Find it irresistible, hate it, perceive it, or don’t, patina is king. Particularly when it’s earned just like the patina on this superior 1974 GMC Sierra. There’s something a few basic truck that simply seems to be and feels proper with patina on it. It makes you are feeling the historical past, perceive the job it did, and respect the battle scars it earned over time. I’ve been an enormous patina fan for years, and constructed a patina’d up 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air wagon again within the day with out understanding it could turn out to be a development. That wasn’t the purpose. Now of us wish to shield it, honor it if you’ll, and that’s the case on this cool 1974 GMC. I’m not all the time a fan of the shined up patina look, however it’s definitely higher than taking such a terrific look and easily portray over it. However there’s extra to this one which just a few patina.
Traditional vehicles have been all the trend for many years, however the 1973-1987 squarebody vehicles have loved an enormous surge in recognition in recent times. A lot of that recognition comes from the truth that these vehicles have been in our lives rising up. Whereas earlier fashions might have been within the driveway or on the farm, the squarebody period vehicles are those we bear in mind being in recurrently rising up. They have been the farm truck, the each day driver, the tow rig, the household truckster and extra. The truth that any engine and transmission mixture you possibly can think about will match beneath the hood is only a bonus. It’s why these vehicles have turn out to be timeless classics. Vans that everybody desires to have an get pleasure from.
This 1974 GMC Sierra is among the holy grail vehicles on the subject of squarebodies. Why? As a result of it’s a brief mattress California truck, in California, the place 1973-1975 GMC and Chevrolet squarebodies are extremely uncommon and fascinating for the truth that they don’t have to have emissions testing carried out each two years, and are due to this fact a greater platform for warm rodding.
I do dig the customized plaid inside, however I might stay with out the hay bales and saddles. With that stated, I’d lay this factor out on it’s balls with some Ridetech Air Experience after which in all probability go away it alone. I’d drive this basic as typically as humanly potential and find it irresistible endlessly. Or would I? I do know I’d wish to, however the fact is it could in all probability find yourself with a pleasant huge block or LS beneath the hood earlier than it was over together with a th400 and a GearVendors for superior freeway cruising. Wouldn’t you?
Right here is all the data from the vendor:
1974 GMC SIERRA 1500 FLEETSIDE SHORTBED PICKUP. TRUCK IS EQUIPT WITH A 350 V8 PAIRED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. 4 BBL CARB, DUAL EXHAUST, POWER STEERING, POWER FRONT DISC BRAKES. VERY COOL NEW CUSTOM PLAID INTERIOR. THIS GMC COMES WITH TWO SADDLES WITH HAYBALES AND SIDE RAILS. HARD TO FIND SQUAREBODY TRUCK WITH CENTER CONSOLE. WHITE WALL RADIAL TIRES, VINTAGE CUSTOM HAND PAINTED GRAPHICS WITH CLEAR PATINA SPRAY COAT OVER EXISTING. VERY COOL TRUCK.