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Old 11-11-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
64tantruck
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64tantruck about me (interview)

Truck Info
Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Year: 1964 C20
Suspension type: GM 1978 3/4 Ton with air ride on all four corners.
Front Brakes: disc
Modifications: conversion to 78 dual master cylinder no booster
Rear Brakes: drum
Steering: power steering
Front differential type / Gears: NA
Rear differential type / Gears: 3.73
Tire and Wheel Size 15 inch tires


Body Fleetside long bed
Color Scheme: Tan
Bodyman: P.O. (Previous Owner)
Modifications: No Chrome trim installed. custom rear bumper (painted)
Paint Type: Not sure
Painter: P.O.

Interior Mostly stock
Color: black cloth with tan chec. (matches body color)
Material: cloth
Upholsterer: P.O.
Wiring: New wiring harness
Modifications:
Steering wheel/Column: Stock.
Stereo/Speakers/Amps: None the roar of the 350
Air Conditioning: None
Instrument Gauges: Factory. I have added aftermarket gauges under the dash

Engine Chevrolet
Cubic Inch: 350 CI
Manufacturer:
Camshaft: mild
Cylinder heads: stock
Valve Covers: chrome
Intake Manifold: edlebrock
Ignition System: HEI
Exhaust type: Dual Exhaust thru Headers to shortys.
Carburetor or Fuel Injection: Holley 750

Transmission
Automatic / Standard: Automatic
Torque Converter: Unknown
Modifications: none
Shifter type: mounted on floor
Drive Shaft: unknown

Biography
Glenn Korec

I was born in the fall of 1973. I was raised by my mother but lived in the same house as my grandfather. He served in the USAF from 1941-1972, he is the one that got me hooked on any thing mechanical. Growing up he drove a 65 tan C10 pick up. He had it in 1991 when I started to drive.
Currently I live in Jamesville NY, with my wife and two daughters. (ages 6 & 10). I have been married for 17 years, and work for a large university as a project manager. We just finished buildling our garage this month. My wife is a Nurse, and shares my interest in old cars (especially old chevy trucks) she just picked up a 61 Apache 10. She will be joining the forums soon.


How long have you owned your truck? February 2012

What made you decide to buy this truck? Reminds me of my youth and my Grandfather

How do you store your truck? In the garage


What do you enjoy about your truck the most? Driving it and taking it to local shows with the family.

Who or what was your biggest influence in building your truck? I didnt build the entire truck from the ground up, I have been tweaking it to my personal taste.

What has been the biggest obstacle you have faced in working on your project?
Money
How did you/do you handle it?
Work more side jobs.

What/who is you favorite/best part source? LMC truck, Ebay, classic industries.

What are some things have helped your project to be a success?
My wife

What is the history behind your truck? It was a farm truck from Indiana it just turned 61,000 miles, it was restored by an older gentleman in is 70's in Indiana.

What do you use your truck for? Fun. icecream trips etc...

Whats your favorite modification done to truck and why? Air Ride for comfort

If you had one thing to do over on your build, what would it be and why?
Change the rear gear to a higher ratio, tops out at 65mph at 3000 RPM

What are your future plans for your truck? None now, time to help my wife with her 61.

What words of advice do you have to people who are just starting out with their project?
Take your time, enjoy the simple things as sourcing parts. Remember its your truck for your reasons, make it what you want, not what you think others want. Be creative. Most of all, enjoy the process.
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