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RE: [oletrucks] New Arrival

To: oletrucks@autox.team.net, "'Advdesign1@aol.com'" <Advdesign1@aol.com>
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] New Arrival
From: "Nelson, Jeff - DTC" <jnelson@paducah.k12.ky.us>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 07:59:28 -0500
Bob Adler, MR. ADVANCE DESIGN, falling in love with a 1938
Suburban!!!!!!??????!!!!!!! My world is crumbling about me <grin>

Seriously, Bob, good luck on the restoration and be sure to post some
pictures somewhere as you progress.

I can't comment authoritatively on the headlamps, but I would probably go
with sealed beam just for ease of finding replacements when necessary.

Jeff Nelson
1953 3600
Paducah, KY

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> I'm the proud father of a 1938 suburban carryall.  It is totally stock, 
> minimal rust for NY, engine stuck, trans stuck, needs door bottoms and 
> quarter bottoms, but I'm falling in love with it.  Has not been on the
> road 
> since about 1955.  Has all seats, good fenders, good tail and lift gate,
> good 
> running boards.  ALL windows go up and down.  Original paint faded to
> primer 
> and surface rust, but pinstriping visible.  Now I need a few months of
> spare 
> time.  Needless to say,  This is a rare find.  I had been running a 1966 
> panel truck for the past 22 years and it is rotted out bad and ready for 
> retirement before it falls apart.  My question is should I convert to
> sealed 
> beam headlamps or stay stock?  The 216 is adequate for me.
> Bob ADler
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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