Tri-City Voice Newspaper - What's Happening - Fremont, Hayward, Milpitas, Newark, Sunol and Union City, California


December 5, 2007 > Union City Resident Wins NAPA Trick Truck Award

Union City Resident Wins NAPA Trick Truck Award

Submitted By Amanda Bibbee

NAPA Auto Parts awarded Union City resident Jim Rodriguez the NAPA Trick Truck award at the 18th Autumn Get Together held Nov. 10 - 11, in Pleasanton for his 1965 Chevy Suburban.

Judges lauded the attention to detail in the turquoise and white paint job which was handled by Wild Woman Graphics of Hayward, Calif. Complimenting the paint job are Chevy Rallye wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich tires, Billet Specialties steering wheel and valve covers, 2 1/2-inch Flowmaster exhaust, a 1965 Cadillac steering column, 1994 Silverado seats and a Kenwood stereo system.

The Suburban also features a 350 engine with a Turbo 350 transmission, power steering, power windows and brakes, an Air Ride suspension and a Vintage Air A/C system.

The build took Rodriguez and his brother four years to finish. They both used the NAPA Auto Parts store in Newark for traditional wear parts.

Home        Protective Services Classifieds   Community Resources   Archived Issues  
About Us   Advertising   Comments   Subscribe   TCV Store   Contact

Tri Cities Voice What's Happening - click to return to home page

Copyright © 2018 Tri-City Voice