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Pros and Cons 1956 GMC PU

I just got a 1956 GMC pick up as a project for me and my 14 year old son to work on together. I wanted to teach him how to work with his own hands and fix motors etc.. Now that we have it I'm trying to decide if I should keep it stock or modify the suspension, rear end, brakes ect..
Someone has already replaced the 6cyl with a 350 SB chevy and a 300 auto trany. So its not original. I would appreciate any advise.

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If it's gonna see very much driving,especially in high traffic,I'd definitely upgrade the brake system to somethin more modern & effective.They weren't that great when it was new.LOL.
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back road wear.

If has been drive on a lot of rough roads the door locks will wear, one thing to check.
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1956, 350 chevy small block, gmc pu, subframe

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