Pics of our 1950 Chevy truck restore project...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by teach1rusl, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I've always loved old trucks, especially model years up to about 55...always like the rounded hood/front end styles. And DH loves his projects, whether it's contruction-related or automotive. So we finally found a cool truck to restore [​IMG] It'd already been painted a few years back, and we both like the color(s), so even if we repaint we're gonna' stick with what's there. There's a lot of mechanical work to do (although it does run), the cab interior is rough, the bed too, no step-side yet...but it's a great start! We figure by the time DS is out of college (4 years), it'll be pristine [​IMG] It's a 1950 Chevy 3600...we want to keep it as orginal as possible [​IMG]
    DH and SIL : [​IMG]
  2. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2010
    Kiowa, Colorado
    Nice truck. If the bodywork was done right (no bondoed over rust it looks like you have a good start). Just the straight grille is a big plus. My BF has a 58 Chevy truck. He hot rodded his. Stroked 350 3500 stall convertor with a B&M turbo 350 I believe. 9" Ford posi. It still needs the interior fixed up and the heating system doesn't work. He has fun toys. I have goats and pigs.

    That's really neat. Good luck.
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    GREAT looking truck! I know nothing about older trucks except that I really like them! [​IMG]

    Nice pony, too. [​IMG]
  4. arabianequine

    arabianequine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 4, 2010
    I like it. Looks really nice!
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Very nice!! [​IMG]
  6. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    My dream car is a mid-fifties pickup, and I really like the chevys.

    Sweet ride!
  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Very nice! the Great Dane is a good match.
  8. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Love the great dane
  9. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2010
    It's gorgeous [​IMG] ....and so's the dog! [​IMG]
  10. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    Nice looking truck.

    They just dont make em like that any more.

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