Jim and Sabrina's
1959 Chevrolet Apache 32 Stepside Pickup
Parts and Service Providers

We would also like to thank the following suppliers of parts and/or services to us during this restoration project. Each and every one of the folks indicated below assisted us with the restoration of our truck in one way or another. Their quality parts and service are appreciated by us and we would also highly recommend them to anyone.

Parts Supplier
The Truck and Car Shop
739 North Batavia Street
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (800) 243-8947
Fax: (714) 771-0407
Web site: www.truckandcarshop.com
Contact: John Pacala
Parts Provided or Services Performed: The Truck and Car Shop is providing most of the restoration parts used on our truck. They have a large inventory of 1947 - 1991 classic Chevrolet truck parts along with a very successful car parts operation as well. They offer very competitive prices and great customer service. Their catalog is offered for free at the counter and is filled with quality reproduction parts. All orders over $250.00 are shipped for free.

Parts Supplier
J & B Auto Parts
1700 North Tustin Street
Orange, CA 92865
Phone: (714) 637-3670
Web site: J & B Auto Parts @ Smartpages.com
Contact: Parts Counter
Parts Provided or Services Performed: J & B Auto Parts provided us with many various automotive parts for this project. They are a local independent parts store and stock many parts for these classic trucks.

Parts Supplier
Brothers Classic Chevy and GMC Truck Parts
801 E Parkridge Avenue
Corona, CA 92879
Phone: (800) 977-2767
Fax: (909) 808-9788
E-mail: orders@brotherstrucks.com
Web site: www.brotherstrucks.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Brother's provided the truck's AM radio speaker. Brothers also has a very exstensive inventory of 1947 - 1972 classic Chevrolet and GMC truck parts and a great online store with very good customer service. They also host an annual Chevy and GMC truck show and shine at Featherly Park in Anaheim, CA in August of each year. This show draws some of the best trucks from all over the nation and one not to miss.

Parts Supplier
Classic Industries
18460 Gothard St
Huntington Beach CA 92648-1229
Phone: (800) 854-1280
Fax: (800) 300-3081
E-mail: info@classicindustries.com
Web site: www.classicindustries.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Classic Industries provided us with a couple of decals including our battery terminal decal. Classic Industries is the largest manufacturer and distributor of GM reproduction parts and accessories. They manufacture thousands of quality restoration products for the GM restorer and enthusiast. In their latest catalogs, you'll find quality GM restoration parts, officially licensed reproductions, car care products, literature, emblems, weather-stripping, interior soft trim, dash pads, decals, stripe kits, moldings, sheet metal, and much more!

Parts Supplier
Double D's Custom Trucks and Rods
1403 Locust Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611
Phone: (800) 819-1963
Fax: (559) 299-4703
E-mail: info@doubledparts.com
Web site: www.doubledparts.com
Contact: Dale or Tracey Hill
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Double D's provided a complete lock set for our truck. They specialize in offering parts for classic 1947 - 1972 Chevrolet and GMC trucks. While Double D's is not one of the larger parts houses, this family owned and operated parts supplier sure offers quality customer service that is second to none!

Parts Supplier
Whitewall Candy Store
12922 Harbor Blvd., PMB #896
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone: (714) 649-2393
Fax: (714) 703-8200
E-mail: tech@whitewalltires.com
Web site: www.whitewalltires.com/
Contact: John Zahn
Parts Provided or Services Performed: The Whitewall Candy Store provided our Diamond Back wide whitewall radial tires. The Whtewall Candy Store features the largest variety of wide whitewall radial tires in the world!

Parts Supplier
American Classic Truck Parts
P.O. Box 409
Aubrey, TX 76227
Phone: (940) 365-9786
Fax: (940) 365-3419
E-mail: americanclassic@airmail.net
Web site: www.americanclassic.com/
Contact: Sales
Parts Provided or Services Performed: American Classic Truck Parts Provided us reproduction door hinge access panel covers. American Classic Truck Parts supplies all available parts for Chevrolet and GMC trucks from 1936 to 1987. American Classic Truck Parts is proud of their total commitment to providing their current and potential customers, the best possible service. Whether you are restoring your pride and joy, or keeping that daily driver on the road, they know that if you need a part, you want a dependable and knowledgeable supplier who can get it delivered to you as fast as possible, at the best price.

Parts Supplier
Bowtie Bits Antique Truck Parts
3101 West Harry Street
Wichita, KS 67213
Phone: (888) 838-6887
Fax: (316) 941-9341
E-mail: bowtiebits@msn.com
Web site: www.bowtiebits.com
Contact: Jeff McCoy
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Bowte Bits Provided original restored AM radio and speaker cover. Bowtie Bits is owned by Jeff McCoy and they specialize in used, reconditioned, and reproduction parts. They have thousands of parts in stock and offer over 300 reproduction parts manufactured in the USA. Give Jeff a call all your restoration needs. If he doesn't have something, he'll do his best to let you know where you can find that special part.

Parts Supplier
Classic Chevrolet Parts
8723 South Interstate 35
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
Phone: (800) 354-4040
Fax: (405) 631-5999
E-mail: info@classicchevroletparts.com
Web site: www.classicchevroletparts.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Classic Chevrolet Parts provided us with a few of our decals including our windshield washer jar decals. Classic Chevrolet Parts carries a complete inventory for 1932-80 Chevrolet and GMC pickups. They also have an exstensive inventory for many classic Chevy cars. Their sister company Classic Auto Parts specializes in antique, classic, streetrod and obsolete Ford parts for cars and trucks from 1909-1989. They also offer an online catalog and ordering system in addition to a telephone ordering center. Our decals arrived promptly and we were happy with the service we received from Classic Chevrolet Parts. You might also give them a try.

Parts Supplier
Classic Parts of America (Formerly Chevy Duty Truck Parts)
1 Chevy Duty Drive
Kansas City, MO 64150
Phone: (800) 741-1678
Fax: (816) 741-5255
E-mail: orders@classicparts.com
Web site: www.classicparts.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Classic Parts of America provided us our black dash knobs. Classic Parts is known across the country for its excellent customer service and great prices. They provide quality parts for your 1947 - 1987 Chevrolet or GMC pickup. Classic Parts has a great online catalog and ordering system as well as the traditional telephone ordering center. If youíre looking for a quality part at a fair price for your classic Chevrolet or GMC truck, Classic Parts of America is the parts house for you.

Parts Supplier
Golden State Parts
3493 Arrowhead Drive
Carson City NV 89706
Phone: (800) 235-5717
Fax: (888) 723-2495
E-mail: info@golden-state-parts.com
Web site: www.golden-state-parts.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Golden State is the parts house we turned to for our OEM jack handle and lug wrench and the correct decal for our re-circulating heater. Larry Evenson the owner of Golden State Parts has been in the parts business for over 47 years. His company provides a vast array of quality reproduction and used parts for 1947 - 1987 Chevrolet and GMC trucks. Golden State maintains a website with an online store and will send you a copy of their catalog for free. Larry takes great pride in the top-notch customer service his company provides and is usually available to personally take your order or offer technical advise.

Parts Supplier
Jim Carter Classic Truck Parts
1508 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: (816) 833-1913
Fax: (800) 262-3749
E-mail: info@oldchevytrucks.com
Web site: www.oldchevytrucks.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Jim Carter's provided quite a few restoration parts used on the truck such as shock absorbers, engine paint, exterior trim paint, interior paint, decals and various other parts. Jim Carter's is another well-respected parts house that also has an extensive inventory of 1934 - 1972 classic Chevrolet and GMC truck parts. In fact, they maintain an inventory with over 6,800 part numbers. Jim Carter's also warehouse one of the largest selections of restorable used parts brought to them from rural areas in Kansas, Nebraska, and Minnesota. They too, maintain a comprehensive website with a great online store and provide very good customer service.

Parts Supplier
Fred's Truck Parts
4811 South Palant Drive
Tucson, AZ 85735
Phone: (520) 883-7151
Fax: (520) 883-7151
E-mail: fred@fredstruckparts.com
Web site: www.fredstruckparts.com
Contact: Fred
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Fred's Truck Parts provided us with a used replacement steering column. What makes Fred's Truck Parts unique, is Fred's is a small company that aims to give personalized service and a smile with free advise anytime. Fred's Truck Parts is a dealer in 1947- 1972 Chevrolet and GMC truck parts. Fred's also carrys used parts such as our steering column. If you are looking for a new or used part, consider giving Fred a call.

Truck Bed and Accessory Parts Supplier
MAR-K Quality Parts
6625 West Wilshire Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
Phone: (405) 721-7945
Fax: (405) 721-8906
E-mail: info@mar-k.com
Web site: www.mar-k.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: MAR-K provided us with our bed strips, angle strips, bed wood bolt kit and exaust heat shield. They MAKE a variety of the classic truck parts they offer and are noted for their line of quality bed parts. MAR-K Quality Parts carries parts for 1947 - 1972 Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge trucks and offer parts for both original restorations as well as custom trucks.

Vintage California License Plate Collector and Reseller
Dave's California License Plates
256 N. Alamo Street
Vacaville, CA 95688
Phone: (707) 448-8942
Fax: (707) 448-3842
E-mail: Davesclp@aol.com
Web site: http://www.davesclp.com
Contact: Dave Hindman
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Dave provided us with our vintage California license plates. Has one of the largest collections of vintage California license plates for sale found anywhere in California. Dave is a great guy offering competitive prices for some very rare plates.

Chrome Finishing
Charles Sihilling Metal Polishing
1018 Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 543-7051
Web site: Charles Sihilling Metal Polishing @ Smartpages.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Charles Sihilling Metal Polishing is restoring our hood and side emblems. These pieces are made of pot metal and very few chrome shops in our area still do this particular finish work. Charles Sihilling has been operating at his Santa Ana location for many years and is well known in classic car circles in Southern California. It regarded by many as THE place to take your special chrome pieces to without worry that they will be swapped out for other parts or will receive a substandard finish. If you are looking for quality chrome work at a fair price, check out Charles Sihilling first!

Custom Painting
Danny AL Martinez Custom Motorcycles
1657 North Glassell Street
Orange, CA 92867
Phone: (714) 974-9453
Web site: Danny AL Martinez Custom Motorcycles @ Smartpages.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Danny and his crew are doing a special favor for us. While Danny and his guys specialize in custom motorcycles, he has worked with the Auto Tek folks for many years - his shop is right across the street. Tom from Auto Tek asked if Danny could help us out and paint the black bowties on our hubcaps as Cerny's Custom Auto Painting is extremely backed up preparing for the Labor Day Cruise. Danny agreed and not only will his crew be painting our hubcaps, but most likely will paint the lettering on our tailgate and the red and black backgrounds on our hood and side emblems. We really want to thank Danny for lending us a hand and proving us with his expertise in custom paintwork. While he might not normally be ready to help you with your old truck, if you are into bikes and need some custom work done on your motorcycle, stop by and see Danny. I bet he will be just as happy to lend you a hand too!

Exhaust Coating
Embee Performance Coatings
2168 South Hathaway Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: (714) 546-6907
Fax: (714) 546-6979
E-mail: embee@embee.com
Web site: http://www.embeeperformance.com/
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Embee Performance Coatings applied an exhaust coating on our exhaust manifold. Embee Performance Coatings has been in the metal finishing business for over 50 years. They provide total start-to-finish metal finishing services including magnaflux, shot peen, piston coatings, nickel plating, hard anodizing, powder coating, exhaust coating, painting and over sixty differnt metal finishes.

Exhaust System
Kepich Exhaust
17370 Alico Center Road
Ft. Meyers, Fl 33912
Phone: (800) 365-5764
Fax: (239) 267-2550
E-mail: kepichexhaust@yahoo.com
Web site: http://www.kepichexhaust.com/
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Kepich Exhaust supplied our complete stainless steel exhaust system. Kepich Exhaust is owned and operated by John and Gretchen Kepich. Kepich Exhaust specializes in original exhaust systems for classic cars and trucks from early 1900s-1970s. They also carry a host of other NOS and used parts. Their complete exhaust systems are pre-bent and ready for "bolt on" installations.

Auto Glass Installation
Addison Auto Glass
848 North Main Street
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: (714) 633-6301
E-mail: service@addisonautoglass.com
Web site: www.addisonautoglass.com
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Addison Auto Glass installed our windshield and rear window glass. Addison Auto Glass has provided mobile glass installation services throughout Orange County, CA since 1993. They are replacement glass specilists. They can provide OEM or aftermarket glass and will provide serivce for all makes and models.

OEM Style Vintage Battery
Restoration Battery
5484 Race Road
Cincinnati, OH 45247
Phone: (513) 574-4481
E-mail: sales@restorationbattery.com
Web site: http://www.restorationbattery.com/
Contact: Sales
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Restoration Battery supplied our vintage OEM style maintenance-free battery. Restoration Battery is an independently owned and operated small business offering friendly personal service that includes fast shipping. They offer a complete line of maintenance-free batteries that are EXACT replicas of assembly-line batteries for classic, restored and survivor cars and trucks. Each battery comes with a four-year pro-rated warranty that includes a 90-day free replacement provision. If you have had bad luck with your dry cell "Authentic Battery" give Restroration Battery a call!

Drivetrain Parts, Repair and Service
1280 North Sunshine Way
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone: (800) 622-4327
E-mail: unitrax@pacbell.net
Web site: www.gounitrax.com
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Unitrax provided us with a used rear axel. Unitrax provides drivetrain parts, repair and service. They specialize in differentials, drivelines, and medium to heavy duty manual transmissions.

Wiring Harness
M & H Electric Fabricators
13537 Alondra Blvd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 926-9552
Fax: (562) 926-9572
E-mail: sparky@wiringharness.com
Web site: http://www.wiringharness.com/
Contact: Customer Service
Parts Provided or Services Performed: M & H Electric Fabricators provided us with a wiring harness. M & H Electric Fabricators manufactures a complete line of exact reproduction wiring harnesses, battery cables and switches for classic GM and Chrysler cars and trucks. All of their harnesses are hand assembled to original OEM specifications to ensure a perfect fit that will function as original.

The interesting thing about this list, is unlike the list of folks on our restoration team, the suppliers here are not all local. We searched high and low for the highest quality parts at the lowest prices, and these are the guys that fit that bill.

We would also like to thank a few others for the services they provided that contributed to facilitating the restoration of our truck.

Towing Company
J & B Towing
4938 Azusa Canyon Road
Irwindale, CA 91706
Phone: (626) 966-3222
Fax: (626) 966-1533
Web site: J & B Towing @ Smartpages.com
Contact: Dispatch
Parts Provided or Services Performed: J & B Towing rescued the truck from the horse corral at the back of my father's property and positioned it to the front of of the property to be transported to Auto Tek. J & B Towing provides 24-hour towing service throughout the east San Gabriel Valley area of eastern Los Angeles County, CA and excels in the "pre-arranged" services arena of the towing market. They had a difficult job in getting the truck from the area it had been parked in to a more accessible pickup location. They did a good job of meeting this task!

Towing Company
Jan's Towing
134 North Valencia Street
Glendora, CA 91741
Phone: (626) 385-2368
Fax: (626) 914-9008
E-mail: info@janstowing.com
Web site: www.janstowing.com
Contact: Dispatch
Parts Provided or Services Performed: Jan's Towing transported our truck from my father's house in Covina, CA to Auto Tek's repair facility in the City of Orange, CA. Janís Towing also provides "on-demand" 24-hour towing service throughout the east San Gabriel Valley area of eastern Los Angeles County, CA. They are the official police towing company for many cities in their service area. Jan's also is an American Automobile Association contract towing company and enjoys a solid reputation throughout the area for providing fast reliable service at fair market prices. We were sure happy with the service we received from the folks at Jan's.

It has been a pleasure working with each of these companies and we would like to thank them all for assisting us in completing the task of restoring our Apache truck.





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