I know.. it's an old thread, but a 250 in a truck... sounds anemic.
My 1st ride was a 1970 Nova with 250 and 3 on the tree... and it was anemic.
Anybody else here do any wood turning? Dad had one when I was a teenager and it was a lot of fun. I picked one up here locally a while back....
FWIW: My '65 had those frame VIN stamps also
There's always another project... keep us in the loop Zig.
And don't be a stranger just because your trusty steed has moved to other pastures.
This guy has what you need. Don't expect any bargains though, he knows what the parts are worth, it's what he does.
1960 to 1966 Chevy Truck New...
The grille would lead you to think it is from a 64-65 or 66.
The door is from a 63-64-65 or 66
You are a Gentlemen and a Scholar, Steve. Nice collection. I'll take a rain check.
I think I'm done "building" vehicles. It's fun and I love...
Hey Steve... what's up with the motors lined up along the wall behind the cab?
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Based on the tanks yours looks like a 1973-1977. Keep in mind you may have a mixture of stock tanks on...
Yeah, I know.... believe me. You're not like most of the others that tailgate all the locals because your in a hurry are you?
I used to like...
Last winter was pretty dry here in Central Colorado.
Finally back to a somewhat normal pattern here this winter.
The snow pack in the mountains...
If he manually down shifts is there engine braking then?
Yep, looks great. Congrat's.
Welcome to the site Curtis.
All the 1/2 tons back then were 6 lugs. My old '65 was a 1/2 ton and also had 6 lug wheels.
I'm pretty sure the 5...
Gotta tell ya Flywheel... that's one beauty of a paint job on the frame... shop cat approved too! Tip of the hat to ya on posting the photo's for...
Who said stuffed?
"Hang on, I need to take the coolers, lawn chairs and canopy out of the truck so I can get some gas."
So how does this work when you have "stuff" loaded into the bed?
Is the Mustang II swap up to the task for a big old heavy pickem up truck?
If the Ranchero has a stock suspension I would go with whatever the OEM recommendation would be, such as a Monroe. If it has an upgraded...
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