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1967 Chevrolet C10 Stepside – Jeff Hankins

Jeff Hankins has been building since he was a kid, he has never been much of a Stepside fan, but, when he saw the original patina on this 1967 Chevrolet C10 Stepside, he knew this was the truck for him.

Scroll on down to read all that he has done. Don’t forget to check out his garage and let him know what you think. (Web address below)

By the way, you can see all of the pictures at the bottom of the article.


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Website:http://www.patinacustoms.com

What type of vehicle is this?: truck

Make, Model, Year of Project

1967 Chevrolet C10 Stepside

What stage is this in?

Completed Project

When did you purchase it and for how much?

I purchased the truck in January of 2017

The purchase price of the truck was $2,000

Why did you choose this vehicle?

I loved the patina!

What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc.

It was bone stock, but it had great patina.

What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?

Engine swap, airbag suspension, full body-off resto-mod

Can you list any and all parts that you have put in?

1967 Chevrolet C10 Stepside – small back window – Original patina (no fake patina here)

Full body-off build – Frame stripped and coated with Eastwood chassis black

GSI front drop member with control arms/rack and pinion steering/Airlift Dominator airbags – 2.5″ drop spindles – GSI rear notch w/ 4-link and Airlift Dominator airbags – 3/8″ airline throughout – Accuair Endo-VT 5-gallon tank w/ built-in valves – Accuair E-Level w/ touchpad control – (2) Viair 440 compressors (black) – (2) Viair 2.5 gallon extra tanks

24″ Grover fire truck air horn

(2) Optima yellow-top batteries in GSI battery brackets

Boyd Welding fuel tank

4-wheel disc brake conversion (6-lug) – Wilwood power brake master cylinder

5.3 LS w/ 4L60e transmission conversion – PSI Conversions stand-alone engine harness – Speedway valve cover adapters (coils under valve covers)

GSI trans crossmember – GSI raised bed mounts – GSI carrier bearing crossmember

Lokar black oil and trans dipsticks

Speed Engineering headers w/ dual Dynomax Super Turbo mufflers

Powermaster 225-amp black alternator

Griffin aluminum radiator w/ dual electric fans

Vintage Air system w/ factory vents

FS billet steering wheel

Dakota Digital Gauge cluster

Viper alarm

Switch Suspension hood hinges

Lokar shifter

Full TMI interior including seats, door panels and dash – Custom center console/sub box – CPP tilt steering column

New windshield and rubber – New door seals – New rear window seal

22″ x 9″ GM Transit wheels w/ 265/30R22 tires

Raised wooden bed floor with locking access door

Rockford Fosgate sound deadening applied throughout cab – Full Rockford Fosgate stereo system w/ (1) T1000-1bdCP 1000-watt amp, (1) T400-4 400-watt amp, (2) 10″ Power T1 Slim subs, Power 6.5″ T3 components in custom kick panels, PPI equalizer, RF Bluetooth module, and all RF battery connections and wiring

Replaced both rockers and some small floor sections

Firewall shaved and painted

Original New Mexico truck w/ dealer-stamped bumper

Where have you purchased your parts?

GSI

AZ Pro Performance

Summit Racing

LMC

PSI Conversions

Speedway

Rockford Fosgate

What about you?

I’ve been building cars and trucks since I was old enough to drive. They aren’t perfect, but I build them with my own two hands from the ground up.

I’m a retired FF and now work for the railroad.

Any stories regarding this project?

I have never been a huge stepside fan until I saw this truck on Craigslist.

I went to see it and fell in love with the patina. I knew this was the one!

It’s for sale by the way!

Any garages, parts stores, fabrication shops, etc you want to call out specifically?

Always a fan of GSI and their products.

AZ Pro Performance is also a great place for parts.


Check out the pictures below, make sure to click on the picture to see the full version.


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