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1947 COE

Discussion in 'Classic GM Trucks - Pre 1973' started by Baron, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. Baron

    BaronNew Member

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    This is my shop truck. Bought the stock 47 Chevy COE back in 2008. Was a moving co truck in it's heyday. All I used was the cab. Now mounted on a 1990 Chevy 1ton dump truck chassis. I shortened the wheel base to 106 inches. Kicked the frame three inches behind the cab and Superbell 3 inch dropped spindles got the front end down. It is powered by a 1984 Corvette motor (less the crossfire injection) with a Turbo 400 tranny and a set of 4.11's in the 14 bolt rear. Fabricated the bed and used pick up truck fenders that I widened 6 inches and made 4 inches taller to keep the proportions right.
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    • v8_vega

      v8_vegaNew Member

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      Now that is sweet! Love it, would definitely roll around in that.
       
    • 65 sporty

      65 sportyWell-Known Member

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      Old thread but that is a awesome shop truck.
       
    • HALIFAXHOPS

      HALIFAXHOPSBeerening at its best!

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      Kick ASS there!
       
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      65 sportyWell-Known Member

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      I really like the look but I don't think I would fit very well in the old cab, I need more room than they offer to be really comfortable. I would want to stretch the cab length for more leg room.
       
    • LocuMob

      LocuMobFluid Technician

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      That's a sweet looking ride! Thanks for dragging it up sporty!
       
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