I bought it eight years ago for $600. It was white, beat up and slow so I gave it a complete 180,” said Tony Adkins of his wickedly cool black Chevy S10 pick-up. “Now it’s now black, straight and fast!” he added. And with an estimated 1,300 ProCharger assisted horsepower on tap, we certainly won’t be the ones to dispute that claim.
Tony, a Virginia-based submarine blast and coating contractor, is what most would call a horsepower junkie, addict, and hardcore motorhead as over the past 35 years he has built a number of cars and trucks for street and strip and has done most of the work on them himself. “I have taken pride in doing a lot of my own work on the vehicles I have built. It’s cheaper than therapy and keeps me sane!” laughed Tony. The S10 took around three years to build and has a host of oneoff ideas.
Tony continued, “I have seen a lot of S10 builds and would always think of changes that I would make to them if they were my creation— things to make them more user … Read more of this article. Just click on the digital feature below this introduction.
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