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1952 GMC Pickup Riverside, CA


  • Work performed by Matt Burns, Riverside, CA
  • 383 V-8 Chevy stroker
  • Chino Hills Transmission 700r4 transmission
  • Inland Driveshaft custom two-piece driveshaft
  • Edelbrock rods and pistons, heads, valves and covers, intake manifold and 650 carb
  • High-volume oil pump
  • Electric cooling fan
  • High-output one-wire alternator
  • Custom aluminum radiator
  • March pulleys
  • Painless wiring
  • Engine painted chocolate brown with gold ice pearl
  • Taylor Vertex magnetos ignition
  • Gibson 3-inch exhaust and muffler


  • Shop: Devious Customs, Riverside, CA
  • Front drop spindles
  • Total Cost Involved front-end system
  • Mustang II setup with rack-and-pinion steering
  • ididit steering column
  • Total Cost Involved rear ladder bar 4-link
  • Rear of frame step notched
  • Firestone ’bags all around
  • Bilstein shocks
  • Jeep Cherokee rearend
  • 22-gallon fuel tank
  • Kinetik battery located under bed
  • Entire chassis powder-coated by Ludikris Fabrication
  • Accuair E-Level


  • 20×8 and 20×10 Rocket Racing wheels Booster series, custom black finish
  • 255/30R20 and 245/40R20 Nitto tires


  • Shop: Bodywork by Devious Customs, Riverside, CA
  • Custom-mixed House of Kolor Brown with Gold Ice pearl painted by Robert Currel in Los Angeles
  • Gold leafing by Wild Bill of Riverside, CA
  • Stock grille shell and insert
  • Front custom 1963 C-10 bumper
  • Grant Kustoms rear roll pan
  • Shaved door handles, taillights, fresh air vent
  • Hidden tailgate latches
  • AVS smooth LED lights in roll pan
  • Rain gutters removed
  • Custom wink mirrors
  • One-piece window glass
  • Custom Harley-Davidson gas cap in bed


  • Shop: Radi’s Custom Upholstery in Garden Grove, CA
  • Accuair TouchPad
  • Black- and tan-colored upholstery material
  • Glide Engineering seats
  • Custom suede headliner
  • Dashboard shaved and painted
  • Shortened glove box
  • Custom AC vents on dash
  • Dakota Digital gauges
  • Colorado Customs steering wheel
  • Lokar handles
  • Power windows
  • Old Air AC system
  • Hidden gun safe
  • Shop: Define Concepts, La Habra, CA
  • JVC double-DIN head unit
  • CT Sounds amp and speakers
  • Kick panels behind seats

SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE OWNER: “I can’t thank everyone enough, but thank you to my bestfriend/wife, America, and my daughter, Andrea, my family and my new friends Jeff and Shannon Davy. This truck has brought me in touch with some great people and for that I am thankful.”


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