51 Chevy Pickup

Samantha brought us her newly aquired 51 for some needed love.  We simplified her fueling by going back to a smiple, tried and true OEM exhaust manifold and a single Webber 2BBL carb with electric choke for daily drivability.  The dual Rochesters on top of a leaking intake were rendering the truck nearly undrivable.   We also retrofitted a bear claw latch conversion kit to get rid of the terrible original design and prevent the doors from opening themselves while on the road.  

51 Chevy Pickup 5 Window
51 Chevy Pickup 5 Window
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Running poorly..
Running poorly..
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Dual Rochesters about to go bye bye
Dual Rochesters about to go bye bye
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Intake leak from the throttle shaft
Intake leak from the throttle shaft
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Reconned OE intake, new Webber carb
Reconned OE intake, new Webber carb
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Old latches - before bear claw
Old latches - before bear claw
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New striker mounted
New striker mounted
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Old latch - before bear claw
Old latch - before bear claw
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New buttery bear claw latch
New buttery bear claw latch
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