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. 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. New front door panels and new seats were also included. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of. There were two types of pickup boxes to choose from.
Five drive modes were provided: High, Low, Neutral, High Loc, and Low Loc. Soft touch materials were used throughout the passenger cabin, such as the , doors arm rests , steering wheel, and shift levers. Custom Vinyl or soft Custom Cloth cloth and velour seating surfaces were used along with fabric headliners, door inserts, and plush carpeting, depending on the trim level. Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. The 292 six and the 327 in 3 V8 were optional engines. The suspension was also upgraded with 32 mm 1.
The 1993 Silverado is a large pickup truck manufactured by Chevrolet. The gross weight of the truck is 7,200 lbs. 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. It has a standard 190-horsepower 5. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out. Replacing ceramic brake pads with pads of any other material may result in more brake dust or increased brake-related noise than originally installed pads. After design freeze, production development began in early 1984 and were introduced in April 1987 as 1988 models known as the platform.
A sleeker front bow-like look emerged, similar to a ship's with the front end being gently swept back from the center. An optional Elimipitch camper was made available for the Big Dooley. The truck's gross weight is 9,200 lbs. The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. The sidesaddle fuel tanks themselves, were found to have a highly resistant to crushing or crumpling from a side impact. In 1989, a Fleetside Sport package was available with matching body color bumpers and grille, chrome wheels, and fog lights. A center lap safety belt with slack adjustment was provided for the center occupant.
Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, while Four High yielded a locked 50:50 torque split. The exterior mirrors became solid, low-profile aerodynamic manual units color matched to the body color. The standard cab model is 212. In 1993, Chevy installed a 5. For 1977 models, and were introduced as an optional extra.
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 differential lock would unlock and deactivate at speeds above 20 mph for safety reasons, such as the vehicle being on dry pavement. The redesign was revolutionary in appearance at the time, particularly the cab, departing from typical American pickup truck designs of the era. R-Series now designated two-wheel drive, while V-Series represented four-wheel drive. The 1993 Silverado is a 1-ton pickup truck. They were initially powered with a Chevrolet 4.
The interior was also unique with a special plush Garnet Red cloth with black trim, high-back reclining sport bucket seats, and center console. The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. A 230 hp 172 kW 7. Again, engineers turned to wind tunnels to resculpt the front end with new sheet metal, reducing areas which could hinder and cause drag. Fuel doors were added in 79 to the rest of the lineup, following the previous years change on models with a bed. Other safety features included soft-padded interior panels for appearance and safety, 3,329 of and safety glass, rearview mirror, six turn-signal indicator lamps with asymmetrical flash, four-way hazard function, and.
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. K-Series pickups also featured an off-road oriented design, with the bolted directly to the transmission and running gear tucked up as high as possible under the vehicle to reduce the chances of snagging vital components on obstacles, as well as to achieve a low and optimal. A new four-speed transmission with gearing became available in 1981 for the 1982 model year. Mechanical updates included more anti-corrosion techniques, reduced weight, and a new 5. 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. Like the 1500, it has a 4.