1959 GMC Stepside Pickup Orange, CA - Motortopia
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1959 GMC Stepside Pickup Orange, CA


  • John Edwards of R&D Automotive Machine Shop in Costa Mesa, CA
  • 355-ci Chevy V-8
  • Herbert camshaft
  • Edelbrock cylinder heads, intake manifold and carburetor
  • MSD distributor and ignition
  • Custom air scoop
  • Billet valve covers
  • CNC Customs pulleys and brackets
  • Doug’s headers
  • DMH Performance exhaust cutouts
  • Custom exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers by Plaza Muffler in Orange, CA
  • Mattson’s aluminum radiator with electric fan
  • 700R4 transmission
  • 2000-stall TCI torque converter
  • Lokar floor shifter
  • Custom driveshaft by Orange County Driveline
  • 1967 Chevy van gas tank


  • Original all steel body and panels
  • 1959 Chevrolet Apache grille
  • Sliding rear window
  • Shaved door handles, emblems, bed rails and tailgate
  • Extended bed posts
  • Raised bed floor
  • Shaved inner bed
  • Custom roll pan
  • 1939 Ford taillights with orange tint
  • Ford Grabber Orange paint with gold pearl over white base
  • Replacement wood bed floor


  • Shop: Bagman Suspension Specialists/GO EZ Customs in Anaheim, CA
  • 1978 Plymouth Volare front clip with disc brakes
  • 2-inch dropped spindles
  • Ford Mustang brake master cylinder and booster
  • Firestone 2,500-pound airbag
  • No Limit Engineering Fatbar  4-link with pan hard bar
  • 3-inch C-notch


  • 20×8.5 and 22×10 Intro Custom Wheels Radicalli
  • 245/35R20 and 265/40R20 Nitto NT555


  • Shaved dash
  • Gauge cluster recessed
  • Classic Instruments gauges
  • Flaming River steering column
  • Wysco steering wheel
  • Vintage Air unit
  • Custom center console
  • Power windows
  • Glide Engineering bench seat
  • Sand and tan leather and vinyl upholstery by Orange Auto Upholstery in Orange, CA
  • Custom Autosound head unit
  • Kenwood amplifier, speakers, and 10-inch subwoofer

Special Thanks From Owner:

Many thanks to family and friends for all of their help and especially my wife Jenny for her patience.