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Subject: [oletrucks] 40 GMC metal bed floor
From: "David Miller" <davidmiller@home.com>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 21:58:42 -0500
The 1939/1940 GMC AC-150 brochure features "The GMC ALL-STEEL PICKUP" with a
steel floor with 8 stamped skids that run the length of the bed.  They
appear to be about 2 1/2" wide - and not at all similar to the wood bed and
steel skids shown in the 1940 Chevrolet truck brochure.  The 1939-1950 GMC
Light Truck Parts Book lists pickup bodies in "prime" - available in 6 1/2,
7 1/2 and 9 foot lengths.  The AC-150 bed measures 48 1/2" wide on the
inside, 16" high and 91" long.  The tailgate is embossed with an oval
bearing the vintage GMC script.  'Hope this helps!

David Miller
1940 GMC 1-ton Woodie

>-----Original Message-----
> Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 09:53:53 -0400
> From: "William M. Schickling" <wschick1@twcny.rr.com>
> Subject: [oletrucks] 40 GMC metal bed floor.
> Anyone ever heard of a "factory" metal bed floor for a 1940 GMC. Went
> to look at this truck the other day. The truck is very close to being
> completed. But I'd never heard of a metal bed floor.
> Any help is welcome. The price for the truck is not cheap and I want
> to make sure this is correct.
> Bill

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