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Well at least it's a close cousin. I also have a 57' Bel Air so I am on the TriFive site too. Here are some pics.








It has a "big block" V6



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sign0016 to C10 Trucks. GMC Chevy they are all the same You'll fit in here just fine Especially showing up with pictures right out of the box.. Nice looking truck. Have fun & Enjoy your stay.
 

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Welcome to the forum neighbor...I did live in Sac up until a year ago, now in Galt, nice truck you have saw the pics on FB....
 

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Cool, old stomping grounds...LOL
 

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Welcome to C10.Wow is that a 305 V-6,I haven't seen one in years.Very popular in GMC'S ,had some in medium duties back in the day.Durable engines they were
 

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Welcome to C10.Wow is that a 305 V-6,I haven't seen one in years.Very popular in GMC'S ,had some in medium duties back in the day.Durable engines they were
It is indeed a 305 CI V6 Blue Goose. I was able to get it to fire up with little difficulty even though it had set several years. Only has a one barrel manifold and carb on it. Runs good right now but I need to do more checking it out.

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I have removed the bed so that I could clean up and paint the frame below before installing the oak planks and polished stainless.











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This is interesting to me to see a GMC coil sprung out back.I thought that was typical of Chevys and GMC's were leaf.The reason being we had six long bed that were all leaf sprung.Maybe that was an option or typical for 66 models or maybe for long beds,dont know.Either way this truck is looking really nice.
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This is interesting to me to see a GMC coil sprung out back.I thought that was typical of Chevys and GMC's were leaf.The reason being we had six long bed that were all leaf sprung.Maybe that was an option or typical for 66 models or maybe for long beds,dont know.Either way this truck is looking really nice.
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David,

My 57' Chevy truck had the leaf springs as does my 57' Bel Air so this is different to me but I think I like it.

This was my truck with the guy I sold it two a few months back:



This is my Bel Air with the truck in the back-ground. Shouldn't have sold the truck. :(


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David and Don; as David suspects coils on the GMC were an option and leafs were an option on Chevy, they sold the coils as a comfort ride with the weight capability of the leafs, we have seen it as early as 1960 on the truck forums..
 

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Wow! I guess I haven't updated this post in quite some time. :(

Here are some improvements I made that I did post elsewhere on this site.

My oak bed is complete.



Installed a two barrel manifold and Holley 500cfm carb and cleaned up the top of the engine.



New bumpers.





New carpet and seat covers.



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Sorry to see it go...don`t forget we have a section for other models such as your `57 Don....!
 

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I am on the TriFive section with the same handle since 2007 Rich.

No calls on the truck yet so we'll see.

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I am a member , do a lot of reading there, never having owned a Trifive though..
 

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We like reading about all cars there, except maybe Fxxds. :)

A lot more activity too.

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LOL, have a friend with a `66 Fxxd truck, he complains a lot about not having any forums but two... and very little posts.
 
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