Posts Tagged ‘Grant Kustoms’

Fire Starter

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Owner: Rich Schreiner; 1971 Chevrolet Blazer; Sacramento, CA

This Blazer is a Metal Masterpiece Drenched in Eye Candy

This Blazer started out as a a beat up truck in Northern California. Steve Ortega Jr. of Brentwood, California, picked up the primered and ‘bagged but otherwise stock Blazer dirt cheap. He brought in Grant Kustoms (http://www NULL.grantkustoms NULL.com) in Oroville, California, to begin some of the bodywork, including raking back the windshield, smoothing the pillars and welding up a rear combo skin. Then he brought it down to West Coast Nationals to cruise around in the hot sun where a simple conversation ensued about getting a spot with Street Trucks for the Blazer at SEMA (http://www NULL.semashow NULL.com). The answer, “If you think you can get it done in the four weeks before the big show, then sure!” The Blazer went straight to Grant Kustoms that next day where Bob Grant and the rest of the guys tackled the monstrous feat to turn the Blazer into a show stunner in a mere few weeks’ time. (more…)

Smooth C-10 Backside

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Grant Kustoms Smooth Square Body Roll Pan

One of the most popular full-size trucks to build these days is the 1973-87 Chevy C-10. They look great planted on the ground and rolling on big inch wheels and rubber. However, if you are aiming to build one with a bevy of body modifications, one of the first areas to look at is the back of the truck. These trucks have a bumper relief under the taillight that allows room for the rear bumper to hug the body and wrap around to the bedside. When you remove the bumper and add a roll pan this factory body pocket sticks out like a sore thumb. (more…)