Barrett-Jackson countdown: Custom 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup

Barrett-Jackson countdown: Custom 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup

This is the 24th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction

Two years ago, this custom 1958 Chevrolet Apache was part of the Battle of the Builders at SEMA. Now, it’s Lot No. 678 in Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction.

Under the hood sits a 1958 Chevrolet 437cid stroker W-block engine equipped with 409 steel cylinder heads, Comp Cams valves, custom pushrods, spring and solid rollers, Edelbrock dual-quad intake manifold, dual 500 cfm Edelbrock carburetors, Edelbrock water pump, MSD wiring and March Performance pulleys, drive accessories and alternator, among a long list of other tweaks.

The truck has a 1977 Chevrolet TH350 automatic transmission with a Hughes Performance torque converter, Lokar shifter, B&M shift kit and a custom driveshaft. It also has a Ford 9-inch rear end and Moser axels.

Sitting on a custom chassis, the Apache as a PB Fab Extreme Drop front suspension and forward/narrowed control arms, 1972 C10 spindles and brake, KYB shocks a 7-inch CPP brake booster and a Corvette dual-reservoir master cylinder with proportioning valve. There is also an Air Lift Performance air management system and two Viair compressors.

Inside, there is cut-pile carpet, vinyl upholstery and a custom bench seat and dashboard complete with Classic Instruments and Boese Engineering gauges.

The truck has been featured in a 2017 issue of Street Trucks and will be the cover truck on Snap-On’s 2019 calendar.

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Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas auction is scheduled for September 27-29 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

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