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Old 05-01-2012, 01:51 PM
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Old Guy Here 1950 Chevrolet

Hello Old Guy Here.
We have a 1950 Chevrolet P/U with a 261 school bus engine,Duel Weber's/Carters,Howard Cam,Fenton Headers.
Saginaw four speed, 1970 Chevy/GMC 12 bolt 3:08 rear-end, power disk brakes, power steering.
Home Built
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Howard and Sue
Alpine Ca
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You have the truck of my dreams! I bought my 48 Chevy pickup in '73 when I was 15. I promptly chopped the top. It had a hot 235 with a home made intake with a 55 Chevy Rochester four barrel on top of it, and headers. A 55 pass car rear end with 3:90s. It has gone thru a few transformations including a mid engine Buick 401 with the carb between the seats!

It is now in a million pieces but is my next project and should be to it by the end of this summer.

It's now chopped and sectioned and I have a 235 with the Corvette side draft YH set up for it. I am thrilled to get that inline six back in there, plan on running a vintage 3 speed. My plan is nothing will be newer than 1955 or so on the truck.

Post some photos of your truck, I'd love to see it.

Brian

Edit: DUH, I just saw the photos, very nice! I love the "twice pipes" out the back. When I was a kid it had them "Jag style" right next to one another. It had glass packs right up at the trans (Munci 4 speed) and would rap like a bad dog, I had a lot of fun with that truck.
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Now for the challenge. Hope all of your posts are as interesting as that. Love the truck. Welcome to the forum.

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