1969 GMC 1500 SWB

1969 GMC 1500 SWB

Owner(s): Steve and Bev Vos

City / State: Jackson, TN

Club(s): Parkway Christian Auto Club, Goodguys

Builder: Owner built

Engine Details: 396 +0.030 BBC, Edelbrock Performer Cam

Carburetor: Edelbrock 1906 AVS2 650 CFM Carb

Headers: Stock exhaust manifolds

Exhaust / Mufflers: 2 1/2” Flowmaster series 50

Transmission: TH400

Rear-end / Ratio: 3.08 limited slip

Front Suspension: Stock, 2 1/2” drop spindles

Front Brakes: 1972 Disc brakes

Rear Suspension: Stock trailing arm

Rear Brakes: Heavy duty drums

Wheels: Vision rally 17x8”, Toyo tires, 275R60, 255R60

Body Modifications: Badges removed, stake pockets filled

Hood: Stock

Paint Type / Color: GM Arrival Blue

Gauges: Stock/Autogage

Interior Goodies: A/C, stereo, CD player, power steering, power brakes, cruise

Custom Pieces: Tonneau cover, bucket seats, forever sharp steering wheel

Awards: Several trophies

Cool Story: Purchased in 1996 as a 6 cyl, manual truck. Converted to BBC auto. Engine cam from donor truck of same vintage, was rebuilt and installed 1999. The truck was completely torn down 2002, painted Memorial Day 2007. Reassembled and driven since. Driven to local shows as well as GG shows in Des Moines, Nashville, Bowling Green, and Kansas City. Also, driven to Cruising the Coast events twice. Pull homemade teardrop camper occasionally.