78 Chevy LUV
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Vehicle Name 78 Chevy LUV
Year 1978
Make GM
Model LUV
Color White/Blue
1978 GM LUV
History Bought it in 1982 and showed the Denver area between 1986 to 1996, currently torn down and waiting for time to get back on the rebuild.
More pics at http://www.chevymetalhead.net/trucks/luv.htm
1978 GM LUV Exterior 1978 GM LUV Exterior
New hood, fenders & bumper
Cut out & replaced rocker panels
Dual port sunroof
Baby Turbo mirrors
Chromed tailgate handles
Tonneau cover
Louvered steel sunvisor
Fiberglass air dam
Custom made louvered roll pan
5 color paint job
Blue carpeted bed kit
Custom made headlight covers
Tinted windows
Polished windshield wipers
Shaved bed hooks
Side tilt bed (manual)
Chevy inserts in marker lights
Blue dots in tail lights
Blue neon license plate frame

1978 GM LUV Interior
Sewfine sportz seats
Sewfine geo-chek door panels (prototypes - never put into production)
Blue pile carpet
Blue velour headliner
Billet aluminum instrument panel
Cyberdyne electronic gauges
New dash pad
Grant GT steering wheel
B&M mega-shifter
Chromed in-cab roll bar
Wink mirror
Fire extingusher

In-Car Entertainment
Alpine 7294 pull-out head unit
Alpine dual bridged 3522 amps
Alpine 6 disc changer
Kenwood KSC 8801 truck box speakers

Under the Hood
1978 GM LUV Under the Hood
1976 Buick 231 V-6
350 Turbo Hydromatic transmission
AutoFabV-6 install kit
3 core radiator w/ trans cooler
Lengthened driveshaft
Dual 2 1/4"exhaustDual resonated monza tips
Dual 24"glass pack mufflers
Accel 8MM Spark plug wires
15" flex fan
Polished aluminum fan spacer
Edlebrock air cleaner
Holley polished aluminum valve covers
Chrome breather
Chrome distributor cover
Polished billlet aluminum water pump pulley
Polished billet aluminum crank pully
Spectre braided hoses
Chromed vacuum advance cover
Chromed transmission dipstick
Anodized billet aluminum oil dipstick
Polished alternator
Chromed fuel pump blockoff plate
Chromed radiator cap
Chromed hood latch
Chromed hood prop
Polished brake lines
Chromed battery hold down
Anodized bolt caps

1978 GM LUV Suspension
Frame painted fushcia
Lowered 3" (torsion adjust and blocks in the rear)
Chromed rear axle
Chromed front sway bars & strut rods
Polished brake lines
White painted gas tank
Polished lowering blocks
Chromed U-bolts

Wheel and Tire
1978 GM LUV Wheel and Tire
15 x 7 Centerline HT's
Goodyear EagleVR60'sF(195-60-15) R(215-60-15)
3 bar wheel knock-offs
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