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Todd
Feb 27, 2010 at 12:54 am
it looks great and sharp truck and i love the color,,, nic epaint work and clean job and truck. chevys all the way,,
 
 
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wrpastori
Jun 28, 2009 at 9:40 am
i want this car is wonderfull, so bad for me bur i don´t have the money for buying
 
 
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wrpastori
Jun 28, 2009 at 9:38 am
IS THE BEST PICK UP THAT I SEE LOOK FOR THIS SITE, IT´S BEAUTIFUL, THE COLOR ARE SOLID AND THE CAR IS ART... IT´S WONDERFULL
 
 

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1949 Chevrolet Pickup

Owner: BuyAmerican

  • cotton candy: 48 pts (win)
  • Old Blue: 32 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 16
  • Ended: May 12, 2007
 
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Owner: Stu_Norman

  • Big Red: 21 pts (loss)
  • Old Blue: 54 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 15
  • Ended: May 6, 2007
 

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1946 Chevrolet Pickup (Old Blue)

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No longer owned

About

1946 Chevrolet 1/2-Ton Pickup

Saved it from rotting in my uncles backyard. My first restoration done with the help of family and friends. Not perfect, but pretty darned beautiful! Unfortunately, I needed the money more, so I had to sell it. The good news is that my Grandpa bought it from me so it's still in the family!

Specs

1946 Chevrolet Model 3104-CCBX 1/2 Ton Light-Duty Pickup

Color...............................No.363 Mariner Blue Combination

23,780 manufactured in 1946

Base MSRP...................................$884.00
Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight.....4,600 lbs
Shipping Weight............................2,870 lbs
Curb Weight..................................3,010 lbs
Max cap. weight on front wheels.....1,795 lbs
Max cap. weight on rear wheels......2,805 lbs
Weight of body only..........................245 lbs
Body volume (to top of gate)................30.6 cubic feet

Standard Equipment
Frame.......................................5-3/4"x2-1/4"x9/64"
Rear Axle Type.........................Semi-Floating, Hypoid
Rear Axle Capacity...................3300 lbs
Rear Axle Ratio.........................4.11:1
Front Axle Type.........................I-Beam
Front Axle Capacity..................2200 lbs
Rear Springs Type.....................8-Leaf
Rear Springs Deflection Rate.....190 lb/in.
Front Springs Type....................7-Leaf
Front Springs Deflection Rate.....260 lb/in.
Tires.........................................6.00-16, 6-ply
Tire Carrier & Spare Wheel.........6.00-16, 6-ply
Engine Type............................."Thrift-Master" 216.5cid I-6
Engine HP................................90 @ 3300 rpm
Engine Torque..........................174 ft-lb
Air Cleaner...............................Regular w/Flame Arrester
Cooling System.......................14 qt.
Clutch Size..............................9-1/8" Diameter
Clutch Maximum Torque...........200 ft-lb
Transmission.........................."Syncro-Mesh" Manual 3-Speed
Front Bumper..........................Chrome
Rear Bumper...........................Chrome
Front Fenders..........................Full-Crown
Running Boards.......................Full-Length
Rear Fenders...........................Full-Crown
Service Brakes Type................Hydraulic
Service Brakes Size................11"x1-3/4"
Hand Brakes Type (Rear)..........Mechanical
Hand Brakes Size (Rear)..........11"x1-3/4"
Front Shock Absorbers.............Single-Acting
Rear Shock Absorbers..............Single-Acting
L.H. Rear-View Mirror................Short Bracket
Windshield Wiper.....................Left
Seat........................................Full-Width
Fuel Tank Location...................Clamped to floor under seat
Fuel Tank Capacity..................18 gallons

(Thanks to Brad for most of the information. http://www.br...m/index.html)
(I'm still gathering information, so everything may not be 100% accurate, yet.)

Factory Options

Optional Equipment (That this truck came equipped with):

Tires........................................6.50-16 6 ply
Oil Bath Air Cleaner..................2 lb
Clutch, Heavy Duty..................10-3/4", 200 ft-lb max torque
Transmission...........................Manual 4-Speed
Front Shock Absorbers.............Double Acting
Rear Shock Absorbers..............Double Acting
Auxiliary Windshield Wiper........Right
Auxiliary Mirror.........................Right
Sun Shades.............................Left & Right
Tail & Stop Lights
Genuine Leather Trim
Oil Filter
Coolant Overflow Tank

Mods

None. Restored to original specs.

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