In both series, the 'Highlander package' included special color-coordinated cloth inserts and additional trim colors and insulation. The redesign was revolutionary in appearance at the time, particularly the cab, departing from typical American pickup truck designs of the era. Interior Color: Other Tow Away: The service provider will tow your vehicle to the destination. Those wanting Regular Cab or less-expensive, lesser-equipped trucks especially those with a gasoline V6 engine or manual transmission would now need to opt for the all-new 1999 1500. No smoke and no weird noises. This truck runs and drives beautiful and again, its an absolute blast to drive.
Enclosed Transport: Highest level of care. A new gauge to show voltage replaced the ammeter in 1976, and the engine size decals were removed from the grille during this model year. The most visible change in differentiating a 1968 from 1967 models was the addition of side-marker reflectors on all fenders. Also new this year were upper and lower , which added another two-tone paint option. 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. Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, with Four High yielding a locked 50:50 torque split through direct synchronized gearing.
The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. The differential lock would unlock and deactivate at speeds above 20 mph for safety reasons, such as the vehicle being on dry pavement. Beautiful dash, upholstery and so on. The 20 and 30-series trucks had the 8 x 6. An optional Elimipitch camper was made available for the Big Dooley. Permanent four-wheel drive pickups featured a two-speed dual New Process 203 transfer case with planetary center and.
It looks very authentic with a factory air cleaner up top and very tidy wires and hoses. Four drive modes were offered: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. Every thing works as it should blinkers, horn, emergency brake and so on. The sidesaddle fuel tanks themselves, were found to have a highly resistant to crushing or crumpling from a side impact. This solid example was treated to a complete bare-metal restoration of the exterior cab and bed and fully repainted in 2008.
Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. A utility variant, known as the , was also introduced with a shorter wheelbase of 104 inches 2,642 mm. Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. The system could be manually shifted into High Loc which locked the center differential for a locked 50:50 torque split.
For 1996, a passenger-side-mounted third door became optional on extended cab models. The gaps are all nice and nothing is rubbing or mismatched. The chrome and stainless is all in excellent shape, the grille and bumpers are very nice. Horsepower and torque output was increased to 210 hp, and 300 lb-ft of torque. Things of quality have no fear of time, and this 1972 Chevrolet C10 Custom Deluxe is a fine example.
The design also featured strong distinctive curved which rounded out below the. So while this truck might be a Saturday project hauler, it's also a clean Sunday car show cruiser. I would call the interior a 9 out of a 10. Base models received the flatter stainless hubcaps, and Stepsides got new squared-off taillights with built-in backup lights and side markers, while the rear fenders were smoothed out where the old side markers were. Deluxe two-tone paint was discontinued, but conventional two-tone continued as an option. The first Chevrolet pickup truck was introduced in 1924, though in-house designs did not appear until 1930. For restoration, it should also be noted that the door and window cranks were slightly longer due to the molded plastic door panels, and the vent windows were now secured with a single screw on the inside of the door, thus differentiating it from the 1971 model year.
No waves down the side, body is super straight. Enz used and a poorly fitted gas cap to create the impression of a dangerous vehicle. The oak bed is very nice and the bed sides are not all dinged up. On models where passenger airbags weren't included, the space was occupied by a storage compartment. In 1996 both the 5. Soft touch materials were used throughout the passenger cabin, such as the , doors arm rests , steering wheel, and shift levers.