Entries by dherries

C10-4-Link and Air Bag Installation

The 4-Link systems is basically finished and the Air Bag system is in place.  It looks like the truck body will be about 4″ off the ground. Suspension at ride height: Suspension with bags deflated: The bed will have to be tubbed and a channel installed to provide room for the suspension system to raise […]

C10 – Frame Preparation

We have been preparing the frame for the air ride suspension and powder coating.  So far we have the passenger side triangulated 4-Link and air bag mounts installed and working on the drivers side. Because of the narrowed Ford 9″ rear end configuration we have had to make several modifications to the components and their […]

C10 Deconstruction Project

The C10 has been completely disassembled down to the frame. The cleanup work on the frame is in progress. The previous owner has already notched the frame for a rear end drop and the rear suspension was moved to the inside of the frame rails.  We have been cleaning up the welds and preparing to […]

1941 Ford Pickup

I purchased this 1941 Ford Pickup from a neighbor and even though it looks rough the body is not in bad shape. I am having a frame kit made to put it on a Chevrolet S10 Frame. It will be a great street rod when it is done. This is going to be a long […]

1976 Chevy C10 Pickup

I picked this truck up at an auction in Southeastern Nebraska. The project has been started by the previous owner. The top has been chopped 2 1/2 inches, the Ford 9″ rear axel has been narrowed to accommodate the wide tires. The engine is a 454 Chevrolet Big Block that runs. I will be working […]

1968 P1800 Volvo – Preliminary Body Work

Dave Herries – The body work is being done by Ryan Emmel, Emmel’s Enamel.  At this point he has removed about a pound of bondo from the rear end of the car and molded in the tail lights and recessed the licence plate cavity. Also, he has removed the drip rails and all of the […]

1968 P1800 Volvo

Dave Herries – I have been looking for a hotrod project for a while and I decided I wanted to build a Volvo P1800 Street Rod.  I looked at several cars but most were in rough condition and had a lot of rust. I found this car in Norfolk, Nebraska and purchased it October 9, […]

1937 Pontiac Street Rod

Dave Herries – I purchased this unique street rod through an ad on the internet in November 2000 for $18,000 and had it shipped to me from Ohio.  I wanted a street rod that would also double as a car that I could use to drive my clients in when showing houses thus the need for a four door […]