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  • Shop: Retro Rod Ent. Inc., owner and friends
  • GM Performance 350-ci small-block V-8 crate engine with flat tappet camshaft
  • Edelbrock 600-cfm carburetor
  • Edelbrock high-flow water pump
  • Hedman headers
  • Cal Custom valve covers and air cleaner
  • 2.5-inch exhaust with Magnaflow mufflers
  • Champion aluminum radiator
  • Cooling Concepts electric fan
  • Rocky Hinge V-belt front accessory drive
  • Aluminum gas tank
  • TCI Street Fighter TH350 transmission
  • 10-bolt rearend with 3.73 gears


  • Shop: Retro Rod Ent. Inc., owner and friends
  • Smoothed and chromed front bumper
  • Brothers Truck Parts oak wood bed floor
  • Brothers Truck Parts roll pan
  • Shaved badges, stake pockets, firewall and tailgate chains
  • Brothers Truck Parts tailgate latches
  • LED third brake light
  • Orion Silver and Coyote Red paint sprayed by Jose Lacosta
  • Pinstriping and tailgate lettering by Lil Louie
  • Paint cut and buffed by Al Albainie


  • 18×8 and 20×9.9 Ridler 695
  • 225/50R18 and 255/45R20 Falken


  • Shop: Retro Rod Ent. Inc., owner and friends, John Coute
  • 1974 Camaro front clip with disc brakes
  • Lowered rear leaf springs
  • CPP nitrogen gas shocks
  • Chrome master cylinder
  • Notched rear frame


  • Shop: Retro Rod Ent. Inc.,Cal Upholstery, Burlingame, CA, owner and friends
  • Smoothed dash painted to match exterior
  • Late-model Chevy S-10 seats reshaped
  • Custom door panels
  • Vinyl upholstery
  • Red loop pile carpet
  • Dolphin gauges
  • Chevy Astro van steering column
  • LeCarra Mark 8 steering wheel
  • Lokar Performance Products pedals and door handles
  • Vintage Air AC
  • Kenwood KDC-152 head unit
  • Pioneer 8-inch speakers in front and rear
  • Hush Mat sound deadening material
  • Optima battery mounted under cab

SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE OWNER: “Bob Robinson, Bobby Espudo, Ron Kelly, Denny Box, Doug Thompson, Reb Smith, Chuck Rhoades, Al Albanie, Dale Sampson, My son RJ and my wife Teri.”


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