I am launching a new build, and calling it

Originally called “Chaos Theory” (one definition being – Chaos Theory deals with nonlinear things that are effectively impossible to predict or control, like turbulence, weather, the stock market, our brain states, and so on). That describes me to a T…

Anyway, I’m stepping into this build very much like many of you have, by picking up what once was someone else’s father son project that just didn’t come to fruition. It changed hands a few times until it landed in mine, with some of the former owners being fellow board members. (I will let them decide if they want to identify themselves).

She is technically a 1969 short wide, but will resurrect as a 68. Some work was started, (c-notch, bagged, tubbed with a narrowed 12 bolt, and 2 wheels used for mock up, however only a small amount that will remain as my vision goes in a different direction.

Quick rundown on what I had to begin with
1969 Short bed Chevrolet pickup.
• narrowed 12 bolt (six inches overall)
• Widened tubs to match
• 1968 front clip
• 18x8 (4.5 BS) & 18x10 (4.0 BS) Boyd “Harm” wheels (only came with one of each, more on that story)
• C- Notched
• Bags all four corners

• No engine, transmission, wiring, column, windshield, back window, tailgate, and so on…

And there it is, from a decent beginning to…. well something i can be proud of, that’s the end goal…

Here are a few pictures of the day one ride home. (this was about a year ago already)

Current plans for Trippin Hazard will look something like this;

Full Extreme Dropmember – bags (on order and patiently waiting)
Full Roller Small Block 357 CI,
FAST XFI Sportsman with EZ-EFI 2.0 throttle body
Exterior will be Bombay Ivory, Magnolia White or similar
Interior will be red, factory buckets, console (actually using 72 seats)

Bombay Ivory Paint Codes:

  • PPG # 80756
  • GM # WWE578
  • Dupont # 93-72961

Magnolia Paint Codes:

  • PPG # 90034
  • Dupont # 43250
  • Acme Rogers # 91675
  • Dropmember install status 15%
  • Exterior bodywork 60%
  • Interior (Seats, other soft parts) 75%
  • Engine 20%