Trucks with an optional trim level, but without an additional wheel upgrade, received flatter stainless steel hubcaps, still with painted accents. In later years a four-cylinder diesel Q20B was also offered labeled as D-10 light truck only. Air conditioning and a 220 hp 164 kW 327 in 3 5. The exterior mirrors became solid, low-profile aerodynamic manual units color matched to the body color. The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. In 1996 both the 5. The automatic is okay but just.
Frame is straight and solid Has some rust and the classic hood dent that 73-80 c10 all have. We curate the most interesting custom trucks for sale almost every day. Have 3' frt lowering springs and 2' shackles for rear lowering. 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. For a 355 with a fairly aggressive camshaft a Lunati 232-242 with 1. Initially, only wood floors were available. Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, with Four High yielding a locked 50:50 torque split through direct synchronized gearing.
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. Door panels and seat are in good condition. Conventional four-wheel drive pickups featured manual and a two-speed 205 transfer case with four drive modes: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. The down side is that someone along the way took out the three speed on the column and put in an automatic. 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. 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. Interior is in nice shape, no cracks in dash, original floor mat.
I know, most people would want a V8 but this is a great engine and with gas prices creeping up and up, and probably up, it never hurts to get a few extra mpg. I'm not sure if wheel or axle is bent. The engine is a 383 stroker small block chevy built to put a supercharger on top of it. Interior is in fair condition. The third-generation Chevrolet pickups are hotter than royal wedding iPhone footage right now and this looks like a great one, at least from a few feet away.
Find sources: — · · · · July 2018 Second generation Overview Assembly , , South Korea Body and chassis Related Powertrain I6 V6 V8 V8 V8 V6 V8 V8 3-speed 4-speed manual 4-speed manual 4-speed manual 2-speed 3-speed automatic 3-speed automatic Dimensions 115 in 2,921 mm short box 127 in 3,226 mm long box 133 in 3,378 mm Longhorn Length 188. The antisway bar, shocks, and springs combine to deliver predictable and fun handling. Also aiding in the overall driving factor is the suspension and braking. A divot and adjustment screw was added to the inside of the door located above the door panel and near the vent window. Four drive modes were offered: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low.
Oftentimes this is what he drives day in and day out. The redesign was revolutionary in appearance at the time, particularly the cab, departing from typical American pickup truck designs of the era. The suspension was also upgraded with 32 mm 1. Again, engineers turned to wind tunnels to resculpt the front end with new sheet metal, reducing areas which could hinder and cause drag. Optional transmissions included a three speed overdrive unit C-10 only and several different four-speed manuals, the Powerglide 2-speed automatic, or the 350 and 400 3-speed automatic. Once the shift from two-wheel drive to four-wheel drive was made, the vehicle could be driven at any forward or reverse speed.
After 1985, a redesigned pickup with the same cabin structure of the U. This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. It has Ridetech bags up front and leaf springs on a flip kit and Caltracs in the rear. At first glance, the 1969 and 1970 grilles look very similar. 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. However, the 1970s plastic inserts actually have highlights that divide the appearance into six separate sections. Has a small stall torque converter.
Upper class trim levels also used materials for quieter ride comfort. The headers also have small leakes. The front fenders were also equipped with the same flares used on 4x4 models of the lighter trucks to cover the increased track width and larger tires. On the dash was a tachometer, oddly omitted from 1990 models. The biggest con is it needs some body work but it's not difficult bodywork. Truck has never been out of New Mexico and started its life as a truck for the city. I used it to go to work when I was in local 242 in Seattle as a construction laborer.
For 1977 models, and were introduced as an optional extra. This is a top dollar frame off build that has resulted in multiple big show wins, major magazine coverage, and the truck being picked by magazine editors as one of the best custom trucks of all time. In 1992—1993 other color options included Summit White and Victory Red, with multiple interior colour options. Dickies is giving away one a week through November 4, 2013. The standard drivetrain was a three-speed manual transmission and one of two engines; the 250 in 3 straight six or the 283 cu in 4.