1971 Chevrolet C10 Truck
These stunning images of this '71 pick-up were created by the artisans at RK Motors in Charlotte, North Carolina and are used with consent.
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Ready for RHD
This car is an outstanding and economical candidate for a RHD build. Read more.......
4,112 miles on the clock
Relax and let us take care of the details while you disappear into the Smokey Mountains in your new custom.
About the Build.....
One look at the trophies this truck has racked up is all it takes to get the feel for the quality. Those are not some car-park-car-show trophies. To win best of class in Detroit, you better bring your A-game and then some.
This body/frame combination throws up the challenge of that silly placement GM came up with for the HVAC unit. Hanging it on the firewall and covering it with a lump of plastic certainly increased the legroom for the passenger, but it was downright mean spirited to anyone who wants to make a RHD. Put simply, the HVAC unit has to find a new home. That takes time to get right, especially when considering keeping the glass de-misted in the UK climate.
There is already a pool started by the LugNutz as to how much we can shorten the bed. My money is on cutting off 24" to make it a standard short bed. The guy wielding the saw wants to cut more. If you want it to stay full length, it may be the biggest challenge of all.
About the truck.....
Outstanding Truck at the 2014 Detroit Autorama in Detroit, Michigan
Street Achievement Award at the 2014 Detroit Autorama in Detroit, Michigan
First Place in the Mild Pickup Class at the 2014 Detroit Autorama in Detroit, Michigan
- 383 cubic inch GM LS6 V8 / Modified by John Lingenfelter
- Currie 9-inch rear axle / 3.73 gears
- 4-wheel power disc brakes
- Modern air conditioning
- Borla side-exit exhaust
- Modified suspension
- 20-inch Foose wheels
- 6-speed manual transmission / Hydraulic clutch
- Power steering
- Leather interior / Modern sound system