Custom 1978 Chevrolet K10 1500 Pickup Truck 4x4 Lifted
Just some quick clips of my 1978 Chevy K10 Pickup. This was my first project truck when I was just a youngster in high school.
The truck started its life with a 400 small block V8 and a turbo 350 transmission. My father purchased it from a rancher who was the original owner. I was with my dad when he bought it and the old rancher and his wife both cried when the truck left. My dad used it for many years as a hunting truck. When I turned 16 and got my license, I asked my dad if I could fix the old truck up. He asked me what I wanted to do to it, and when I told him my plans, he agreed.
I took the truck to my high school's auto shop because I had signed up for an engine building class. We pulled the stock 400 and purchased a 350 small block with a 4 bolt main from a local wrecking yard. Smith Auto machined the block, bored it out .030 over, blue printed it, and balanced it with a 400 crank. The 383 stroker was born.
Keith Black flat top pistons, Eagle rods, Scorpion billet roller tip rockers, 202 heads with over-sized 3 angled valves, Melling high volume oil pump, 7 quart oil pan, Edelbrock Performer camshaft and intake manifold, MSD pro billet distributor, Edelbrock 750 carb, and Summit Racing truck headers made the beast roar through true dual Flowmaster 40 series mufflers. The truck never saw a Dyno, but was pushing around 425 horsepower and would smoke both of the 35" tires from a roll.
The first trip to the dunes with the new motor destroyed the original transmission. It was rebuilt with a heavy duty torque converter and a B&M stage 2 shift kit which barked the tires in 2nd and shifted very hard.
California smog laws are strict so eventually the 383 had to go and a milder 350 was built to take its place. The truck was sold with the 350 in it as seen in this video.
It was on a Rancho 6" lift, springs in the front, blocks in the back. It had a limited slip rear differential with 3.73 gears. It had 17" billet wheels and 35"x12.50" BFG Mud Terrains. The paint color was Dodge Viper RT/10 Red. All chrome molding was shaved. It had an aluminum four core radiator and chrome differential covers. Also had Rancho RS9000 air shocks adjustable from in the cab. Interior was two tone gray tweed and vinyl with Autometer Ultra Lite NASCAR gauges. Dash and door panels were wrapped in vinyl, dash had billet accents. Custom Sony Xplod MP3 stereo system with two 6x9s in the doors and two 6.5s in the kick panels with two 12" subwoofers behind the seat in a custom molded and carpeted box. Subs were powered by a 1200 watt amp, plus the stereo's 200 watts made the system 1400 watts. The truck was converted to an electronic Holley fuel pump. Truck had a steel push bumper with a hidden Ramsey 8000 lb winch.
Custom 78 K10 "Pumpkin"
My Custom 78 Chevy K10.
Full frame off 3.5ish years ago. Daily Driven since.
Every bearing, bushing, mount, etc. was replaced. Polyurethane where
5.3 (LS) swap. TH350. C.A.I. 93 oct. tune (HPTuners)
8" Superlift front springs. 6" Rough Country rears (-2 leafs)
20x12 Gear 726MBs (custom paint). 38x15.50 Toyo M/Ts.
Corbeau SS seats. Fiberglassed dash. Custom halos.
ALL interior lights are green LEDs (gauge/dash, dome, behind pumpkin)
ALMOST everything is custom painted. Thanks for viewing!
Big BAD and SEXY AND YOU KNOW IT Chevorlet K10 4x4 Pickup TRUCK
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This sucker was just tooo damnnn pretty, would love to have it in my drive
way to was and take around the block and Mud Drags on the Weekend man.
Color and paint job was awesome, and the Allum, Dash was just frekain EPIC.
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SOLD 1978 CHEVROLET SCOTTSDALE BIG 10 PICKUP For Sale Drager's 206-533-9600
wo owner truck. It looks like nothing has ever been in the PU bed. Real
straight body and we did not find any rust. Interior is excellent. It had 2
seat covers over the original seat. The seats look new. The dash is
excellent. Drives even better than it looks. So if you want an outstanding
PU to drive or to show off, this would be a good one to own and drive.
Chevy V-8 engine with automatic transmission. Power steering. Power brakes.
AM/FM sound system. Good looking alloy wheels with excellent tires. Chrome
bumpers front and rear. Set up to tow with hitch and trailer brakes. I
look at a lot of these PUs always trying to buy them, but very hard to find
in this kind of condition. Cond. # 3+.
Dragers International Classic Sales
18805 Aurora Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98133
206-533-9600 Fax 206-542-0171
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Web page http://www.dragers.com/
We charge a $50.00 doc fee for instate and $100.00 doc fee for out of state
sales on top of the selling price. The State of Washington says we can
charge up to $150.00 doc fee that is negotiable. The doc fees cover costs
such as trip permits and FedEx costs.
Dragers believes that it is very important to personally inspect the
vehicle you are interested in. If you cannot inspect it yourself you
should hire an inspector. Here are two very knowledgeable old car
appraisers you can contact.
John Kincl (360) 895-1766 http://www.autoideas.net/ and/or
Lance Lambert (206) 362-2530 http://www.vintagevehicletv.com
We use Concours Transport Fred has done a great job for us over the years.
Fred will do a great job for you. Check out his web page.
2078 Ponticello DR.
Henderson NV 89052
We sell all of our vehicles AS IS, NO WARRANTY. We check them over,
we do a report card and we grade and decode each vehicle. We have them
serviced and safety checked. You can see these reports on our web page
www.dragers.com We try very hard to tell you everything that we know.
We give you lots of photos and video so you can see the vehicles very well.
We have been in classic sales for more than 30 years.
Jeri Drager 206-533-9600 Andrew Drager 206-459-3403
ONE OF MY FRIENDS THOUGHT HIS TIRES HAD A LITTLE TO MUCH TREAD, WE TOOK
CARE OF THAT HAHA
83 Chevy K10 Burnout
My old truck doing a burnout on dirt. 83 K10 350HO/330HP, SM465, 10 Bolt
Front, 12 Bolt Rear, Detroit Trutrac, 4.10's, 35x12.50 R15 BFG Mud
Terrains, Hooker Long tube Headers, true dual 2.5" into dual Flowmaster 10
Series Delta Race Mufflers, 4"x10" Chrome slash cut turndowns before rear
my 1987 chevy silverado shortbed. 2.5" dual Exhaust with flowmaster super 44's. fresh black
paint with red pin stripe and new 33x12.5 tires and new 15 inch polished
wheels. and brand new rear bumper.
1981 Chevy K20
SBC 350 - turbo 350 transmission - NP203
transfer case. 44-18.5-16.5 tsl super swampers with eagle alloy 16.5x12
wheels. Have about 20'' of lift in front and about 15'' in rear. One ton
rear end 3/4 ton front end. Headers with tips exits in front rear wheels.