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#823514 - Mon Feb 06 2012 03:57 PM 3600 EMBLEM FOUND  
BIG CHEVY 3600  Offline
Master Gabster
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,365
DALLAS/BLANCO TEXAS
I was able to save my 3600 hood emblems but some might have not been so lucky. Until today I thought they were not available. Anyone interested can find them at Bowtie Bits


Jim
Big Chevy's Photobucket pix
FIRST START http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb-4nPArk98

Modern ‘science’: the wonder of a
pre-determined mind…

The ‘baseline belief’ of astronomy:
“Any day now, we’ll pick up a tiny,
coded signal from outer space. Then
we’ll know for certain that there is
intelligence out there, because coded
information does not arise by chance”

The ‘baseline belief’ of biology:
The precisely coded genetic information in
every cell would fill many books…
but we know for certain that no intelligence
could have created life.”




#823530 - Mon Feb 06 2012 04:53 PM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600]  
Denny Graham  Offline
Extreme Gabster
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 10,612
Sandwich, IL
Good find Jim, that's the first I've seen of them. I'll bet we will be seeing them at the other
vendors sites in the not to distant future. Seem like they could bring them in a little
cheaper than $50 a pair though. If anyone buys one Id like to see a couple more pictures
of them, the back side for instance.

Shouldn't be terribly hard to copy those being flat like they are. Of course the original
ones were zinc die castings but they could be cast out of aluminum just as easily. I read a
ton of stuff on hobby casting a few years ago and got everything together to make a 5
gallon size furnace for melting aluminum and zinc but never got around to doing any.
That would have been an ideal project for a home caster. I wish there were more hours in
the day so I could try some of those many projects that Ive been interested in trying. Ive
even got several of Caswell plating kits on the shelf but havent been able to find the time
to mix them up and give them a try.


Denny Graham
Sandwich, IL


#823731 - Tue Feb 07 2012 04:22 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: Denny Graham]  
rgie  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 319
abilene, tx
is that one correct for the 53?


53 3600
63 c10
66 c10

#823755 - Tue Feb 07 2012 05:09 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: rgie]  
Denny Graham  Offline
Extreme Gabster
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 10,612
Sandwich, IL
1953-54 used the same pn.3700203.
http://www.pbase.com/dennygraham/image/141347759/large
Denny Graham
Sandwich, IL


#823785 - Tue Feb 07 2012 11:33 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: Denny Graham]  
rgie  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 319
abilene, tx
thanks
i'll keep looking
rolf


53 3600
63 c10
66 c10

#823949 - Wed Feb 08 2012 01:38 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: rgie]  
Frank50  Offline
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Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 1,497
Central IL, again
The Bowtie Bits part is only correct for 49 and 50.


Frank50

#823955 - Wed Feb 08 2012 01:59 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: Frank50]  
BIG CHEVY 3600  Offline
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Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,365
DALLAS/BLANCO TEXAS
1947-52 Hood Side Emblem Chevy 3600
Part Number: AD-472-HSE-3600

Show quality Chevy 3600 series hood side emblem includes clips. Install on Chevy 3/4-ton trucks. Made in the USA.

Price: $24.00[b][/b]


Jim
Big Chevy's Photobucket pix
FIRST START http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb-4nPArk98

Modern ‘science’: the wonder of a
pre-determined mind…

The ‘baseline belief’ of astronomy:
“Any day now, we’ll pick up a tiny,
coded signal from outer space. Then
we’ll know for certain that there is
intelligence out there, because coded
information does not arise by chance”

The ‘baseline belief’ of biology:
The precisely coded genetic information in
every cell would fill many books…
but we know for certain that no intelligence
could have created life.”



#823974 - Wed Feb 08 2012 03:21 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600]  
bowtietim  Offline
Shop Shark
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 3,304
Kansas
Jim Carter shows them as mid 49-51. 3600 emblem


Tim


"A house is built with boards and beams,a home is built with love and dreams"

Look deep before you leep !!!

"Everything is Everything"

"If I say a mouse can pull a house,Hitch him up"

My 1951 Chevrolet 3100

My 1951 3100 Suburban

http://s69.photobucket.com/albums/i44/oldblue51/




#824021 - Wed Feb 08 2012 04:46 AM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: bowtietim]  
BIG CHEVY 3600  Offline
Master Gabster
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 5,365
DALLAS/BLANCO TEXAS
Weird...
I trolled the gallery in the 1952 3600 trucks and none of them had the 3600 emblem until I got to the very last one. It had the emblem but looked like the space between the Chevrolet emblem and the edge of the hood was a bit close for the 3600 emblem to be situated there. At first I thought it was a 51 because it had vent windows but on closer observation I could see the door handle had a push button. My guess is this: the 52 and older did not have the 3600 emblem and this owner, for some unknown reason added it to his truck.


Jim
Big Chevy's Photobucket pix
FIRST START http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb-4nPArk98

Modern ‘science’: the wonder of a
pre-determined mind…

The ‘baseline belief’ of astronomy:
“Any day now, we’ll pick up a tiny,
coded signal from outer space. Then
we’ll know for certain that there is
intelligence out there, because coded
information does not arise by chance”

The ‘baseline belief’ of biology:
The precisely coded genetic information in
every cell would fill many books…
but we know for certain that no intelligence
could have created life.”



#824078 - Wed Feb 08 2012 01:02 PM Re: 3600 EMBLEM FOUND [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600]  
Denny Graham  Offline
Extreme Gabster
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 10,612
Sandwich, IL
That last one you were looking at might have been a Frankentruck Jim. I appears that the
52 only had a CHEVROLET emblem on the hood and did not have the series
designation plate maybe because of the war effort? At least thats the way it looks in the
parts listing that we have at our disposal.

I posted this over at another thread where I looked this up about the side plates:
In the later parts books, the Series Designation plate listing for the 3100 1949 thru 51 was
pn.3692106. 1953 and 54 3100 used a pn.3700202. There is no listing for the 52 side
plate or the '55.

The 3600 listing for years 1949 thru 1954 was pn.3700203 apparently it was the only one
stocked anymore for those years. The 1955 1st 3600 AD seems to be ignored in the parts
books, possibly because they were using up whatever stock was left from the 54 AD in
preparation for the debut of the TF.

However, Frank50 did come up with a 55 1st series picture in the gallery that had a
different hood series designation plate than the earlier ones.
Here are some gallery shots of some more 55 1st series plates:
http://www.pbase.com/dennygraham/1954_exterior

Denny Graham
Sandwich, IL


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