Its looks much better without it and it has no other use. Initially, only wood floors were available. Sierra and Sierra Grande had been used as names on option packages since the 1969 model year. I just put a new battery in it so it starts great. This is a very solid truck. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out.
In later years a four-cylinder diesel Q20B was also offered labeled as D-10 light truck only. The clutch feels good and all the gears shift nicely. It has a little paint blister on the drivers side cab corner and on the passenger side lower fender. Mechanical updates included more anti-corrosion techniques, reduced weight, and a new 5. Truck has chassis rot and would be in need of much repair. A C conventional in front of the series number designates 2-wheel rear drive while a K designates 4-wheel drive. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.
Good luck bidding and Thank you for looking. The 396, while still sold as such, was enlarged to 402 cubic inches starting in 1970. Again, engineers turned to wind tunnels to resculpt the front end with new sheet metal, reducing areas which could hinder and cause drag. Also, the small rear window cab was no longer available the C40 and C60 medium duty trucks retained the small window. Then they were resealed and installed. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter.
EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Restored a few years back nice red paint body is rustfree. The sidesaddle fuel tanks themselves, were found to have a highly resistant to crushing or crumpling from a side impact. After the completion of the process discussed above, a brand new big block 454 upgraded crate engine with a serpentine belt and a high performance intake manifold was installed. These packages consisted mostly of comfort features — nicer interiors, more padding and insulation, carpet, chrome trim, and upper and lower side molding and tailgate trim. If the truck needs to be shipped the buyer is responsible to make those arrangements.
Finally, the front brakes on all light-duty trucks were switched from to , resulting in much less brake fade under heavy use. The rear-axle ratio was also lowered to 4. It did have a paint job back in the day when the bed was put on it. The truck starts right up quickly and goes down the road very nice. Trucks with an optional trim level, but without an additional wheel upgrade, received flatter stainless steel hubcaps, still with painted accents.
Another significant change was the addition of independent front suspension to all models. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of. Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. Several aftermarket conversion companies offered a 4x4 version with either a or front axle. Trim lines ranged from the entry level Custom, Custom Super, Sierra, to top end Sierra Grande. The two-wheel-drive C-series became the R-series, then the four-wheel-drive K-series was renamed the V-series.
These models share the cabin of the light-duty models but sit on a taller chassis and have a taller front end of a different design, with a clamshell hood. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. They remained in this configuration up to the 1987 model year. The was relocated from the cab to the outboard sides of one or both beneath the cab floor extending under the leading edge of the pickup box, commonly referred to as a arrangement. Air conditioning and a 220 hp 164 kW 327 in 3 5.
The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. The interior was also unique with a special plush Garnet Red cloth with black trim, high-back reclining sport bucket seats, and center console. All 2-wheel drive trucks came with independent front suspension, while 4x4's used a conventional solid axle with leaf springs. Other design traits include sleek sculpted body work, an cab with steep windshield rake, and a unique available hidden embedded into the windshield glass. Development of the new third-generation trucks began in 1968 with vehicle components undergoing simulated testing on computers before the first pickups were even built for real world testing.
From model years 1973 to 1977, wood grain inserts were used on the dashboard and doors for further visual enhancement. Its a very well built bed on the back. Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. The majority of 10 series and some 20 series Chevrolet trucks from 1966 to 1972 were equipped with a coil spring rear suspension, which greatly improved the ride over traditional. Next, a brand new brake system and all brand new suspensions were put on. I was told that the miles on the truck are actual but I have no way of knowing for sure but as clean as the truck is underneath its probably true.