The bumpers were eliminated, both front and rear, and a custom rear pan added with an inset for the plate. Trucks arent supposed to be pretty they were meant to be workhorses not luxury cars. Was my daily driver for 4 years then the engine burned up 243 6cyl. Both Stepside and Fleetside availability carried over from 1966, and revised grilles continued to represent new model-year calling cards up through 1972. I wanted to give someone the chance to keep her original with this rare setup. Rad support and battery try look good as well.
I got about 7 miles to the gallon-going up hill, downhill, fast,slow whatever-7. I think the long bed throws off the proportions a little, but I can see the utility in having one. I also have a copy of the original owners title from Tennessee. I do have a free and clear title for this truck in my name with no Leins. Been moving it around with me for the last 20 some years so someday I could drive it again. It does not apply to any other manufacturer, as each one had their own registered tradename.
Six cylinder, 3 on the tree and I loved driving it. Below the heater control is an aftermarket fm tuner that works with the am radio. The factory framerails were C-notched for clearance and the suspension upgraded using 2-inch Bell Tech drop spindles along with rejuvenated disc brakes up front and drums in the rear. I loved that truck what a sound downshifting was! MechanicalMechanically sound and all original to my knowledge. Also dropped in a smallblock 400 with all new running gear, and used it as his parts chaser.
I have worked on quite a few of these and know quite a bit about them. The build was a great project for the two men and thankfully father-in-law Jess Heacock got to see the completed truck before he died in 2009. A host of trim packages emerged during this generation, and serve as rolling proof that some truck buyers indeed preferred their pickups to play as well as work. Munson Customs followed up with the custom center console, fabricated from fiberglass and holding the tall Lokar shifter and gauges for the air suspension. Has drum brakes with have ben re done in last year. Someone bought it before I saw the mistakes. These slid back and forth in the F150, but would have wedged neatly in a stepside.
Note that door weatherstrip looks to be original as well. The 1971 and 1972 Chevy pickups tend to be the most popular, with a shared large egg crate grille and further refinements such as front disc brakes. I've taken her from Austin to Dallas 3. Condition note: This is a used item, nd is being sold as is, ll issues noted will be clearly stated in the listing, ead the description and examine the pics carefully. Public-restroom-tile green, with the long stepside box. You ever try to get all those bits of soil from in front of your wheel wells? From front to back everything is fully functional and or new.
If you would like to discuss your Hagerty Insurance policy, please call us at 877-922-9701. Tires are up not sure about the inside rears Even has a spare. Wood is in good shape but would look nicer refinished. I have only seen 1 other in Arizona about 10 years ago. There are pinholes under the flat spot that would be directly above the door sills when closed. It ran like chevy sixes do, never a problem.
I wouldn't hesitate to take this truck to car shows. My dad had the archetypal work truck though, a 1955 International heavy half-ton, long stepside box, with 4-speed transmission. I have been restoring it to use in my antiques business low budget: here. Or if you drove a Ford you could order the optional under bed locking tool box on your Styleside Contractor, Rancher, or Camper Special. My 1963 F100 had the short bed with the wood floor iirc. Door panels were contoured to match.
A 1972 Olds Cutlass and 1937 Ford Slantback also became part of the collection. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount. All screws are in original holes and none were stripped. There is light hail damage on the truck. A grain bed is a high-sided stepside, sometimes having a slanted floor but always having a tight fitting sometimes lift out tailgate.