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