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1970 Gmc Truck

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Brown stripped the truck to the bare frame and sent the cab and front sheetmetal to Troy Jackson at Yanks Speed & Shine in Woodland, Washington. Brown says Jackson is a longtime friend and “one of those goofy guys that actually likes paint and bodywork.” Among other things, Jackson repaired some minor rust and modified the front fenders for tire clearance and to blend with the custom front bumper that Brown created. The bodywork was sprayed Sovereign Blue (a factory Kenworth color) that matches the color on Simmons’ fleet of work trucks. Brown painted the frame Hot Rod Black while everything was disassembled. Speaking of the front bumper, it’s made from mostly 1¾-inch-diameter, 0.120-inch-wall material, and it holds the Warn 9.5ti winch and a quartet of 4-inch Hella HID lights. The rig rolls on 40x14.50R17 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 tires mounted on 17x9.5 Spyderlock wheels.

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