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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1950 GMC 250 Dually

Stake-bed dually hauls the goods

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1950 GMC 250 stake-bed dually. In the hands of the seller for 20 years, this workhorse is powered by a rebuilt 228cid inline-six backed by a four-speed manual transmission. Features include heavy-duty bed with wooden stakes along the sides and six-volt electrical system, plus several newly installed parts. Finished in red over a maroon vinyl interior, this GMC comes with a clear title.

The cab is reportedly wearing the original factory-applied red finish. Features include a chrome front bumper and grille, fender-topped amber turn signals, dual side mirrors, and newly restored bed with a wooden floor and bedside stakes.

A set of red 18-inch steel wheels is wrapped in 700-18 bias-ply tires. The seller states that the six tires, tubes, and liners were replaced in 2023.

The cab is fitted with a maroon vinyl bench seat. Features include manual steering, accessory turn signal system, floor-mounted manual shifter, gray door panels, and gray painted trim.

The instrument panel consists of an 80-mph speedometer and gauges for the fuel level, coolant temperature, oil pressure, and amps. The odometer reads 74,000 miles.

Power is provided by a rebuilt 228cid inline-six that was overhauled in 2018. It is backed by a four-speed manual transmission. The carburetor, fuel pump, starter, and six-volt battery were replaced in 2023.

This GMC was factory-equipped with a solid front axle and a solid rear-drive axle. Braking is provided by manual four-wheel drums that were replaced in 2023.

The auction for this 1950 GMC 250 stake-bed dually ends Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 1:15 p.m. (PDT)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

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Diego Rosenberg
Diego Rosenberg
Lead Writer Diego Rosenberg is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey, giving him plenty of exposure to the charms of Carlisle and Englishtown. Though his first love is Citroen, he fell for muscle cars after being seduced by 1950s finned flyers—in fact, he’s written two books on American muscle. But please don’t think there is a strong American bias because foreign weirdness is never far from his heart. With a penchant for underground music from the 1960-70s, Diego and his family reside in metropolitan Phoenix.

4 COMMENTS

  1. The kind of farm trucks I remember from my childhood. Used to see them loading up at the feed store across the street from my grandparents house. My uncle had a bit smaller Studebaker stake-bed on his farm. It does not look like it in these pictures, but you should be able to lift those stake-sides up out of their pockets and make it a very useful flatbed when needed.

    • That’s not how it works.

      The onus is on you to bid on the vehicle, which is on the auction site AutoHunter. It is on you to contact the seller with any questions, and for you to bid on it.

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