It's time to remove the truck cover, roll up the sleeves, and breakout the tools. Sublime, a 1950 phat fendered Chevy Suburban was in the Truckin' spotlight as a project vehicle that was going to be built frame up. After numerous tech articles Sublime was shelved for the past couple of years.
After a unanimous staff vote Sublime is back. After spending many hours at Hot Rods By Dowdy in Dolan Springs, AZ where Dan Dowdy and Dale Taylor performed some unique body mods on ol' Sublime.Body mods:Lowered the lid 3-inchesRemoved the C-pillars creating two large side windowsSectioned entire body 3-inches to keep overall look proportionalPie cut hood 3-4 inchesShaved door handles, rear barn door hinges, rear taillights, gas filler neckFrenched headlightsGrafted in a 54 Chevy one-piece wind shieldIronworks Speed & Kustom Bakersfield, CaliforniaFrame mods:Chris Alston front clip, IFS suspension,Chris Alston back half, 4-link rear end w/ posi unitWilwood disc brakesAir Ride Technologies pneumatic bag systemWheels/TiresEngine Transmission:Chevrolet LS24L80E automatic transmissionBody and Paint:??????Audio:??????Interior:??????I will be updating you with more current 411 pertaining to the Sublime project. Stay tunned....Bob RyderSenior Tech EditorTruckin' MagazineRemember, Old Guys Rule!