(1964 chevy c10)
The 1964 Chevy C10, owned by Jody Davis and dubbed Agent Orange, is a work of art that combines classic design with modern style. This truck is a prime example of how a skilled builder can take a classic truck and turn it into something truly special. In this article, we will explore the details of Jody’s build and see what makes this truck so unique.
Jody’s Inspiration for Agent Orange Jody had always wanted to build a classic looking truck, but with his personal style. He wanted the truck to look almost factory original when closed, but display custom modifications and paint when opened. Jody is an artist at heart, and his passion for creating art on vehicles has been evident since he was a child. He started building and modifying vehicles when he was in grade school, and his love for the craft has only grown since then.
The Build of Agent Orange Jody purchased the truck as an unfinished project from Hot Rod Specialties in Indianapolis. He then tore it down to the frame and started his journey of building Agent Orange. The build took about a year and a half, and Jody documented the entire process on his Instagram page @gunpointgraphics.
The Engine and Driveline Details Jody equipped Agent Orange with a 6-liter LS crate motor from GM Performance, with a Holly Terminator X-Max engine management system. The engine is complemented by a TCI 3500 stall torque converter, a Moser rear axle, and a 4-11 posi from Yukon. The Ridetech Dominator 2600# bags on all corners of the truck make sure it’s sitting pretty. The chrome and polished components, including the CVF front drive runner system, vintage air A/C, and all A/C and heat lines, are hidden under the fenders.
The Chassis and Suspension Details Jody used a Porterbuilt Stage 3 front suspension and narrowed control arms in the back. The rear chassis was built by Hot Rod Specialties, and the Ridetech Strong Arms complete the four-link setup. Airlift 3P Management and Airlift Dominator 2600# bags in the front and rear ensure the truck is sitting on the ground. The chrome, paint, or polish on the chassis components, the rootbeer candy with Agent Orange metal flake on the frame, and the black with Staygold metal flake on suspension parts make the truck pop.
The Wheels, Tires, and Paint Details Jody fitted Agent Orange with Raceline Smuggler wheels, custom painted in black with Staygold metallic. The front wheels are 20×8.5, while the rear wheels are 22×12. The wheels are wrapped in 245-40-20 Continentals in the front and 325-25-22 Continentals in the rear. Jody went all out with the paint job on this truck, using a combination of PPG and Tamco paints, House of Kolor Rootbeer, and PaintHuffer metal flake. The orange PaintHuffer brand metal flake used on the truck is called Agent Orange, hence the name.
The Body and Interior Details Jody added subtle wing welded to the tailgate and bed and molded in, tucking the bumpers closer to the body, and welding the bed seams. The interior features a custom painted stock dash with a 10″ media screen, custom Vintage Air vents and controls, and Dakota Digital VHX gauges. The Moon Eyes Metalflake Gold steering wheel is a standout feature, and the custom-built and upholstered console features cupholders, accent light controls, airbag controls, and Holley Terminator Screen. The Snowdon bucket leather seats with custom design inserts by George Seegers at Seegers Upholstery complete the
Owned by: Jody Davis
Photos by: Chris Gosda