Tom's 1966 Chevrolet C10
66 Truck (photo: April 2005)
Restoration phase 1 ...
Before Photos and Body Work (October 1994 - May 1998)
Paint and New Wood Bed Floor (June 1998 - August 1999)
More Paint and After Photos (August 1999 - March 2001)
Restoration phase 2 ...
327 Engine and 3-speed overdrive swap (August 2004 - present)


Body Style Fleetside shortbed (C10 1/2 ton)
Paint Original two-tone color #537 (#507 Light Blue & #526 Off-White)
Re-painted with DuPont Centari acrylic enamel in 1998
Interior Fawn (re-painted in similar, but not exact color)
Engine 283 cubic inch small block Chevy V8
(plan to eventually swap in a 327)
Carburetor 2 bbl (Rochester 2G 2-Jet)
Ignition Points
Exhaust Single 2" (stock replacement style)
Transmission SM-318 3-speed manual, column shift
(plan to eventually swap in a SM-326 3-speed w/Borg Warner R10Q-1 overdrive)
Rear Axle 8.875" 12-bolt with 3.73:1 gears
Brakes Manual front/rear drums
Steering Power (conversion using later model GM steering box)
See my Power Steering Conversion page for details
Wheels 15" x 6" steel with original hub caps
Tires 225/75R15 white wall
Instruments Factory gauge cluster (oil, gas, amp, temp, and tachometer)
(swapped in from a parts truck) See my Gauge Conversion page for details
Radio Stock AM with aftermarket AM/FM converter
Speaker Mono dash speaker
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