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Tech Articles for 1955 - 1966 Chevy and GMC Trucks

INDEX

1955, 1966 Chevy, GMC Trucks
Accessories
Bed
Brakes
Cab
Cameo/Suburban
Door
Electrical
Frame and Chassis
Gas Tanks
Grills
Interior
Lighting
Mechanical
Misc.
Paint
Radio
Sheet Metal
Speedometers and Gauges
Split Rims
Suburban / Panel Truck
Suspension
Transmission
Trim
Upholstery
Wheel and Covers
Window

Accessories

1964-66 Optional Air Filter
1957-62 GM Tool Bag
1958-1964 Chevrolet Cool Pack Air
Ash Remover
First Factory Air
GMC Heater Control Tech Article
1955-59 Utility Tray

Bed

Truck Beds...Black Wood
Introduction of the GM Fleetside
American Ingenuity
Wood Bed Strips

Brakes

Brake Cable

Cab

1966 Cab Data
1960-1966 Cab Trim
1960-1965 and 1966 Deluxe Steering Wheel
1947-1955 Pedal Pad Differences
1955-1959 Reduced Glare Dash

Cameo/Suburban

Chevrolet Cameo and GMC Suburban Wheel Trim
1955-1958 Cameo and Suburban Overview
1955-58 Cameo Taillight Lens Securing Plates
Cameo Trailer Hitch Assembly
How Rare are 1958 Cameo's?

Door

1955-1959 GM Door Differences

Electrical

1955 GMC Electrical Trivia

Frame and Chassis

Frame Cutting - Be Careful!

Gas Tanks

Economical Gas Tank Cleaning
Gas Tank Baffles

Grills

1960-1961 Chevrolet Grills

Interior

GMC Dash Gauge Blank Out

Lighting

1960-1961 Parking Lights
1955-1959 Panel Tail Lights
1960-1966 Back Up Lights
1966 Step side Backup Lights
4 Speed Back Up Light Switch
Ingintion Cylinder Light
Park Light Lens Amber or Clear
Stepside Tail Lights
Suburban Back Up Light
1955-58 Cameo Taillight Lens Securing Plates
Halogen Lights vs. Generator Charging
1956-59 Chevrolet GMC Suburban, Panel Truck Taillight

Mechanical

Engine Vacuum Leaks
Ground Hogs and Dirt Floors
1946-1972 3/4 Ton and 1 Ton Ring and Pinion
1955-1957 Radiator Shroud
1955-59 GMC Heater Control Panels
1955-1959 Power Steering
1955-1959 Starters
1958-1959 Fan Shroud
1963-1966 Power Steering
1960-66 GMC V-12 Engine
261 Engine
Differential Vent
First Year V8 Oil Filter
GM Vintage 1950's Overdrive
Muffler Tech
Original Engines Must Breathe
Plaid Valve Covers
Speed up the 1948-1959
1955-59 GMC Front Motor Mount
1955-59 1/2 Ton NAPCO Springs

Misc.

1960-62 Over-Load Springs
1958-59 GMC Economy Pickup
1961 Chevrolet Truck Assembled in Brazil
1960-1966 GMC V-6 Emblem
1955-1966 Truck Tech
1955-1959 GMC Hood Emblems
1956-1959 Panel License Plate Bracket
First 4x4's
Home Made Garage
Rear Bumpers
Rear Bumper Options
Solving Bad Gasoline Problems
Trees and Trucks
Park Light Lens Amber or Clear
WD-40 Who Knew?

Paint

$100.00 Paint Job --- Really Nice!
1957 Chevy Primer Colors
Engine Paint
Two Tone Panel Truck

Radio

Radio Trivia

Sheet Metal

1960-1966 Hood Changes
1966 Cab Features
Fleet Side Steps

Speedometer and Gauges

Speedometers to Go...

Suburban / Panel Truck

1960-1966 GMC Deluxe Suburban Seats
1962 GMC Deluxe Suburban
1965 Deluxe Suburban
The Death of the Panel Truck

Split Rims

Split Rim Wheels

Suspension

Front End Alignment at Home
Low Cost Front Suspension Upgrade

Transmission

1954-59 Shift Knuckles

Trim

1955-1959 GMC Bumper Guards
1955-1959 GMC V8 Emblems
1956-Hydromatic Trim
1958-1959 Chevrolet vs GMC Trim
1959 Deluxe Trim
1960-61 GMC Deluxe Pickup
1960-1961 Chevrolet V8 Emblem
1960-1961 Chevy GMC Side Trim
1960-1966 Cab Trim
1960-1966 Chevrolet Differences
1964-1966 GMC Custom
1965 Deluxe GMC Fleetside
1955-1957 GMC Fender Emblem
GM's Trim Mistake
Hub Caps Used 15 Years

Upholstery

1964 – 66 Chevrolet Deluxe Cab Seat
1958-1959 Deluxe Interior
1960 1966 GMC Deluxe Suburban Seats
Updating 1955-1959 Seats

Wheels and Covers

Chevrolet Cameo and GMC Suburban Wheel Trim
Split Rim Wheels
1957-1960 Hubcaps
Aftermarket Wheels on Older GM Trucks
Cameo Wheel Trim
Aftermarket Dual Rear Wheels

Window

Ghost Window