SHOT CALLA
Street Trucks|November 2020
No Explanation Needed When You Do It Yourself
CHRIS HAMILTON

BEING THE BOSS HAS ITS PERKS. You get to sit back and watch the workers do the duties while you get the credit. But when the workers mess up and you don’t catch it, it falls to you to fix it. Sometimes you have to depend on other people to complete tasks that you know you could do faster and better. But if you have the time, why not do them yourself?

Being the lead painter for the Airbus aerospace corporation, Cory Shows has experienced all those personalities at least once in his professional painting career. So, when it came time to build a custom truck exactly the way he envisioned, Cory knew that he would be the only one working on it. That removed the stress of something being done incorrectly, and it added the pride of building it himself. Finally, after six years of hard work and an unaccounted-for amount of cash spent, Cory was able to cruise the coast of Mississippi in his self-built ’59 Chevy Apache truck.

TRUCK SPECS

OWNER

Cory and Jackie Shows Caledonia, Mississippi Acrophobia

ENGINE/ DRIVETRAIN

• 1966 Chevy 468ci. V-8

• TRW connecting rods and pistons with sealed power rings

• CompCams Xtreme Energy camshaft

• Ported Big Oval heads

• Edelbrock Airgap intake manifold

• Edelbrock E-Street EFI system

• Patriot headers

• FlowMaster 3-inch exhaust

• 700R4 transmission

• Monster torque converter

CHASSIS/ WHEELS

• Boxed OEM frame

• Gen2 Camaro front clip

• Custom-built back half

• Air Lift Performance 3H Air Suspension

• 22x9 and 24x11 Raceline Bandit wheels

PAINT AND BODY

• Color: Audi Calla White

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