Halfass Kustoms 1955 Chevrolet NAPCO 4×4 Undertaking: Portray The Mattress To Match The Cab’s Patina, And Fixing The Winch!
On this newest installment of the NAPCO Clone construct, Brent has portray to do on the mattress to attempt to make it match up with the cab. That is going to take some method and a few trial and error to get these two elements to seem like one another despite the fact that they by no means have been on a truck collectively earlier than. And he tries to place a winch collectively that he’s by no means labored on earlier than. It’s not fairly, however finally it really works! When you have missed any of the earlier installments on this construct, use the hyperlink beneath!
NAPCO was an organization that constructed 4-wheel drive conversion elements for home vehicles and was based in 1918. Though they made elements for Ford, Chevrolet, GMC, and Studebaker vehicles, they’re most well-known for constructing elements for Chevrolet and GMC vehicles. Beginning in 1942 they provided full conversion kits that you would purchase and have delivered so that you simply, or your native seller, might do the conversion. In 1956 GM really provided NAPCO conversion from the manufacturing facility so you would order it and choose one up at your dealership. They’re pretty uncommon to seek out now as many lived tough lives, however a number of of us need them. One such individual is Brent from Halfass Kustoms who doesn’t care about having an actual one, simply one thing that appears like one however works higher. Right here’s what he’s going to do.
He’s received a 1955 Chevrolet pickup that he’s going to swap to a fleetside mattress, swap it onto one other chassis, after which make it into a pleasant driver that has the appropriate appear and feel. It’s not that Brent doesn’t have already got good vehicles, however none of them are a helpful single cab and meaning this one goes to suit the invoice and be helpful.
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Half 23 of our 1955 Chevy Napco clone construct. On this video go although the winch that I received from Franks Storage and get it put in on the pickup. We then get sidetracked and begin doing a fast patina paint job on the field to attempt to match the cab.