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Facts & Figures
Mark McDonald
Porterville, California
1969 GMC
CHASSIS
Frame: stock
Modifications: custom rear back half by KRZ Kustoms, Fresno, CA
Rearend / Ratio: stock 12-bolt / 3.73:1 Posi
Rear suspension: custom 3-link w/Firestone 'bags
Rear brakes: stock drum
Front suspension: crossmembers raised 2", Early Classic Enterprises 2" dropped spindles, Chrisholm Enterprises lower control arms
Front brakes: Early Classic 5-lug disc conversion
Steering Box: stock, raised 2"
Front wheels: Boyd Coddington Smoothie 20x8 1/2
Rear wheels: Boyd Coddington Smoothie 20x10
Front TIRES: BFGoodrich Eagle GTII, 255/35R/20
Rear TIRES: BFGoodrich Eagle GTII, 275/40R/20
Gas Tank: Mooneyes
Shocks Front / Rear: Belltech Nitro Drop/Pro Shock Chrome
DRIVETRAIN
Engine: ’69 GMC 350ci V-8
Heads: stock
Valve covers: Billet Specialties
Manifold / Induction: Edelbrock Performer combo / 650cfm
Ignition: stock, re-curved
Headers: stock, coated
Exhaust / Mufflers: custom 2 1/2” / Flowmaster 40 Series
Transmission: ’69 Turbo 400
Modifications: rebuilt, B&M shift kit by Mark McDonald Sr.
Shifter : ididit
BODY
Style: 1/2 -ton
Modifications: door locks, gas filler, marker lights, stake pockets, tailgate handle, and driprails all shaved and filled by owner
Fenders front / rear: stock
Hood: stock w/’98 Chevy center section by Grant Kustoms, Oroville, CA
Grille: stock, painted
Bed: stock, raised floor, 2” tubs
Bed wood: white oak by Loren Johnson
Body / paint by: owner / Luis Millinich Body Works, Hanford, CA
Paint type / Color: DuPont / Hot Hues Red Hot Meltdown
Headlights / Taillights: stock, Early Classic
Bumpers: stock, Early Classic
INTERIOR
Dashboard: custom, smoothed, upholstered
Gauges: TPI black face
Air conditioning: none
Stereo: none
Steering wheel: Billet Specialties
Steering column: ididit chrome tilt
Seat: stock bench, cut-down brackets
Upholstery by: Big Daddy’s, Porterville, CA
Material / Color: leatherette, red
Carpet: custom, red