BC Vintage Truck Museum, Cloverdale, Surrey BC Canada




• This 1 ½ ton flat deck Chevy truck was purchase in 1935 by David Heinrich Sr. from Brett's Chevrolet in Chilliwack.


• Donated to the Museum by Dr. Peter Heinrich


• The truck replaced horse and wagon, hauling hay from his field in Sumas Prairie to his dairy farm in Yarrow.


• The truck was always sheltered, usually in the barn.


• Acquired by Vedder Transport in 1970 they restored it to it's original colours.


• Bought by Dr. Pete Heinrich in the mid 1970's.


• 56,446 QD trucks were built in 1935


• For 1935 the trucks were Series Q, QA and QB models with 131-inch wheelbase, and QC and QD with 157-inch wheelbase. Outwardly, these two series looked similar.


• In 1936 a model QA with 131-inch wheelbase reached the summit of Pikes Peak  in just over 26 minutes, only 7 minutes slower than the fastest passenger car


• Offered with wheelbases of 112", 131", and 157"


• The Supplied Tool Kit included: 3-1/2" Round shank Screw Driver, 6" combination Pliers, 10 oz. Ball pein(sic) Hammer, 9" Adjustable Auto Wrench, Open End Wrench, Spark Plug Wrench, Lubrication Gun, Oil Can and Starting Crank.


• Available rear fenders were $6 and tow hooks were $3.25.





26 HP 6 cyl. Gasoline 4 Speed transmission 157 "Wheelbase


Inline 6 Overhead Valve, 206.8 cu. in. 5.6 to 1 compression ratio.

3 Main Bearings, Crankshaft weight 69 lbs.

Carburetor: 1-1/4" Carter Down Draft

Max brake horse power 68.5 @ 3200 rpm

Max Torque 150 Ft. Lbs. @ 1,000 to 1,400 rpm