Helpful Links

Helpful Chevy & GMC Truck Links

Engine/Mechanical

American Classic Truck Parts (940) 365-9786 www.americanclassic.com;  Engine & mechanical parts

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 Servicewww.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. This company is very knowledgeable about hard to find seals and customer service is outstanding.

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
Engine & mechanical parts for civilian Chevy & GMC trucks (with many shared parts to G506 and G508

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)

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  www.jatonkam35s.com
email:  jatonka@telenet.net John has new oak reproduction CCKW and Chevy top bows

Resources

Stovebolt Six 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), Redball Military Transport (www.redballonline.org)  and others.

The Canadian Maple Leaf Up Forum has a wealth of information and links for the collector.  www.mapleleafforum.com 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.  www.mv-restoration.com (260) 740-7435

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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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