Only 1,000 miles on a frame off restoration just finished in 2020.
We have pictures showing it down to a bare cab. Very desirable
short bed 4x4.
EXTERIOR: I love the colors, it's refreshing. It's a factory color-
medium green. The cab was stripped to a bare metal shell. The
fenders, doors, hood and bed were removed, prepped and painted from
all sides. It is straight, no rust. The finish is smooth and
glossy. All the glass was out, replaced with new gaskets. New
windshield. Upfront has new chrome bumper, grill, bezels etc. It
also has new handles, emblems, wheel well moldings, mirrors,
stainless trim and lenses. It has optional new chrome step bumper
in back. The rally wheels and trim look new, each wrapped in Cooper
INTERIOR: It was completely gutted and stripped to bare metal. The
inside was painted green and white. The floor and back wall were
lined with sound deadener. The instrument bezel was replaced. It
has a new set of modern gauges that light up bright white. It has a
retro stereo with auxiliary plug. New dash cap. New door panels
including cranks, handles and armrests. Recushioned and upholstered
seat. New seatbelts. New rubber mat on the floor. The Hurst handle
is to switch it up to 4 wheel drive.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Upgraded with a more modern 5.3 Vortec motor.
It has fuel injection and aluminum heads. The motor had 40,000
miles, it was taken apart and inspected before being installed.
Along with it came the updated power steering, alternator,
serpentine belt system. It has a custom intake tube and filter. The
radiator, shroud, hoses look new and proper. The power brake system
looks new. The squirters are hooked up, battery is secured, has
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: The bed is straight with no damage or rust. It's
painted glossy to match the truck. The tailgate has new
UNDERSIDE: The body was off the frame for restoration. The floors
are all clean metal painted a satin black. The chassis was all
apart and restored. The frame is smooth,, not pitted. The steering
and suspension components were all rebuilt or replaced. It has
upgraded KYB gas shocks. The muffler and tailpipe are stainless.
The fuel system was replaced including the tank. The brakes have
been restored. It has disc in front, the hoses and lines were
replaced. The spare tire and assembly is under the truck. It has an
aluminum oil pan on the motor and a high torque starter. The Turbo
350 automatic was rebuilt with a shift kit. There are 4.10 gears in
the rear end.
This a beautiful truck that you can drive. The updated motor, auto
trans, power steering and brakes make it easy! The vintage look
makes it fun.
I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for
virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant
amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my
professional impression of the vehicle.
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your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do
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815 385 3644 9-5 central
4 wheel drive
Power disc brakes