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1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed

Motortopia Motortopia , 14th February, 2023

  • 1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed
  • 1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed
  • 1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed
  • 1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed
  • 1969 GMC Sierra Short-bed

Jon Darbyshire



    • Shop: Vintage Fabrication, Bobby, Karen and Bruce Schumacher
    • Edelbrock 350 crate motor
    • Edelbrock carburetor
    • Edelbrock valve covers
    • Aluminum cylinder heads
    • Aluminum intake manifold
    • Phenix black AN fittings
    • Polished Sanderson cast headers
    • Concept One serpentine system
    • Power Master 160-amp alternator
    • Autorad radiator, shroud and cover
    • 4L80 transmission from Mike Bodine, Independence, MO
    • Coan Racing torque converter
    • B&M shifter
    • Bowler trans control
    • 3-inch custom exhaust with Cherry Bomb mufflers
    • 3.55:1 gears with heavy-duty shafts


    • Shop: Vintage Fabrication
    • Raised dash with custom dash pad
    • Custom genuine brown leather Tea’s Design seats
    • Daytona weave carpet
    • Custom center console with sliding door control
    • Push-button start
    • Nardi steering wheel mounted on Flaming River column with custom paddle shifter adapter
    • Billet dash covers by Curt Cunnigham at Carriage Works
    • All wood hydro-dipping done by Summit Hydro-graphics
    • Full Pioneer luxury stereo DVD/Bluetooth speakers, amplifier and subwoofer
    • Dynomat sound deadener
    • Vintage Air air conditioning
    • Seatbelt Plus seatbelts
    • Clayton Machine handles


    • Fast Track Elite chassis by Roadster Shop
    • Independent front and rear suspension, billet arms and spindles
    • Wildwood 14-inch brakes with six-piston calipers in the front and four-piston calipers in the rear
    • Penske double adjustable front and rear shocks


    • 18x10 and 20x12 polished Billet Specialties SLG60
    • 26-12-18 and 29-15-20 Mickey Thompson Sportsman S/R


    • Flush-mounted front and back glass, shaved drip rails and marker lights
    • Custom billet side trim with wood inserts
    • Smoothed and filled bumpers
    • LMC Truck hood and grille
    • Fesler digital LED taillights
    • Kindig-it flush door handles
    • Bed floor raised 6 inches
    • Bedwood and Parts walnut bed floor with stainless rails and billet gas door in rear
    • Painted custom shades of green to match stock colors with added metallic and pearls using DuPont paint
    • All paint by Carrender Collision in Buckner, MO
    SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE OWNER: “Grandpa Pete for the memories and inspiration, all the Darbyshire family who helped in decision-making, the whole team at Vintage Fabrication, the Carrender Collision crew and Jon Pearman of Excessive Engineering who machined all of the billet parts for this truck.”

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