The C10 series trucks came with the 250 cubic inch six-cylinder inline engine producing 155 horsepower at 4,200 rpm, with a torque of 235 foot-pounds at 1,600 rpm. This 1970 Chevrolet C10 pickup is a claimed high desert survivor, with under 40,000 original miles from new and just one repaint in its original color. Long bed, wide bed, standard cab, standard non-power steering, standard 4-wheel non-power drum brakes, air conditioned with vent-windows, and no options - at all! Power assist was optional for the C10 half-ton, but standard for the heavier pickups. The Longhorn trucks came standard with leaf-type suspensions. I'm selling my base model C10 work truck.
This truck is simply gorgeous, and a great example of a well built resto-mod. Today, this generation of Chevrolet C10 and K10 are some of the most loved collector trucks extant, and for good reason. A host of trim packages emerged during this generation, and serve as rolling proof that some truck buyers indeed preferred their pickups to play as well as work. The Longhorn fleet-side trucks were adaptable to General Motor's popular Custom Campers. Dale told me after I came back home…it was funny how many pretty girls waved…and mommas threw rocks at that truck…. I replaced it in 1984 with the robust 305 that's in it now. The truck has had two owners: Webco, a Raleigh equipment rental company, bought it new in 1970.
This Chevy runs and drives excellent. The seller says the original family owners that purchased this C10 locally immediately installed an Alaskan bed cap and set about using the pickup for camping. Also, these evaporator cases are fully insulated… another Classic Auto Air exclusive! All Chevrolet trucks were equipped with a standard three-speed manual column shift transmission, with an optional four-speed manual transmission. However, the 305 V8 in it is in excellent shape, and running well after a recent carb rebuild and new fuel pump. Some of the options that came with the truck as a result of checking the appropriate box for camper options included dual batteries, wiring harness and step bumper. We believe in what we build. .
It is built with very high-quality parts. The C series trucks had a wheelbase of between 115 inches and 127 inches, while the Longhorn had a larger 133-inch wheelbase because of its longer fleet-side bed. Time for your new project!! It was this approach that gave birth to the C series pickups and the top-of-the-line custom sport trucks of the 1970s. By using separate coils we improve the cooling and heating capacity of the total system. The air conditioning connects to new supplied vents and the defrost connects to new supplied defrost diffusers. I'll send you a link to a Dropbox folder with pictures and a readme. All Chevy pickups were treated to standard front disc brakes in 1971.
Powered by a very strong 350 V8 and automatic transmission. The seller notes some minor issues in the interior, which looks incredible for the age of the truck and one that saw some use. Both Stepside and Fleetside availability carried over from 1966, and revised grilles continued to represent new model-year calling cards up through 1972. I have a 1970 C10 short wheel base pickup truck. Good donor motors as well. Each kit comes with detailed, easy-to-follow installation instructions and mounting template.
Brakes are totally out except for parking brake. Bought a 78 Chev in Montana and on way back from tire store it lost 2 lobes off the back of the cam. The heavier Chevrolet trucks came standard with a 350 cubic inch 255 hp V-8 engine. You could run this for a long time to come. These designs are used today on modern vehicles to reduce head pressures and to transfer heat more efficiently. It also comes with a really serious Chevy 350 engine about 80% built. Friend was visiting from Germany and likes to buy old american iron and ship it back to Deutschland.
Bucket seats were also available. Powered by a very strong 350 V8 and automatic transmission. The shifter is a Hurst three speed on the floor. Our system is engineered specifically to use our supplied Direct Electronic Replacement Controller D. It was a year in which Chevrolet built more custom trucks, with greater emphasis on comfort, convenience and sport.
You can also customize your kit from a wide variety of optional louvers, and we have lots of engine compartment upgrades available. The 1970 Chevrolet trucks came broadly divided amongst two trims; the step-side C series and the Longhorn series. The year 1970 was in the middle of an era which had a definite shift in trend for building and marketing pickup trucks. If this is something you've always wanted, you should jump right on this! Thanks to Barn Finds reader Matt Williams for the find. This makes you cooler much faster! This Chevy runs and drives excellent. Have you noticed that they're not making anymore of these trucks? Easy fix; just poor gaskets.
It remains in excellent condition today with lots of desirable options typical of the camper packages offerd by Chevrolet. This is a project truck. All installation kits include detailed, step-by-step instructions, no special tools are required, and every system is backed by the best tech-support in the industry. It came with Chevy's standard small-truck V8, the 307 and a 4. Power steering and power disc front brakes make this pickup a pleasure.
It is an all-or-nothing deal for the truck and all the parts. The 1971 and 1972 Chevy pickups tend to be the most popular, with a shared large egg crate grille and further refinements such as front disc brakes. All years of this generation of Chevy pickup were offered with either a stamped steel box floor or wood planking. The engine is running on a two gallon temporary tank. It is not road-worthy at this time, due to brake and tire condition. There is rust and rust thru in all the places these old trucks rust. The C10 series trucks were equipped with front and rear coil-spring suspensions, with an option for leaf springs.