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Old 01-21-2014, 10:21 PM   #1
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Danvers Minnesota
Posts: 869

Truck Info
Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Year: 1969
Suspension type: Standard
Front Brakes: Converted to disc
Modifications: 4/6 static drop
Rear Brakes: Drum
Steering: Manual going to convert to power
Front differential type / Gears:
Rear differential type / Gears: 4.10 one wheel wonder
Tire and Wheel Size 15x8 rear 15x7 front

Color Scheme: Blue
Paint Type:

Color: Black
Steering wheel/Column: Standard
Air Conditioning: N/A
Instrument Gauges:

Cubic Inch: 350
Cylinder heads:
Valve Covers:
Intake Manifold:
Ignition System:
Exhaust type:
Carburetor or Fuel Injection: Carberated

Automatic / Standard: 350 Automatic
Torque Converter:
Shifter type:Column
Drive Shaft: one piece

What is your name? Nathan Hughes

Please share a few things about yourself. (Bio, family, background, hobbies, your favorite pizza topping, your favorite vacation spot, etc) Married and run my parents farm in west central Minnesota, Enjoy tinkering on vehicles, restored a 1967 Pontiac GTO, ride motorcycle and like to hunt and fish
How long have you owned your truck? Just shy of One year
What made you decide to buy this truck? Its clean original metal can't find one like that in Minnesota
How do you store your truck, at home, garage, outside etc? Store truck in garage for now and I am building a shop for further enjoyment
What do you enjoy about your truck the most? They don't make them anymore.
Who or what was your biggest influence in building your truck? Always liked them and this website has a lot to do with it. Like they say I have "The Bug" and have bought 4 more since I bought the first one (mainly parts trucks) even though my first one doesn't need much
What has been the biggest obstacle you have faced in working on your project? Putting in the static drop and front disc brake conversion
How did you/do you handle it? Enjoyed every minute of it
What/who is you favorite/best part source? ECE
What are some things have helped your project to be a success? This website for sure
What is the history behind your truck? I got it in Michigan from a guy who got it from California
What do you use your truck for? (hauling, cruising, daily driver,shows, drag racing, work truck, mudding etc): Recreation
What is your favorite memory with your truck? Hauling it home from 14hrs away
Whats your favorite modification done to truck and why? Static Drop love the way it looks
If you had one thing to do over on your build, what would it be and why?
What are your future plans for your truck? Possible a LS and 4160e conversion
What words of advice do you have to people who are just starting out with their project? Take your time and enjoy it
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