Sport truck builders no longer have to compromise on ride and handling to achieve the perfect stance – the new Hotchkis Total Vehicle System for 1967-72 Chevrolet C10 pickups is the most complete high performance bolt-on suspension system ever offered for classic pickups, providing the perfect slammed stance, supercar handling and a family-friendly ride.
Technology born on the high-banked ovals of stock car racing and proven in Goodguys and Optima Ultimate Street Car competition means your C10 can out-handle a new muscle car, and it can be installed in your driveway with basic hand tools. The new Hotchkis TVS is a complete kit, however, individual components can be purchased such as this sport sway bar kit.
The system includes Tubular Upper and Lower Control Arms up front which extend the wheelbase 1.8” to center the wheels within the wheel wells for increased stability and a better look. Geometry is improved by increasing caster alignment up to +9°. The camber curve is improved, and bump steer is corrected with a new center link assembly and heavy duty tie rod sleeves.
Ride height is optimized with sport lowering springs, and a 1-7/16” front sway bar reduces body roll and control the bumps along with the Hotchkis Tuned/Bilstein shocks and shock relocator brackets. The rear of the truck gets an adjustable full-length track bar setup, an adjustable anti-squat bracket system improving the truck’s instant center for maximum traction. A ¾” blade style sway bar reduces body roll. Ride height is lowered four inches in front and six inches in the rear.
Thanks to nearly a year of street and track testing the new Hotchkis C10 TVS achieves a perfect balance of comfortable ride quality, incredible handling and incredible traction under hard acceleration.
Hotchkis equipped C10 pickups have won more Goodguys Autocross truck class gold than any other system, Hotchkis equipped C10s took two out of the top three slots in a recent pickup truck shootout and a TVS equipped C10 also placed in the Top 10 of the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational autocross out of nearly 60 entries – nearly all of which were sports and pro-touring cars.
The complete Hotchkis C10 TVS is designed, tested and manufactured in the USA and is priced at $5,280.95. Components are powdercoated for maximum durability all necessary hardware is included.
• Tuned, balanced system provideds incredible handling, traction and driver control
• Lowers front 4″ and rear 6″ for a killer stance while improving factory geometry
• Extends wheelbase 1.8″ for stability and centers wheels in the wheelwell for aesthetics
• Adjustable rear anti-squat system improves traction for high-powered pickups
• Competition proven: Most Goodguys autocross truck class wins of any bolt-on system