On the inside, the blend of vintage and new continues with re-trimmed seat weather red leatherette surrounding red-and-black houndstooth cloth inserts. Trim lines were also revamped, ranging from the entry-level Custom to the Custom Deluxe, Cheyenne and top-end Cheyenne Super. Primary Use: Commuting to work Its Beast — well i have pretty much fully rebuilt the truck myself. Two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive trucks were available. All of the body work has been completed and it is waiting for a new paint job. The truck has 38,000 original miles, however the odometer recently quit. I have owned this truck since 1978.
Custom Chrome bed racks and headach bar. The engine is stock other than the edelbrock 750cfm carb i put on it but it still has the power to spin the tires for about 80 feet in the dry. They were shuffled for 1975, with the Scottsdale moniker replacing the Cheyenne Super as the top-of-the-line package, while the Custom series was deleted. The truck was completely repainted in 1997. Custom bumper to hold winch. Primary Use: Commuting to work Its Beast — well i have pretty much fully rebuilt the truck myself. Clean Body and apply included window mask 2.
The front and rear suspensions were restored with rebuilt springs and axles, and all-new bushings. Don't forget to your finished Pro-Line to when you are done. Chevrolet offered this cab with only a single front bench seat beginning in 1976. Runs great and a very Strong and Solid truck. By and large, this remained the trim hierarchy for the remainder of series production. Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. The overall condition of this truck is Excellent with no rust anywhere to be found.
Check trucks in 1978 featured sliding rear window, cruise control, inside hood release, tilt steering wheel, rear step bumper, full size spare, power steering, windshield antenna and B-Eye mirror. This E-Rod package consists of a 5. Dad Bought It New And Has Taken Care Of It Ever Since. 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. The Blazer was designed to add more comfort to the driver and passengers with additional leg room and new seats.
He did a frame off restoration. Powertrains generally continued as before, except that the 454 cubic inch big block replaced the previous 402. Three-speed manual transmissions, four-speed manual transmissions and three-speed automatics were available. Paint then peel the over-spray film off 3. General Motors trademarks used under license to Pro-Line. The paint is nice but has chips for driving.
This was the final year that power windows were offered, and a fuel door was added later in the year. It does have a box liner. The 1978 Chevy truck has a 13-number vehicle identification number. The 1987 model year - the final year of production - saw the series designators changed. This truck drives very nice and is very fun to listen too going down the road and its offroad capabilities are good, but its stock leaf suspension make for a rough ride. Check trucks in 1978 featured sliding rear window, cruise control, inside hood release, tilt steering wheel, rear step bumper, full size spare, power steering, windshield antenna and B-Eye mirror.
Sticker your body decal sheet included 4. The next year, Chevy was back up to four trim lines with the addition of the Silverado at the top of the series. Paint then peel the over-spray film off 3. We have all the parts and accessories you need to help restore your 1978 Chevy, at the best prices! I other words kids this isn't playtime. The fuel tank can hold approximately 16 gallons. I am selling it for my son. Clean Body and apply included window mask 2.
Engine options in 1978 for Chevy trucks included the 250 I-6, which provided 105 horsepower; the 292 I-6 with 120 horsepower; the 250 V-8 with 175 horsepower; or the 400 V-8, which provided 185 horsepower. The rear-wheel drive C-series became the R-series, then the four-wheel drive K-series were renamed the V-series. Chevy acquired the truck from a private owner in Wisconsin, and did a full frame-off restoration at the General Motors Milford Proving Grounds. Sticker your body decal sheet included 4. Custom Chrome bed racks and headach bar. Just a few minor details and mechanical projects left and the truck will be complete. Among the , and various has setup at its massive display, the one vehicle tugging at our heart strings the most might be the fully restored 1978 Chevy Performance Classic Truck Concept.
The next year, Chevy was back up to four trim lines with the addition of the Silverado at the top of the series. They were shuffled for 1975, with the Scottsdale moniker replacing the Cheyenne Super as the top-of-the-line package, while the Custom series was deleted. It makes it great for towing and just that much more fun to drive. Who knows, you could get your ride posted on the and you could even win a prize! Looking for new chrome rims to replace the stock ones that are still on it. Please note: All bodies are sold in crystal clear polycarbonate and are painted for advertising purposes only.
Custom bumper to hold winch. Trucks were produced at plants across the United States, and in Chile and Argentina. It makes it great for towing and just that much more fun to drive. Overall Freakin Awesome — Awesome Truck that can hit the mud like crazy. The original instrument panel is updated, too, with modern gauges.