The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network







Register or Log In To remove these advertisements.

Go Back   The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network > 47 - Current classic GM Trucks > The 1947 - 1959 Chevrolet & GMC Pickups Message Board > Projects and Builds

Web 67-72chevytrucks.com


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-01-2018, 08:25 PM   #201
joedoh
Senior Member
 
joedoh's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Doodah Kansas
Posts: 4,657
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

great color! I had a 62 galaxie that was just a little darker, we called it "60s christmas ornament green" haha
__________________
the mass of men live lives of quiet desperation

Project: WAMEGO
my LU3 4.3 4L60E S10 49 GMC 150
http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=765957


if there is a problem, I can have it.
joedoh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2018, 10:11 PM   #202
Joe Pass
Senior Member
 
Joe Pass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Windsor, California
Posts: 889
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

I've always admired that color on your truck...nice work
Joe Pass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2018, 11:49 PM   #203
oldman3
Senior Member
 
oldman3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: West Plains, Missouri
Posts: 6,454
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Looks good...Jim
oldman3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-2018, 09:25 PM   #204
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Today's progress, install contacts for the door solenoids, hang one door and install the wiring cover for the upper steering column.
Attached Images
   
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2018, 01:46 PM   #205
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Goofing around in the garage this morning...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86tH...ature=youtu.be

Last edited by Black_Sheep; 07-04-2018 at 09:52 PM.
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2018, 09:47 PM   #206
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Got the drivers side door hung...
Attached Images
 
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-04-2018, 09:56 PM   #207
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Duplicate post?
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2018, 07:20 PM   #208
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Back on the ground, I actually DROVE the '58 out of the garage and gave it a quick bath. I also got the doors adjusted so the gaps are right and both sides open and close with ease.


I also changed the sway bar links, using a set for a '70 Charger which were 1.5" longer. I think lowering the front suspension messed up the geometry of the stock Nova links, causing them to tip back. Now they sit straight up and down.
Attached Images
  
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 02:14 PM   #209
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Working on a front brake upgrade today. Stop Tech drilled and slotted rotors. Baer pads, Timken seals and bearings, all new hardware. I removed the dust shields for better air flow...
Attached Images
     
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 02:15 PM   #210
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

One more pic...
Attached Images
 
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 02:24 PM   #211
slammed57
Senior Member
 
slammed57's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: pembroke pines, fl
Posts: 213
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

your truck is coming out beutiful, great color choice
__________________
My 57 current build
http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=662590
slammed57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 02:30 PM   #212
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Quote:
Originally Posted by slammed57 View Post
your truck is coming out beutiful, great color choice
Thanks, I really struggled with the color choice so I hope it matches the vision in my head...
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2018, 02:39 PM   #213
slammed57
Senior Member
 
slammed57's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: pembroke pines, fl
Posts: 213
Quote:
Originally Posted by Black_Sheep View Post
Thanks, I really struggled with the color choice so I hope it matches the vision in my head...
Well you made a good choice, looking forward to seeing in paint
Posted via Mobile Device
slammed57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2018, 08:15 AM   #214
Joe Pass
Senior Member
 
Joe Pass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Windsor, California
Posts: 889
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Good progress....nice new parts are always good.
Joe Pass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2018, 12:37 PM   #215
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Off to paint this morning
Attached Images
 
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2018, 11:32 PM   #216
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

While the truck is at the painter's, the garage is getting a beauty makeover. Drywall was in but it needed to be mudded and taped. After the mud I gave the walls a coat of primer and a 2 tome paint job. Tomorrow the Racedeck flooring goes in...
Attached Images
     
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2018, 10:34 PM   #217
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Other than a few minor details the garage is done, still waiting for the '58 to come back from paint...
Attached Images
 
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2018, 11:14 PM   #218
oldman3
Senior Member
 
oldman3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: West Plains, Missouri
Posts: 6,454
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

WOW, that's all I got to say...Jim
oldman3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2018, 11:43 PM   #219
Joe Pass
Senior Member
 
Joe Pass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Windsor, California
Posts: 889
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Yah...Thats really nice......
Joe Pass is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2018, 09:35 PM   #220
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Visited the painter tonight to go over a few things and give him some money for materials. The bed parts are in sealer and everything else has been final sanded. Color will be going on in the next couple of days, I can hardly wait...
Attached Images
 
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2018, 10:09 PM   #221
Indian113
Registered User
 
Indian113's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Monroe,Iowa
Posts: 4,095
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

I'm getting goose bumps waiting on your paint. That Garage Is OUT OF SIGHT!
Indian113 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2018, 10:42 PM   #222
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Quote:
Originally Posted by Indian113 View Post
I'm getting goose bumps waiting on your paint. That Garage Is OUT OF SIGHT!
Thanks

He's going to send pictures once there is some paint on it, I'll be sure to post 'em up...
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2018, 08:38 AM   #223
bowt1ed
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 407
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Hey Mark, are you painting it with the cab on/engine in and doors hung? Looking good!

Jim
bowt1ed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2018, 03:39 PM   #224
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Re: Brother's keeper - '58 Stepside build

Quote:
Originally Posted by bowt1ed View Post
Hey Mark, are you painting it with the cab on/engine in and doors hung? Looking good!

Jim
Just as it sits in the picture, the door and cab jambs are painted already. I painted the firewall before putting the cab on so masking shouldn’t be too difficult
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2018, 01:49 PM   #225
Black_Sheep
Registered User
 
Black_Sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: upper midwest
Posts: 761
Getting some color...
Posted via Mobile Device
Attached Images
  
Black_Sheep is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 1997-2013 67-72chevytrucks.com