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Old 03-17-2018, 02:34 PM   #1
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67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Here are some pictures of my truck. I picked this up a year and a half ago and I am starting to make some progress.
My goal is a nice reliable driver. Also, I wanted something to do with my twin boys that would give them some mechanical knowledge and ability.
I am going to put a modern LS engine in it mainly for reliability and also because it is really inexpensive power.
I purchased a wrecked 2006 GMC Denali pickup with 96000 miles on it for $2000, parted it out and sold $1850 dollars worth of parts. I kept the engine, (LQ9 6.0L) 4L65E trans, gas pedal, computer and all the wiring, exhaust etc. So I am into it $150.00. That is why I say inexpensive.
The truck is pretty solid. The floors and cab mounts are really nice. It does have rusted rockers, and the cowl in rusted through.
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Old 03-17-2018, 02:52 PM   #2
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Not sure why that one pic keeps posting sideways. Tried changing it 3 times.
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Old 03-17-2018, 02:55 PM   #3
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Starting on the rusty cowl.
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Old 03-17-2018, 03:32 PM   #4
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Sweet. I have a full sister to that truck. If you are going to run an LS are you going to run a digital gauges set-up? If so I would be interested in your original cluster.


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Old 03-17-2018, 10:09 PM   #5
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

....looks like a great project, ill be along for this ride
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Old 03-17-2018, 10:40 PM   #6
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

I really like that vermillion and slant nose....subscribed...can’t wait to see what you do to it
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:29 PM   #7
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

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Sweet. I have a full sister to that truck. If you are going to run an LS are you going to run a digital gauges set-up? If so I would be interested in your original cluster.


http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/a...1&d=1521314937http://67-http://67-72chevytrucks.co...1&d=1521315074
I am not sure yet. I need to look at some. I dont really like look of the Dakota Digital. I want it to look original. Classic Instuments has one that looks close, but not quite. Maybe have classic instuments retrofit so it looks original.
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:42 PM   #8
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This is a picture of me and my sister in front of my Dads truck. 72 I believe.

I was born in 67 so I would have been 4 or 5.
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Old 03-18-2018, 12:28 AM   #9
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Beautiful truck.
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Old 03-18-2018, 06:36 AM   #10
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Nice truck and project to work on with your boys
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Old 03-18-2018, 11:12 PM   #11
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

Cool project!!!
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Old 03-19-2018, 11:09 AM   #12
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Hope I can get it all back together. That took me a couple of hours, after putting up some more lights in the garage.
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Old 03-21-2018, 08:44 PM   #13
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I'm in for this build. Looks fun, and you have the hard part covered- the help! Your boys and you will have some awesome memories from this.
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Old 08-08-2018, 11:07 PM   #14
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Progress is slow but I am making some at least. Ended up purchasing another cab that popped up on Facebook and has good metal where mine is rusted out.
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Old 08-09-2018, 09:28 AM   #15
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

I too have a relative to yours (LOL).
Mine was a 283/glide pickup, with nearly no other options, but has factory AC. Mine did not come with engine or trans. Mine has a SB 406/TH400 waiting for it...
Mine has driver sun visor only.
I have seen color charts here, they call that color Vermillion Poly.

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Old 08-21-2018, 08:26 AM   #16
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Mine has the fancier gauge package, with AC (as I mentioned). Has a driver side sun visor, only , but no arm rests on either door.
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Old 08-21-2018, 01:25 PM   #17
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Re: 67 Vermillion Red CST Build

My 68 Burb is that Vermillion Red with weird green door panels...I do not understand that combo...Someone painted over the outside, but the inside is still red.

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