The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. Adding four-wheel drive reduced towing capability due to increased curb weight, which resulted from additional components transfer case, front axle, front differential, front propeller shaft, and so on needed to facilitate four-wheel drive. Conventional four-wheel drive was still available with manual locking hubs. An extended cab was never offered, though such conversions have been done. The models built included a light truck, named C-10, and an named Veraneio initially known simply as Chevrolet C-1416 , introduced in 1964. Unlike their siblings, they were not sold to the general public nor did they bear Holden badging , and they were not built as right-hand-drive at the factory. Moving the front suspension and rear suspesion is going to be alot easier than putting a crewcab on a frame it wasn't designed to fit from the factory.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Fuel doors were added in 79 to the rest of the lineup, following the previous years change on models with a bed. The 20 and 30-series trucks had the 8 x 6. No rust on this truck! However, the leaf spring rear suspension was still available on those trucks, and standard on 30 series trucks. Other design traits include sleek sculpted body work, an cab with steep windshield rake, and a unique available hidden embedded into the windshield glass. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of.
The hood and the roof of the cab did get some pecking but I'd imagine that the new owner would paint the truck another color so some filler on both would fix all of that. A center lap safety belt with slack adjustment was provided for the center occupant. The front and rear were locked at all times in Four High and Four Low. For the 1982 model year, the luxury trim levels were dropped, leaving the base, midrange, and top-of-the-line luxury trim level packages. The rear-wheel drive C-series became the R-series, then the four-wheel drive K-series were renamed the V-series.
A 3-speed automatic transmission Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 and 3. Mileage wise I'd guess it gets about 12-16mpg unloaded. The front and rear propeller shafts were locked at all times in Four High and Four Low. After design freeze, production development began in early 1984 and were introduced in April 1987 as 1988 models known as the platform. R-Series now designated two-wheel drive, while V-Series represented four-wheel drive. There were two engine choices: the V8 replaced the , while the venerable continued. One of the main additions to the 1991—2000 years is that it introduced the 305 cu in a traditional 5.
Deluxe two-tone paint was discontinued, but conventional two-tone continued as an option. From model years 1973 to 1977, wood grain inserts were used on the dashboard and doors for further visual enhancement. It is not clear if the crew cab was for fleet orders only, or if it was available to the general public. In 1996 both the 5. Three trim levels were available: Cheyenne, Scottsdale, and Silverado.
The body is showing some scale rust at the lower edge of the rear doors and the rear of the rear wheel wells have some rust as seen in the pics. Truck is lowered roughly 4 to 5 inches. 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. Message with any other questions. For the 1975 model year, the 185 hp 400 cu in 6. 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. As far as cutting the frame to shorten it, still wouldn't be an issue.
Later they used the 4. Motor runs strong, starts everytime. A new four-speed transmission with gearing became available in 1981 for the 1982 model year. And to top off all of that. On the dash was a tachometer, oddly omitted from 1990 models. The latter system was introduced for 1981. 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.
The truck also featured on-demand switching, meaning the driver did not have to stop to switch to four-wheel drive. The original version of the Veraneio was kept in production until 1988 model year 1989 , but it was eventually replaced with an updated version based on the C-20 family. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. Federal officials estimated that 150 persons may have died in preventable fiery crashes. Chrome front bumpers were now standard on base models.