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RE: [oletrucks] Grille on '50

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Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Grille on '50
From: "AKBurke" <ajkburke@msn.com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 22:23:06 -0600
I thought I read somewhere that there was restrictions on the
non-military use of chrome during the Korean Conflict and that all the
AD grilles were painted for a couple of years.

...it was all well before my time though...

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net
[mailto:owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net]On Behalf Of Stkcode
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 10:10 PM
To: oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Grille on '50

Can't really help on the rest buy I'm pretty sure all
the 47-53 series trucks had chrome grilles.  Haven't
seen a stock s/s one yet.  On the running boards,
don't think braiseing them would be strong enough
since braiseing is fairly soft metal..I think I saw
some repo boards that run like $270 each.  With all
the time your going to spend tring to get it to look
right, might be cheaper and easier just to buy a new
one or find a truck in the bone yards to steal them
off of..just a suggestion.

Mod 53 3100

--- Pastorjon994@cs.com wrote:
> Is the grille on my stock '50 supposed to be chrome
> or stainless?
> What would you all recommend for repairing rusted
> thru portions of my running
> boards?  The rusted areas are right where you step
> to get into the cab.  I
> would like to maintain the grooves without filling
> them in.  Any ideas?
> Could a fella braise and grind down?
> Is there a front main seal on a 216?  I have a small
> drip in the very front.
> Not sure yet if it is just oil pan gasket or if it
> could be front main.
> Has anyone done anything with the engine vent tube
> to keep drops of oil from
> coming out of it?  I don't have hardly any, but
> don't want even a little.  I
> recall hearing something about a pcv valve, but
> can't remember if it was
> something for this engine or not.
> Tom, I inadvertently deleted your post this morning
> about sanding, buffing
> stainless steel, could you please repost that?
> Thanks.
> Jon Callahan
> '50 3100
> Champaign/Urbana, IL
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