In the meantime Robert got the truck cab in primer as Jason test fit all the new sheetmetal, before applying the Brite Silver custom paint. It has a 4speed manual transmission and 4 low and high gears. Cold starts require some pumping on the gas, ut once warm it starts at first crank. 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. I am not aware of any immediate repairs it would need, ther than a small oil leak in the back of the engine and a pinion seal. The odometer reads 26630, ut it only shows 5 digits, o it may have turned once already. Thahanks for looking and don't hesitate to ask questions.
You can also customize your kit from a wide variety of optional louvers, and we have lots of engine compartment upgrades available. It was at this point Jason decided it was time for an extreme makeover. I never had it rebuilt as it was in great shape. Also, these evaporator cases are fully insulated… another Classic Auto Air exclusive! Every component was chosen for its superior design and quality rather than a low cost. I need to make room for a family car, o I need to let her go and I am doing it with a heavy heart, ut hopefully she ends up with someone who takes as good a care of her as I did. Here's how: Website: Facebook: Google+: Pinterest: Twitter: YouTube: Don't forget to subscribe to our channel to see more videos of some of the greatest classic, collectible, and exotic cars the world has to offer. Your hub for horsepower Get first access to hit shows like Roadkill and Dirt Every Day Join free for 14 days now The next project was working on the interior of the cab.
She has amazing patina, as you can see, there is no amount of money you can pay to create this look, it is just nature and luck. This is not a showroom condition vehicle with a frame up restoration, ut it is a beautiful example of the late 60s, arly 70s era, hen American pickups were a true reason to be proud of American engineering. The total area of the rust was about 2 sqf. The truck has 140,456 actual miles! That said, cash is king. First gear is a granny gear. But I'm leaving for the summer, and can use the cash for traveling, so she is up for sale.
Give me a call or text. I will make every effort to highlight as much as I know about my truck, ut feel free to ask me questions. So the whole family was on the local hunt for one of these trucks, six months before Jason turned 16. As he tore the truck down to the bare frame and welded up all the unnecessary holes, he also had it powdercoated. I also can drop of to a carrier's location as long as its within 30 miles of 54952. This makes you cooler much faster! There could be some surface rust here and there, therwise the bottom is solid.
? Buyer can arrange for pickup, n that case I will ensure coordination with your choice of carrier. Our system is engineered specifically to use our supplied Direct Electronic Replacement Controller D. · Inside the cab, bove the rear window, he body was repaired and there are two holes drilled, robably for a shotgun rack. They shortly fixed it up into a nice daily driver allowing Jason to drive this 1971 Chevy C10 truck through his high school years. Not Just Aftermarket Air Conditioning! But one day Jason got lucky when his dad found a 1971 Chevy ½-ton longbed for sale not far from their house and purchased the truck.
The exterior of the truck was painted gloss black to match the new black vinyl interior. We believe in what we build. I do have a clear Colorado title in my name. Discs and pads and hoses are new · Drive shaft bearings are replaced · Power steering gear box is new · Steering shaft rebuilt · New alternator · Rebuilt radiator · Break master cylinder rebuilt · 2 New batteries added · New valve cover gaskets · New differential gaskets · New wiper motor · New windshield fluid pump · New thermostat and radiator hoses · Tuned distributor · New spark plugs and fuel filter · New rear brake pads · Rear drums serviced · New e-brake wires · New mufflers and exhaust pipes This is a list of body repairs and parts installed and anything noteworthy about the body of the truck · The truck was painted, t looks nice, ut it is not a first class paint job, lease do not expect perfection on the paint front. I know the center caps say 4X4, but she isn't. Trust Ecklers for all of your restoration and replacement needs for your truck, racer, show car, street rod, or daily driver. As far as the mechanical condition is concerned, would not hesitate to drive it cross country anytime.
These designs are used today on modern vehicles to reduce head pressures and to transfer heat more efficiently. The overall condition of the truck is great, ut again, t is not showroom, egardless of how nice it looks in the pictures. Being that it was a shortbed was also a plus. · No active major rust that I am aware of as of today · New windows front and back, ot side · New door seals · New hood hinges · New tailgate and tailgate hinges · New tail light lenses and signals · All new chrome emblems · Repaired bed bottom, ut out about a 2sqf size area and replaced it with new parts · Bed lined with Line-x · All new chrome trim, rille, ights, olding · New mirrors · Added head rests for safety · Reupholstered bench seat · New carpet · New cab floor sound proofing · New dash · New instrument face panel · New headliner, earview mirror and visors · New rocker panels · New stereo installed under the dash to leave original intact · The original radio turns on, t worked for a while, ut now its all static. No dents that I am aware of · Cab floor had some rust, t was cut out, atch welded with steel and rust proofed, ut it never had a new cab floor installed.
In 1970 changes were minor leading to a nearly identical truck as the 1969. She has a strong 350, with a Turbo 400 transmission with a shift kit that will make your head snap back. All sheet metal is in great shape and is original. But if you're looking for the coolest truck in Santa Fe, well, you have no choice but to call. Bummer, but that's just the way it is.