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1950 Chevrolet Pickup

An article by John Holmes

A Real Head Turner

The photographic history of a complete nut & bolt restoration on a 1950 Chevrolet step-side pickup, restored using Hobbyweld MIG welding gas.

The start of the 1950 Chevrolet Pickup restoration

The interior was in a shocking state

The interior was in a shocking state and was in need of urgent reupholstering.

The original body work required a lot of work

The engine also required a full restoration

Stripping the chassis revealed a hell of a mess

Lifting the body and engine revealed quite a big mess.

The Axle's before work commenced

The Axles after restoration work

There was not a piece of the vehicle left untouched in this very thorough restoration.

Interior welding work to the body


The Finished Article

Interior shot finished to a superb standard

The attention to detail and the overall quality of this restoration is superb.

Not a part of this truck has been left untouched

The Chevy has all of its original running gear and a straight six 216 C.I. engine.

The polished woodwork

The polished oak bed with steel jointing strips is finished to a very high standard.

The final result restored with Hobbyweld

I think you can agree that this 1950 Chevrolet step-side pickup is a real head turner.

Chevrolet Pickup
Transmission : Manual
Fuel : Petrol
Seats : 3
Drive Side : Left-hand Drive
Registration : 23/04/1950

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