AUCTION: LS1-Powered 1966 Chevrolet C10 Pickup

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LS1-Powered 1966 Chevrolet C10. (BringATrailer).

An extensively modified and upgraded classic 1966 Chevrolet C10 pickup truck is currently up for auction on This truck, originally a long-bed model, underwent significant changes between 2018 and 2019, transforming it into a short-bed Fleetside with many modern enhancements.

Modern Upgrades and Modifications –

Under the hood, this C10 features a 5.7-liter (350 cubic-inch) LS1 V8 engine sourced from a 2001 Corvette. The engine has been rebuilt and upgraded with 243 heads, a Comp Cams camshaft and valvetrain, an LS6-spec intake manifold, and Doug Thorley headers. Cooling is managed by an aluminum Dillon radiator paired with a SPAL electric fan. The powertrain is completed with a 4L80E automatic transmission, also rebuilt and equipped with an Edge Racing torque converter and a custom aluminum driveshaft.

Performance and Handling –

LS1-Powered 1966 Chevrolet C10. (BringATrailer).

The truck boasts a robust rear end with a Detroit Trutrac limited-slip differential, 3.73 gears, and Moser Engineering half-shafts with Torino-style large bearings. The suspension has been lowered, enhancing its stance and handling. The front end has also been upgraded with power steering and disc brakes for improved control and stopping power. It rides on 20-inch Detroit Steel wheels wrapped in staggered-width Nitto tires.

Exterior and Interior Enhancements – 

After the short-bed conversion, the C10’s body was repainted in a striking blue with white accents. The bed is lined with wood and features stainless-steel runners and a flush fuel filler for the Boyd’s aluminum fuel tank mounted underneath.

Inside, the bench seat has been reupholstered with houndstooth accents, and a Lokar shifter has been added alongside a modern sound system. The interior is further refined with a wood-rimmed steering wheel mounted on an Ididit column, fronting New Vintage instrumentation. The odometer shows just 1,300 miles, reflecting the distance covered since the truck’s completion in 2019.

Documentation and Ownership – 

LS1-Powered 1966 Chevrolet C10. (BringATrailer).

The seller acquired this extensively modified C10 after its completion in 2019. It is being offered with service records and comes with a clean Tennessee title in the seller’s name.

This LS1-powered 1966 Chevrolet C10 represents a unique blend of vintage charm and modern performance for classic truck enthusiasts and collectors. Don’t miss the chance to bid on this impressive vehicle before the auction ends on Sunday, June 2, at 3:44 p.m. EDT on