I started listening to Ronnie Wetch’s
C10 Talk Podcast a while back and it’s very informative and enjoyable.
As a result I looked up Ronnie’s brilliant custom 1973 C20 Cheyenne Super 3+3 crew cab long bed, with the camper installed this thing is enormous!
1973 C20 Cheyenne Super 3+3 crew cab long bed
There is a great article on the truck here from the
RideTech website here
All this stuff reminds me of a few years ago when we were visiting Country Classics in Staunton IL during one of our US visits, as you can see the truck was really nice and the price probably even nicer at $5950! Sadly I didn’t pull the trigger….
As you can also see there was a nice red 78 Silverado at $9350
Posted on November 4, 2017
1973, 1975, 1978, C10, C20, C20, Country Classics Staunton IL, GM, GMC, pickups, Silverado, Silverado, trucks •
Back in the late 70’s and early 80’s replicas of famous classics became popular for a brief period in the States
Two of the prime movers were Harry Shay and Glenn Pray.
Harry’s company created replicas of the Ford Model A and Thunderbird under licence from Ford and sold via the Ford dealer network.
Between 1979 and 1980 Harry’s company produced 2000 Shay Roadsters, by 1982 Harry’s company had filed for bankruptcy when it was declared that 5000 Roadsters and 200 Thunderbirds had been produced.
After the bankruptcy a company named Camelot took over the production of the former Shay models, however they too eventually went out of business.
Between 1982 until 1993 Speedway Motors sold an identical product in kit form called the Modern A
You can read the full story in more detail
Posted on September 17, 2017
1978, 1980, 1992, 1993, Harry Shay, Model A, Modern A#, Shay, Shay Roadster, Speedway Motors, Thunderbird •