Powering the Chevy is a built LS1 making nearly 400 hp, but it's the engine's good looks that really garner show points. A billet March Performance serpentine setup, GMPP smooth valve covers, polished Weiand intake, and Sanderson headers do an incredible job of cleaning up the Corvette engine. The clean style continues inside the truck, thanks to Interiors by Design, also in Alvin.
These trick door handles pop out and then can be used as a lever to open the door. It’s th
While there, the cabin was gutted and fitted with a stretched '55 Chevy sheetmetal dash, '55 Chevy steering wheel, and Dakota Digital gauges. Custom-made seats were wrapped in two-tone Ultraleather, while German weave carpet and a single piece leather headliner add class to the Chevy. Custom is a word used often with this truck, and the floating console is definitely unique. Lupe, at Texas Made Audio handled the stereo system, which is run off of an iPad 2 docked at the base of the console. It feeds MP4 audio to two Rockford Fosgate amps powering Alpine Type R components in each kick panel, while two Kicker L7 subs pound out the bass.
The truck has rightfully earned top trophies at each show it has attended. With an impressive show display and a long list of mods, this may just be the best show truck in America. Steven was quick to thank his family, the Alamo crew, Zack, and BASF for their help.
Inside the Build
Year Make Model: 2005 Chevy Silverado
Owner and City/State: Steven Harris • League City, Texas
No big surprise here, the LS1 engine is dressed to the nines just like the rest of the tru
Type: LS1 from '99 Corvette
Cam: Comp Cams .569 lift
Induction: Weiand aluminum LS1
Exhaust: Sanderson LS swap headers with 2½-inch Flowmaster
System: Scorpion billet fuel rails
Engine Management: Custom engine wiring harness and ECU tune by Jake Brown of Brown Speed
Output: 385 hp
Built by: Zack Hammond of Daily Grind Fabrication
Rearend: '99 Chevy 10-bolt narrowed 5½ inches
Front suspension: Daily Grind Fabrications custom upper and lower A-arms, Slam Specialties RE-7 airbags, Monroe shocks
Rear suspension: Wishbone three-link, Slam Specialties RE-7 airbags, Monroe shocks
Wheels & Tires
Wheels: 30x10 Lexani Dial
Tires: 275/25R30 Triace