There is one short video of this on Youtube. Type “bad red 59 Chevy pickup for sale” in the search bar to see it. For a free color sample, ask.
I do the same to the 59. Now the straight axle setup is gone. Welded the two together.
Starting rear forward: The tailgate is new. The stoppers were fabbed in to stop it from dropping too far.
The doors and all glass are new. Door hardware, new. Wiper everything, including electric motor: