V8 engine option became bigger at 307 c. Under inflated tires increases rolling resistance so your vehicle's engine will have to work double time to make it move. It proved to be a preview for 1981 and the rest of the production run, with an all new simplified front clip, new hood, and single plane grille. In 1997, Chevrolet ceased production of the C10 model and moved on with other pickup trucks. Make sure the connections are always tight as well. V6 engine or the 378 c. The truck is probably 70% complete but is by no means show-worthy at this time.
At the same time, the 283 c. Chevrolet offered this cab with only a single front bench seat beginning in 1976. Overall, this is a beautiful truck and in great shape! Also dubbed official truck of the Indy 500 alongside the Corvette pace car. It is definitely built to last. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history.
Because of its function, it will surely wear out faster and more often than the other parts of the vehicle. There are a few issues with the truck that were undisclosed when we purchased it such as: a power-draw issue that we have not had the time to chase but a battery disconnect switch had been installed previous to our ownership. This is the story of one of those baby boomer trucks: the Chevrolet C10. I6 engine upgrade with 165 hp. As long as you disconnect it the battery won't die. Just make sure that you stick to regular basic maintenance and your C10 will stay with you longer.
Check the radiator for holes and leaks. Coolant should be replaced periodically as it becomes acidic if left in the radiator for too long. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. Also, check if they have become loose. The front and back tires wear out at a different rate so if you rotate your tires, they will wear out evenly. The previous 4x2 C series is changed to the R series, and the 4x4 K series is changed to the V series. In 1963, it got a coil-spring front suspension along with two engine options.
Keep it at the right level. V8 engine option was added to the lineup. The restyling of the trucks boasted a weight reduction of up to 300 pounds. Thank you and happy bidding! This was done to allow for concurrent production of its replacement early in 1987 of the all-new C and K models. Apart from the drop-center ladder frame that allowed the cab to sit lower and the independent front suspension that gave a car-like ride in a truck, the company also introduced a new naming scheme for their models. In 1965, a 220 hp 327 c. Powertrains generally continued as before, except that the 454 cubic inch big block replaced the previous 402.
This truck is being sold as is and any questions or other pictures may be requested!. Special thanks to Dave C. Do this weekly to ensure that they are properly inflated. When replacing the coolant, use 50% distilled water and 50% antifreeze. Always check the treads and grooves of the tire.
The only other issue with the body of the truck is it appears the floor pans were rusted out and the previous owners patched them with sheet metal and just sprayed Berliner to keep from further rust. In 1969, upper and lower side moldings and a two-tone paint option changed the exterior. Like fickle-minded teens, the C10 got several engine option and styling changes that were often replaced the year after. Four wheel drive received improvements by way of auto-locking hubs and the introduction of quad shocks. C20 model was made available in a 4 door model minus rear seats.
Three Ways to Keep your Chevy C10 Running Your Chevrolet C10 is one of the most reliable light body pickup trucks that were ever made. This generation of C10s settled down from annually making major changes after that until its next generation replacement came. Find out essentials of operation and maintenance. With a lot of love, Old Red would be a beautiful show truck. Like many adults today, the C10 strove to shed excess weight and become relevant. In 1972, the rear-view mirror got glued onto the windshield while flat door panels no longer became available. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount.