Learn what it takes to build custom trucks, cars, hot rods and off-road vehicles. We dive into the theory, installation and testing of everything from engine builds, to fabrication, body and paint, performance horsepower mods and more.
Unless you are a NASCAR driver, you might need to go in both directions sometimes...so Josh Freeman of Freeman Fabrication takes us through whats needed to drop in an ididit steering column and setup on a bagged classic C-10 truck.
The now classic Chevrolet C/K truck helped to shape and define sport trucks. With these trucks on the verge of making a comeback, AZ Pro Performance and Baer Brakes teamed up to produce a 14-inch brake upgrade kit made to use with any drop spindle.
The single cab Chevrolet Truck has remained the perfect performance sport truck for a few reasons, the smaller, lighter platform lends well to adding power and the quickest way to gain over 100 horsepower is by dropping in a Magnuson Supercharger onto the 5.3L engine over at Saints Motorsports.
There is nothing quite like the thrill of cruising an old C-10 truck down the road...well, except for the sound of rattling decades old sheet metal and heat from the bare floors. In order to make a classic a bit more modern and comfortable, we install some sound deadener, insulation and finally some carpeting.
Sometimes, all a Small Block Chevrolet needs is a little tune up and a clean up. Keeping with the timeless classic theme of Pop's C-10 truck; the engine is dressed up and outfitted with a few old school go fast goodies.
When it comes to Exhaust Hedders, the guys at Hedman offer several options, from shorty, engine hugging headers to long tube and mid-length options for the perfect balance of power and ground clearance on lowered trucks like Pop's C-10 from our episode of Roadside with Peaches & Buttercup.
Remember that timeless look from the 90s era of Sport Trucks? Clean, color match, slammed and sporting billet wheels. See how Max Built Autoworks recrafted a classic two-door Chevrolet Tahoe into an old school, retro inspired cruiser.
We stop in at Tre5 Customs in Arizona where Pallo looks to bring his classic Chevrolet C-10 truck closer to the ground by replacing the low hanging factory front suspension with a KP Components Dropped Front Crossmember providing bag mounts for Slam Specialties air bags but includes adjustable shocks and converts the truck over to power rack and pinion steering.