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Author Topic: Finally got my truck on the road today. Beast!  (Read 8769 times)
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« on: December 27, 2012, 04:32:06 PM »

So after 4 years and total rebuild, here it is. Former stock C10 Chev.
Running a Lexus V8 with twin turbos and twin superchargers.

Airbagged, chopped, hand rolled guards, body etc.

All beaten copper and brass throughout.

Finally got to drive it, sounds nuts.

The last shot is what it looked like before.


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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2012, 04:34:26 PM »

the only thing you'll get with that in southern cal is a bunch of mexican lowrider chicks.  i'll pass. 
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I got Brass!
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2012, 04:46:46 PM »

So after 4 years and total rebuild, here it is. Former stock C10 Chev.
Running a Lexus V8 with twin turbos and twin superchargers.

Airbagged, chopped, hand rolled guards, body etc.

All beaten copper and brass throughout.

Finally got to drive it, sounds nuts.

The last shot is what it looked like before.
Congratulations. Joe Loco envies you.
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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2012, 05:02:11 PM »

Very unique, I like!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2012, 05:13:53 PM »

Not my style looks wise but I guess the sound must be awesome.
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« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2012, 05:16:53 PM »

So after 4 years and total rebuild, here it is. Former stock C10 Chev.
Running a Lexus V8 with twin turbos and twin superchargers.

Airbagged, chopped, hand rolled guards, body etc.

All beaten copper and brass throughout.

Finally got to drive it, sounds nuts.

The last shot is what it looked like before.
Very well done!  I can tell the craftsmanship is top notch and the wood accents are a unique touch.  I imagine that thing is insanely fast with the twin turbos and chargers.  How fast and how much horsepower?
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« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2012, 05:20:04 PM »

Did you go with the UZ or the UR?
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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2012, 05:49:07 PM »

Pretty cool.
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« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2012, 05:50:17 PM »

sorry but if ta like it, its gay
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« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2012, 06:02:51 PM »

Wild truck...

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« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2012, 06:08:54 PM »

So after 4 years and total rebuild, here it is. Former stock C10 Chev.
Running a Lexus V8 with twin turbos and twin superchargers.

Airbagged, chopped, hand rolled guards, body etc.

All beaten copper and brass throughout.

Finally got to drive it, sounds nuts.

The last shot is what it looked like before.

Go ahead and file a police report for it being stolen now.
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« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2012, 06:09:42 PM »

Over-compensation vehicle of peace.
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« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2012, 06:11:10 PM »

I am sure it took a lot of hard work and craftsmanship, which I would not be able to do. However, that is an ugly looking car.
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« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2012, 06:30:09 PM »

Glad you can all see the work that has gone into it and the craftsmanship with the wood and copper.

Here are some closeups.

Adam the wood is an Australian hardwood called Ironbark.


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« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2012, 06:32:09 PM »

A couple more


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« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2012, 06:34:44 PM »

I am sure it took a lot of hard work and craftsmanship, which I would not be able to do. However, that is an ugly looking car.

We weren't going for pretty, so thanks.
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« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2012, 06:36:16 PM »

It looks great, but there's one problem. The steering column seems to have been placed in the opposite side during the assembly process.
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« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2012, 06:36:34 PM »

Looks like quite the marketing tool for your gym
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« Reply #18 on: December 27, 2012, 06:36:42 PM »

Who puts a Jap engine in an American car?  Sacralige!
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« Reply #19 on: December 27, 2012, 06:40:42 PM »

We weren't going for pretty, so thanks.

Shit, I hope not, because if you were, you failed by a mile lol.
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« Reply #20 on: December 27, 2012, 06:42:54 PM »


Definitely an upgrade - that bitch was ugly as hell before!!   Grin
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« Reply #21 on: December 27, 2012, 06:44:19 PM »

Meh, nice work, but not my style. I'd throw the engine in a trash heap as well.
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« Reply #22 on: December 27, 2012, 06:45:15 PM »

So after 4 years and total rebuild, here it is. Former stock C10 Chev.
Running a Lexus V8 with twin turbos and twin superchargers.

Airbagged, chopped, hand rolled guards, body etc.

All beaten copper and brass throughout.

Finally got to drive it, sounds nuts.

The last shot is what it looked like before.

Now this is BADASS
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« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2012, 06:49:54 PM »

Glad to see you kept the Iron Cross logo.  Nothing associated with the German Army could possibly be bad.
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« Reply #24 on: December 27, 2012, 07:05:34 PM »

There are kids starving in Chicago. Americans Roll Eyes
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