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1957 Chevrolet Task-Force

1957 Chevrolet Task-Force in The Andy Griffith Show, TV Series, 1960-1968 IMDB Ep. 4.13

Class: Cars, Pick-up — Model origin: US

1957 Chevrolet Task-Force

[*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

Comments about this vehicle


Firebird86 US

2006-10-11 03:16


1957 Chevrolet 3200

Skid US

2008-09-04 22:01


Very rare to see a car or truck that wasn't a Ford on this series.

I recall an early Rambler American being used prominently in one episode, as well.

tv boy US

2009-04-09 20:14


I'm thinking that Rambler American is the one Goober took apart and rebuilt inside the courthouse. I'll post it as soon as I get around to screengrabbing that season, I hope to add a lot of Mayberry cars.

big dave VA

2009-04-28 20:22


Another taped over emblem on the hood.

cfesting US

2011-10-29 01:18


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Here is the same truck in episode 5.26 - though I wonder if it is a 3100 - hard to tell the wheelbase from this angle.

-- Last edit: 2011-10-29 01:30:41


2014-11-16 04:18


cfesting wrote ...hard to tell the wheelbase from this angle.

It's good to see that I'm not the only one to think that way ;)
We must also remember that 3200 and 3600 trucks shared the same wheelbase and bed. So the fender emblem number is the only thing that helps to tell the difference between the two models...

A 1957 Task-Force pickup for sure. So if there is no doubt about the 3200 model number, then it should also have it's 3204 chassis code:

⇒ 1957 Chevrolet Task-Force 3200 [3204]

⇒ 1957 Chevrolet Task-Force

-- Last edit: 2014-11-16 04:30:09

kegare JP

2014-11-16 12:14


3200 should be part of the model name. The additional info in italic text is for trims and body styles.


2014-11-17 02:22


As I recal, the first 3x00 numbers I proposed in combination with chassis codes were transformed in italic by some admins, so I started to use the same gimmick :)

So this one is for sure a 3200 model? I really wonder how one can tell it with what the images show...

antp BE

2014-11-17 17:39


To me these numbers are not important enough to be included in the model here in the site, as they are often not identifiable properly anyway, hence why it was put as extra info.
If changed, the Viking models should follow the same system I suppose.

-- Last edit: 2014-11-17 17:40:46


2014-11-18 05:01


antp wrote ...as they are often not identifiable properly anyway...

... and more often guessed or randomly given ;)

antp wrote hence why it was put as extra info.
If changed, the Viking models should follow the same system I suppose.

I'm quite fine with extra infos. But is there a consensus / vote / diktat (depending on how the admins take their decisions :D ) about it? Should we continue to use the italic format?

(I'm almost sure sure to bring about some teeth-grinding, but the problem is exactly the same with the [(A/B/C)-(K/L)] Art-Deco predecessor and the C/K-Something successors...)

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