Your Project Status

Chevrolet C10 Mechanical Restoration & Modification


Project scope remains on track, consistent with August discussions. No significant changes or issues to report.


Project budget is OK. Project cost is in line with the overall estimate and August discussions on engine choice, but we may see an overage with final labor.


Project schedule is on track.

Overall Status



Many other parts received including the AC system, radiator, heads and fan. Next up will be engine installation. Overall we are on track, but marking as “Yellow” this month to highlight approximate $5K budget variance to original plan.

Progress Since Last Report

  • Headers received
  • Radiator with fan received
  • Direct fit AC system with vents received


  • Installation of engine and transmission, radiator, and fan
  • AC system installation
  • Shifter assembly procurement 
  • Determining belt and fuel system needed

Project Scope

Engine, transmission, air conditioning (Classic Auto Air) , and wiring.

GM Performance crate 427. 6L80 automatic transmission, ECU, torque converter. Wood bed slats.

Scope Changes

  • October 2021 – Added installation of wood bed slats ($TBD)

Budget Status

$ 1 K*
$ 1 K
$ 35 K

Retainer Balance: $1,334.07

No additional deposit necessary at this time. * Budget does not include TBD scope changes.


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Status History

End of September 2021 Status


Engine, transmission, and installation kit have been received. Headers and radiator with  fan have been ordered. We are awaiting the headers and fan which are in production. We are in the process of determining the fuel and belt systems needed. 

  • Engine installation kit received
  • Engine and transmission received
  • Direct fit AC with custom AC vents ordered
  • Headers and fan are in production