Bobby, they make them, or did. i belive a manufactuer did a run for a
vendor, but don't know if they sold out or will do another run. Don't
remember the vendor's name but it was a rear end shop. Art's? Maybe?
Another option is to look for late '60s pickups in junk yards, the 3/4
and 1 ton rears will interchange mostly.
Bobby D Keeland wrote:
> I thought that someone had mentioned a place that now supplies new gears to
> fit into the housing of a 54 3/4 ton truck. Was I dreaming? I could not
> find the original post on the archives. Seems like it was Patricks, but
> couldn't find anything there that said 3/4 ton. I want to check out the
> differences in price for keeping the original 3/4 ton rearend with new,
> more highway compatiable gearing, versus swapping out for a Nova (or some
> such) rearend. I would prefer to keep the truck "heavy duty" as I will be
> using it to haul lots of stuff here and there.
> Anyone got any suggestions?
> 51 3600 5-window (still in pieces with a 54 3600 frame)
> Arnaudville, LA
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
'49 3800 Chevy Panel
'52 640 GMC Firetruck
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