Frame Off Built C10 Pickup Truck 350 Ramjet V8 Auto Overdrive PS PB AC
- Frame-off, nut-and-bolt restoration completed in 2013
- 350 cubic inch GM Performance Parts Ram Jet V8
- 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission / 3.08 rear gears
- Customized interior / Modern audio
- Classic Auto air conditioning
- Power steering
- Power front disc and rear drum brakes
- Upgraded suspension / 15-inch turbine-style wheels
- Spies Hecker 1965 Chevrolet Butternut Yellow paint
- Sale includes build receipts
Flashy muscle cars are fun and polished customs are nice, but there's really nothing cooler than a well-done truck. No gimmicks, no frills and no posturing: just power and presence -- LOTS of presence. This exceptionally clean C10 is a subdued stunner that mixes 350 cubic inches of Ram Jet V8 with a professional grade driveline, crisp aesthetics and a frame-off, nut-and-bolt restoration. And if you're looking for a cool classic that's both road ready and show-ready, it's the perfect way to cruise the scene and turn some heads!
Like many of today's primped and polished workhorses, this Chevy spent many years as an everyday runabout. The truck's present owner, a classic car restorer by trade, entered the picture about 30 years ago, when it's tough profile and faded paint was a common sight around Cornelius, North Carolina. Between customer jobs, that owner began detailed restoration work. And in the summer of 2013, this C10 left a frame-off, nut-and-bolt restoration that took the truck from solid, bare metal all the way to classy Spies Hecker Chevrolet Butternut Yellow 2-stage.
While the basic shape of the Action Line Series is certainly appealing, first-rate detailing is what makes this pickup really pop. At the front of the truck, a polished grille centers a broad “CHEVROLET” script between small parking lamps, clean headlights and a smoothed, body-matched bumper. Above that grille, polished wipers front smoked glass, which is reflected in fifth-generation Corvette-style mirrors. Beneath that glass, a sculpted profile hangs new fenders and original, shaved doors behind a power antenna, a flush fuel filler and stylish trim that features vinyl woodgrain accents. And at the back of that profile, an original bed seats stainless-trimmed wood between factory tail lamps and a tasteful roll pan that's finished with LED directionals.
Activate the coated hood supports and you'll find a mean GM Performance Parts Ram Jet 350 that's good for 350 horsepower and 400 lb./ft. of tire-twisting torque! At that top of that 2-bolt small block, a polished air cleaner feeds wind to GM electronic fuel injection. At the back of the mill, a reliable points distributor swirls fire around polished, Chevrolet-branded valve covers with the help of loomed GM wires. At the base of those covers, Vortec heads and aluminum roller rockers combine with roller lifters, a hydraulic roller cam, an iron crank, powdered connecting rods and hypereutectic pistons to create stout 9 to 1 compression. A polished serpentine drive spins a polished alternator opposite a modern AC compressor. And an aluminum, bowtie-capped radiator floats monochromatic water tubes around big SPAL puller fans.
Bottom-side, a 1989 700R4 4-speed, fully rebuilt during the truck's extensive restoration, centers a polished pan and polished flywheel cover in front of an open axle that's finished with 3.08 gears. Fluid power steering leads a 1979 Chevy C10 front-clip. Stops come courtesy of a polished brake booster, which jolts two calipers and two drums. Ceramic-coated exhaust manifolds funnel spent gases through aluminized pipes, familiar turbo mufflers and polished stainless tips. And everything rolls on Corvette-style turbines, which spin 235/70R15 Uniroyal Tiger Paw GTS.
In the '60s, trucks were all about comfort and utility – not DVDs, wireless and navigation systems. That's why it's so refreshing to hop in the cab of this purposeful but nicely appointed C10. The star of the show is a custom-covered split-bench, sourced from a 2004 Silverado. At the front of the cockpit, a wood-trimmed dash hangs Classic Instruments telemetry next to a Kenwood head unit and Classic Auto air conditioning. At the sides of that dash, ornate door panels found power windows behind billet handles. And the driver spins a 2-tone Impala wheel around a color-keyed, tilting column.
OUR SALE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION
* Build receipts
* Component literature
When it comes to performance, durability and sheer Americana, nothing beats an old school GM workhorse. Thanks to a high-quality restoration, this stunning C10 wraps a hot drivetrain in a capable chassis and crisp aesthetics. Ready to stand out from the crowd? Give your friends at RK Motors Charlotte a call!
* Frame-off, nut-and-bolt restoration completed in 2013
* 350 cubic inch GM Performance Parts Ram Jet V8
* 700R4 4-speed automatic transmission / 3.08 rear gears
* Customized interior / Modern audio
* Classic Auto air conditioning
* Power steering
* Power front disc and rear drum brakes
* Upgraded suspension / 15-inch turbine-style wheels
* Spies Hecker 1965 Chevrolet Butternut Yellow paint
* Sale includes build receipts
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