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JJ Phillips' C10, "Nightmare", is More Like a Dream Come True

by Brian Goude Grinder TV

JJ Phillips β€’ Nightmare C10

  • 418ci LS with 12:1 compression
  • Texas Speed custom grind camshaft
  • Forged I-beam connecting rods
  • Wiseco Forged 4.03” pistons
  • PRC 247cc cathedral port cylinder heads
  • Fast 102 LSXR intake with Nick Williams 105mm throttle body
  • Stock ECU with PSI custom harness, tuned by Addiction Motorsports
  • Arizona High-Test hard lines, GSI fuel tank, Aeromotive 450 LPH in-tank pump
  • Custom headers built by Ultimate Headers with my supplied collector. Jason from Arizona High Test and I spent a lot of time developing these headers. Jason also handled the exhaust from the headers back with stainless 3”
  • Custom bed cut-out and rear section of exhaust by Fuller Fabrication
  • 4L80M transmission (4L80E converted it to a full manual valve body)
  • TCI Outlaw shifter converted for a 4l80 gate pattern
  • Circle D Pro Billet converter, 3500 RPM stall
  • GSI-supplied 9” housing with Evan Weller Racing 3rd member with 4.11 gears
  • GSI Machine and Fabrication full chassis
  • GSI front and rear suspension and sway bars, Ridetech shocks
  • GSI-supplied Mustang 2 style rack and pinion with Ididit shortened column
  • Wilwood 13” 6-piston front and 12” 4-piston rear brakes
  • Wilwood master cylinder converted to hydroboost to deal with the large duration cam
  • Hard brake lines by Arizona High Test
  • AccuAir ENDO CVT and e-Level management, installed, wired, and hard lined by Arizona High Test
  • Custom made 22x9 front and 22x12 rear wheels by SS motorsports in Simi valley (I brought them a picture of a wheel I had seen online and they drew it up and made them)
  • Toyo Proxes 265/35ZR22 front, 335/25ZR22 rear
  • Truck was painted by previous owner in a one-off color that started out as Audi Platinum Beige
  • Custom bed and fabrication and Hart Fab front/rear tubs and firewall panels installation by Lance Fuller of Fuller Fabrication
  • Aluminum center console extension by Fuller Fabrication holds the AccuAir controller and the TCI shifter, wrapped by Upholstery Zone in Simi Valley
  • Cab tunneled by Fuller Fabrication to fit over the 4L80M
  • Dakota Digital gauges
  • Vintage Air climate control
  • Mercedes Benz carpet by Upholstery Zone
  • Retrosound head unit
  • LS fab kick panels
  • Thanks to Jason Berland of Arizona High Test, Lance Fuller of Fuller Fabrication, and Scot Nelson from GSI. We started with the baddest chassis on the market. From there Jason and his team went above and beyond. Their attention to detail is second to none.

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