Scottsdale line is also added to the 1975 line-up. The top trim level Silverado now gets new brushed aluminum trim while the wood grain trim is now history. We are willing to go the extra mile by researching part information and keeping you updated on your order status through email and phone calls. The best way to prevent any long-term issues is to swap out any damaged components for new Chevy C10 parts as soon as possible. With the new grill design, the trucks came equipped with: quadruple headlights however, two were still being offered , horizontal side marker lights, new bumpers, and a slightly different tailgate.
One-ton K30 models were introduced to the line-up, and with them Bonus Cab and Crew Cab models. Interior received changes to the wiper controls and the integration of the high beam lights and cruise control being moved to turn signal stalk. We also have interior and exterior trim items such as marker lights, grilles, dash knobs, window regulators, weatherstripping and seat upholstery kits. The 1986 Chevy truck had front and rear bumpers, a driver-side mirror with passenger-side mirror and chrome trim. There was also a new grille design eliminating four of the vertical dividers and one of the horizontal, and an inside hood release was now offered. Deluxe chrome bumpers with rubber impact strips are a new option.
Cheyenne Super is replaced by Silverado as top trim level. Chevrolet standardized the chrome grille on all trucks as well as the front bumper. For over 100 years, Chevrolet has stood amongst the giants in the automotive industry to produce some of the most prominent vehicles in their respective classifications. The 400ci V-8 was no longer available in K10s. Front sheet metal remained the same through 1987. Chevrolet became number one in truck sales in 1982.
Rain gutters are now standard equipment on all models as is the new quick release tailgate for the fleetside models. Rectangular headlights were now included on the Silverado models, while the rest still received 1979 style round headlights. If you have any questions feel free to call, email, or chat with us. This brought the total number of engines available on K-trucks to eight. Fuel prices were rising and that negatively impacted truck sales.
By the time the third generation rolled around in 1973, Chevrolet had rewritten the book on American trucks once again, with the introduction of the all-new square body-style. In addition to the innovative, square design, the Third Generation C10 featured a host of natural curves and lines, spanning from the hood to the beltline, and eventually, the rear tailgate. The 1986 Chevy pickup truck was a two-door single cab, small pickup truck. It had a capacity of 1,000 to 1,500 lbs. The inaugural First Generation Chevy C10 represented a number of innovations that were brand new to the Chevrolet brand in the post-war era.
Before the Silverado, Colorado, and other Chevrolet pickups of today took the world by storm, however, the Chevrolet C10 enjoyed a successful reign as an era-defining American-made pickup! Transfer case gears in the K30 trucks were now synchronized, allowing shifts to 4-Hi at speeds under 25 mph and power steering is now standard on all K-series trucks. We are a small business with a huge task ahead. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. New to the lineup was a factory crew cab 3+3 dooley, and a four door Suburban 67-72's were three door. 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. The 1986 Chevy truck featured two- and four-wheel drive, four- or six-cylinder, 2. Though the F-100 had a decade-plus head start on the Chevy brand, the C10 quickly made up for lost time and established itself as a reliable and versatile half-ton, light-duty pickup.
What are you waiting for? Engine wise, 1973 was the last year for the 307 V8 and the 454 now replaced the 402. The new body style featured sculptured sides, squared-off wheel openings, 21% more glass area with enclosed antenna , and a roomier cab with flow thru ventilation. Today, the Chevy Silverado is one of the most popular American-made pickups on the market and has three Motor Trend Truck of the Year trophies to show for it. First Generation C10s came with a 305 cubic-inch V6 base engine that paved the way for the pickup to conquer whatever its driver threw in its direction. Similar to the door panels, these particular C10 interior parts can be easily installed in place of its predecessor, without any hard labor involved. . The larger engine design gave the '86 Chevy a more power during acceleration.
Electrically, sometime during the '78 model run, the glass fuse box was replaced with the now common spade type fuses. Classic Industries offers 1986 Chevrolet Truck Truck Bed Components, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Bed Sides - Full, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Bed Sides - Partial, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Running Boards, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Side Steps, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Patch Panels, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Front Bed Panel, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Stake Pocket Repair Panel, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Bed Floor Panel, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Rear Fender, 1986 Chevrolet Truck Fiberglass Bed Side, and 1986 Chevrolet Truck Rear Bed Corner. Turn signals were moved from the bumper to behind the grille. Ever since the initial Chevy truck rolled off of the lot for the first time in 1918, the company has evolved with the times to meet the needs of truck enthusiasts across the globe. The previous 4x2 C series is changed to the R series, and the 4x4 K series is changed to the V series.
Whether it be the square body, the longer wheelbase, or any of the exciting trim packages available, Chevy owners had plenty of reasons to be excited about the new C10, and the excitement continued well into the 1990s and beyond! Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup. Finally, an optional rear defroster was also offered. Along with that, the inner doors, door panels, and internal door parts were different than the 73-76 models. Our knowledgeable staff will be there to assist you with everything from order placement to tech support with installation. The '86 pickups had a rear pull-down tail gate and the truck had no rear step. Frame changes were made to fit new catalytic converters required on California trucks, and dual-exhaust options were not available in California.
Dual exhaust was also offered on the 292 six-cylinders. The Blazer gets a slightly new body design with metal roof over front seats and fiberglass over the rear, which is still removable like previous years. A new gas filler door was added, replacing the flush mounted gas cap. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? Chevrolet was also the official truck of the Indianapolis 500 in 1978.