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Posted By: Bob Jackman
Posted On: Tuesday February 11, 2020 at 7:46 AM
 
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Learn something new every day. I restored a 1939 Master Deluxe
Opera Coupe with the first year Vacuum Shift option. First column shift Chevy unless you got the standard shift which was still floor mounted. In 1940 the vacuum shift became standard on all Chevys.

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PICs: Which '51? Chevrolet or Ford by John Bono #46709
I owned a similar Chevy, but the Ford was also popular. This was the third year by David Holcombe #46709.1
Chevy (EOM) by Barry Levittan #46709.1.1
Ford. (EOM) by Brian Cox #46709.2
Love them both but Ford for the drive train. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #46709.3
Never did favor the '51 redesigned Ford, but I agree. Put the flathead in the Chevy and get rid of by Frank Kocour #46709.3.1
Frank, I'm not sure but I think the vacuum shift was gone after by Bob Jackman #46709.3.1.1
GM continued to offer vacuum assisted shifting through 1952. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #46709.3.1.1.1
Learn something new every day. I restored a 1939 Master Deluxe by Bob Jackman #46709.3.1.1.1.1
No way to speed shift those puppies. They fought back. Frustrating. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #46709.3.1.1.1.1.1
Yep - give me the V8 (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #46709.3.2
Ford! Sleek slab side styling. (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #46709.4
I came home from the hospital in a 1951 Chevy, but I'll have to take that Ford. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #46709.5
I have always liked the Ford..Recently I've started liking the Chevy, But not as much as the Ford. (EOM) by Gary Rockwood #46709.6
Based on these pics, I prefer the Ford. (EOM) by Al Dorado #46709.7
Ford, but amazing how much better a bit of curve in Windshield does for the looks on the Chevy... (EOM) by William McElfresh #46709.8
Ford please. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #46709.9
Two sweethearts......going with the Ford today. (EOM) by John Bono #46709.10
Ford (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #46709.11




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