I figured out how to post pics of my GMC

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  1. Bilbo

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    Here are some pics of the 2 for 1 project. It'll be a 50 GMC when done.
     

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  2. vwnate1

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    Twofer

    It looks like you're off to a good start ! .

    I did this with my '46 way back in the early 1970's...
     
  3. Wolf

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    Nice pictures thanks!!! And did everyone hear the news??? Its a GMC! Can't wait to keep up on your progress. Keep em coming. Looks great!
     
  4. azcarman411

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    Looking good! Sand blasting sure does speed up the work. Dont forget the GMC and chevy front crossmembers are different. Chris
     
  5. Kens 50 PU

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    Wolf, don't get your hopes up!

    Bill just moved from deep S. Tx to Magnolia. He's only a 15 minute drive from me. I'm sure I can persuade him to put a chevy front end on and make the world a prettier place!:p:cool:

    BTW Bill, those trucks look good. I noticed that you waited until fall to sandblast. What's wrong with doing it in August?:eek:

    Ken
     
  6. Wolf

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    Now why on earth would you wanna do that;) I think you should go visit thats for sure!!! Heck that would be a lot of fun. I would love to see both of your trucks in person, Ken yours looks so nice... for a chevy:rolleyes: naw.. it looks nice period!!! Gotta love that long long motor what is it again 7 bolt mains??? I like it cuz i drove around 50 -60 miles the other day in 65F weather and still had 45-50psi oil pressure running down the road
     
  7. willardgreen

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    Nice Truck!

    Looks like no cancer. Very rare. If you want a nice motor get the 261. More power and oil pressure. Enough for hydraulic lifters Wolf. 60-psi ;)
     
  8. Wolf

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    :D Maybe someday, then again...:rolleyes:
     
  9. vwnate1

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    Word To The Wise

    Skip the juice lifters...... :rolleyes:
     
  10. Zig

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    YeeHaa!!!

    Sorry, Chevy guys~ This site just got more MANLY!!!! :D

    :p

    :)

    :rolleyes:

    :cool:

    I can't wait to see how it turns out!
     
  11. Bilbo

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    Did a little more work recently. Started some paint work on Father's Day weekend. See if I can post a pic or 2. Get the engine and transmission installed, mount the cab, add doors, and we can load her up and bring her to Magnolia, Texas.
     

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    Looking VERY good !

    ...You do know the engine is supposed to be gray , right ? . CHEVROLET Orange is for V-8's .
     
  13. ccharr

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    Paul,
    Remember he is using a Chevy and a G to make one,
    He is most likely still using the Chevy Frame, if so hopefully he changed out the crossmember?? Most likely the hairline cracks on the Chevy were just an easy fix. Had it been a G, he would have had to use the 55-59 G service manual's many pages on how to fix G frame caverness cracks. :cool:


    QUOTE=Zig;60361]Sorry, Chevy guys~ This site just got more MANLY!!!! :D
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    :rolleyes:
    :cool:
    I can't wait to see how it turns out![/QUOTE]
     
  14. Zig

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    He's making the *right* one, too!

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    The color paint he's using will make all those "lesser" problems become non-factors. If I was using my other 'puter, I'd post some engine shots that look nice and orange(Y) red like his! Keep up the god work, Bilbo! From where I'm setting, that looks mighty dang good! :cool:
     
  15. Bilbo

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    Nate, Here's what the engine looks like... The bell housing and transmission got orange. Set the cab on the frame, back from where it belongs until the eng. and trans are installed. Zig, about that crossmember... is the radiator the only problem with using the Chevy crossmember, or are there other problems as well. I'm considering modifying the radiator support to account for the difference in height if that's the only problem. The engine is already a '55 Chevy, so it will bolt right in on the chassis...
     

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    Great photos of your truck, keep up the great work on it. btw what size is the MF you have?
     
  17. vwnate1

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    Looks Like :

    A BIG MF to me ! :D .
     
  18. Bilbo

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    Unfortunately, I can only come up with one meaning for MF..... :confused: Help me out a little please? I doubt you want me to respond to the definition I have for MF....
     
  19. Kens 50 PU

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    Massey Ferguson. Builder of very fine farm tractors and lawn tractors. We bought our first lawn tractor in 1970 and that MF is still in the shed!
     
  20. ccharr

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    As Ken had stated Massey Ferguson, and not MoFo.:D I could not read the #'s on the tractor that had the forks on it.:)
     

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