1951 is the only year for wing windows and turn down door handles. i have one,
its a 2 ton dump. chevy duty sells brake parts for the big trucks.
john r dorsey wrote:
> My '52 640 (22000lb gvw) has pull down handles and wing windows. I have no
> doubt that it is a '52, I am only the third owner, and it came with a good
> On the wheel cylinders, 1953 was the changover year on the 3/4 and 1 ton
> trucks, I'm not sure what the year was on the 1-1/2 or 2 tons. It would
> probably be the same as they used the same basic type of brakes on the
> front. Rear brakes are a totally different ball game.
> I don't have a chevy duty catalog handy but I they may not be listing brake
> parts for the larger trucks. As rule of thumb if it dosen't secifically list
> the larger trucks it's only for the wimpy 1/2 tons. They may well carry them
> though, just not have them in their catalog.
> Your best bet for kits would be NAPA, and it would probably help to know
> what size the cups are. The size should be cast into the outside of the
> cylinder, if not it's on the cups themselves.
> If you need whole cylinders there are several companies like Chevy Duty that
> have some NOS parts, failing that look on Hemming's web site for someone who
> sleeves them.
> '49 Chevy 3800 Panel
> '52 GMC 640 Firetruck
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Brandon Whitson <ABWDVM@rocketmail.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Saturday, April 08, 2000 8:11 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] 52/51 GMC, MAX GVW 16000, brakes
> >My 2 ton GMC need some brake work. . .
> >It's titled as a 52, but the cab has pull down door handles, etc, like
> >a 51.
> >I looked in the Chevy Duty catalog (p52), the wheel cylendars on my
> >truck match the 47 - 50 picture, not the 51- 54. Did gmc use older
> >parts? Is this because I have a heavy truck?
> >Anyone have any advise? Sould I call Chevy Duty?
> >Adam B. Whitson, D.V.M.
> >1212 1/2 Old Main
> >Newton, KS 67114
> >ICQ# 14143374
> >oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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