While there hasn’t been an update on our project C10 lately, I can assure you a lot has been done. We’ve been feverishly working to get the panels straight, gaps consistent and surfaces flat (I’ve got a lengthy post about this later). All of this, to me, is like watching paint dry. It’s tedious, time consuming, boring to watch and for the most part write about; but the results will be well worth it in the finished product. With that said, I decided to take a break from what has become the norm in our shop and spend time sorting out little things like the alternator. Continue Reading

But it seems that it’s often overlooked, even by myself. I guess it makes sense, it’s covered and honestly pretty hard to see once the truck is all buttoned up. Unfortunately for me, as soon as I removed the outer cowl panel it became pretty obvious that there were problems that couldn’t be seen from outside of the truck. And it only got better after the area was media blasted, exposing large cancerous areas that couldn’t be ignored. So I did what I do best, tear into the truck even further. Continue Reading

c10 Door Frame

The repair sections for the cab did arrive last Friday, but I haven’t started fitting anything yet. While I was waiting I got antsy and started working on the doors. I figured the doors needed to be closer to finished anyway before I fit the rockers. I had previously worked on the drivers side door, but ended up removing the skins from both doors. Continue Reading

Bare metal c10 cab

After months of thinking I was ready to put the cab on the rotisserie, I finally finished the cab bracing up and mounted it last week. Continue Reading

A few weeks ago I posted about rain delays and other little projects I’d been working to wrap up on the 1970 C10. Those projects still linger, I’ve been splitting my time between body work and finishing up loose ends on the chassis. However, one thing I have finished up is the custom fuel and brake hard lines. Continue Reading