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59 Chevy Pick Up
59 chevy pick up

This is when Dennis brought us a 57 Chevy Apache he had started. This is how it looked when it arrived at the shop.

59 chevy pick up

Finding the rough spots and fixing the dents.

59 chevy pick up

This Apache had 235 Straight 6. You can notice the attempt at a fan shroud which we will be removing and putting in a new one as he is upgrading to Vintage Air.

59 chevy pick up

We have removed the front fenders and are getting ready to remove the motor.

59 chevy pick up

We are chemically stripping the hood.

59 chevy pick up

After stripping the hood, we repaired the imperfections.

59 chevy pick up

First coat of primer and sanded.

59 chevy pick up

Even though this looks like a base coat, it is a product called "All You Need" Polyester Primer, which is fantastic at getting out imperfections.

59 chevy pick up

We are working on the front fender. We also were checking out some colors on the front splash apron.

59 chevy pick up

Here are some spray outs of the different colors we showed Dennis before making a final choice. Dennis chose the Ferrari Red and Vanilla Shake colors for the truck.

59 chevy pick up

This is the drivers side rear fender with the well for the spare tire. As you can see from the picture, there is a hole in the curve of the recess.

59 chevy pick up

There were stress cracks on the fender so we welded them up.

59 chevy pick up

This is the hole in the corner of the curve on the spare tire recess. We fixed the hole.

59 chevy pick up

This is the passenger side fender. It has been stripped and is ready to be worked.

59 chevy pick up

Passenger side fender has been sprayed with "All You Need" to clean up any imperfections.

59 chevy pick up

Rocker and front reveal have been repaired and "All You Need" has been applied.

59 chevy pick up

Working on the top of the bed rails.

59 chevy pick up

Checking the squareness of the bed.

59 chevy pick up

If you have one of these, save it as it's worth a lot of money. This is for the spare tire and will be held to the spare tire bracket.

59 chevy pick up

Body removed and engine is back in place. We will now start putting the brake lines and fuel lines on.

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