They theme of the truck would be to keep it looking as stock as possible, but with tasteful modernizations to make it fast and enjoyable without losing the feel of a vintage Chevy truck. Thus, Holley can not guarantee an answer or timing on an answer. The building team decided to use the respectable Ford 9-inch axle in the rear, for that added durability which was tested on the last Power Tour. No doubt it serves a strong role in helping the truck achieve almost 500hp. Rod has built and owned classic cars and trucks his whole life, from street rods to muscle cars and custom trucks.
Comfort was the taking over as the interior gained comfort and convenience items not usual found in trucks. In the interior, the old-fashioned theme continues to with the sheet-metal door panels and radio delete, making it the cheapest model available back then. On the street, the engine is equipped with a Vintage Air FrontRunner drive system, stainless headers and exhaust pipes, and Borla stainless mufflers. Hiding under it is the 20-gallon gas tank, which gets along fine with the rest of the undercarriage. Greg Killen re-angled the stock dash, bringing the bottom forward 2 inches for a better view of the Classic Instruments Auto Cross gauges. The final months of any classic truck project can feel like forever.
Greg Killen and Ralph Whiselhunt, now part of the build team, raised the bed floor 4 inches. The original plan was for something on the mild side. At the back, a diffuser another downforce component was built into the custom roll pan. Smoke tint windows from Sanders Repro Glass complete the look. If you don't see what you are looking for, please let us know! Steering the C10 is handled by a Flaming River Road Race power rack-and-pinion.
About us Holley has been the undisputed leader in fuel systems for over 100 years. This section has all of our universal air ride products so that you can build your own system. Holley has a lot of history in the automotive world, and makes a business producing some of the best, most trusted fuel system components in the world. If you have any comments, suggestions or questions. The only questions that remains for it is; is it too nice to use to haul parts? All four wheels are slowed by 14-inch Baer disc brakes with six-piston calipers. A lot of the truck owners we write about in these pages started the trip with a love for muscle cars.
My only rule was to try to keep the overall feel of the truck. The motor was topped off with a set of coil covers made to look like vintage big block Chevy valve covers! Picking the right paint was a challenge, according to Angelo. Moving along, Tom and Chuck discuss other facets of the C10, like its Baer brakes and lowered suspension. Complete line of air ride suspension products for bagging your ride! Classic Industries offers 1967 Chevrolet Truck Truck Bed Components, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Bed Sides - Full, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Bed Sides - Partial, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Running Boards, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Side Steps, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Patch Panels, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Front Bed Panel, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Stake Pocket Repair Panel, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Bed Floor Panel, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Rear Fender, 1967 Chevrolet Truck Fiberglass Bed Side, and 1967 Chevrolet Truck Rear Bed Corner. Instead of brightening the bumpers, custom aluminum trim, and other components in shiny chrome, Advanced Plating used Transparent Smoke powdercoating on the brushed pieces for a toned-down finish.
A peek into the cab reveals a fully-updated red leather interior, including Classic Instruments and a Billet Specialties steering wheel. The truck started and moved under its own power, but was in rough condition. Topping it all off is a Kenwood audio system and air conditioning from Vintage Air. The door panels were upholstered to match, using light brown leather and replacement handles from Clayton Machine Works. The work is practically done, but not completely done. The truck reflects the appreciation and nostalgia for the vintage 1960s look, and the folks at Holley went to so far as to even add a faux Tanawanda sticker to the right-side head cover.
From stock originals, to mud trucks, to show stoppers. Once registered you can join in on our tech discussions, show off your ride in the forums and interact with others who have a common goal. That was the spark that got the gears turning in his imagination. That would be a lot of cool. With regard to the bed, it was constructed by Bed Wood of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. We encourage you to today. The engine is backed up by an L85E transmission, and, further back, a Moser Engineering rearend.
A custom set of 20-inch vintage style wheels were created as well that set off the right stance and keep the truck handling as nice as it looks. We have all the parts and accessories you need to help restore your 1967 Chevy, at the best prices! Rod and Greg designed some dressup items to distinguish the engine, and commissioned C. The exterior was treated to many other mnodifications before being painted Desert Khaki. Tom explains the mufflers to be Hooker Aero Chambers, which would work great with these old trucks. Hundreds of holes in the Chevy frame were welded and smoothed. The steering wheel is a Budnik G10. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
The truck will not always be a show vehicle; Rod plans to go autocross racing eventually, so the stock chassis was discarded for a brand-new setup from No Limit Engineering. A Bowler Performance 4L80E transmission is joined to the 3. As usual, his interest is accompanied by some memorable experiences. 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. We have enjoyed this truck immensely since getting it back from So-Cal Speed Shop. Although it's a little late. A coil spring trailing arm was used in most 10 and 20 series instead of the leaf springs.
The bedrails were modified and stake pockets filled. Rod Parsons was especially eager to get his truck finished. Although Holley employees will take part in answering questions from time to time, your questions may or may not be answered by Holley personnel. After disassembly, it went to the media blaster. The guys conclude by taking the C10 out to get some food at a local restaurant. The bed panels were extended to flow into the rear bumper.