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Fall Happenings
Since we put up promos last two weeks, we have had a bunch of activity in
The Side Lot.
See what's happening with a Stovebolt Collective near you

From Coast to Coast and some International gatherings listed, too.

Next up: too many to list!


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Love old trucks? Got an old truck? Well then, Welcome to's Virtual Garage! Since 1995, we have been on-line sharing knowledge of pre-1988 Chevrolet and GMC trucks for free! These forums are for discussions directly related to the care, restoration and use of antique GM trucks. If you are new here, take a few moments to wander around the "garage" ... and get yourself familiar with what we offer!

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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.

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General Truck Talk (9 viewing)
The Forum for general pre-'73 GM truck-related issues and questions.
Moderated by: Justhorsenround
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:32 AM
Oregon Tarheel
20,295 177,951
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:32 AM
by Oregon Tarheel
The Engine Shop (12 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Phak1, Woogeroo
Subforums: Engine Tech Tips
Mon Oct 03 2022 08:07 PM
32,550 256,194
Mon Oct 03 2022 08:07 PM
by Guitplayer
Driveline (6 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:16 AM
8,890 66,761
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:16 AM
by ronsway
The Electrical Bay (6 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
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:31 AM
9,551 74,789
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:31 AM
by DonBolt
The HiPo Shop (1 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: Justhorsenround, KCMongo
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:24 AM
5,057 46,257
Tue Oct 04 2022 03:24 AM
by Fibonachu
Paint and Body Shop (5 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: klhansen
Subforums: Doors
Mon Oct 03 2022 07:51 PM
12,563 81,553
Mon Oct 03 2022 07:51 PM
by klhansen
Interiors (2 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Phak1
Tue Oct 04 2022 12:22 AM
4,073 26,946
Tue Oct 04 2022 12:22 AM
by Skooter
The Tool Chest (3 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: MNSmith
Subforums: Workshops and Garages
1,769 19,823
Sat Oct 01 2022 11:52 PM
by Lugnutz
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."
Moderated by: klhansen
Sun Oct 02 2022 05:26 PM
1,056 6,695
Sun Oct 02 2022 05:26 PM
by Gord&Fran
Name that part ...
Need to identify a left-over part? Or something in that trove of NOS treasure you just scored? Need to properly identify something before you sell or buy it? Show us a few pictures and tell us whatever numbers you can and we'll try to help you figure it out.
Moderated by: klhansen, ndkid275, Rusty Rod
Mon Oct 03 2022 07:25 PM
6 20
Mon Oct 03 2022 07:25 PM
by klhansen
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