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HSDropout 01-11-2013 03:25 PM

New Member with '59 Chevy Hot Rod Pickup
 
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Yo, new here. working over a '59 chevy apache short bed, hot rod style.
Been at it about 2 1/2 years. Rebuilt 350/350; stock rearend stock front end; monoleafs all 4 corners; aluminum gas tank at rear underbed; new wheel earings and kingpins; rack & pinion unit bolted to I-beam; p/s pump; new power master cyl. (under cab) with front discs/stock rear drums; Lokar stick shifter; ididit coloumn.
Motor is getting machined 40 over, new flt tops, mild cam, rebuilt HP heads.
Body work done, primed and satin black finish ongoing. frame is cleaned up and painted.
Often hard to get motivated but all in all, a good hobby.
Spend time on 47 to present chevy truck forums; lots of good opeople and info there. I love classic chevy trucks.
Anyway good to be here.........hell it's good to be alive! Thanks in advance.

NEW INTERIORS 01-11-2013 03:41 PM

Welcome to the site... :thumbup: Cool build you have there..:thumbup:

454 Rattler 01-12-2013 08:53 AM

Welcome to HR.com, HSDropout. Glad to have you here. Looking forward to seeing the project completed.



454 RATTLER

HDR4UNM 01-15-2013 11:42 AM

Looks like nice progress. I've got a 59 too.

ogre 01-15-2013 02:31 PM

me 3, 8 years in the making

http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/n...e/IMG_1103.jpg

lakeroadster 01-15-2013 04:59 PM

Welcome! Thanks for posting the photos, very cool project! We share an afflication for stepside hot rodded chevy trucks. :welcome:

Seen this thread? http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/55-5...ers-98267.html

Lakeroadster

Build Thread for my '65: Lakeroadsters' Build Thread: '65 SWB Step - Classic Parts Talk
http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/u...8mTylTc_fs.jpg

PRHeloPilot 01-19-2013 11:07 PM

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Ogre, what color is your truck? I found a spray can that looks exactly like it called Sunburst Yellow which I'm using to paint my accessories and I'm looking for a factory car with that color for my painter to get the formula for my truck.


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