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Old 03-04-2008, 07:51 AM
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Finally some color

I just thought I would keep you all updated on the progress of my truck. We got some color on her finally. Its getting close. I have some pics iam going to attempt to attach on here so let me know what you all think. Thanks
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It looks sweet.
Did you weld up your bed?
If so do you have any more pics of it?
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looks great I like the colors
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yeah I welded up the bed and the roll pan. I have a few pics on here I will upload hopefully there good enouph to see.........
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:28 AM
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Nice paint job!
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thank you yeah iam excited for it to be done
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Have any of you guys used or know anyone that has use one of the after market electronic transmission controllers for a 4L80E transmission There seems to be about 3 main brands but I would like to find out from those that have used them which is better and if there were any issues and what inputs you need for the controller (tps,map or output shaft speed)
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Just checking out this thread and hopfully one of you can help me with my little problem... Trying to do a vin search to try and find out exactly what this truck I'm working on is. I've gone to three different sites and every vin search has given me different results. As far as I know, its a 55 second series GMC, but I've also been told that its a 56. Here is my listed vin... 152PY5687 Any positive redirection would help. It would just help alot on my hunt for parts that no longer exist... An help is much appreciated!!!
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:21 AM
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Don't know much about vin numbers sorry I cant help you.check in the body section someone there may be able to help.
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Just checking out this thread and hopfully one of you can help me with my little problem... Trying to do a vin search to try and find out exactly what this truck I'm working on is. I've gone to three different sites and every vin search has given me different results. As far as I know, its a 55 second series GMC, but I've also been told that its a 56. Here is my listed vin... 152PY5687 Any positive redirection would help. It would just help alot on my hunt for parts that no longer exist... An help is much appreciated!!!
Here is what I found on your VIN #....15=3/4 ton, 2= 123.25" wheelbase,
if there was an eight next it would be an eight cyl. engine. But there wasn't an 8 so it is a 6 cyl. P= Pontiac assembly plant, Y= 1955 second series, 5687 = the production number ( it was the 5,687 truck built that year)

I got this info from LMC truck.and they are a great vendor! I have a truck just like your except it was built in LA. There are a ton of parts for that truck...you can almost rebuild the whole truck with aftermarket parts.

Hope this helps...James
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'55 - '56 chev pu diff

Come on guys and gals!! Where's the first place we all used to look to identify a particular model?? The hood ornament, of course. And, that's how you tell the diff between a '55 series 2 and a '56. Look closely and you will see that the wings on the '55 extend out from the UPPER sides of the hood ornament while the wings on the '56 extend out of the lower sides of the ornament. That's the difference and the main reason why the hood ornaments on these particular models are often the wrong ones.
PS: I know I'm on the wrong thread but I can't locate the thread (guy) that was asking for this info.
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front bumper & brackets

Anyone have a used front bumper for my 59 Apache. Iam looking for a used one to paint. I found some chrome ones but not interested since iam just going to paint it. Any suggestions on where i can find one will be helpful.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:58 AM
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Come on guys and gals!! Where's the first place we all used to look to identify a particular model?? The hood ornament, of course. And, that's how you tell the diff between a '55 series 2 and a '56. Look closely and you will see that the wings on the '55 extend out from the UPPER sides of the hood ornament while the wings on the '56 extend out of the lower sides of the ornament. That's the difference and the main reason why the hood ornaments on these particular models are often the wrong ones.
PS: I know I'm on the wrong thread but I can't locate the thread (guy) that was asking for this info.
Ahh...my truck 1955 2nd series does not have an ornament. Plus that can be swapped out easily so it is better to go with a vin number when you can and not a removable piece of decoration (molding)
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sway bar mounts

hey my name is Dave Smith I have a 56 chevy p/up that I'm starting. Thanks DoubleDick for those sway bar brackets. What size motor are you running? If it's a BB where did you find headers? I hope to talk with as many of you guy's as possible for great ideas this is my first project me and my son is working on. I'm not going to get alot of help from him, He just started with our Sheriff's department this past year so he still all about that right now.
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Welcome to the site Dave
You need to post some pics when you get the chance.
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