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Old 06-10-2018, 11:44 PM   #51
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Re: 47-59 Original and Close to Stock Pics

My truck is currently out of service but here's a couple of picture from a few years ago...
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Old 06-10-2018, 11:47 PM   #52
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My truck is currently out of service but here's a couple of picture from a few years ago...
Now there's a great looking 57! Very nice!
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Old 06-10-2018, 11:59 PM   #53
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Here's one I saw this morning. It's extremely original. On the seat is a sheet showing how to install turn signals, while a switch with some wiring is sitting on the dash.
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Old 06-11-2018, 12:21 AM   #54
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100% stock for now.

Wow...that's a real treasure...
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:50 AM   #55
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:37 AM   #56
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Nice pickups. Gotta get that one on the road. Life is short and when a lot of people see these trucks out there it makes em smile. That can't be bad...
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Old 06-11-2018, 04:46 PM   #57
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Here's a few pics of my close to stock '55 2nd 3100. Body, frame, steering, suspension and brakes stock. A '69 Firebird 350 was put in it sometime in the '70s, I believe. And '67 Muncie, 4 speed, close ratio trans with Hurst shifter. Guy I bought it from said it was a 400, but "350" is cast in to the side of the block, no big deal anyway. The truck was passed around between different owners in the Inland Empire of So Calif. Cherry Valley, Beaumont, Mentone, and then Moreno Valley. It was originaly built in Los Angeles, and was a V8 pickup from the get go. Minimal rust and a fairly straight body were pluses: but the POs had kept it running all these years with bailing wire, duct tape and chewing gum! And some of the most Rube Goldberg fixes I've ever seen!! Bought it in 2013. I worked on it for 7 days a week for 3 months and then hammered out some small dents and shot it with red paint myself. I'm a carpenter, not a painter so the paint job is ……. protective? Been a blast and drive it several times a week. Old Poncho runs great and hauls the mail.
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Old 06-11-2018, 10:07 PM   #58
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capnduane, I love the stance and the color of that truck. Very nice.
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Old 06-14-2018, 01:38 PM   #59
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Great Longbed Kermitt. Double-Clutcher... indeed here's mine
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Old 06-15-2018, 09:44 AM   #60
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Good stuff! Love those GMC wheel covers!

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here are 2 shots of my truck when I first bought it in 1972. still own it and will drive it tonight to a local show
Great History & Story behind your ride...
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Just a couple of more shots of the "Blue Mule"
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^^^ Very pretty truck^^^
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Yep I really dig that GMC!

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