Take an awesome one owner truck, do a complete custom restoration, built with all the best parts, and you have this truck. Massive Rozzi 20-inch wheels wrapped in Kumho rubber at all four corners round out the rolling accoutrements. The frame is powder coated and C-notched to accommodate the air bag system and wheels. Beautiful 1985 Chevrolet El Camino model in mint condition-Blue metallic exterior with White Ghost Flames plus a Blue cloth interior-Equipped with a 383ci 8-Cylinder. Chevy had one other six-cylinder available, the 292 ci inline six with 120 hp and 215 foot-pounds of torque.
During this time some things were changed, including the grilles, trim packages and engines. While we were at it, I decided it was as good a time as any to rebuild and replace all the dash components see the Nov 2016 issue for the all the details. The 1985 body styling had a boxy look with roomy, spacious cabs. Chevy offered two optional small block V-8s: a 305 ci 160 hp with 235 foot-pounds of torque, and a 350 ci with 175 hp with 275 foot-pounds of torque. Without them, winning 1st Place at the Detroit Autorama on its virgin outing would not have been possible. Mild rebuilt 350 with 350th Trans.
All original Arizona truck-Excellent condition-90720 miles - 140000 kms-No rust -Never winter driven-Body is perfectly straight -All factory-V8. Never wrecked and still has original factory paint. The following are new, Dash Pad, door panels, arm rests, window cranks, floor mat and retro sound digital stereo. At the end of the day, we decided to go with a pairing of vintage Volkswagen material, Silver Beige Vintage Vinyl 332 and Water Blue Vinyl 24. Some options included power brakes, power steering, power door locks, power windows, fully chromed bumpers, cigarette lighters, map lights, special moldings and a custom steering wheel.
Since our Vintage Air kit deletes the factory fresh air vent, we opted to carpet over the kick panels as well. The interior of the C10 was pretty tore up when I purchased the truck. A heat gun is kept handy to help fit the more stubborn areas of the floor. Heating the carpet up slightly helps it stretch and settle into the correct shape, with a little finessing. These trucks had either two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive or forward drive available.
Your hub for horsepower Get first access to hit shows like Roadkill and Dirt Every Day Join free for 14 days now Under the hood, Jason dropped a 406ci small-block Chevy between the framerails topped with 2. Really clean, all original Chevy long bed pickup truck. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? Truck has been stretched 50 inches-355 Chevrolet Small block-80778 miles - 130000 kms-Has been tucked behind the cab coupled to a stage 2 400 turbo- Custom fuel system dash. A pair of sun visors wrapped in matching Water Blue Vinyl 24 finishes off the upholstery job. The car is truly a old school street rod because it has been on the road since 1978. In addition to carrying 1985 Chevy Truck parts, we have parts for all Chevrolet Truck models available.
You bring your truck in, decide on colors and material, and leave it to the trimmer to roll, pleat, sew, glue, and tuck everything in place. Once all the bodywork was complete, Jason then sprayed the truck in two-stage DuPont Torch Red before carefully buffing the finish to show quality. Body and frame underneath in excellent condition. Automotive upholstery is one of those things that most of us have no choice but to farm out. The trim packages during 1985 had changed. It just so happened that we had just added one to our project fleet, making this a perfect opportunity to join forces to showcase just how easy it is to order a custom interior kit for a classic truck. But what if it was possible to order a custom upholstery kit for your truck that you could install? For the exterior the following parts are new Both bumpers, wheel well moldings, Body Side moldings, drip rail moldings, bed liner, taillights and marker lights, rear sliding window and grille.
It is a factory Non-Air truck. The Suburban was in its 12th year of prodcution for its 8th generation model. Once the teardown was complete with the body, bed, and sheetmetal bits at one end of the garage and the chassis at the other, Jason began to tear into the suspension components. During this era more plastics and vinyl were used on the seat covers, carpeting and paneling. Inside the cab, the custom work continued.
It is in excellent condition mechanically. In 1985 the Chevy Truck had not significantly changed since 1973. The seat was a recent recover. He began by shaving both slabsides of all things bumpy including the door handles, locks, trim, and marker lights as well as the stock taillights. The body styling ran from 1973 to 1987 and was the second longest unchanged styling second only to Dodge, which did not change the style of the Dodge from 1969 to 1991. The bed received equal treatment as a smooth tailgate skin was welded solid to the bedsides in place of the original tailgate with an offset recess for the license plate.