1958 Chevy Apache SWB - Motortopia
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1958 Chevy Apache SWB
Owner/Builder
Specs

ENGINE

  • GM Performance LQ9 6L V-8 from a 2003 Silverado SS
  • F-body oil pan
  • Aluminum radiator
  • Modified late-model Corvette exhaust manifolds
  • 2.5-inch aluminum exhaust with Magnaflow mufflers
  • Custom aluminum intake made by RPL Customs
  • PSI Conversion stand-alone wire harness
  • Boyd Welding aluminum gas tank
  • Aeromotive 340 Stealth fuel pump
  • 4L60E transmission with B&M shift kit
  • Custom-made driveshaft
  • Chevy 10-bolt rearend
  • Mag-Hytec diff cover

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

  • Rack-and-pinion steering
  • KYB shocks
  • Slam Specialties RE-7 airbags(front)
  • Firestone sleeve ’bags (rear)
  • Accuair E-level
  • Willwood brake master cylinder

WHEELS & TIRES

  • 20×8.5 and 20×10 Billet Specialties Vintec wheels with centers painted in Toyota Thundercloud Gray
  • 255/40R20 and 275/40R20 Toyo Proxes STII


BODY & PAINT

  • Cab converted to big back window
  • Replacement grille and bumpers
  • Mar-K smooth tailgate with chains deleted
  • Singe-piece side glass
  • Sheet metal bed floor raised 10 inches and covered in Line-X
  • Custom wheel tubs
  • Shaved hood
  • Painted with BASF Glasurit paint mixed to match Mazda Miata Splash Green
  • Chrysler Stone White painted details
  • All paint covered in extra matte clear

INTERIOR

  • Chevy C/K pickup bench seat reshaped and in black leather by Morris Custom Upholstery
  • VDO gauges
  • Ididit steering column
  • Vintage Air Gen IV air conditioning
  • Billet Specialties Outlaw steering wheel
  • Replacement black carpet
  • Aircraft style seat belts
  • Dynamat sound deadening material

SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE OWNER:

Eric Deckard, Roger Lynsky of RPL Customs and Del Uschenko.