Resources

Helpful Chevy & GMC Truck Links

Engine/Mechanical

American Classic Truck Parts (940) 365-9786 www.americanclassic.com

Benchwick Carburetor Rebuilders, 5633 W. Garfield Rd, Salem, OH  44460  Phone (330) 782-3767 ask for Harry.  Reasonable prices and fast turn-around.

Olcar Bearing Company (George Bachleda “The bearing doctor”) brgdr@earthlink.net
Phone (910)693-3324  Specializes in bearings and seals for antique vehicles

Chevy’s of the 40’s (800) 999-2438 www.chevsofthe40s.com
Good source for engine & mechanical parts. You can talk to a knowledgeable person when you call.

Jim Carter Antique Truck Parts (800) 862-1913 www.oldchevytrucks.biz  Engine & mechanical parts; very informative website; customer service could be better.

Ficken Wiper Service: Wiperman.com (631)587-3332 M-F 9-5 EST Worlds largest source of Trico wiper parts and service. The best for your vacuum wipers

Northwest Transmission Parts, Winchester, OH Ph. 937-442-2811 e-mail: nrthwest@bright.net
NOS rear seals part number is 71-17765 (GM# group number 4.318, part number 591353) .
The original seal was leather, the GM replacement is rubber. Transmission gasket set, part number B125 (price $15.50). This company is very knowledgeable and customer service is outstanding. (Thanks to John Gott for referral)

Obsolete Chevrolet Parts (800)248-8785 www.obschevy.com
Good selection of 235 engine & mechanical parts

Patricks Antique Cars & Trucks www.patricksantiquecars.com
Engine & mechanical parts primarily ’52 and later for 235’s; Very knowledgeable

The Filling Station (800)841-6622 www.fillingstation.com

Transmission Exchange Company 1803 N.E. MLKing Blvd.  Portland, Oregon 97212
Ph. 800-776-1191  www.txchange.com   Have internal parts for transmission. Salesperson named Phil. Very knowledgeable and great customer service. (Submitted by John Gott)

White Post Restorations (540)837-1140 www.whitepost.com
Will reline brakes and rebuild brake cylinders (needed for front left); Order forms are on their website

Accessories/Body/Sheetmetal

Frank von Rosenstiel (705)437-3757  email: vonrosenstiel@globalserve.net NOS  mechanical and military body parts and accessories for Chevys & CCKW’s.  Helpful & knowledgeable.
JATonkaM35s,  John Tennis (518) 993-2700 email:  jatonka@telenet.net John has new reproduction CCKW and Chevy top bows

Resources
Stovebolt Six http://www.stovebolt.com/index.htm   This is a great forum for all kinds of Chevy sources, discussions and tips.

CCKW.Org  This site is hosted by Bill Wolf and has tons of pictures and helpful info. Well worth the visit.

WWII Chevrolet and GMC Truck Forum http://disc.server.com/Indices/183912.html
This is a great place to pose questions to the experts.

Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) This national association is dedicated to the support of   historical military vehicle enthusiasts.  Contact them at (816) 833-MVPA or go to www.mvpa.org  for more information. If you are not a member, become one today.

Regional Organizations: There are local chapters of the MVPA throughout the country.  Generally dues are very inexpensive and you can belong to more than one in your region.  VOV supports the NY-PENN Military Vehicle Collectors Club ( www.ny-pennmvcc.com) and others.

The Canadian Maple Leaf Up Forum has a wealth of information and links for the collector.  Great site.

Restoration
Rick Larsen Stencils  Their paint masking stencils are the best way to go in painting your truck.  Use the gauge masks for your cab gauges.  (413)269-0058  www.militarystencils.com

Vintage Wiring of Maine  Joe Hall has complete harnesses for both Chevy and GMC. Instructions are complete and thorough.   www.vintagewiringofmaine.com  email ffjeeps@mint.net  or call (207) 465-3431.

Military Vehicle Repair and Restoration  Ron Leatherman in Albion, Indiana provides quality  restoration services for all makes and models of military vehicles.

Just great links
Vernco’s  http://vernco.com/id427.htm   This site will bring tears to your eyes for it’s humor and poignancy.  It is one of my favorites (even if he is a “jeep” guy).

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