I had the transmission built as far as it could be for towing, lthough the truck has yet to pull a trailer which was my intention. They were: Base trim No option code Trim theme: Minimal chrome trim on the outside. The ss 454 was powered by a 454 cu in 7. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. A year later in 1985, the Chevrolet pickups received another redesign for the front end and had a sportier appearance.
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. In 1992, the 4-speed manual transmission was dropped and the stepside trucks were available with extended cabs. Classic Industries offers Chevrolet Truck Exterior Emblem Kits, Chevrolet Truck Fender Emblems, Chevrolet Truck Front, Chevrolet Truck Grill Emblems, Chevrolet Truck Hood Emblems, Chevrolet Truck Quarter Panel Emblems, and Chevrolet Truck Rear Emblems. The frames on these trucks were similar in design to the C3500 cab and chassis, but were heavily upgraded. Special hood and cab-to-fender insulators were also found here. Originally available in a 6. Finally, an optional rear defroster was also offered.
A little more chrome dressed up the outside. Engine wise, 1973 was the last year for the 307 V8 and the 454 now replaced the 402. The C-series two-wheel-drive trucks received an independent coil spring trailing arm for the front suspension. The top trim level Silverado now gets new brushed aluminum trim while the wood grain trim is now history. 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. Also in 1971, the Cheyenne trim package became available.
Since then, Chevrolet has become a household name, with the Silverado being one of the best-selling trucks in America. Both axles were suspended by leaf springs, and both axles had disc brakes. The were introduced in 1996, with power boosts across the board for the gasoline engines, thanks to high-flow cylinder heads, new camshaft, roller valve lifters and a higher compression ratio. All paint and body was done by Clutch Rod And Custom in Wichita ks. However, for true Chevrolet enthusiasts, restoring a Chevy C10 back to its former glory is priceless. A new base engine finished the model in 1966 with a 155 hp 116 kW 250 in³ 4.
The majority of 10 and 20 series Chevrolet trucks from 1967 to 1972 were shipped with a coil spring rear suspension, which greatly improved the ride over traditional. The fuel tank was moved to the driver-side frame rail. For the exterior, important updates include a double-walled pickup box made of steel and rust-resistant body and sheet metal. This platform was one of two where the traditional small-block Chevrolet V8 was last used the G-series van was the last platform using the small block until the end of the 2002 model year. Almost forgot to mention this thing has remote start! The rear-end was rebuilt and a 373 gear was added, then flipped the axle on top of the leafs and added 2in bell tech shackles.
A Z71 off-road package was also available with skid plates and Bilstein shocks. Electrically, sometime during the '78 model run, the glass fuse box was replaced with the now common spade type fuses. Fuel prices were rising and that negatively impacted truck sales. The two-wheel drive C-series became the R-Series, and the four-wheel drive K-Series was renamed the V-series. This enlarged fuel capacity from 16 up to 40 gallons depending on wheelbase and the number of tanks. When I got the truck like I said above it was a work truck not meaning it was beat up but meaning it had roll up windows rubber mat and a single headlight front-end.
The fuel tank was relocated from the cab to outboard sides of one or both frame rails beneath the cab floor extending under the leading edge of the bed, commonly referred to as. A year later, in 1964, a curved windshield replaced the dogleg windshield found on the previous Chevy C10s. On the inside of the truck The entire cab was dynomated, ew carpet, rim, ash cover, eadliner and a set of electric leather seats and console were custom fitted and installed. The Chevy C10 with a 6. However, leaf spring rear suspension was available on all trucks, and standard on 30 series trucks. The engine runs good and trans shifts good, but it does smoke some on start up and goes away once running.
Door trim panels with basic vinyl finish, minimal insulation, a basic black bezeled instrument panel with idiot lights rather than gauges, and no headliner were part of the trim. The body and paint is flawless all except a garage failure where something fell off the wall and chipped the paint on the drivers side bedside, ee pictures. Almost forgot to mention this thing has remote start! Three trim levels were available: Cheyenne, Scottsdale, and Silverado. Now you can login at any time, day or night, and get the most accurate information available to guide your latest Do-It-Yourself project. But what exactly is the Chevy C10? The 1972 Chevy C10 Fleetside is considered by some Chevy enthusiasts to be one of the best-looking Chevrolet trucks ever manufactured.