Bob & Mary Greening
Kasson, Minnesota
1948 Chevrolet Loadmaster
CHASSIS
Frame: custom by owner, 2x6 rectangular tubing
MODIFICATIONS: hand-fabricated crossmembers, brackets, and mounting flanges
REAREND / RATIO: Ford 9-inch / 3.50:1
REAR SUSPENSION: owner-fabricated triangulated four-bar, air bags
REAR BRAKES: disc, 11¾ inches
FRONT SUSPENSION: Chevrolet Astro Van, airbags
FRONT BRAKES: disc
STEERING BOX: Chevrolet Astro Van
FRONT WHEELS: Billet Specialties, 16x7
REAR WHEELS: Billet Specialties, 18x9
FRONT TIRES: Bridgestone, 205/55R16
REAR TIRES: Bridgestone, 245/50R18
GAS TANK: owner-fabricated
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: Chevrolet, 454 ci
HEADS: GMPP
VALVE COVERS: GMPP
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: GMPP, aluminum
IGNITION: HEI
HEADERS: Hedman Hedders
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: 2½-inch stainless / Edelbrock, stainless
TRANSMISSION: '85 TH400
MODIFICATIONS: Rebuilt by owner
SHIFTER: Owner fabricated
BODY
STYLE: Loadmaster COE (cab over engine)
MODIFICATIONS: sliced, diced, chopped, and stretched
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: modified stock COE, by owner / modified stock Chevy pickup, by owner
HOOD: modified stock COE, sectioned 6 inches by owner
GRILLE: modified Chevy pickup, by owner
BED: Custom, owner-fabricated
BODYWORK BY: Owner
PAINT BY: Greg Austin
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: PPG / Sonic Blue
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: frenched / owner-fabricated
BUMPERS: front Chevy pickup widened 8 inches, rear pan owner-fabricated
INTERIOR
DASHBOARD: modified stock by owner
GAUGES: Beede
AIR CONDITIONING: Vintage Air
STEREO: Sony / Pioneer
STEERING COLUMN: GM
SEATS: Tea's Design
UPHOLSTERY BY: Jay's Hot Rod Upholstery