1979 Chevrolet short wide C-10 with a “backdated” 1974 nose
6.0 liter LQ9 LS motor/ 4l60e transmission/ new driveshaft
12 bolt posi rearend with 4:56 gears for the tall tires
Hydro-boost brake system with new brake components
New stainless headers with new exhaust/ new o2 sensors / cats/ and Flowmaster
Freshly powder coated Chevrolet rally wheels with new chrome Chevrolet caps
New cooling package including electric fans, radiator, heater core and blower motor
New battery and cables
All suspension was rebuilt and has a “static” drop
Frame is completely painted black, inside of the bed is sprayed with bed liner
Painted the original “wheatland yellow” that was factory on the truck. It is also called
osha safety orange
All the latches and hardware were zinc coated just like at the factory
New chrome bumpers and re-chromed headlamp doors
Restored original 73 grill with new badge, new upper and lower grille moldings
New front and back glass with new gaskets
New weather stripping on cab
Sound deadening on floor and inside doors with new carpet
New seat upholstery with a combo of high end vinyl and suede
New dash pad, instrument bezel, seat belts and door panels
Tilt column with Camaro style wheel
H4 halogen headlamps, all new tail light and marker lamp lenses including all bulbs new
Custom made 8” pods for Exile Audio 8” speakers. Exile audio amplifier and bluetooth receiver under the seat, All controlled by your phone. We left the radio delete plate in the dash as a point of interest so it looks like there is no stereo to thieves and it doesn’t
need a head unit to operate.
Notes: drive-train out of Cadillac Escalade. We kept all the original components in
regards to fuse center, air filter cooling package and also obdII connector. You could roll in to any GM dealership and have this truck serviced. This truck will pass emissions for
a 1979 without a problem.
This truck was originally bought and used in a local utility company, that’s why it is
OSHA safety orange. It originally had a 6 cyl & 3 spd. It came with radio delete and dome lamp delete.
There exists no correct combination of words that could properly do this automotive excellence justice. However, here is a link to a series of photos showing the start to finish progress.