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2009 High & Low Truck Show Content!

Danielle interviews Gary about his 1970 GMC K5 Jimmy
  2009 Stylin' Trucks High & Low Truck Show Footage: Danielle Interviews Gary about his 1970 GMC Jimmy.
Danielle, one of our video hosts from The Ohio Center for Broadcasting interviews Gary about his 1970 K5 Jimmy.
 

Vital Stats:

  • Name - Gary Knight
  • Location - Hartford, OH
  • Vehicle - 1970 GMC K5 Jimmy
  • Modifications - Wheels, Tires, Dual Exhaust, Bikini Top

Interview Text Below

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Danielle: Hello, I am here with our prize winner. He just won the Quaker Steak prize just for registering and being here with us. Gary is your name. Gary were ya from?

Gary: Hartford, Ohio.

Danielle: Hartford, Ohio. And that's all the way by Pennsylvania?

Gary: Yeah, right on the border.

Danielle: Right on the border. Ok, and this is your GMC right here. Tell us a little bit about your truck. What you've done to her or him. I call trucks "hers" just 'cause, but tell us what you've done.

Gary: I totally took it apart and restored it. I bought it in 95. It wasn't really that bad. It only had forty-eight thousand miles on it.

Danielle: Nice.

Gary: So I took it all apart and restored it. Tried to keep it as original as possible.

Danielle: Ok, let's go in the back here. So this came as...like this, or you actually took it apart and...

Gary: The top comes off.

Danielle: The top comes off.

Gary: And I have a soft top which I should have brought today.

Danielle: Because of the rain but it looks like it just ended so... Alright.

  Gary's GMC Jimmy features dual exhaust, a freshly rebuilt 350, and a sporty bikini top.
Gary's GMC Jimmy features dual exhaust, a freshly rebuilt 350, and a sporty bikini top.
 
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Danielle peeks in the back.
Danielle peeks in the back.

This GMC had a feature in Four Wheel Drive mag.
This GMC had a feature in Four Wheel Drive mag.

Gary pops the hood to show off the motor.
Gary pops the hood to show off the motor.
 

Gary: Got that bikini top to put on it to keep the sun off the seats and me.

Danielle: There ya go. Alright and this bench seat you put in here?

Gary: That's the original seat.

Danielle: Original seat! Nice. It looks like it's in great condition.

Gary: And that plaque down there is where I had it in a Four Wheel Drive magazine.

Danielle: Four Wheel Drive Magazine. Nice! And you lifted the truck or...

Gary: No it's just stock except for the tires are about three inches higher than they're supposed to be.

Danielle: Three inches higher than they're supposed to be. Nice big tires.

Gary: That's the original tire on the back, the spare tire.

Danielle: Nice. So you go to a lot of truck shows all over?

Gary: That's what I do.

Danielle: That's what you do? Well you do it very well.

Gary: Yeah.

Danielle and Gary have a great time talking about his 1970 Jimmy
Danielle and Gary have a great time talking about his 1970 Jimmy.
  Gary's 1970 GMC K5 Jimmy. Our camera guy, Mike, braves the rain to get a critical shot.
Gary's 1970 GMC K5 Jimmy. Our camera guy, Mike, braves the rain to get a critical shot.

Danielle: Anything else you wanted to tell us about the truck? What about the exhaust? Was that original or you added that....

Gary: No. Dual exhaust is not stock.

Danielle: Dual exhaust is not stock. Ok.

Gary: There's only a couple things that not stock on it. The wheels...

Danielle: Ok.

Gary: And the dual exhaust. Everything else is pretty well stock.

Danielle: Alright. I'm learning all about trucks today. Thank you, you're really helping me out. Alright, anything else you wanted to tell us about your baby?

Gary: Well we could pop up the hood if you want, look at the motor.

Danielle: Sure, lets check out the motor. Alright and tell me what I'm seeing under here.

Gary: It's the original 350 motor. It's only got sixty-thousand miles on it.

Danielle: Sixty-Thousand! Wow! That's less than my car.

Gary: It's got air conditioning, but I don't have it charged up cause I never have the top on.

Danielle: So who needs air conditioning when you have a little convertible? Alright, well, thank you Gary for your time and stay dry today.

Gary: Try to.

Danielle: Try to. Alright, and we'll be back with some more cool stuff.

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Danielle interviews Gary about his 1970 GMC K5 Jimmy.
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