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Wingman

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1948 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« on: November 03, 2014, 02:55:26 PM »
Found this gem in Nebraska.  I think I'm in love.  Or just stupid.

1948 Chevrolet Loadmaster, 16000 lbs, 235 ci, 3 spd trans, 2 spd rear

Steel is unbelievably 100% (who'da thunk in NE?).  Everything else, not-so-much.  Been sitting for ~30 years.  Needs some things.  Well, everything.

Plan is to return in the spring and retrieve.



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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2014, 03:12:21 PM »
NE not exactly a rust state
I never wanted a red car.. always thought they were tacky and common...
I now have 4 very not common cars and they are all red.. :o

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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 03:25:58 PM »
Sweet crawler hauler for short trips?

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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2014, 04:28:10 PM »
LOVE IT.

Want one like that, or an F3, or best, a Diamond T.

Fell in love with this earlier today
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2014, 04:36:34 PM »
Sweet crawler hauler for short trips?

That's part of the plan.  Hauler and tow pig.

Haven't decided on the method of execution yet.  Not sure how much "character" I want to leave in place and revive.  Sheet metal remains as-is.  The rest is up for discussion.
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2014, 04:47:24 PM »
Find a rolled over late-model. Body swap. Lots of dynomat. Resto-mod all the way.
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2014, 08:41:05 PM »
awesome

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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2014, 10:04:57 PM »
Idk about that...


Tapatalking in traffic
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2014, 04:30:51 PM »
6.2GM? Fucking barf. What a waste of a restoration!
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2014, 04:38:24 PM »
A 6.2 LS is in the running if I'm keeping the chassis.  8)
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2014, 04:42:57 PM »
we have a 2018 out back that sounds sweeet.  monster Allison bolted to it, deadheaded for load :)

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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2014, 04:46:47 PM »
Perfect!  When can I pick it up?  ;D
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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2014, 04:48:43 PM »
im sure it will be at Metalico in a month or so with a hole punched in the side of the block

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Re: 1947 Chevy Loadmaster 2-ton
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2014, 04:51:21 PM »
Boo.  What a waste.  :'(
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