1943 Chevrolet G605 G7173 Highway Digger

Last year in 2013, Top Notch Repairs was mandated to complete the entire restoration of the truck, to bring it back to its most original condition. The deadlines were tight, and we achieved it in 5 weeks.

Please allow us to present a short slideshow of this very special 1943 Chevrolet 1.5 tons (G506 serie) G7173 Highway Digger. The truck, affectuously called "The Digger", belongs to Valley Electric Association coop, here in Pahrump. 

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before - underneath

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before - underneath

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before - engine bay

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before - engine bay

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before - dash

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before - dash

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before - interior

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before - interior

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger before - interior (2)

    1943 Chevrolet Digger before - interior (2)

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - interior

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - interior

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - interior, right side

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - interior, right side

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - machinery

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - machinery

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - machinery (2)

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - machinery (2)

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - fuel tank

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - fuel tank

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior (3)

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, front fender

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, front grille

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, front grille

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, front view

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, front view

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, left side view

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, left side view

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, Top Notch Repairs 2013

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior, Top Notch Repairs 2013

  • 1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior,rear view

    1943 Chevrolet Digger after - exterior,rear view

On the mechanical side, the motor and transmission were rebuilt. The onboard machinery were checked and prepped to fully functional condition as well.

And on the body side, heavy body work effort were given to restore and keep 95% of its original parts. Then, the Digger was painted using its original color. The upholstery was replaced indeed, and, well, the truck came out quite nice don't you think?

Complementary, the 1943 Chevrolet Highway Digger's restoration and some more information in time about the truck is also mentionned on these external sources:

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