The location of the rear pair of holes on the template are then transferred to the chassis. Open Transport: The service provider will secure and transport the vehicle on an open trailer, generally along with other vehicles. The cab mount is then bolted in place using these new holes and then used as a template for the rear pair. They even helped me out when it came time to cut my own 1968 Chevrolet C10 down from a long bed to short. Interior Color: Other Tow Away: The service provider will tow your vehicle to the destination.
Emergency brake cables are also removed and will be replaced with shorter items. This would make a great daily driver. Before we start cutting, there are a handful of items that need to be removed or modified. Those prices are getting even crazier as the years tick by and Mother Nature takes its toll on what sheetmetal is still out there. The entire cab is done in Dynamat sound deadening material under the carpeting. As with any classic car there are a few minor flaws.
Using the front most pair, the template is aligned with the rear two holes from the original cab mount. No rust around the windshield nor on the chrome. Now, about that stance and those wheels and tires …. New front windshield and rear glass. The templates are designed to bolt to the chassis using existing holes labeled 1 , removing any guesswork when it comes time to make the cut. The truck has been driven and enjoyed, owever zero rust and no door dings anywhere.
Note that the two front holes from the original cab mount location are used to attach the inner brace. This can be an affordable option for operable vehicles. The Vintage Air system was professionally installed in 2011 so it probably just needs a recharge. Having access to a welder and a skilled operator is helpful, but Brothers designed their kit so that it could be fully assembled in a one-car garage and then trailered to a local welder if need be to complete the assembly. Custom paint, exus Pearl metallic over Porsche bronze. A watchful eye and a steady hand and the chassis conversion is complete.
Couldn't build this truck for anywhere near this price. Using a reciprocating saw, the first, forward cut is made using the etched line in the template. Before the bed is set in place, we slid the new, shorter brake line between the rails and snugged up the fittings. You couldn't build this truck for this price. Side windows and rear window are tinted. Once both sides are cut, the rear portion of the chassis is simply rolled back out of the way. No additional equipment is required.
Paintwork really stands out, specially out in the sun. This truck was nicely done, ully restored a few years ago. The service provider will transport the vehicle in an enclosed trailer protected from weather conditions and road debris. I don't see any other numbers on the block. Interior was also done over and is very clean. It is a blast to drive around in and go to car shows with.
Lastly, he emergency brake does not work. But this is a truck you can drive everyday around town with peace of mind. Flush with the back of the framerail the template is used to transfer the location of the rear bed mount hole as well as to scribe the cutline. Next, the bed is removed. This truck always gets a lot of attention as people love these short bed trucks.
This service is popular for inoperable vehicles or travel trailers. The templates remain attached to the rear portion of the frame so that the second cut can be made. Area where fuel tank originally was is now carpeted and the stereo sub is there. Out back, we need to trim 8 inches from the back of the frame and drill a handful of holes. All the metal is very straight. More pictures available upon request.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions via call or text. The back story I got the truck for 11,000. Since the entire rear suspension setup will be moved forward 12 inches, the two-piece driveshaft will be removed and added to the scrap pile along with the rear brake line. A pair of c-channel braces are then bolted to the two halves, creating a single chassis that can then be welded together. All electrical on the truck is working condition.
To do so, the head of each rivet is chiseled off and then punched free. Because the bedsides are double walled, this makes cutting and splicing the bed back together a lot of work. Car details Up for sale is a 1968 Chevrolet C10 original short bed. . To do so, the top and bottom needs to be trimmed to clear the rivets holding the crossmember in place. Nice white button down bed cover and has a diamond plated tool box mounted in bed. I don't think it's hooked up.