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Old 11-29-2014, 10:48:06 PM
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Dear friends, Dad and I are restoring our granddad GMC 1928 T20 TRUCK and we have some help request from your acknowledge if possible.
At first, we are going to have a copy of the data plate but our original has some unreadable wording.
Do someone have a photo of one of these plates so we can complete the missing info?
Thanks a lot for your support.
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Wish I had some information to help you out with, but sounds like a great project! Hope to see some pictures!
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Welcome to Smokstak, Compare your tag to that of a Pontiac or an Oakland. The light Duty T series trucks started out in 1927 with a Pontiac Badge on them in 1927. In 1928 it was the same truck re-badged as a GMC Post some Pictures! Best Regards Paul
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Hi friends.
Thanks Craig A and Casey JoeSfor the kind welcome, I am proud of being part of this community.
Well yeah, photos should help alot...sorry just starting to know how to work in a forum.
I been able to decode the hard to read info from the plate. By now just missing the info of the lower end of the plate where the "GENERAL MOTORS EXPORT Co" is. Hardly can see the last wording over this company name wording something like ?????????PONTIAC?????USA.
Our idea is to contact "hiperlightflyguy" in ebay to made a new acid etched aluminium plate but I need to supply him all the missing info first.
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Thanks Paul, I will check if I can found a photo of these.
Cheers.
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Here is a picture of my 1934 GMC that I restored. I can not remember if the data plate is the same. I have it stored in my buddys garage I will see if he can get a picture of it.

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Hi Steve.
Nice GMC truck.
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Just to update a little, I left aside the ID Plate and gone FWD with other things.
So far we have painted and installed the firewall, installed the Marvel Carb and the heat riser, installed the vacuum tank, wood steering wheel and some other details.

Actually, I am making some thinking about the Hand brake. Since this truck wasnt fitted with front wheel brakes it used a large Hand Brake lever (or it is what I believe) but ours is incomplete and I dont have a idea of how shoul it looks when installed at the trans side, so if someone can give me some light I will appreciate it a lot. I included some photos of our advance and some of the hand brake lever and apologize cause they looks mess
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Im picking one up on the weekend coming up!
Its a pretty complete truck!
I can send picks (or post) when I get it home!
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