Chevrolet 6400 Farm Truck at Manns Restoration

 

This old Chevrolet 6400 stake side farm truck is sitting out behind the shop at Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO. They acquired the truck a while back and they have plans of making it into a shop truck. There have been discussions about possible putting a more modern chassis underneath it, or possible even making it into more of a suburban style vehicle. It will be a while before this project actually gets underway, but I thought the truck was worth checking out. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look!

Filmed at Manns Restoration in Festus, MO
http://mannsrestoration.com/

The background track is Travel Light, by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com. It is available, royalty-free, under Creative commons unported license 3.0. You can download the track at: http://audionautix.com/~audion/Music/…

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Trans Am First Drive After Wreck

The weather was a little better today, so Jordan decided to take the Trans Am for the first drive since his wreck. We really expected the car to be down for a lot longer, but Jordan put in some long hours to get it finished quick. He completed most of the bodywork, installed the new exhaust, repaired the transmission, and added some new wheel centers. The car is a long way from perfect, but Jordan says it will do until spring. When warmer weather gets here, he plans to swap on a different hood, finish the bodywork, and give it a fresh coat of paint. For now, he’s just happy to be driving it again. We thank you all for your comments and support, we appreciate it. Thanks for watching!

1958 Chevrolet Apache Shortbed Stepside Pickup

I thought you’d like a look at this really nice 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup. It’s a bit of a hot rod, with a later model small block Chevy topped with an Edelbrock intake and 4 BBL Carb, along with a set of long tube headers. Inside, they have added a tilt column, some aftermarket gauges, and some later model seats. It’s riding on white letter tires, mounted on some nice chrome smoothies. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look!

Filmed at Country Classic Cars in Staunton, IL
http://countryclassiccars.com/

The background track is Travel Light, by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com. It is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0. You can download it at: http://audionautix.com/~audion/Music/TravelLight.mp3

720 HP 1969 Chevelle Convertible 454 LSX by Manns Restoration in Festus, MO

Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO, just finished making some serious upgrades to this awesome 1969 Chevelle Convertible. The customer brought the car in to have a Vintage Air unit installed, along with a couple other things. When they started looking more closely at the car, they realized that the big-block that was in the car was not in very good shape. The decision was made to replace it with a LSX 454 from Don Hardy Racing Engines. It’s a high-compression, naturally aspirated engine, topped with ultra-efficient, custom ported 12 degree heads and an 8 Stack injection setup from Inglese. It’s pushing 720 plus horsepower through a Tremec TKO 600 five-speed, back to a Ford 9 inch rear. We decided to take it to Bonne Terre Drag Strip, for a tuning session. It really has too much power for the street tires, but it sure makes it a blast to drive. While they had the car, they also installed the Vintage Air unit and a full set of custom gauges. It’s also riding on a full Roadster Shop chassis, with Wilwood Disc brakes all around. This car is ready for anything. It accelerates, handles, rides, and stops, like a modern high-performance car. You can drive it to the strip, getting pretty remarkable mileage along the way, and then take it out for dinner afterwards. It’s amazing these days, that you truly can have a 700 plus horsepower, naturally aspirated, daily driver. As always, I was extremely impressed with the crew at Manns Restoration and their attention to detail. I have a feeling the new owner will be suitably impressed as well. I hope you found it interesting, thanks for watching!

Filmed at Manns Restoration, in Festus, Missouri and at Bonne Terre Drag Strip, in Bonne Terre, Missouri. Special thanks to Chris Roberts and Eric Lindsey, from Manns Restoration, for all their help. We’d also like to thank Jarrod Keen, the owner of Bonne Terre Drag Strip, for allowing us the use of his facility.

Test Driving 1970 Chevelle SS 396 Big-block V8 Four-speed

I thought you might like a look at this awesome 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS, from Passing Lane Motors. This is a true L34 396 Big-block V8, four-speed car. As you can see, it has been beautifully restored in the correct factory color. It’s riding on SS wheels, with BF Goodrich white letter tires. The paint is extremely slick, the interior looks like new, and it runs out great. It really doesn’t get any better. I hope you find it interesting. We felt very fortunate to be able to take this baby for a little test drive. Thanks for watching, we appreciate it!

Filmed at Passing Lane Motors, in Fenton, Missouri.
http://passinglanemotors.com/

The background track is “Roads That Burned Our Boots” by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/). It is available, royalty-free, under Creative Commons unported license 3.0.

Test Driving Awesome 555 Big-block Powered ’67 Corvette Convertible

We thought you might like a look at this awesome 1967 Chevrolet Corvette convertible. It’s powered by a 555 Cubic Inch, Pat Musi built, big-block Chevy V8. All that power is being sent through a new Muncie M22 Rock Crusher four-speed, back to a posi rear with 3.36 gears. It has Wilwood disc brakes all the way around, four wheel independent suspension, ice cold A/C, and American Racing rims with high-performance Nitto tires. This truly is as nice as they come. It’s extremely powerful, but still well-mannered on the road. This car needs nothing. We felt fortunate to be able to take this one for a little test drive. Hope you find it interesting, thanks for watching!

Filmed at Passing Lane Motors in Fenton, MO
http://passinglanemotors.com/

Wicked Sounding Cammed 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle from Passing Lane Motors

This thing is definitely plenty healthy. There is just nothing like the sound of a well-built, cammed small block Chevy. This 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle is powered by a 406 Stroker small block, backed by a 700r4 automatic. It’s a beautiful car inside and out. It’s decked out in the SS trim and strips and the interior has been fully restored as well. This one is ready to go. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look!

Filmed at Passing Lane Motors in Fenton, MO
http://passinglanemotors.com/