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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2020, 09:06:06 PM »
Concept pic.     8)

This one needs some sheet metal body work


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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2020, 09:27:05 PM »
ditching the van frame? 

i just cant get into the low ridder thing- it just doesnt work for me.  i like the farm truck function look

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2020, 09:37:30 PM »
If you can get past the reduced utility, it gets more fun. I like it!
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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2020, 09:42:04 PM »
looks like a nice complete shell though.  if you get bored let me know ill pick it up :) 

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2020, 07:36:19 AM »
looks like a nice complete shell though.  if you get bored let me know ill pick it up :)
make me an offer

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2020, 01:18:14 PM »
papers?

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2020, 05:38:08 PM »
Not yet.   

I think I will be more motivated when the weather turns.


papers?
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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2020, 12:33:29 AM »
i think you told me what you paid for this so thats not helping

7-800 take it?  not interested in the wheels

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2020, 07:10:45 PM »
i guess ill take over this thread   8)

should be another fun build! 

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #24 on: September 07, 2020, 08:08:37 PM »
I wasn't feeling it on this one.   have fun with it.

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2020, 10:04:50 AM »
scrap up a bit, 165/GT

shell and left over bits from van tear down yeilded 2380 lbs with a 40lb deduction for "wood" bulkhead in van.  new guy at lot, seemed picky and worried he would loose his job if he missed something lol 


175$ back! 

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #26 on: September 23, 2020, 09:41:27 PM »
most of the chassis prepped for the 52 shell

motor and harness trimmed down.
test fired and good motor good trans.


cats removal and exhaust gaskets next.  I think im going to throw a fuel pump at it, looks sketchy and vent tube cracked off.   

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2020, 09:53:15 AM »
95% of the parts for this build ordered and on the way! 

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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2020, 12:02:35 AM »
started throwing steel at this thing


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Re: 1952 Chevy long bed
« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2020, 02:50:54 PM »
day two of putting a front clip on  :o

almost. almost there. 




confirms my usual standards of never buy a truck not together.  its actually a lot of work haha. 

but didnt have any tear down work so im doing doing ok on this one. 

summit and LMC orders placed and starting to trikkle in- should have 99% of materials in by this week.