Chop Cut Rebuild Update
To get this month's Classic Life rolling along, we made a surprise return visit to Classic Industries to see how the build of their '53 Chevy shop truck was progressing towards its seasonlong stint on the Speed Channel's Chop Cut rebuild. It was obvious that Mark Vogt, Edgar Soler, and the Classic Industries crew had been busy since our last visit-when we discovered a change in plans from the original premise of restoring Classic Industries' '53 had transformed into a fresh start based around a brand-new replacement cab. our spy photos reveal that, used in conjunction with TCI's recently introduced '47-'55 first-series rolling chassis, the brand-new cab is definitely on the fast track towards building an Advance-design pickup from the ground up. of course, this is not to say that there won't be a lot of chopping, cutting, and rebuilding-because there's going to be a ton of trick one-off ideas poured into the '53 before it's all said and done.
We returned one week later during normal hours to discover that Edgar, along with Edgar no
A sneak attack on one of the days that the studio/shop was dark provided some spy photos o
Chuck Taber from Miller welders showed up to make sure the Classic Industries crew was all
When it's time for the '53 to receive its lifeblood, there's a shelfful of royal purple sy