1971 Chevy C-10 - Motortopia
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1971 Chevy C-10


  • Work performed by Laid Back Recreations and R&P Machine
  • 2007 6.0L LQ engine
  • 317 casting cylinder heads
  • Texas Speed 224R camshaft
  • Texas Speed valves, lifters and pushrods
  • Power Master alternator
  • Magnuson TVS2300 supercharger
  • Ceramic-coated Sanderson headers
  • Flowmaster mufflers with custom piping
  • Griffin aluminum radiator
  • SPAL cooling fans
  • Chevy script valve covers
  • Concept One front-runner pulley drive system
  • Painless Performance wiring
  • RPM Stage 6 4L65E transmission
  • Yank 3,000-rpm stall torque converter
  • Stock shifter modified with Lokar components


  • Work performed by Laid Back Recreations
  • Porterbuilt front and rear air ride Extreme Dropmembers
  • Porterbuilt upper and lower control arms
  • KYB shocks front and rear
  • CPP drop spindles
  • AccuAir e-Level air management system
  • Wilwood front and rear big brake kits
  • Wilwood master cylinder
  • Boyd Welding fuel tank
  • Narrowed GM 12-bolt rearend


  • 20×8.5 and 22×12 Intro Retro billet wheels
  • 245/35ZR20 and 315/30ZR22 Durun F/1 tires


  • Work performed by Laid Back Recreations
  • 1-inch body drop
  • Bed floor raised 11 inches
  • LED taillights
  • Smoothed firewall
  • Hills Hot Rods inner fenderwells
  • Precision glass and weather-stripping
  • Engine compartment painted satin blue and black


  • Work performed by Laid Back Recreations
  • Interior metal painted satin blue
  • Factory bench seat lowered 1 inch
  • Seat covered in hound’s-tooth pattern and blue vinyl
  • Dynamat sound deadening material throughout cab
  • Medium blue carpet
  • Dakota Digital VHX gauges
  • Vintage Air kit with custom one-off controls

SPECIAL THANKS FROM THE OWNER: “Special thanks to my wife for allowing me to build Elwood and for naming the truck after Elwood Blues, and to Kyle for bringing Elwood to life. Thanks to Precision for all the glass and weather-stripping.”