GM 1956 GMC gets an upgrade or two! (1 Viewer)

Michael B

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I brought this little jewel home two weeks ago. A fellow mudder thought it would look good sitting in my 45. It’s a 71’ Rokon RT-140.

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Then I bought an EZ Chassis Swap kit (second hand, 2 months old and never installed) to mount the 56’ body on the 76’ chassis.
Had to look them up. Too bad they only go to '87 C10 chassis kits. It would be pretty cool to swap an old body onto my 1993 K2500.


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Awesome project. I’m a little late to your thread but got caught up this morning. This is a project I’ve wanted to do for years. Definitely following along.
 

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I’m supposed to be in Ouray right now for SAS#4. @POTATO LAUNCHER But my 45 is still in the process of having a custom radiator built. So I am taking out my frustrations on some old sheet metal.

This was the end of the day Saturday. I started by grinding the rivets holding the body mount brackets off of the 76’ chassis. After that I mounted the “EZ Chassis Swap” cab mounts. Then I started dismantling the 55’ and transferring body parts to the new chassis. This is all to test and measure for the frame shorting the 76’ frame will need.

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A week ago Saturday the 76’ chassis with the 55’ body parts attached were delivered to the fabricators shop for the frame adjustment.

This weekend I chopped the remaining 55’ chassis up for scrap.

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