1948 Chevy Pickup - Letting Loose on a Life-Long Dream
Building a Knockout Early Chevy Pickup
Truck 48 Chevy.
Lucky Guy Chris Reister, Highlands Ranch, CO.
Truck's Motivation Basically stock 90 Chevy 454ci big-block treated to an Edelbrock RV cam and a Holley 750-cfm carb that breathes through a B&M scoop. A Turbo 400 trans and a Ford 9-inch rear filled with 3.70:1 cogs put the power to the pavement.
Down Low Mustang II IFS up front and custom leaf springs and shackles in the rear.
The Wheel Deal Foose Thrusts (17x8 and 17x10) wrapped in BFGs (235/45 and 305/45).
Body Beautiful Shaved emblems and trim, smoothed running boards and added one-piece door glass.
Paint PPG Black with Chip Foosedesigned flames.
Cabin Comforts Dodge Daytona bucket seats and custom door panels covered in gray leather and cloth by Dennis Sexson of Fort Worth, Texas. Vintage Air A/C, Sony AM/FM/CD, and VDO white-face gauges fill a custom aluminum dash panel. A LeCarra wheel tops the tilt column.