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This truck really has it all; looks, ride, performance, comfort, and practicality. It is a 1968 Chevrolet C10 short box restomod with loads of nice features. It is a lot of fun to drive, which you really can’t say about many trucks. A/C, cruise, stereo; it’s all there.
To begin, the truck looks terrific. Completed in 2009, it had spent much of its life in the south which provided a rust-free frame and body. The bed was replaced with a 1990 stepside piece that lines up nicely with the cab. The bumpers and inner fenders were replaced, and the cab fuel tank was removed in favor of a 16-gallon cell under the bed. The truck was professionally painted in Wrangler Silver and received tasteful pinstriping. It has also been lowered and wears American Racing wheels with 275/60R15 tires. And since this is a truck there is a Reese hitch receiver and brake controller.
The engine is a 1972 Chevy 4-bolt 350ci. It has nice power and gets decent mileage (16-18 mpg). It features a mild cam, Edelbrock intake, 4-barrel carb with electric choke, and HEI distributor. Note the diamond plate trim under the hood too. The transmission is a 700R4 overdrive unit that has been completely rebuilt, while the 12-bolt rear end houses 3.43 gears. There are also power front disc brakes and power steering.
The interior uses seats from a 2008 Buick that slide, raise, and recline. There is also a tilt steering column to ensure a comfortable driving position. Along with the relocated fuel tank, this makes for a great improvement in the 1968 cab. The center console is from a 2006 Tahoe and provides loads of storage along with cupholders. There is a set of Sunpro gauges in the center dash and a tachometer on the A-pillar.
The truck really is fun to drive. The ride is comfortable and the motor runs strong. It has power steering and brakes along with air conditioning. The cruise control is great on those long trips. There is a Pioneer stereo with speakers front and rear. And don’t be afraid to put some cargo in the bed or hitch up a trailer.
There are many more features. Painless wiring, halogen lights, tinted glass, sport mirrors, underhood accent pad, fog lights - lots of upgrades over what Chevy produced in 1968! It all makes for a unique classic pickup that hasn’t lost its utility. And you don’t hear that very often.
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