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General Information

Name
Hank Weirauch
Year
2002
Make
Chevy
Model
S-10
Color
Light Gold for now
Packages
LS
History
Found in Cedar falls iowa, now living in Colorado Mountain Community
Let me begin, my wife and son wanted to surprise me with a S-10 for my retirement. My son did a lot of research and found THE ONE located in Cedar falls Iowa. it was a 2002 very clean in appearance 153K, so they bought it AS-IS and told me about before thanksgiving. The distance turned out about nine hundred miles from our Colorado home we decided to fly out and drive the new "ride back". Started out on a Saturday flight 5:00am out of DIA. Ended up Cedar Falls Iowa, Dealership by 4:00pm that Saturday. By 4:30 that afternoon my son had pulled the face of the dash off the truck and removed the standard delco am/fm cd/Cassette unit from the dash. At that time I started driving west, we had planned on about a nine hour trip and wanted to break it up between Saturday and Sunday. I was to drive the first two hours so he could work on installing the new Double Din Vanku 7 inch android system. First he cut off the plug off the old wiring harness and carefully spliced in the wires in the new harness. i was cruising down the interstate a my fast and furious pace, Let's Say 75 mph just to keep it legal since I was on a interstate. He was able to get the wiring completed and the new radio installed the point of powering it on at dusk. We, stopped for the night in Des Moines. Took off again Sunday morning at 6:30, my son started programming all the features, while I drove, me on the other hand, being much much older snoozed when he drove. We got home by 4:00pm Colorado with a new old truck and a working android radio. I still need to finish installing the back up camera and the dashcam. Planning a Full Body wrap to gloss black this summer. That's my story and am sticking too it.
Thank you, Hank Weirauch

Modifications

Drivetrain
automatic
Interior
standard gray fabric
Exterior
going to change to Vivvid Ultra Gloss Piano Black
Audio
New Vanku 7inch Android System original speakers
Lighting
Standard for some leds later
Exhaust
yep its got one factory installed
Wheel and Tire
standard 2002 wheels going to black carbon fiber wrap soon

Gallery

Comments

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Did you pay some one to wrap it or do it yourself?
 

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My son did his Tacoma last year so he is doing mine. He got this far in one week end, July 23. He lives and works 2.5 hrs from me so we havenot had a chance to get back together. Estimating two more weekends to finish. Thanks for your Interest. Wrap material has cost me $500, to have this done by pro will cost $3000-3500. This is vivvid ultra high gloss piano black vinyl , I wanted a glossy finish, I have two other high gloss black cars in my garage, a Subaru and a Camaro. Last photo is my son's reflection in the wrap, using it for a mirror. Wrapped the stock wheels too Have a good day.
T hank you,

Hank
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Please let me know if you are interested in doing your vehicle, 99 S-10. There are all types, of you tube videos to help you. I suggest watching videos by; CK Wraps, Paradox the Wrapper, and Premium Auto Styling. Tools needed is one $80 kit from Amazon,, Also a minimum amount of about 60 feet of vinyl, however I recommend purchasing a 75 foot roll so you have plenty. Please let me know how I can help . Have a great day. Send me a picture of your truck and preferred color, type of wrap. Gloss, Matte, Mettlics, Chrome, Color Changing, carbon fibers, alot of new stuff, selecting your wrap can be overwhelming, new ones coming out all the time, alot of good ones, some bad ones, don't buy too cheap, you get what
You pay for. HANK

 
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SUNDAY: update foto

Here's is todays pic of the week: Black and White- Recent snow dusting here in Colorado High Country with shots of last weekends wrap Project. Please enjoy and Reply. Have a happy thanksgiving. Hank

Heres what still needs to be done.
 
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