CHEVROLET C10 Rat Rod 1965
💀🚙💨 I bought this Van back in 2009 off of a friend of mine & have owned it for the last 12 years.
The chassis was professionally lowered to create the rake & stance you see today.
I took out the original old smoking 283ci engine & 3 speed manual box & replaced it with a USA 🇺🇸 imported pro rebuilt £6k 5.7 1996 Chevy small block vortec truck engine, with old school induction via a Demon carb & manifold set up. Very strong 300+bhp.
It runs very sweet & buzzes up to 6000rpm no problem, it’s fitted with tuned stainless headers to exhaust with single box silencers which burble lovely on low revs cruising, but will wake you & the street up when you put the pedal to the metal. All this power runs very smoothly through the bullet proof TH400 auto box. It’s definitely not for the faint hearted, this thing does shift!
I also fitted a £2.5k full front hub/disc brake & servo set up which you need to stop this beast, which it does, the old front drums just didn’t cut it.
The front suspension system is pretty stock really, apart from the new lower springs/shocks & modified steering arms & new rods/arms fitted etc when the chassis was lowered. The rear has been modified to incorporate new adjustable coil over shocks as advised & supplied from Jimmy at valley gas speed shop.
What else can I say! Well shed loads more really 😉 This is a true genuine blood & guts Rat Rod, the patina throughout is totally original, it was a California import and it’s a solid as a rock. There’s no lacquer or plastic coverings on this one, it’s as pure as it gets with the mechanical guts to complement it. It’s Awesome 💀😈🚙💨😎👍
I’ve spent well over £20k on it since I’ve owned it & countless hours to get it how it is. It’s Probably the best C10 panel rat rod out there! Ive thoroughly enjoyed it, I’ve cruised far & wide and would drive it anywhere, it’s very reliable & starts on the button every time. Drives & brakes straight & true. It’s all MOT,d and ready to drive away & have fun 💀🚙💨👍
To those interested I’ve never shown it or taken it to any of the many English rod or custom meets, but I know it would be very well received. I took it down to the Le Mans classic & it had amazing crowds around it all week, it does turn heads.
See link below to video on utube, just copy & paste. Any Q’s message me here or call me, its Gary on 07973378047
No tyre kickers, time wasters or otherwise, serious buyers only please.
UTUBE LINK & VIDEO available on EBay or request here👍
£18000 or open to serious cash offers
Its a cash sale or bank transfer. No to anything else, so don’t ask! Thanks! So scammers don’t bother!
- LayoutFront Engined
- AspirationNormally Aspirated
- Power 300 bhp
- Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive
- Body typeOther
Reference #11801215 | Private advert
Private Seller, Surrey , United Kingdom