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The One and Only

Woff build he calls C-10 Re­vival. This truck started its life as 2016 Chevy Sil­ver­ado be­fore Ron­nie and his man Tay­lor Hoff­man at Blain's Body Shop in Lepanto, Arkansas, got a hold of it. The idea grew from a de­sire to have the look of an old truck that rides and drives like a new one, along with all of the mod­ern con­ve­niences like cab room, quiet­ness, HEN ABS, airbags. gas A mileage and MAN A/C that ac­tu­ally HAS works re­li­ably. Re-skin­ning A the PLAN, 2016's doors and cab cor­ners USU­ALLY with '67 C-10 door skins was task num­ber NOT one. By just re-skin­ning, MUCH they were able to main­tain CAN quiet­ness and STOP tight fit of cab. The 1967 HIM. C-10 door han­dles were That's mod­i­fied to use the fac­tory latch, was power locks and key the fobs. The bed Is a case from a '67 that was saved for from a sal­vage yard Ari­zona and mod­i­fied to bolt on the Sil­ver­ado frame na­tive rails. The bed floor was raised Ron­nie 4 inches to give Ron­nie the sus­pen­sion Blain clear­ance he needed. New steel and bed floor and tubs his were in­stalled along one- with the lower front half of the bed sides. A 1967 fac­tory in­stalled tail­gate and a cus­tom fit roll pan fin­ished out the bed. The front dip is all new '67 sheet metal with a used orig­i­nal ra­di­a­tor sup­port and grille from sal­vage yard. Both fend­ers were mod­i­fied and short­ened to bolt in all the fac­tory Sil­ver­ado lo­ca­tions on the cab. The hood was short­ened and then rolled to fit the curve of the wind­shield and also widened in back to ac­com­mo­date the new cab. Ron­nie and his team hand built the wiper cowl to took like orig­i­nal '67 and with fully func­tional wipers. In the end, Ron­nie and his crew have a truck with an old school C-10 look but is ac­tu­ally a 2016 that can take you any­where you want to go, in com­fort. Trust us when we say it draws a crowd any­where it goes! ST

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