The interior wound up matching the rest of the project-clean and simple. He found the seats and console out of a '72 Blazer that suited his taste and had Fitzgeralds Upholstery slip the black with houndstooth insert seat covers over them. The rest of the inside of the cab was filled with '72 Cheyenne Super door panels, new headliner, ididit column, Auto Meter gauges, Classic Auto Sound stereo, and one-piece side glass.
The short-wide now resides on 18- and 20-inch Americans shod with Nitto rubber. The six-spokes help to set off the rest of the chrome eye candy in the form of new moldings, trim, bumpers, and emblems.
Four years after its beginnings and five days after its completion, the proud smiles were justified of all those involved, namely Joe, Tony, Norm, Rick, the guys at RPM, and Fritz's mom. For it was at the 2005 World of Wheels show in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, that the fresh Chevy earned trophies for Best in Class, Outstanding Truck Engine, and the 2005 Automotive Builder award. You can see why we are proud to feature this '68 for all to enjoy!