TRUCK/CAR INFO:1997 chevy silverado
Give a story from beginning to present of the build of the vehicle:
Traded a 1968 C/10 for the truck in hopes of building a bad ass show truck , With a lil time and money and help from friends and family my dreams quickly became reality. So thanks to all who made this possible.
WHEELS 22x9.5 velocity
TIRES 265/35r22 front and rear
SUSPENSION (FRONT & REAR) (front) slam specialties re7 bags on upper and lower control arms with drop spindles (rear) slam specialties re8 bags on a custom built 8 link set up with stock shocks relocated. 8 1/2 vales control the bags with 5/8 air line from a 12 gallon air tank running 200 psi.
CONTROL ARMS strong arm upper and lower contol arms
COMPRESSORS running a engine driven compressor ( main) with a 480 electric compressor in bed as back up.
FRAME MODS back halfed from gas tank back /running stock gas tank
work done by (list all shops ever used) previous owner Jimmy Orange
BODY MODIFICATIONS full phantom grill that is powder coated black to match the truck, 3'' cowl induction hood,caddy taillights out back
SHAVED door handles shaved with remote,tailgate handle relocated to inside.
MISC. MODIFICATIONS Bed has been filled in and smoothed with sheet metal also features a 12 gallon air tank painted to match truck.
Sheet metal work done by myself and my friend Bobby Webb
PAINT/GRAPHICS Custom graphics dragons /and skulls
BRAND/COLOR(S) house of kolors candy tangerine orange over gold/ and oriental blue over orion silver with black over all color . Clear coat is also house of kolors.
work done by (list all shops ever used) owner and carrie and clay blair
SEATS custom covered seat with black and grey vinyl with ostrich inserts, dyed panels with matching ostrich inserts
DASH smoothed and painted to match truck
GAUGES factory gauges w billet dash insert
MISC. billet steering wheel , billet headlight knob,and billet ac control knobs,and a billet grab handle.
work done by (list all shops ever used) Seat covered by Albany Auto Trim /Alany ,ga . Dash done by Jimmy Orange the rest done by myself
HEAD-UNIT Panasonic touch screen 7'' flip out tv
MIDS/HIGHS 6 1/2 inch door speakers with tweeters
ENGINE vortec 350
INTAKE k & n cold air intake
HEADER/EXHAUST headman shorty headers
MISC. 2 1/2 exhaust with 2 chamber flowmasters,hypertech programer chip with power programer.
SPECIAL THANKS (to anyone): Carrie and Clay Blair for helping me with this amazing paint job and to my friend Bobby Webb for helping with the sheet metal work and helping me get the truck. Also would like to thank my wife Melissa for supporting me with the build and my parents for watching my 3 year old so i could have the time to work on the truck.