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Episode 22 – Project C10 Chevy Truck Reveal at American Modern Headquarters

Episode 22 – After two and half years of hard work, American Modern’s Rick Drewry and Classic Auto’s Drew Yagodnik introduce our shining white and red 1965 Chevy C10 Truck to employees and fans of American Modern Insurance, our policy underwriter and great partner on Project C10. “The fact they did a restomod on a truck is cool,” one fan …

Episode 21 – Behind The Scenes with Photographer Ross Tyler

Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 21 – Classic Auto’s Drew Yagodnik and Project C10’s Rick Drewry are on location around Indianapolis, Indiana with noted photographer Anthony Ross Tyler, who’s snapping outrageous pictures of our good-looking 1965 Chevy C10 restomod. Even though Mother Nature decides to rain on us, Ross uses his brilliant technique to tell the story of …

Episode 20 – Test Drive Ready

Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 20 – After successfully fabricating a new part for proper gas flow into the gas tank and organizing all leftover parts, our restored Chevy C10 is ready for a road trip. Project C10’s Rick Drewry and the crew load it onto a trailer to Bethel Frame & Wheel for a wheel and front …

Upgrading to LED Taillights

  Upgrading your restored classic’s tail lights to LEDs is pretty sweet. First introduced on the 2000 Cadillac Deville, LED taillights have been growing in popularity ever since. They are brighter, look better and last longer. They also provide a boost to your safety because they have a faster rise time than traditional incandescent bulbs. LED lights reach full illumination …

Episode 19 – Finishing Touches on the Cab Interior

Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 19 – The Project C10 crew makes great progress on the cab interior, putting the finishing touches on the dash, installing the bench seat and adding seat belts as a new safety modification. This truck has new power windows, too – courtesy of a few stealth modifications to the universal kit. Now, the …

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Episode 18 – Starting the Engine … or Not

 Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 18 – When it’s time to start the engine for the first time, most of us think it’s all going to go like clockwork, right? Not so much. Rick Drewry and the Project C10 crew take us through how it usually goes during a first-time engine start-up – spitting, sputtering, backfires and all. …

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Episode 17– One Sweet Gauge Box with Classic Instruments

 Here’s What’s Next on Project C10 Episode 17 – With day job delays behind them, the Project C10 crew makes steady progress. Rick Drewry installs one sweet gauge box in the dashboard with classic instruments that coordinate beautifully with the red and gray cab interior. A digital speedometer is a modern touch. Up next, installing the doors Episode 17 …

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Using the Rope Technique for Installing Windshields

In Episode 16 of Project C10, work gets done on the cab. It takes Rick Drewry and the crew about five hours to install the windshield properly -with three tries to set the glass into place for a perfect fit. Many first-time restorers are surprised that installing a windshield can be one of the most frustrating parts of a restoration. In …

Episode 16 – Installing the Windshield

Episode 16 – The Project C10 crew installs the cab windshield using the rope technique – a milestone for the ’65 Chevy C10 restoration. Meanwhile, a unique insulation and cover kit for the underside of the hood provides superior noise reduction and creates a finished look for the engine compartment.