1968 Chevrolet C10 pickup

This Beauty was a labor of love. No expense was spared in the assembly and no corners were cut. This truck was built to drive and built to last, with little to no maintenance. It has been kept in an air-conditioned garage since I have owned it (10 years). One of the most fun things about it is that anyone can drive it! Zero fuss out of this Big Inch Big Block. My wife even sometimes drives it to the grocery store! Lets get into the particulars!

Engine:

  • All Machine work has done at a first class local machine shop, American Cylinder in Vero beach FL.
  • Engine is a short deck Mark IV 454 block bored out.070 and stroked.25″ to achieve the 498 ci
  • All new forged rotating assembly was used in assembly
  • Sumped/trap door style oil pan
  • All new Comp Cams valve train assembly, Solid roller Camshaft from comp, ARP head studs, new push rods, rockers springs and valves all from Comp
  • Touched up Chevrolet Iron heads
  • Edelbrock Single plane intake
  • Profesionaly tuned + built holley 1050 dominator Carb
  • MSD distributor with 6AL ignition box
  • Hooker Long tube headers
  • New Water pump+flex fan
  • New mini starter
  • Dyno tuned for flawless performance and safety!
  • NEW 2020 aluminum radiator with electric fans.

Transmission:

  • TH400 Completely rebuild and worked up by By JW performance transmissions in Rockledge FL
  • New Torque converter with ballon plates and 3k stall was used
  • Oversized cooler and cooling lines were also installed
  • Controlled by B+M ratchet style shifter!

Suspension + drive train:

  • All Suspension components were purchased from Brothers Truck’s, a C10 authority in the market
  • Lowered approximately 4″ in front and 6″ rear by the use of lowering springs and blocks
  • Oversized pan-hard bars were installed to keep the truck tracking flat in those tight turns
  • frame was proffesionally C-notched in the rear to accomodate the height
  • All new suspension bushings and fittings were used to ensure premium ride quality and durability
  • New Power steering pump and power steering gear were also installed
  • Rear end consists of a completely rebuilt 12 bolt chevy axle housing New Chevrolet gears and Detroit limited slip differential along with custom Moser Engineering axles!
  • NEW 2020 custom wheels and tires.
  • NEW 2020 disc wilwood brakes all around.

Fuel System:

  • Return Style Fuel system was utilized for the truck
  • Holley Fuel pump
  • 8 Steel braided supply and return lines
  • Aeromotive regulator with pressure gauge
  • Custom built Aluminum sumped fuel tank was mounted underneath the bed in the rear with a fill mounted in the floor of the bed.

Interior:

  • bucket seats style seats replaced the factory bench for comfort while cruising
  • custom built seat brackets were built to accomodate the seats
  • A fiberglass center console was molded for comfort and conveinance housing 2 cupholders and house 2 of the 4 audio speakers as well
  • fiberglass speaker pods were molded to the lower interior kick panels in doors to house the other 2 speakers. B&M ratchet shifter,
  • The Factory dash was utilized for the gauge cluster but now utilizes all modern Autometer premium gauges consisting of
  • Tachometer, Speedometer with odometer, water temp, trans temp, voltmeter and fuel gauge
  • The remainder of the interior still represents a a factory like appearance apart from a custom panel that was built to cover behind the seats where the factory fuel tank formerly resisded.

The bed of the truck has also been rhino lined for conveinance and durability!

In summary all components have either been replaced or rebuilt. Truck is turn key and very low maintenance. so much fun to drive, with tons of torque and power. One of the most wonderful things about this truck is how reliable and trouble free it is. Powerful enough for the serious enthusiast but mild and gentle enough for the wife to run errands! It truly is a pleasure to drive. In the words of a great friend of mine, a part of growing up is that sometimes you have to clean out the toys and the bottom of the toy chest that you don’t play with any longer. This truck was a true pleasure to put together and own for the last decade.


Price: $48,000

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