The restoration was completed July 2011, just in time for three of the more detailed judging shows in the Midwest. It had 79,987 original miles, brand new boards in the bed and leather seats. His original intention so he said was to modify the suspension and maybe drop in a 502 crate motor. In many cases this lasted quite a long time. The stake panels are wood. Purchased in 1987 and stored inside for the past 40 years.
Take your time and do it right and do not cut corners. Richard decided it would be a great retirement project for himself he was 65 years old and his brother. This truck is almost completely rust-free and the paint is original. Thus, few of these 75 year old trucks remain. You are welcome to make non-commercial web use of pictures on here provided you link back to us. When Richard received an offer to sell it and make a good profit, he knew he had to let it go. The drivetrain is original, except for a few seals and gaskets.
It lacked a dash, seats, bumpers, braces, and so many small parts that were lost during the years of disassembly. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final. It would be a lot of fun. Thanks, Bob Funtjar Bob's got a to check out, too! If you want to download more images from our collection, please click on the image below and do the same steps, the full size download. Each part was restored or replaced. Modern work trucks are mostly big square boxes and while some look great, none are as attractive as this 1935 Ford! The dash and gauges are all there except the right gauge is missing. This truck is native to Scranton, North Dakota and she is eager to explore your neck of the woods! This 1942 Chevrolet 1-Ton Pickup is a rare find in great condition.
Its 1950 registration card was still attached around the steering column -- right next to keys which were still hanging in the ignition. A flatbed to haul the John Deere D to the shows. There was a new clutch, brakes, front end rebuilt, interior re-done and all wood in body and doors replaced and wood bed replaced in oak. The year 1958 was the first of three years Categories. You can find it in Commerce, Georgia and you can contact Mike via the form below.
At the end of 12 months of shows the public then picks the best of all the prior 12 winners. The front center fender valance panel has cracks on both ends. The truck came with a spare rear end and grill all original and with the pink slip. After the body panel repairs, there were three coats of primer, and re-assembled for body fit. No parts of this site, its contents, photos or graphics may be used without permission. Motor-235 from a 58 Chevy truck, trans-4spd from a 87 Chevy 1 ton, rear end from a 95 Chevy ramp truck with disc brakes. I had a 1935 truck in 1965--age 21.
There is some small rusted areas started in the bottom of the right door. The truck has an option right fender spare tire well. While I had largely forgotten about the truck, I took the opportunity to show it to my wife while on our road trip honeymoon in August of 1999. Roger considered it his challenge in life to make it like a new 1935. The non-hydraulic cable operated brakes were ready for some major upgrades. What condition was the truck in when you got it? Please follow the instructions there. Sadly, soon after the restoration started, his brother developed an incurable disease and then the rebuilding begin feverously.
Regardless, this 1935 Chevy model actually had three rows of seats and could carry eight passengers. Once completed, it was now time to see if it was done correctly by the most professional judges. The picture on the left is the truck as it looked the day I started dismantling it in the summer of 2000. I have owned this vehicle since March 2009. The Wire Transfer Transaction Summary page will provide payment and account information. He found it in pieces December 1999.
Needless to say, the truck is sitting high and dry in its new garage without any new work being done to it. If so, please notify when listed. The gauges were sent out, tested, repaired and reinstalled. No, there is no additional work I would like to do on this truck. And then comes life changes. Have plenty of time and deep pockets money wise--it is expensive to do it right.
Every piece replaced w red oak, stained and varnished like furniture. Note the vintage flares mounted to the cowl section. Beds, rear fenders, tires, and mechanicals needed much to bring them to useable standards. All the parts were painted separately and re-assembled again. This truck was in pretty bad condition. The engine was rebuilt with complete cotton wiring used.