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Todd's 1978 Chevy
Page last updated 07/28/13
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See very bottom of the page for some accidental customizing!!

L.U.V. Modifications


New hood, fenders & bumper
Cut out & replaced rocker panels
Dual port sunroof
Baby Turbo mirrors
Chromed tailgate handles
Tonneau cover
Louvered steel sunvisor
Fiberglass air dam
Custom made louvered roll pan
5 color paint job
Blue carpeted bed kit
Custom made headlight covers
Tinted windows
Polished windshield wipers
Shaved bed hooks
Side tilt bed (manual)
Chevy inserts in marker lights
Blue dots in tail lights
Blue neon license plate frame


15 x 7 Centerline HT's
Goodyear EagleVR60's
F(195-60-15) R(215-60-15)
3 bar wheel knock-offs
Frame painted fushcia
Lowered 3" (torsion adjust and blocks in the rear)
Chromed rear axle
Chromed front sway bars & strut rods
Polished brake lines
White painted gas tank
Polished lowering blocks
Chromed U-bolts
Have a chrome Hydraulic pump for the side
tilt but never got around to fabricate it

76 polished allen head bolts used on:

Differential housing (6)
Fuel tank (6)
U-joints (4)
Hood hinges (4)
Fuel pump block-off plate (2)
Throttle bracket (2)
Hood latch (4)
In-cab roll bar (8)
Exhaust brackets (2)
License frames (4)
Sterring gear box (13)
Tailgate handles (4)
Fender bolts (8)
EGR block off plate (2)
Radiator (4)
Battery hold down (2)
Horn (1)


1976 Buick 231 V-6
350 Turbo Hydromatic transmission
AutoFabV-6 install kit
3 core radiator w/ trans cooler
Lengthened driveshaft
Dual 2 1/4"exhaust
Dual resonated monza tips
Dual 24"glass pack mufflers
Accel 8MM Spark plug wires
15" flex fan
Polished aluminum fan spacer
Edlebrock air cleaner
Holley polished aluminum valve covers
Chrome breather
Chrome distributor cover
Polished billlet aluminum water pump pulley
Polished billet aluminum crank pully
Spectre braided hoses
Chromed vacuum advance cover
Chromed transmission dipstick
Anodized billet aluminum oil dipstick
Polished alternator
Chromed fuel pump blockoff plate
Chromed radiator cap
Chromed hood latch
Chromed hood prop
Polished brake lines
Chromed battery hold down
Anodized bolt caps


Sewfine sportz seats
Sewfine geo-chek door panels (prototypes - never put into production)
Blue pile carpet
Blue velour headliner
Billet aluminum instrument panel
Cyberdyne electronic guages
New dash pad
Alpine 7294 pull-out head unit
Alpine dual bridged 3522 amps
Alpine 6 disc changer
Kenwood KSC 8801 truck box speakers
Grant GT steering wheel
B&M mega-shifter
Chromed in-cab roll bar
Wink mirror
Fire extingusher

December of 2001 the truck was involved in an unfortunate accident that damaged the drivers door, fender and tailgate, more reason to rebuild!!!

2001 - Trashed door shot #1
2001 - Trashed door shot #2
2001 - Trashed door shot #3
2001 - Bent lower fender
2001 - Bent upper fender
2001 - Dented tailgate
2002 - Put new door on
until I get around to
rebulding the truck