A lot of developments have been made in automotive technology since 1985. Airbags, ABS and traction control are now standard features on just about every new vehicle. Headlights are another area in which technology has developed significantly since the 1980s. However, many new vehicles are not rated very highly as far
How much green did we put in to our K10 Big Green project? It all started with a lifted 1985 K10 regular-cab long-bed truck that we got for $5,000. We called it "Big Green".
The truck was a good off-roading machine, but the old 305 cu-in V8 was underpowered. The quiet exhaust
Our 1985 Chevy K10 "Big Green" project keeps on moving. This regular cab 4x4 square body got a Chevy Performance ZZ6 engine swap, throttle-body fuel injection, new exhaust system, and more.
The new ZZ6 350 cu-in has a rating of 405 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. We kept the stock
Our "Big Green" project, 1985 Chevy K10, just keeps on rolling. We already had a lot of fun with the truck: went off-roading in the snow, towed on the Ike Gauntlet™, and completed a lot of upgrades. Our regular cab long bed 4x4 got a heart transplant when we chucked
If you have been following our "Big Green" project, you will know that we started with a mostly rust-free 1985 Chevy K10 4x4 and its 305 cu-in V8 mated to a heavy duty 4-speed manual transmission. It's a regular cab long bed with a basic 4-inch lift and a lot of