Whether it be due to natural wear and tear, abuse from the elements, or just simply old age, your stock Chevy C10 parts will eventually require replacements. Conventional four-wheel drive was still available with manual locking hubs. Neutral was provided for disengagement of both propeller shafts. To enhance durability the trucks featured extensive use of galvanized steel for corrosion resistance and a fully welded frame with a boxed front section for strength and rigidity. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. A custom cabinet shop bought it to pull their trailer to jobs. The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and.
This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. Dealership and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with a vehicle prior to the close of sale. Exterior changes this year included a special two-tone paint option, new gloss black folding exterior mirrors, and the door handles were changed from a smooth gloss black finish to a textured, satin finish. A sleeker front bow-like look emerged, similar to a ship's with the front end being gently swept back from the center. On the dash was a tachometer, oddly omitted from 1990 models.
He said his arms were wore out after a day of cruising around. Pricey but probably worth it. Examining the photos, the exterior has a crisp and clean appearance with no visible flaws to be seen in the body work. We perform an extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent, but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. Upper class trim levels also used materials for quieter ride comfort. I may be wrong on the seat cover, but it looks like a repop also. This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black.
I enjoyed the many comments here on this particular Barn Find. Braking controls included front self-adjusting with rear finned and optional four-wheel hydraulic Hydra-Boost or Vacuum-Boost power assist. This is a nice truck, just say what was done to it. K-Series pickups also featured an off-road oriented design, with the bolted directly to the transmission and running gear tucked up as high as possible under the vehicle to reduce the chances of snagging vital components on obstacles, as well as to achieve a low and optimal. However, the leaf spring rear suspension was still available on those trucks, and standard on 30 series trucks.
Truck only has a couple hundred miles on it since restoration and has been garage kept and covered. Pena announced that a two-year investigation had found that the trucks posed a fire hazard. Overall this interior is a real gem. The new-look body style featured a drop-center ladder frame, which positioned the vehicle lower than previous models. Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. It was positioned to bridge the gap between light-duty and medium-duty trucks. Still had the original tires hub caps belts and hoses and clamps.
The 1960, 1961, and 1962 models featured torsion bar front suspensions, with trailing arm suspension rears. The inaugural First Generation Chevy C10 represented a number of innovations that were brand new to the Chevrolet brand in the post-war era. The only thing I am not sure about is the wood. Vehicle information is provided by the consignor current owner of the vehicle, and while we do perform a visual and safety inspection of the vehicle upon arrival, we can make no warranty, guarantee or representation regarding the accuracy, truth, or reliability of such information. If you were born a Chevy fan, it is likely that you are destined to be a Chevy owner for life and will routinely trade in your existing Chevrolet car or truck for another when the time comes to put your current ride out to pasture. A Z71 off-road package was also available with skid plates and Bilstein shocks.
There were two types of pickup boxes to choose from. Driving around with outdated or impaired exterior or interior components not only looks bad but could also present a number of safety hazards. An extended cab was never offered, though such conversions have been done. The front bumper would have come white. These packages consisted mostly of comfort features — nicer interiors, more padding and insulation, carpet, chrome trim, and upper and lower side molding and tailgate trim. Were these factory painted as it appears they were. Regardless of the type of four-wheel drive system equipped, all K-Series pickups featured four-corner Vari-Rate multi-leaf springs, front live axle with inline shock absorber geometry, and the Load Control rear suspension system.
I have the original invoice, owner's manual, and other items documenting some of the trucks history. Body is gorgeous,chrome is top notch, interior looks brand new! The was relocated from the cab to the outboard sides of one or both beneath the cab floor extending under the leading edge of the pickup box, commonly referred to as a arrangement. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out. Also, the small rear window cab was no longer available the C40 and C60 medium duty trucks retained the small window. These replaced the outdated and inadequate lap belts previously used. It has been reported that the 89 sport was a limited production run set to determine how well the package would be received by consumers in the years to follow.
After 1985, a redesigned pickup with the same cabin structure of the U. Fuel doors were added on models equipped with a bed to hide the previously exposed fuel caps. We are not an expert in the construction, engineering, finishes, materials or components of these vehicles. Engines choices initially consisted of six or eight cylinder engines with either manual or transmissions. You'll also find an awesome V design on the vinyl seat and door panels and carbon fiber touches throughout. Both front and rear leaf sprung axles had disc brakes.