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Old 02-26-2017, 07:04 PM   #1
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1965 Resurrection

Found a one owner 1965 long bed 1/2 ton just a few miles from me. It's a one owner truck bought for the farm in 65' I was fortunate to purchase it last summer.
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Old 02-26-2017, 07:07 PM   #2
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Original motor was cracked. So I put in a 454 and th400.
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Old 02-26-2017, 07:13 PM   #3
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New gauges
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Old 02-26-2017, 07:31 PM   #4
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Recovered seat
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Old 02-26-2017, 07:56 PM   #5
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Very Nice truck! The 454 looks right at home in there. What other kinds of plans do you have for it?
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Old 02-26-2017, 08:58 PM   #6
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Sweet truck.
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Old 02-27-2017, 09:58 AM   #7
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Very Nice truck! The 454 looks right at home in there. What other kinds of plans do you have for it?
so far,
lowered 4/6 with springs and spindles
disc brakes from Early Classic
454 motor (adding Holley Sniper EFI)
TH 400 trans
one piece aluminum drive shaft
autometer gauges
champion radiator
wheelvintiques 15x7 15x8 wheels with 56' chevy caps

plan on making into short bed soon.
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:09 AM   #8
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new tires and wheels
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:10 AM   #9
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Disc brakes conversion from Early Classic. Yes, I kept it a 6 lug.
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:24 AM   #10
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my favorite picture!
google street view of where truck lived for 50 years. it was parked in the same spot for 10 years because the block was cracked.
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Old 02-27-2017, 02:01 PM   #11
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Cool! You oughta come up to the Nationals in September with the Springfield Gang!
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Old 02-27-2017, 02:24 PM   #12
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Cool! You oughta come up to the Nationals in September with the Springfield Gang!
Will do!
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Old 04-12-2017, 03:19 PM   #13
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It's alive!
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Old 04-17-2017, 12:22 AM   #14
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Great find!!
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Old 04-17-2017, 05:20 PM   #15
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Old 04-17-2017, 10:34 PM   #16
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Old 04-29-2017, 08:45 AM   #17
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cool rolling pic from "Hot Rod 100 Mile" cruise last weekend.
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Old 04-29-2017, 08:48 AM   #18
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454 bbc th400
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Old 04-29-2017, 11:47 PM   #19
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It's good to see you enjoying your truck.

How did it do on that cruise?
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