2010 – Anyone seen this truck or know the whereabouts of it, I’d like to hear about it.
The below links are OLD. Some work some do not. I did this back in about 2000 and just left it the way it was.
|I bought this truck back in 1989 as a stepside from my brother-in-law. Since then, I have done quite a bit of work including adding the short-bed fleetside bed which is rust free. I bought a clean tailgate and added a new front panel. This is a frame-up truck which was completed in ’95. It has very low miles since completion. It rides low, and straight. It also has 4 wheel power disc brakes. This is a *great* cruising-show truck. I take it out about once every 3 weeks. Been to the Street Machine Nationals, Slamfest and other shows. It is an all metal truck except for the front fenders (I still have the original metal one’s stored in a shed! Even thought this truck was completed in ’95, this truck still looks *EXCELLENT*. I am an auto painter by trade. I did all the paintwork, so this is very quality job.
I am located in the Clearwater, Florida area.
|Year,Make,Model||1963 Chevy C10 Pick Up|
|Color||My own formula (designed 1993) -BASF Glasurit 54 Line. I just call it purple pearl.|
|Engine||1974 Chevy 454|
|Engine Features||1967 427 Closed chamber, oval ports, 2.19-1.88 valves. Stock rods, ARP bolts. TRW 2399 Forged pistons. Complete Comp Cam drivetrain, 292, .560 lift, Mallory unilite Dis., Coil and MSD in Glove Box, Pete Jackson Gear Drive, Polished Alum Team-G manifold, polished ball-milled valve covers, timing chain cover & air cleaner. Low mount Alternator. All wires are hidden except spark plug wires, No air, no heater, no PS|
|Trans Features||10″ B&M Converter, Steel Sprag|
|Rearend||Ford 9″ narrowed 20″, 4.57 Gears, Traction Loc.|
|Suspension Features||4 Wheel disc., Front susp. 1979 C10 spindles calipers, rotors. Rear suspension-Chassis Engineering set-up that includes Alum coil-overs, and ladder bas suspension, Master cylinder is a 1986 C10|
|Tires||Front-Thin! Rear-33X19.5 Sportsmans|
|Rims||15X4, 15X14 Rears Convo Pros-3 3/8″ BS on rear|
|Interior||Seats-Pontiac Grand Am center seat is made out of 1″X1″ tubing, custom console with B&M Ratchet shifter, Custom polished alum guage panel that is ball milled. Gauges are all Auto Meter 2/3/8″ (oil,water,fuel,volts) and a Monster Tach with shift light. Complete interior is covered on two-toned tweed. There are no seatbelts.
Custom door panels with Mustang armrests. power windows work perfect using ford pw motors. This truck also does not have air.
|Bed||Interior of bed is done with thin Aluminum that is Slightly bead rolled, very few rivets are shown. Center panel is removable for access to shocks and rearend. Bed done by Guido’s Specialties (Clr. Fl (813) 538-9108). Polished by owner.
The picture below is before the tail gate was put on.
I posted another photo
|Other Features and Info||2 1/2″ Flowmaster exhaust with Ceramic coated headers. Truck has been lowered 8″, but still rides nice.|
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This photo is a close up of the reflection of a camaro that was parked close to the truck. This really shows how flat the paint job is. I took this shot off the left door.
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VERY COOL RIDE! I HAVE A 64 AND I'M UNDECIDED WHAT TO DO ABOUT DOOR PANELS. DONT GET A GOOD LOOK AT YOURS BUT WHAT I SEE IS INTERESTING. ANY HELP?
I plan on putting the original door panels on, then having full door panels custom made out of leather or something like that.Not positive on that yet