Most trucks this size can't run a front drive shaft. The 151 hp 379 cu in 6. The name change is also found in the vehicle identification number. Both front and rear leaf sprung axles had disc brakes. Most important of these were a drop-center ladder frame, allowing the cab to sit lower, and independent front suspension, giving an almost car-like ride in a truck. Original paint, and rust free. Throttle body injection helped a bit and gas mileage was a tad better.
Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. Also, Chevrolet changed the 396 V8 emblem designation to 400 V8. Just make sure that the line has full vacuum at idle. Deluxe two-tone paint was discontinued, but conventional two-tone continued as an option. Since 1957, trucks were available from the factory as four-wheel drive, and the new class scheme would make this known.
There was some overlap in 1999—2002 model years. Studies showed that it would take about 4,000 side-impact crashes with such a truck to get one with fire, major injury, or fatality. 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. The writer and editorialist Walter Olson made the following points: According to a later-debunked 1993 report , this arrangement made the trucks prone to exploding in a. There is blended paint and new paint. Horsepower and torque output was increased to 210 hp, and 300 lb-ft of torque. Several aftermarket conversion companies offered a 4x4 version with either a or front axle.
The body is in good shape, West coast truck only surface rust, no major dents or body work needed. It is not clear if the crew cab was for fleet orders only, or if it was available to the general public. If there is a handful of links, sorry, I don't know which one. All 2-wheel drive trucks came with independent front suspension, while 4x4's used a conventional solid axle with leaf springs. The front axle was a solid I-beam drop axle, similar to the axles of medium and heavy duty trucks. The latter system was introduced for 1981. Also, there is an indicator at the top center of the cluster bezel I have never seen on a gas powered truck, that is usually where the glow plug light is on the diesel versions.
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. I completed this truck in May and put on about 8,000 miles trouble free, including a trip to Texas. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. In 1996 both the 5. The 1960, 1961, and 1962 models featured torsion bar front suspensions, with trailing arm suspension rears. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The majority of 10 series and some 20 series Chevrolet trucks from 1966 to 1972 were equipped with a coil spring rear suspension, which greatly improved the ride over traditional.
Engines were a 160 hp 119 kW 4. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Paint must be buffed to be pretty nice. The truck was painted blue professionally about 15 to 20years ago it needs to be repainted. The first was the standard passenger-side , and the second was the energy-absorbing. For the most part Truck is pretty solid for the most part but there are a couple spots that will in my opinion need minimum attention.
The body is in good shape, West coast truck only surface rust, no major dents or body work needed. Truck has a small exhaust leak on passenger side. The 292 six and the 327 in 3 V8 were optional engines. It is not often you find a truck with original paint that shines this good at a price set by the buyer. I purchase the truck about 6 months ago and I wanted to do the bottom white and the roof white.
If you need to make a line, you can get one from any parts house, cut it to length and use rubber fuel hose to join it together with the one already on the fuel pump. Best to put an in-line filter in the hose. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. 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. Some internal cab changes were also made, most notably the switch from a hand-operated parking brake to a foot pedal, and a more modern looking two-spoke steering wheel with plastic horn button replaced the previous year's three-spoke wheel with chrome horn button. The interior is in okay shape but some of it is disassembled. But the model earned a reputation for being a less capable work vehicle than its predecessor.
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. If you make a hole in wire insulation, use finger nail polish or something to cover the holes. Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, while Four High yielded a locked 50:50 torque split. For the 1982 model year, the luxury trim levels were dropped, leaving the base, midrange, and top-of-the-line luxury trim level packages. Neutral was provided for disengagement of both propeller shafts.