 PM
by ticketman186
Panels 'N Burbs (9 viewing)
The place to be to discuss issues regarding those elegant and utilitarian full-bodied trucks -- Panels and Suburbans of all vintages!
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 02:42 AM, by Flxible
2,543 19,776
Thu Apr 18 2019 02:42 AM
by Flxible
'60-'66 Trucks (9 viewing)
Welcome back to the Sixties! If you love those 1960 to 1966 trucks, this forum is for you! C'mon in and talk about those trucks, swap stories or get advice on your latest project. If it's related to '60-'66 GM trucks, it's good to go in here!
Moderated by: Hambone, sixtyfive c-10
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 11:34 AM, by Hambone
2,891 20,155
Thu Apr 18 2019 11:34 AM
by Hambone
Tons 'o Fun (2 viewing)
1-Tons -- They're not the same as pickups but they're not Big Bolts, either. Got one? Join the crew in here!
Moderated by: Grigg
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 01:52 AM, by Grigg
1,053 9,344
Thu Apr 18 2019 01:52 AM
by Grigg
The Shop Area
Ready to break out the tools and get to work?? Well, plenty of space and tools are available -- just find your way to the appropriate shop and get to work. Need help? Just ask!
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Project Journals (1 viewing)
The restoblogs! Ongoing projects (restorations, modifications, outright street machines, as well as smaller scale component projects (steering, engines, etc.) -- all in near real time! Blow-by-blow, step-by-step description, commentary and discussion by the project persons themselves ... and you are there!
Moderated by: HandyAndy, John Milliman
Last Post Sun Apr 14 2019 09:32 PM, by Canadian_guy
41 833
Sun Apr 14 2019 09:32 PM
by Canadian_guy
The Engine Shop (78 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: 53moneypit, Woogeroo
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 06:41 AM, by ThreeSixHundred
30,285 230,690
Thu Apr 18 2019 06:41 AM
by ThreeSixHundred
Driveline (12 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 06:54 AM, by Fred T
7,039 51,091
Thu Apr 18 2019 06:54 AM
by Fred T
The Electrical Bay (15 viewing)
Don't do the Smoke Check! Stop by here with all your electrical questions, comments, tips and whatever else ya got that's related to Stovebolt electrical systems.
Moderated by: Rusty Rod
Subforums: The Radio Bench
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 12:25 PM, by idaho39
8,745 66,044
The HiPo Shop (13 viewing)
Thinking about a hotrod, street rod or other custom work? Stop in here. Shoot, we'll even talk about power brakes, power steering and CD players!
Moderated by: KCMongo
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 05:45 AM, by ApacheFiend
4,659 41,291
Thu Apr 18 2019 05:45 AM
by ApacheFiend
Paint and Body Shop (27 viewing)
Some folks actually enjoy body work. You'll find them in here. Get, give or swap advice on body work, painting, paint care. Rust talk here, too. Your Shop Supervisor is 4ontheFloor
Moderated by: Fourbrads, HandyAndy
Subforums: Doors
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 12:05 PM, by dgrinnan
11,394 73,021
Thu Apr 18 2019 12:05 PM
by dgrinnan
Interiors (4 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: Rusty46
Last Post Wed Apr 17 2019 01:31 AM, by 52Carl
3,614 23,474
Wed Apr 17 2019 01:31 AM
by 52Carl
The Tool Chest (7 viewing)
Can you ever have enough Tools or a big enough shop? Stop in here and find out. Or discuss that upcoming tool purchase with one of the experts lurking within... IF YOU DARE!!!
Moderated by: 48bigtrucks, MNSmith
Last Post Sat Apr 13 2019 01:20 AM, by MikeE
1,582 17,209
Sat Apr 13 2019 01:20 AM
by MikeE
Making a Stovebolt Bed (2 viewing)
Your Bed -- Not as easy as Mom made it look! Well, come join the discussion on restoring your truck's "Business End."
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 05:23 AM, by klhansen
949 5,786
Thu Apr 18 2019 05:23 AM
by klhansen
The Side Lot
Discussion area for the regional groups to talk about or coordinate region-specific meets, junkyard tours or other non-technical face-to-face stuff. Please take technical questions, buying, selling and general discussion to the appropriate forums. Don't see one for your area? Check out the Events Page to see how to start a GABFest!
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The Legion Hall
For November, this is the place for veterans -- ALL veterans -- to check in and stand tall with your brothers and sisters in arms. The pursuit of happiness (embodied by our freedom to engage in old truck restoring) is only possible through your service and sacrifice and this is our little way of saying "thank you." Let us know who you are!
Moderated by: Achipmunk, Bread
Last Post Thu Mar 28 2019 12:14 AM, by Apache1
69 599
Thu Mar 28 2019 12:14 AM
by Apache1
STOVEBOLT REUNION - KANSAS CITY (1 viewing)
This Side Lot Forum is specifically for coordinating the major Stovebolt gathering of the year: the Reunion in Kansas City. Folks come from in and out of the country, so we need a lot of planning space. So, we're gonna hog a corner in the Side Lot for a while!
Moderated by: 2-Ton
Last Post Thu Apr 04 2019 07:25 PM, by 2-Ton
173 2,411
Thu Apr 04 2019 07:25 PM
by 2-Ton
The North Eastern 'Bolters
From Greenwich to the North Pole... From La Sarre to St. John's ... This is the North Eastern North American section of the Side Lot. You might not be able to get theyah from heyah, but you can get here from darn near anywhere ('long as you have a computer!). Stars and Stripes and Mapleleaves, English et Quebecoise -- Welcome and Bienvenue! New Englanders, Les Quebecois, Bluenosers, Newfies and the Maritimes unite!
Last Post Fri Jan 18 2019 11:19 AM, by 51 3804
24 189
Fri Jan 18 2019 11:19 AM
by 51 3804
The BC Bolters
Discussion area for Bolters residing in the greater British Columbia, Canada region. Please keep general discussion, technical questions and swap meet items in their original forums.
Moderated by: 1958GMCnut
Last Post Mon Apr 01 2019 02:54 PM, by doyle1950
320 3,049
Mon Apr 01 2019 02:54 PM
by doyle1950
The Whole Wild West Coast
We finally have a spot for you Bolters waaaay over there on the far coast. That's a nice long scenic drive from top to bottom. See who you can go wrench with along the way!
Moderated by: 69Cuda
Last Post Tue Mar 12 2019 07:22 PM, by sbc49er
75 515
Tue Mar 12 2019 07:22 PM
by sbc49er
The Great Lakes Bolters
Formerly the Heartland Bolters (Plains states -- Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana ... and Ohio ... or as far as you'd like to travel)
Moderated by: 63burban, Randy Baumann
Last Post Sat Apr 13 2019 12:07 AM, by 1954 MI
123 889
Sat Apr 13 2019 12:07 AM
by 1954 MI
Rocky Mountain Bolters
Hangout spot for Bolters in the Rocky Mountain region: Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona, Utah, and Montana for starters ... all the way up into British Columbia, Canada
Moderated by: pope, Rusty Rod
Last Post Sat Feb 16 2019 03:44 AM, by ndkid275
41 398
Sat Feb 16 2019 03:44 AM
by ndkid275
The Southern Bolters
Discussion area for the Southern Gentlemen and Ladies of who park their Bolt in the South - LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, TN
Moderated by: Achipmunk
Last Post Thu Mar 28 2019 12:59 AM, by Woogeroo
195 1,303
Thu Mar 28 2019 12:59 AM
by Woogeroo
The Texas Bolters (1 viewing)
Discussion area for the Texas Connection, the Lonestar Statesmen of the Stovebolt Page!
Last Post Sat Mar 30 2019 04:08 AM, by ndkid275
218 1,357
Sat Mar 30 2019 04:08 AM
by ndkid275
The Old Dominion Stovebolt Society (MD, VA, WV & DC) (1 viewing)
Discussion for Stovebolters residing in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and DC. And ... possibly ... under probation .... So. PA
Moderated by: Bill Marlow
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 02:46 AM, by 2-Ton
389 7,381
Thu Apr 18 2019 02:46 AM
by 2-Ton
The International Zone
Who put the 'World' in the World Wide Web? International STOVEBOLTERS did! This is the forum for the non-North American Bolters to discuss their goings on.
Last Post Thu Mar 14 2019 02:07 PM, by Steve-W
47 455
Thu Mar 14 2019 02:07 PM
by Steve-W
Swap Meet
This is the place to buy, sell, swap and give away parts and trucks. Check trucks wanted / for sale; parts wanted / for sale; miscellaneous stuff; modern GM and non-GM; freebies; Stovebolt spotting alert network; eBay and Craiglist links; and for all this ... a hauling board! Anything 30 days or older, will be deleted. Feel free to re-post! You have to be logged in to use this section.
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Trucks for Sale
Pre '73 GM trucks for sale.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Sat Apr 13 2019 02:04 PM, by krazymatt
23 92
Sat Apr 13 2019 02:04 PM
by krazymatt
Trucks Wanted
"Wanted to buy" ads for pre- '73 GM trucks only.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Sun Apr 14 2019 09:22 PM, by jmlloar
11 46
Sun Apr 14 2019 09:22 PM
by jmlloar
Truck Parts For Sale
Pre- '73 GM truck parts for sale.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 04:12 AM, by GWWirth
217 1,123
Thu Apr 18 2019 04:12 AM
by GWWirth
Truck Parts Wanted (3 viewing)
Pre- '73 GM truck parts wanted.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Thu Apr 18 2019 12:18 PM, by jerryschevyparts
191 788
Thu Apr 18 2019 12:18 PM
by jerryschevyparts
Misc. Stovebolt Stuff
Pre- '73 GM related stuff like tools, literature, license plates, etc.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Sun Apr 07 2019 04:17 AM, by yar
23 51
Sun Apr 07 2019 04:17 AM
by yar
Modern GM and Non-GM
Post-'72 and non-GM trucks and parts -- for sale and wanted to buy.
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Sat Apr 13 2019 05:44 PM, by Spartan
5 8
Sat Apr 13 2019 05:44 PM
by Spartan
Freebies (1 viewing)
Free stuff! Truck stuff give-aways!
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Fri Apr 05 2019 01:15 PM, by drdoug
9 30
Fri Apr 05 2019 01:15 PM
by drdoug
Stovebolt Spotting Alert Network
See a cool truck available? Tell us!
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Wed Apr 17 2019 09:15 PM, by Frank50
12 35
Wed Apr 17 2019 09:15 PM
by Frank50
Hauling Board
Need a truck or parts hauled? Got room for a haul-back? Let 'em know in here!
Moderated by: Barry Weeks
Last Post Mon Apr 08 2019 07:43 PM, by panel fan
6 24
Mon Apr 08 2019 07:43 PM
by panel fan
eBay and Craiglists Links (1 viewing)
See some cool, interesting or useful Stovebolt-related stuff listed on eBay or on Craigslist?
Moderated by: John Milliman, Tiny
Last Post Wed Apr 17 2019 03:47 PM, by 69Cuda
43 124
Wed Apr 17 2019 03:47 PM
by 69Cuda
The Front Office
Well, there should be a place for everything. Here is where we pile all the fine bits of greaseless information. See what's been added to the site, take an info ride on the IT Shortbus and catch a few technology tips, or totally zone in the Greasy Spoon.
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New Stuff and Announcements

The "News page" is to let you know what we've added to the site. Only staff can start threads here, but you are more than welcome to reply. If you have something you'd like us to start a thread on, just contact a moderator.

Moderated by: Peggy M
Last Post Fri Feb 01 2019 08:52 PM, by EchoBravoSierra
4 68
Fri Feb 01 2019 08:52 PM
by EchoBravoSierra
IT Short Bus
New to the 'Net or have computer or general Internet questions? Find help in here! Veteran Road Warrior of the 'ole Info Superslab? C'mon in here and help!
Moderated by: Tiny, Volfandt
Last Post Wed Apr 10 2019 11:41 AM, by tclederman
326 2,499
Wed Apr 10 2019 11:41 AM
by tclederman
Events
The Stovebolt Scheduling Center! Want to know what's going on, coming up, going down, and where ya shoulda been??? Dude! Get down in here to get jiggy with the haps!
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Events, GABFests, Happenings!
Post here to let other Bolters know what kind of shows are out there! Use this space to organize a GABFest and coordinate a convoy. And don't forget to post in the "Hot Wash" forum for the "after action" report ... we wanna hear the details and see all the pictures!
Moderated by: fixit1958
Last Post Sat Apr 13 2019 11:59 PM, by Justhorsenround
17 52
Sat Apr 13 2019 11:59 PM
by Justhorsenround
The Hot Wash!
After you've been to the event, this is the place to talk about what happened, rag on the guys who didn't go and post links to pictures of the event.
Moderated by: fixit1958
Last Post Fri Mar 01 2019 01:38 PM, by tclederman
4 35
Fri Mar 01 2019 01:38 PM
by tclederman
The Passing Lane
Memory Lane is the area for honoring and remembering our fellow Stovebolters who have left us.
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The Passing Lane - Stovebolt Memorials
The place to put links to obituaries and post remembrances of our friends in the hobby who have left us.
Last Post Mon Apr 01 2019 03:33 PM, by mapleleaf
30 462
Mon Apr 01 2019 03:33 PM
by mapleleaf
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