An optional extended cab was available. Fuel doors were added in 79 to the rest of the lineup, following the previous years change on models with a bed. Could you deal with an ongoing restoration knowing it can still be put to work hauling materials home from the hardware store? Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. 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. Also you could locate them on the inside driver's door pillar on a V. A utility variant, known as the , was also introduced with a shorter wheelbase of 104 inches 2,642 mm.
There were two types of pickup boxes to choose from. The two mirror options are the camper style and west coast style mirrors. Since 1957, trucks were available from the factory as four-wheel drive, and the new class scheme would make this known. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Factors such as engine and combination, differential , , and whether the pickup was two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive decided how much the pickup could safely tow or haul.
. Now if your a 1979 through 1987 person you should have all those locations as well but should also have it at the left side of the dash where it meets the window just as the newer Silverado does. A properly equipped C-Series half-ton class pickup could tow up to 8,000 lbs 4 tons of , while a properly equipped C-Series three quarter-ton or one-ton class pickup could tow up to 12,000 lbs 6 tons of braked trailer. The shift-on-the-move four-wheel drive system featured new automatic self and direct high range , such that the truck could be shifted from two-wheel drive, to fully locked four-wheel drive at speeds of up to 25 mph. A divot and adjustment screw was added to the inside of the door located above the door panel and near the vent window.
All of these trucks had beds installed at the Port of Entry, and were then shipped to dealers. The most visible change in differentiating a 1968 from 1967 models was the addition of side-marker reflectors on all fenders. The exterior mirrors became solid, low-profile aerodynamic manual units color matched to the body color. Horsepower and torque output was increased to 210 hp, and 300 lb-ft of torque. 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. Four drive modes were offered: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. The medium output 350-cubic-inch engine had 155 horsepower at 3,600 rpm with 225 foot-pounds at 2,400 rpm.
Exposed wrapped in steel were standard, with underbody armor optional for further protection. Options included power steering, power brakes, electric clock, heavy duty shocks and rally wheels. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. Chevrolet would have also sold 30,000 K-Series Trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the Army. After design freeze, production development began in early 1984 and were introduced in April 1987 as 1988 models known as the platform. New front door panels and new seats were also included. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out.
There were two engine choices: the V8 replaced the , while the venerable continued. Diesel and ethanol versions were also sold, labeled as and A-20 respectively later models of the D-20 replaced the Perkins Q20B with a S4. If your pickup is a 1973 to 1980 you could look at the engine block and transmission as long as they were not switched out. 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. New paint schemes were available to reach customers interest.
The reason I bring this up is for personal reasons: I have a 1981 Toyota HiAce, documented previously on these pages. In 1968, Chevrolet celebrated 50 years of manufacturing trucks, and to commemorate, they released a 50th Anniversary package featuring an exclusive white-gold-white paint scheme. The seats had an all-vinyl seat cover or vinyl and nylon cloth seat cover. The high-output 454 cubic inch 7. This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. Also Chevrolet was 1 in Chevy Truck Sales. The models built included a light truck, named C-10, and an named Veraneio initially known simply as Chevrolet C-1416 , introduced in 1964.
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. At first glance, the 1969 and 1970 grilles look very similar. The screw provided a way to adjust the gap in the window track. 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. In later years a four-cylinder diesel Q20B was also offered labeled as D-10 light truck only. Heavy-duty towing equipment was available for both C and K-Series pickups, such as the Trailering Special package included power steering, uprated , and uprated , 7-pin trailer electrics connector, heavy-duty cooler, heavy-duty cooler, and a trailer hitch.
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. The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. Engines were a 160 hp 119 kW 4. For the first Chevrolet C Series, made from 1911 to 1913, see the first Chevy. For 1996, a passenger-side-mounted third door became optional on extended cab models. Along with the name change, came other major improvements and tweaks for the final model year of the conventional cab pickups.
Well we have collected this time some ideas work, can change the atmosphere of your Office or computer screen. In the Chevy C10 Truck Series this meant that you could have different paint patterns, molding styles, and interior trims on these trucks. The new 1988 model trucks entered production December 8, 1986 at , , and the new plant. A 3-speed automatic transmission Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 and 3. This required a slight dashboard redesign to incorporate these airbags.