This pretty little '55 Chevy shortbed represents three years of restoration and rodding to Mark Trevtelaar of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mark retained the original 235-inch Stovebolt but opted to hop it up. Dual two-barrel carbs on an Offenhauser intake manifold live above a Fenton dual-exhaust manifold dumping spent gases regulated by a Howard cam. Four-wheel disc brakes with a Corvette master cylinder handle the chore of stopping four Wheel Vintiques Rally wheels.

Editor's Note: Getting your truck into Readers' Trucks is a snap, of the camera, that is. All it takes is a couple of good-quality photos of your ride that are in focus and well lit. Due to the volume of mail we receive, we regret that we cannot return photographs. Please shoot and send photos of your truck only (no people, pets, Polaroids, or printouts) to: CCT, Readers' Trucks, 1733 Alton Pkwy. Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92606. It is important that you include a detailed description of the modifications you have made to your truck, including any interesting stories behind it.