Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Got the bed wood stained and epoxied today, as well as brakes bled. New taillights on.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Got the hitch installed to pull my '47 Teardrop camper
Also driveshaft is in, alignment is done

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Thursday, December 2, 2010


10 bolt Chevy Rear end installed, replacing the torque tube. Will sit on 3" lowering blocks. Tube style shocks to replace knee action original ones.

Latest progress

Installed T5 transmission and added new shift knob...a Blatz beer tap handle from the sixties

Monday, November 29, 2010

Latest progress

Have decided to install  lowered 10 bolt rear, T5 trans and open drive line. Sent front axle off to OK for 4" drop. Found replacement seat. Started re-assembling the bed. Installed new fuel tank and lines. Have nice 235 to start building to eventually replace the 216.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Cleaned up engine

Latest progress

Got the doors back on, brakes almost done, new king pins,new clutch, rear axle back on, starting to re-assemble bed with new bolts, awaiting fuel tank install, still need to find replacement for passenger side rear fender,

Monday, October 11, 2010

Man, rust everywhere. Good thing it is just surface "patina"

Pretty cool shop helper!

Odd looking bracket for???

Bed removed

Just one of the many piles of dirt and trash that fell off

A little spring cleaning in order - lots of farm dirt and grease

Last time truck saw the road - 1972

Old radio

Cleaned out cab

Crunched rear fender


Seat in need of a little attention

Wore out engine??

Pic of additional engine

Home and off the trailer - Where do we start?