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Great Grandpas 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster

I dunno even when I will get to start my build but I might as well start gettin ideas. I just joined this forum and I already have gotten lots of ideas by searching. I bought my 1947 Chevy Fleetmaster 2door for 50 bucks from my cousin back when I was 15...I am now 28. It was my great grandpas car. He used it for everything.. from hauling hay to running around town. It has been sittin for a long long long time. Maybe since the early 70's? I hauled it down to Arkansas from Iowa and put it in the barn out of the weather after I bought it. Built this truck through out high school and now I am into rockcrawlers . I dont have a shop but I am hoping I will get to build on this car within next 5 years or so. Any ideas is greatly appreciated. I am thinking rat rod type build. My truck was to shiny made me nervous to drive it anywhere. lol here is a pic of the car.
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Awesome pics and awesome that you have your great grandpas car man it don't get much better then that. JMO oh and welcome to the site.




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Awesome pics and awesome that you have your great grandpas car man it don't get much better then that. JMO oh and welcome to the site.




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Thanks for the warm welcome Cole! You bet I am glad I got my grandpas car and the rest of my family is to...they just want to see it done someday haha hopefully I can make em proud within the next century.
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Welcome! I love the 40's Chevy's and having one that has been in the family even cooler. I have a '42 Chevy with a '74 Nova front clip and an Olds 455. Your drivetrain options are almost endless, lots of room for big blocks under the hood.
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Welcome! I love the 40's Chevy's and having one that has been in the family even cooler. I have a '42 Chevy with a '74 Nova front clip and an Olds 455. Your drivetrain options are almost endless, lots of room for big blocks under the hood.
I like your engine choice. I want to do something different besides the run of the mill 350 or 454 that everyone and there brother does.
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