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Enduro55 January 10th, 2021 06:43 PM

Glove box spring location
 
Does anyone have any pics or ideas of where the spring to the glovebox goes to a 65 gmc truck. I have an assembly manual but canít find any answers there. Any help or pics would be appreciated - thanks, Angie

AZKen January 10th, 2021 10:36 PM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1960-1966-G...EAAOSwTM5Y3Au3 This is a really bad picture I found. This question has been asked at least 5 times in 12 years. I searched our archives and did not see any pictures. Just a lot of requests for pictures. This is a GMC only item, so can someone please post Good, Clear, Well lit pictures of the spring installed. This would help a lot of people.....or advise if we have it somewhere already.

Funky61 January 10th, 2021 11:18 PM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
AZKen, I was not aware there was a spring so first time seeing this.

Thank you for posting the eBay link.

Even the grainy photo's help some. I do not have a spring on my glovebox.

AZKen January 11th, 2021 01:09 AM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
My 1960 did not either so I'm really wondering what year had these or did everybody's fall off. The vendors say "60-66 GMC Only". It is not needed anyway.
The hinge/arms design changed mid era, I think. No mention of glove box spring in the 1960 Master Parts Book. Guessing it is a 64-66 thing.

Enduro55 January 11th, 2021 05:25 AM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
Thanks guys for the pics - if there are anymore I would appreciate seeing them... I will attempt to look at this tomorrow. Again - appreciate it. Thanks, Angie

Funky61 January 11th, 2021 06:18 AM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
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Another photo from an eBay ad

https://www.ebay.com/itm/60-66-GMC-g...701e%7Ciid%3A1


This YouTube is for a 66 Ford truck, but it does give some insight on installation. I will have to go back and look at what's behind my glovebox liner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcYBYvTGlRo

On eBay listings for ford glovebox springs, there is a left and right-hand side. I do not know if the same applies for the GMC

Enduro55 January 13th, 2021 04:22 AM

Re: Glove box spring location
 
Thanks again for the insight...


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