CLASSIC TRUCKS reader Kenny McDiarmid recently sent us a few photos of his workhorse '50 GMC flatbed. Kenny's in the process of building a hot rod '49 GMC three-window at the moment, but wanted to show off his current driver until he's ready to unveil the '49.
Ken told us he picked up the flatbed about a dozen years ago from a local farrier (someone who shoes horses) who had used the truck for his business. Ken has been working on it on and off ever since. The '50 sports a 305-cube small-block backed by a four-speed and a '71 GMC pickup rearend. Ken did the bodywork and paint about nine years ago keeping it pretty stock looking by choosing a '55 Chevy truck green as the updated finish. As you can see, Ken did a great job on the flatbed and we're sure he's doing an equally good job on his hot rod '49 as well.
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Ken did a great job on the flatbed and we're sure he's doing an equally good job on his hot rod '49 as well.