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Old 01-05-2017, 08:37 PM   #226
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They are all nice. I like them all. but I have to say some are actually too nice for me and my favorite is the second on in Post# 223. I want that one BAD!
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Old 01-06-2017, 02:52 PM   #227
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I know exactly what you mean Tim, and that's my favorite of the bunch also.
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Old 01-09-2017, 08:54 AM   #228
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Old 01-09-2017, 05:01 PM   #229
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Man that's nice! Looks like it has the 19" wheels
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:00 PM   #230
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A stunning green, 1955 NAPCO Suburban just now went across the Mecum auction red carpet for $52,000 ... no sale, reserve not met.
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:31 AM   #231
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yep, that was a nice one! Here's a pic.
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Old 01-14-2017, 11:53 AM   #232
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I'll take the red T 150 fleet above. In love from the 270/4spd to the fleet option, the look, and fantastic condition!
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Old 01-23-2017, 04:19 PM   #233
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update on one posted way back on post #34 http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...6&postcount=34

my current boss purchased that truck after that listing ended on c-list . it was for say for much less on ebay were he got it . drove it all the way back from nj to upstate ny took a little bit .

she got a quick check over and repaint to black and lettered up for work . she was used a hand full of times over the years but as we all know the 72-older trucks have massive rust out problems on the cabs at the drip channels . this old girl had the same problems and was no longer viable for repair on the cab .

so she was more of a lawn ornament for a few years as a billboard in the lawn .

then come along the new life blood for its major organs to live on .

1982 c-60 super clean and run great ..... after looking and measuring both it was a basic swap / bolt in deal . so game on we flipped/flopped parts and now the napco driveline axle's & transfer case live again .

she has the Rockwell t223 t-case and napco axles with 7.20 gears and open diff's both .

just a few pics . . . didn't post all the hard swap over pics as we know what that is . I even had re-pop stickers made for the dash from the orignals out of the old cab .

figured some of you guys might like to know what happened to some of the old big 4x4 iron . enjoy
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Old 01-24-2017, 12:15 AM   #234
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found another pic . between purchase and final rights part out.
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Old 01-29-2017, 11:03 AM   #235
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I happen to be in Santa Barbara for a few days and found this....

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Old 01-31-2017, 10:43 PM   #236
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Nice find. Looks like the seller is impatient when it comes to loading pictures
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Old 02-06-2017, 09:49 PM   #237
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Craigslist, 1959 NAPCO...

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Old 02-07-2017, 12:42 AM   #238
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Its been a little while since i've posted about doing the 4x4 conversion instead of buying a napco. Since then i've done a lot of research. There is a lot of info out there if you look long enough. First off. There is a website that makes body mount braket conversion kits from 73-80 ish chevy truck chassis' to pretty much any 50's era truck. They are called ez swap. Still not sure what im doing wether its body swap on to a donor chassis or axle swap from the donor truck. Either way i am purchasing a 79 k30 roller this weekend. Solid chassis and axles. Looks to be 14 bolt rear and the guy said it was a dana 60 front but looks like the dana 44. Either way. Should be a good parts truck and a good start.
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Old 02-07-2017, 10:30 AM   #239
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Its been a little while since i've posted about doing the 4x4 conversion instead of buying a napco. Since then i've done a lot of research. There is a lot of info out there if you look long enough. First off. There is a website that makes body mount braket conversion kits from 73-80 ish chevy truck chassis' to pretty much any 50's era truck. They are called ez swap. Still not sure what im doing wether its body swap on to a donor chassis or axle swap from the donor truck. Either way i am purchasing a 79 k30 roller this weekend. Solid chassis and axles. Looks to be 14 bolt rear and the guy said it was a dana 60 front but looks like the dana 44. Either way. Should be a good parts truck and a good start.
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dana 60 front has 4 bolts or studs/nuts were a ball joint would be on a dana 44 or corp 10 bolt. also has 2 bolts on the pumkin side were a u-bolt would be on the dana 44 or corp 10 bolt.

super fast way to spot a true k30 frame is no outside rear shocks to the frame . k30 frames have inner shocks on the rear to clear the springs being closer to the frame .
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Thanks. Ill double check it. I think it was u bolts not studs. It really doesnt matter to me. Im not looking for anything specific. Just want matching gearing and something beefier than a dana 30
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Old 02-07-2017, 03:20 PM   #241
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I let people know so they don't get sold a dana 44 for the price of a 60 . . . and then you find out later when parts don't fit.

pic 1 = king pin style knuckle of 60

pic 2 = 2 top plates held to axle for storage . but it shows the 2 bolts were the u-bolt would be on a non gm dana 60 front.
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yep, that was a nice one! Here's a pic.
I believe that this one belonged to the Napco Man over on stovebolt.com at one time I'm pretty sure he sold it....
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Old 04-02-2017, 12:19 AM   #243
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Stunning 57 Suburban for sale. $69900.
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/h...065133911.html
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Old 04-02-2017, 12:22 AM   #244
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More of the same.
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58 283 and very little other information. $35000.

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Old 04-27-2017, 03:51 PM   #246
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One ton 57 could be a NAPCO. Not able to tell from the advert.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/6051223026.html
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Old 05-01-2017, 04:11 PM   #247
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My new Napco



I just bought My first NAPCO. This is a 57' GMC. Pretty original minus paint and Oak bed. Original 347 with a good solid body that has little to no rust. It was last registered in 92' and has been sitting in a barn covered since. It runs, thanks to a somewhat anal retentive former owner who would start it every month or so just to keep it in good order. Never-the-less, there's a lot to go through and I'll definitely be having some questions (particularly regarding the front brakes) as I move through this and will thank you all in advance. The current focus is getting it 1200 miles to San Diego so that the fun can begin.

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ROADKILL ROAD TRIP!!!!!!!! Its 1200 miles to San Diego and we're driving a 57 NAPCO and wearing sunglasses!!!!!!!
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ROADKILL ROAD TRIP!!!!!!!! Its 1200 miles to San Diego and we're driving a 57 NAPCO and wearing sunglasses!!!!!!!
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Old 05-15-2017, 07:02 PM   #250
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Does this look like a napco truck? https://www.flickr.com/photos/729383...in/photostream
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