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Old 08-30-2011, 11:59 PM   #1
75k20
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Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: chambersburg, pa
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Truck Info
Manufacturer: chevrolet
Year: 1975
Suspension type: 3/4 ton
Front Brakes: stock
Modifications: 4.5 inch lift, 2 inch adaleaf w/lift shackles in the front, and blocks in the rear
Rear Brakes: stock
Steering: stock
Front differential type / Gears: 10 bolt
Rear differential type / Gears: 10 bolt
Tire and Wheel Size 15x8.5 rally wheels, 35x12.50x15 tires


Body
Color Scheme: mixed colors at the moment but it is slowly becoming kabota orange w/satin oil rubbed bronze accent
Bodyman: i do all my own work
Modifications: not many yet. visor, mirrors, roll bar, and im getting ready to do a tilt front clip
Paint Type: tractor and implement paint
Painter: i do all my own work

Interior
Color: black, gray, and brown for now
Material: stock
Upholsterer: factory for now
Wiring: stock for the moment
Modifications: bench seat with a 3 peice back
Steering wheel/Column: modified blazer column
Stereo/Speakers/Amps: sony explode deck, izuzu rodeo rear factory boxes, 2 10 inch sub boxes, pioneer 760 amp
Air Conditioning: non ac truck
Instrument Gauges: stock and autometer gauges

Engine
Cubic Inch: 305
Manufacturer: chevrolet
Camshaft: edelbrock performer rpm 308/318
Cylinder heads:stock nova 57cc heads
Valve Covers: custom chrome tall w/red flames
Intake Manifold:weiand 8000 dual plane
Ignition System: msd ignition module,coil,cap,and rotor, accel wire
Exhaust type: flowtech headers, non cat, cherry bomb glasspacks
Carburetor or Fuel Injection: edelbrock 750cfm

Transmission
Automatic / Standard: standard granny 4 speed
Torque Converter: n/a
Modifications: stock as far as i know
Shifter type: stock
Drive Shaft: stock

Biography
What is your name? robert mackey

Please share a few things about yourself. (Bio, family, background, hobbies, your favorite pizza topping, your favorite vacation spot, etc)
How long have you owned your truck? about 2 months
What made you decide to buy this truck? i just love the 73-79 body styles.ive had 3 of them and i now what they can do and the abuse they can take.
How do you store your truck, at home, garage, outside etc? it sits outside in my yard
What do you enjoy about your truck the most? old school american muscle and the shear look and size
Who or what was your biggest influence in building your truck?my shear love for the 73-79 body style
What has been the biggest obstacle you have faced in working on your project? How did you/do you handle it? just getting some of the parts
What/who is you favorite/best part source? edelbrock, autozone, and junk yards
What are some things have helped your project to be a success?friends and trading
What is the history behind your truck? spent the past 10 years as a farm truck and neglected baddly
What do you use your truck for? (hauling, cruising, daily driver,shows, drag racing, work truck, mudding etc): haulling scrap metal, playing in the mud and on trails, and just cruising and hopping to enter shows wen i get it done
What is your favorite memory with your truck? dont have any yet
Whats your favorite modification done to truck and why? non yet but hopfully wen i get the tilt front clip done
If you had one thing to do over on your build, what would it be and why? nothing
What are your future plans for your truck? just keep buildin until theres nothing else to do
What words of advice do you have to people who are just starting out with their project?pick the one you want and build it the way that you want and dont let anyone try to change your ideas do it your way
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