Modern clearcoat and a professional hand applying it gives this the kind of shine usually reserved for chrome. The complete custom interior goes to great lengths to make this feels both sporty and comfortable. The leaf springs are also from Eaton, while the front and rear sway bars are from Hotchkis, which make cornering a dream. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Big back window cab, and all new glass when restored. But there's also that unmistakable tingle of performance that happens when you slip behind the classic Chevy sports steering wheel and grab the Lokar shifter.
Please call or Text Josh with any questions or if you would like to see more pictures or video. Overall suspension design came from the 1973-87 Silverado. However, we do know one thing: When it comes to building a custom classic truck one has to believe in that old clich, because oftentimes the carcass started with is exactly that—a rotten, decrepit, rusty carcass. He also C-notched the frame in the rear to bring things down as far as possible, and installed a pair of coilover shocks. Also while not changing the name the 396 engine was enlarged to 402 cubic inches. The 1970 Chevrolet trucks came broadly divided amongst two trims; the step-side C series and the Longhorn series. Plus, both bumpers have been deleted and replaced with sleekly integrated panels.
Description for Chevrolet C10 1970 We could tell you this 1970 Chevrolet C10 is a full custom build with less than 90 miles on it, but your eyes already told you that with its first impression. Headers, with duel flowmaster series 40 mufflers. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. Mike always loved the look of these pieces and they look right at home on this pickup. After the exterior paint was completed, the Silver was applied through a razor-cut stencil for all the accents then the clear-coat was applied.
The first thing you notice about this truck is the bright metallic gray paint. And with the exterior gray returning on the metal parts of the doors, dash, and roof, the whole truck has a premium level of coordination. All Chevrolet trucks were equipped with a standard three-speed manual column shift transmission, with an optional four-speed manual transmission. Had Don Yenko survived, he probably would be smiling after seeing how Mike Jonas came up with his Yenko-inspired 1970 Chevy C10 pickup. Trust Ecklers for all of your restoration and replacement needs for your truck, racer, show car, street rod, or daily driver. For the interior, Mike wanted to make some room, so he started by relocating the gas tank under the bed. The C10 series trucks came with the 250 cubic inch six-cylinder inline engine producing 155 horsepower at 4,200 rpm, with a torque of 235 foot-pounds at 1,600 rpm.
. When the truck was stripped down Steve, with some help from Brad Black, first set off to achieve the stance he was after. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. The year 1970 was in the middle of an era which had a definite shift in trend for building and marketing pickup trucks. In fact, the whole body was stripped down to bare metal before this was applied. A new Longhorn was also introduced, weighing in at ¾ of a ton the truck was built on a 133 inch wheel base, and featured a 8 and a half foot box.
This feeds a stout Eaton limited slip rear end with 3. While this was going on, the frame was C-notched for a lowered stance and then completely painted in Sherman Williams Silver. The headliner and carpet are also custom. The calipers are powder-coated silver, which looks just right. In-between is an armrest center console with cup holders. The black presence of the truck finds its way inside as well. In 1970 changes were minor leading to a nearly identical truck as the 1969.
All of the gauges, lights, accessories, etc. New gas tank, bucket seats, carpet, door panels, in 2014. Truck must be purchased in cash, bank check or wire transfer. All brake lines are stainless steel, as is every piece of hardware on this build. If you have been searching for a special pickup that will separate you from all of the others out there, you will not find a finer more amazing example anywhere any price, period! With the truck finished, both its inner and outer beauty are on display for all eyes to behold. I have had the pleasure of driving hundreds of classic trucks over the last 20 years, and I can safely say that this is the tightest, most responsive pickup that I have ever experienced. Griffin Aluminum radiator, with an electric fan.
The result is really very striking to say the least. June 30th 2017 1970 Chevy C-10 Short Bed Pickup Truck. Truck is a blast to drive, and gets attention everywhere I go. It was this approach that gave birth to the C series pickups and the top-of-the-line custom sport trucks of the 1970s. Combine this with power steering and front disc brakes, and this street-eating truck is also a comfortable Sunday driver.
But the deeper he got into the Chevy, the more he realized it was going to be an all-or-nothing buildup. The heavier Chevrolet trucks came standard with a 350 cubic inch 255 hp V-8 engine. Matching performance with looks is a March Ultra Drive serpentine system with a matching air cleaner. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? Don't miss out, call today! Original Arizona Truck, Frame off restoration in 2000. To increase the giddyup factor the heads have been milled and ported, and a Weiand intake manifold with fuel injection was installed. The three-piston brakes are state of the art, and interestingly enough, the center rear piston acts as the emergency brake on the rear calipers.
The C series trucks had a wheelbase of between 115 inches and 127 inches, while the Longhorn had a larger 133-inch wheelbase because of its longer fleet-side bed. Stored indoors at all times. This is one of those few well-built pickups that has the plenty of motor to back up its aggressive appearance. Everything under the hood is brand new in 2014. Transferring power to the 12-bolt rearend is a stout Turbo 350. The C10 series trucks were equipped with front and rear coil-spring suspensions, with an option for leaf springs. Super fun truck to drive.