Sisseton, South Dakota
1984 Chevrolet Silverado
1974 Chevrolet C10 Custom Deluxe
Head to Head
About “Black Betty”
I actually went on craigs list and was wanting to buy a old mustang or camarro. I couldn't find anything that caught my eye. So I started looking for an old truck. I still couldn't find anything. I put an ad up asking for a cheep vehicle that needed a little work but that would go up and down the street. I found her in Springfeild MO. Drove her home that night and hadn't had any issues with her on the way home. About 150 miles.
About “Old Blue”
Got my truck October 2010 for $400. After a little work and tuning she runs fantastic...especially after being parked for almost 5 years. My plans are to fix her up and give her a rat rod look...flat black paint, boss 338 wheels, lowered suspension etc.
Specs for “Black Betty”
Stock 350 and rebuilt transmission.
Specs for “Old Blue”
350 v8, th350 trans
UPDATE...trans went kaput...5.3/4l60e swap comin soon
Factory Options for “Black Betty”
This truck is stock all the way around except new monroe shocks and new tires. The added fog lights as well.
Factory Options for “Old Blue”
power steering, front disk brakes, 12 bolt diff, heavy duty front shocks and springs, wood bed floor
Mods for “Black Betty”
No modifications listed.
Mods for “Old Blue”
Edelbrock air cleaner, Dual Flowmaster 40s exhaust exiting in front of rear tires with chrome tips, Grant Challenger steering wheel, fog lights, Pioneer cd player with ipod connector and 2 Pyramid 6x9s with 8 inch sub and amp., chrome mirrors(replaced the old white ones), rear sport bumper off an 88 suburban, HEI conversion. Also swapped out my bench seat with k5 blazer buckets and suburban center console and scored some nice rally wheels and tires(added spinners on them with transformers center cap stickers), lowered 4.5/6...cut coils in front and aligned with shims, flip brackets in rear with Gabriel adjustable air shocks, angel eye headlights, sunpro tach, b&m hammer shifter, sliding rear windows.
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