This truck has had some pretty extensive work done on it by myself tomake it a reliable daily driver work truck. The ruse worked and he began covering auto races as far back as 1986 in Northern California, eventually getting his stories published worldwide. I am running this auction with a reserve, as I don't need to sell this truck at all. It's extremely original, odometer shows just under 45k and it's possible that is correct as the first digit doesn't appear to be angled at all, I can't say for sure and honestly it doesn't really matter but kinda cool. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Silverado was the top trim package offered at the time.
The base model came with vinyl upholstery and rubber matting. During this era, many new innovations were introduced to truck lovers and four-wheel drive was made available on all conventional trucks up to one ton. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557572375617 ; listingsSearchManager. Local pick-up is of course preferred. There are also some repair sections along the door and quarter panel to stop some rusting that wasdeveloping. Very slight rust here and there along body but other than that, this truck is excellent condition especially for its age.
Mileage may increase slightly as I still use the truck from time to time. It does have front disc, rear drums. Count us as worshippers of this terrific truck. Itruns strong, drives well, and sounds great. All in all this is a great platform to build from or daily drive. Serious Buyers Only 765 251- 7055.
Also I pulled the door panels to replace the locks, I wasn't going to put them back on as they're pretty sun damaged and I would prefer to replace but if you'd prefer they be on I will reinstall. From 1973 to 1987 the C10 was available in four trims -- the Custom base model, the Scottsdale, the Cheyenne, and the Silverado. The short cargo bed model had a wheelbase of 117. Chevrolet offered this cab with only a single front bench seat beginning in 1976. The beds came with a 6- or 8-foot bed.
The body that came out in 1979 had not drastically changed since 1973. The next year, Chevy was back up to four trim lines with the addition of the Silverado at the top of the series. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Needs a clean up, didn't have much time when i took pictures so you will truly have to look past some dirt. The top of the line 454 engine had an output of 240 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and a torque of 355 foot-pounds at 2,800 rpm. Powertrains generally continued as before, except that the 454 cubic inch big block replaced the previous 402.
Trim lines were also revamped, ranging from the entry-level Custom to the Custom Deluxe, Cheyenne and top-end Cheyenne Super. I will also include theoriginal red vinyl seat, which has prettyextensive wear on thedriver's side, but could easily be recovered and restuffed. These squares are getting more difficult to find in original condition and prices are starting to creep up. The long cargo bed model had a wheelbase of 131. The interior had a top-of-the-line carpet, a fully insulated headliner, and woodgrain accents.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. The interior of the truck has been where I put most of the work. The standard engine in the 1979 4x4 truck was a 250-ci cubic inch , in-line six-cylinder with 130 horsepower hp and 210 foot-pounds of torque. In 1979, the gas caps on the fuel doors were hidden, and four-wheel-drive 1-ton trucks had an optional 7,500-pound rear axle available. The rear-wheel drive C-series became the R-series, then the four-wheel drive K-series were renamed the V-series.
It is not ashow truck by any means, but has a lot of really good upgraded parts and work done to it. These guys have a movement going that is gathering steam faster than any other next-gen club or group. Wilwood discs on the corners are hidden by the epic wheels. I Plasti-dipped them black a few years ago, as the original silver finish was stained. It's no power house with the 250 6 cylinder but it runs nice and smooth and starts every time. Also available were a 292-ci, in-line six with 120 hp and 215 foot-pounds of torque; a 350-ci V-8 with 175 hp and 275 foot-pounds of torque; and the 400 ci V-8 with 185 hp and 300 foot-pounds of torque.