Richard Shindler’s 1966 C10 Pickup

Customer: Richard Shindler

Lives in: Oregon

Vehicle: 1966 Chevrolet C10 Pickup

Where did you get this vehicle?
I purchased it in Texas in 2012.

What condition was the vehicle in when you got it?
It was Straight but needed a lot of work.

What work have you done on this vehicle?
New 330HP 350, 700R4 Overdrive Trans. Power Disc Brakes, 5 Lug Conversion, Dakota Digital Dash, Seats from a 2003 GMC, New Weatherstripping all around, Bed wood has been redone, New Stainless bed hardware Chrome Front and Rear Bumpers, Chrome Grille, New Windshield and Gasket. 5 spoke Vision wheels, Lowered 4-1/2″ in the front, 3″ in the rear. All new suspension. New Fuel cell moved to the rear between the frame rails.

Is there any other work that you would like to do?
Rear Disc Brakes, Paint

What were the hardest parts to find?
Heater Box

Do you have any advice for people thinking about doing a restoration project?
Do it in small projects, You get a good feeling of accomplishment and it is not so overwhelming.

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