Chevy c10 Featured in Hot Rod Magazine. Professional build. GROUND UP! HOT ROD $

Price: US $5,350.00 Item location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: C-10
  • SubModel: C-10, C-20, c-30
  • Type: Standard Cab Pickup
  • Trim: Custom Deluxe
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 5,500
  • VIN: c4f402363
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 375 HP
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Gray
  • Options: CD Player
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1974 Chevrolet C-10 C-10, C-20, c-30

Ever want to own a professional build truck? Here's your chance. This truck named "Pit Boss" was built by professional car builder Jerry Pignolo.
Read the Hot Rod Magazine article below. I made a few changes since the build. I just added some new wheels and tires. Thewheels are custom made Boss 18". They have a custom offset. With new top of the line rubber.Receiptswill beincluded with the sale.
Note; I have BOTH sets of wheels and tires. YOu must specify which set you want on the truck. Only one set of wheels and tires are included…..your choice.
Clean and clear title in hand.

Link to the Magazine article:

Here is the FULLHot Rod Magazine article;

For most of us, getting the opportunity to scrape up enough dough to build one nice classic truck is mission accomplished. Jerry Pignolo built this black ice cruiser to have as a fun "in-between project," while he crafted another six-figure hot rod. In his travels Jerry has lived a life that could easily be on the big screen, including a stretch as a successful Vegas casino pit boss. Here's how a boss rolls..."I saw this truck at the well-known Pavilion weekend car hop in Scottsdale, Arizona. My first impression was, this has to be owned by a long-time hot rodder." It's not every day you see a late-model C10 dressed in a 1950s-era gear.

True to form, Jerry has built many top-shelf 1950s and 1960s classic cars for himself and customers – too many to count. That creative influence, however, is very obvious with this build, although he hadn't tried his hand at a truck until last year. That's when he found this one in someone's backyard who decided they'd rather have cash than the truck (some guys have all the luck). Jerry also has an excellent eye for constructing the perfect cruiser.

When he bought the truck it already had the door handles, markers, and taillights shaved, the tailgate handle flipped to the backside, and a quality paintjob. Fortunately for him, the previous owner wisely invested the time and money to get the body straight enough for two-stage DuPont Jet Black paint. That part was complete, but it had no wheels, (meaning it was up on blocks!), a chain-smoking motor with bad rings, and a ratty interior. This is where Jerry flat-bedded the truck after some subtle negotiation and began to transform it.

He started by canning the original small-block and transmission for a healthy GMPP ZZ1 with a new TH350 built by Tempe Speed and Performance. He opted for the hot cam kit, Edelbrock intake manifold, carburetor, and Hedman headers to push power through Flowmaster mufflers. This combo yielded a respectable 375 hp. Now that he had it running and sounding proper, it was time to make it "boss." He used 4-inch-drop coils and a sway bar kit to drop the chin up front, and rear flipped leafs as the knockout punch.

The real flavor of his truck is the antifreeze-colored flames and caddy capped stance. It was the skilled hand of Andy Loomis that ushers the jet black paint to the limelight. The wheels might look like a million bucks, but are actually some steelies from a local yard treated to some flame-matched paint and custom 1959 Cadillac hubcaps. Diamond Back 15-inch-diameter whitewalls keep the 39-year-old classic stylishly grounded. It is the blend of the wheels, stance, and restrained flame outline that dealt the winning hand...blackjack!

The bench seat interior is gray tweed and stitched in the factory pattern. He kept it clean and comfortable with no alterations (with the exception of an under-mounted radio to keep the dash factory issue). His truck recently caught the eye of a commercial producer, and it was used in a few television ads for Peak Coolant, featuring the talented and enfuego, Danica Patrick. Did I say some guys have all the luck?

In a way this build brought Jerry full circle to his roots in Boston. In 1959 he founded the Boston Bad Boys car club with some of his childhood friends. Over the years the club had splintered across the country, but is now active with 30 members settled in Boston and Arizona. The club's importance to Jerry cannot be understated because it was in those days that he really honed his eye and talent needed to craft this pickup.

Jerry builds them to cruise reliably, and he spends a lot of time behind the wheel of this one. It's been said, "Do what you love and you won't work a day in your life." A quote that Jerry lives by and Saturdays he is usually meeting up with the Boston Bad Boy crew and loving every mile along the way.

1974 Chevrolet C10
Jerry Pignolo
Scottsdale, Arizona

Frame: Stock
Rearend / Ratio: factory / 3:08 ratio Rear suspension: Porterbuilt back half Rear brakes: factory drum Front suspension: lowered 4-inch coils Front brakes: 11-inch disc Steering box: OEM Front wheels: painted, styled steelies with 1959 Cadillac hubcaps Rear wheels: painted styled steelies with 1959 Cadillac hubcaps Front tires: 15-inch Diamond Back whitewalls Rear tires: 15-inch Diamond Back whitewalls Gas tank: factory location

Engine: GMPP ZZ1 Heads: factory cast iron Valve covers: chrome Chevy script Manifold / Induction: Edelbrock performer intake and carburetor Ignition: GM HEI Headers: Hedman Exhaust / Mufflers: Flowmaster 50 Transmission: TH350 by Tempe Speed & Performance Shifter: stock column

Style: ½-ton Fleetside Modifications: shaved door handles, markers, and taillights, wipers, antenna and stake pockets Fenders front / rear: factory Hood: factory Grille: billet tubed Pinstripe by: Andy Loomis Paint type / Color: DuPont Jet Black with antifreeze green pinstripe Headlights / Taillights: 1980s headlights / roll pan
Outside mirrors: shaved Bumpers: (front) factory, (rear) roll pan

Dashboard: factory with radio delete Gauges: factory Air conditioning: factory Stereo: Pioneer AM/FM CD Steering wheel: So-Cal Speed Steering column: factory GM tilt Seats: factory style bench Material / Color: smoke gray tweed Carpet: factory gray.

Sold as is. No refunds. I will assist with shipping. Email me if you want to come over for a test drive. NO BURNOUTS without cash in hand.

The truck is located inAlbuquerque, New Mexico.

God Bless America

I have more pictures upon request.

I also added a hidden battery cutout for theft prevention.