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April 24, 2015

 

Today, we deliver a newly-aquired 72 C10 back to owner Chris, after a complete suspension and steering overhaul.  We elected to use a full Ridetech suspension upgrade, upper and lower tubular control arms, drop spindles, rear tubular trailing arms, crossmembers, and Shockwave air bags.   Additionally, we chose Accuair's eLevel air management for its simplicity and reliability. 

 

The goal was to have a usable, daily-drivable truck that retained its full bed, and rode comforta...

July 18, 2014

 

This C10 has come a long way from when it was uncautiously purchased on eBay.  Instant regret was the first phrase that came to mind as it was delivered.  Another case of gross missrepresentation on the part of a scrupulous seller.  Bryan almost put it back up for sale the day it came in, but decided he couldn't leave the lost sole alone.  

 

The truck suffered from a loud engine knock, slipping 700R4, and a world-class rats nest of a wiring harness.  The bed had been hacke...

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