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46 gmc pickup gasser

Hey everyone. I have been lucky enough to receive my grand fathers 1946 gmc pickup. I have finally got enough scratch to get a good start. This will be my first project that involves major frame mods. I am going to do an old school gasser out of this. Was wondering if I would be better off using a extended cab S10 frame which is only 1 inch shorter on wheel base,or box in the original 46 frame. I will be using a 406 or 427 sbc around 500 Hp 450 ft lbs. M21 4 speed, 9 inch rearend ,ladderbar setup, if I can get the power to the ground this should be a blast to run. Anyway any opinion will be listened to Thanks, Brett

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If you want it to be an old gasser then use the original chassis. Box and gusset it where you think it needs it, install a straight front axel so the nose is up in the air and enjoy.
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