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Re: [oletrucks] 54 chev

To: Smoky927@aol.com
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 54 chev
From: "Ronald Tofani" <rontof@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1999 19:09:34 EST

>From: Smoky927@aol.com
>To: rontof@hotmail.com
>Subject: Re: [oletrucks] 54 chev
>Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 10:51:25 EST
>Ron, I have an old '54 in about 2000 pieces in my garage which I'm (slowly) 
>restoring/upgrading.  There was an original Omaha Orange, but I think the 
>contrasting color was creme, so your trim has probably been painted black.  
>A chromed grill & bumpers were legitimate factory options in '54.  Tom 
>Brownell wrote a very nice book on the history of Chevy Trucks which will 
>give you a lot of info on the differences between the '54 & '55 1st series 
>compared to other AD trucks.  The '55 2nd series began a whole new truck, 
>but the '54 & 55 1st shared similarities with both the '47-'53 AD trucks 
>and the '55-'59 Task Force trucks.  If I get a chance, I'll e-mail the book 
>title to you tonight.  I think you've already gotten an answer about your 
>tires, but there are several vendors (such as Jim Carter Truck Parts and 
>LMC Truck Parts) who will have either NOS or repro headliners & door parts. 
>  I hope this helps.
>Lester (Smoky927)...'54 Chevy & '63 GMC.

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