This 1972 Chevy C10 short bed was a complete ground up restoration of a West Coast truck. The truck comes with a complete documentation of parts on the vehicle including engine dyno sheets. Good looks and one quick truck make a package that is hard to beat.
The 383 stroker has 425 HP and 453 TQ. It was built and balanced by Basko engines of Arizona using a 4 bolt main 350 block. Up top sits a 750 CFM Holley carb that flows through an Edelbrock aluminum intake. The heads are Dart Iron Eagle and the Pistons are BK Hypereutectic. The roller rockers, pushrods, and roller timing set are all Comp as is the camshaft. The bottom end features a Scat balanced crank. The gas tank is a Blazer style and has been relocated under the bed of the truck.
- 383 engine(350 4 bolt block)
- Scat balanced crank
- I-beam rods
- Dart Iron Eagle heads
- BK Hypereutectic Pistons
- Comp roller rockers
- Comp pushrods
- Comp roller timing set
- ARP head bolts
- Edelbrock intake manifold
- Billet Specialties overflow tank
- Holley Carb
The transmission is a built 700R4 with a Hughes Performance torque converter. Out back is a 3.73 Richmond diff that sits inside a stock housing, and the drive shaft is a custom built 1-piece. The drive train combination makes for a truck that is quick around town and cruises nicely on the highway. Giddy up!
The interior features Autometer gauges, and hidden Sony stereo system with a Phoenix amplifier. The seat, door card and dash were redone in leather and all of the carpeting and other soft parts are new throughout. Keeping things cool enough to dry age beef is a Vintage Air Compac II system.
The body and frame were both stripped down to bare metal and features a two stage Canary Yellow paint, and the bed is finished in a body colored spray in bed liner. All the trim is new from front to rear and all of the glass is new as well. Also new are all the rubber seals and body bushings. The undercarriage is clean as a whistle and features a fully painted and detailed frame.
The suspension is lowered 4 inches in front and 3 inches in the rear and the features all new steering and suspension components. It cruises on 15″ Torque Thrust D’s and BF Goodrich Comp TA tires. The Chevy has power 4-wheel disc brake comprised of stock front disc and a rear kit from CPP.