One of his employees told him about a guy named Greg Killen that could really lay out some slick paint jobs. Just plur your Chevy C10 Pickup and Year into the Year Make Model selector above and when you search for a Mirror Auto Parts Warehouse will only show you parts that fit your vehicle. The hood also features some really cool exterior latches from Summit Racing Equipment that really compliment the custom look. After some quick thinking, Rod asked his girlfriend for help. A Bowler Performance 4L80E transmission is joined to the 3. The steering wheel is a Budnik G10.
The trim color was based on the smoked titanium finish of the aggressive-looking Night Train wheels from Rushforth Wheels. A 1987 C10 donated the power steering box. Rick said that they had to hurry to get the truck done in time for the show, but when the doors of the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati opened on Friday, the public got its first look at the father-and-son Chevys, together in the Dadz Motor Company display. The Chevelle and the C10 both won awards at that event. We offer free shipping and low-price guarantee. The first major change was to discard the original chassis and go with a custom frame from No Limits Engineering.
A Currie Enterprises Ford 9-inch rearend features 4. As usual, his interest is accompanied by some memorable experiences. Angelo Vespi, owner of this wild 1967 Chevrolet C10, is one of those guys. Augustine, Florida, he was quick to move on it. The factory seat and door panels were recovered in cream-colored vinyl, stitched in the style of a 1967 Chevelle bench. Rick told us that his 1967 small-window was a two-owner truck that had been parked inside since new.
Yes this truck was built to play not just for show! New Mirrors can be mounted to better suit your driving style and preference. A good way to update your car with new Mirrors. Lokar was also the supplier for the custom gas and brake pedals that match the rest of the interior so well. This year marks the golden anniversary of 1967 Chevys, and is also the year that Rick celebrated his 67th birthday. Some sheetmetal repair, new tires and wheels, and fresh paint would have been a simple way to resurrect the C10, but Rick and Zac are hot rodders, so the plan was a little bigger. With the interior dressed out in red leather this truck was now officially ready to let the automotive world know there was a new player in town.
When it came time to finish out the interior of this unique truck it was taken to Steve Holcomb of Pro Auto Custom Interiors. These thoughts and ideas were turned over to C. The gauges are a new style called Auto Cross from Classic Instruments that fit perfect into the billet dash panel from Summit Racing Equipment, which house the instrument cluster and glove box door that have been painted to match the body. If the truck was going to be built as a muscle truck, it seemed like it ought to be a Super Sport version of the C10. Topping it all off is a Kenwood audio system and air conditioning from Vintage Air.
Oak panels were used for the bed floor. The bedrails were modified and stake pockets filled. We want you to get your Chevy C10 back on the road, or at least back in the garage and on to more fun projects. After buying the truck and doing a little history checking on the old Chevy C10, Rod found out that his upcoming project had actually came from a salvage yard right in his home town! The hectic side of his life comes from the fact that he owns two large collision repair centers and a hot rod shop. Find an inventory of used 1967 Chevrolet C10 Pickup car and truck parts from 100+ top auto dismantlers, modern junkyards and used parts dealers.
The road to becoming a classic truck enthusiast comes from many different directions. Custom C10 Mirrors to help you finish your custom project. The transformation was completed with a finish of Chevy orange paint. Cooke Enterprises who came up with the perfect blend of new and old that flowed with the rest of the trucks look. Who wants to worry about interior mirrors when you could be adding horsepower or dressing up the exterior? Bumpers were smoothed and tucked. As soon as the weather turned nice, Rick and Zac had their twin Chevys on the street, bringing 1967 to town. Hundreds of holes in the Chevy frame were welded and smoothed.
It had been driven only 40,000 miles and had been sitting for about 30 years. The truck had belonged to a Dadz Motor Company customer, who gave it to Zac as partial payment on a car buildup a rare 1933 Continental coupe that ended up on the cover of Street Rodder. Carry on the tradition with our full line of C10 Mirrors. Steve and Rod talked about figuring out ways to bring the look of the B-Forged wheels into the interior and nailed it when you look at the custom door panels and other small touches. A custom aluminum drive shaft from Dynotech handles the horsepower changeover from the transmission to a Moser 9-inch rear end equipped with 3.
The Cavalcade of Customs took place the first weekend of January. The location point for the motor was set back a total of 4 inches to improve handling and stability for when the truck was to run in Autocross events. The original plan was for something on the mild side. As multiple previous paintjobs were stripped away, the extent of the rust—and the extent of the work necessary to rebuild the C10—was revealed. They wanted a modern fuel-injected Chevy powertrain, but wanted to keep a period appearance—nothing plastic or modern looking.