History's most reliable and versatile engine lives under the hood, a 350 cubic inch Chevrolet V8. There was some overlap in 1999—2002 model years. This is a super nice truck that needs nothing except a mission. The models built included a light truck, named C-10, and an named Veraneio initially known simply as Chevrolet C-1416 , introduced in 1964. Several aftermarket conversion companies offered a 4x4 version with either a or front axle.
A properly equipped C-Series half-ton class pickup could tow up to 8,000 lbs 4 tons of , while a properly equipped C-Series three quarter-ton or one-ton class pickup could tow up to 12,000 lbs 6 tons of braked trailer. The front and rear propeller shafts were locked at all times in Four High and Four Low. Two tone colors always work well on pickup trucks, perhaps due to their ability to perform the dual roles of workhorse and advertising venue. Some internal cab changes were also made, most notably the switch from a hand-operated parking brake to a foot pedal, and a more modern looking two-spoke steering wheel with plastic horn button replaced the previous year's three-spoke wheel with chrome horn button. 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. Also new this year were upper and lower , which added another two-tone paint option. Longhorns were only two-wheel-drive; no factory Longhorn 4x4 was built.
This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. Heavy-duty towing equipment was available for both C and K-Series pickups, such as the Trailering Special package included power steering, uprated , and uprated , 7-pin trailer electrics connector, heavy-duty cooler, heavy-duty cooler, and a trailer hitch. The rear-axle ratio was also lowered to 4. The verdict was later overturned by an appeals court and the case settled before it could be re-tried. Both front and rear leaf sprung axles had disc brakes.
The 20 and 30-series trucks had the 8 x 6. Trucks with an optional trim level, but without an additional wheel upgrade, received flatter stainless steel hubcaps, still with painted accents. Sierra and Sierra Grande had been used as names on option packages since the 1969 model year. Coverking, started in 1986, is based in southern California and has become regarded as a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket accessories, particularly with regard to vehicle covers. After 1985, a redesigned pickup with the same cabin structure of the U. The original version of the Veraneio was kept in production until 1988 model year 1989 , but it was eventually replaced with an updated version based on the C-20 family.
Permanent four-wheel drive pickups featured a two-speed dual New Process 203 transfer case with planetary center and. The handsome interior treatment extends to nicely preserved door panels and a beautiful dash that hasn't been cooked in the hot sun. One of the main additions to the 1991—2000 years is that it introduced the 305 cu in a traditional 5. K-Series pickups included either Conventional, Permanent, or Shift-on-the-move. In 1992, the four-speed manual transmission was dropped and the stepside trucks were available with extended cabs. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time.
In 1989, a Fleetside Sport package was available with matching body color bumpers and grille, chrome wheels, and fog lights. Subtle grained interior panels and bright metal work was used on the inside with high-quality materials also used on the outside, like , aluminium, and polished stainless steel, particularly on top-of-the-line luxury Silverado or Sierra Classic trim levels. In High the center differential was unlocked and allowed the front and rear propeller shafts to slip as needed for full-time operation. A new base engine finished the model in 1966 with a 155 hp 116 kW 250 in 3 4. This is a nice comfortable cruiser, that comes with ice cold air conditioning and a Pioneer navigation unit.
An -powered version of the C-10 was offered beginning in the 1981, dubbed the A-10. Also, Chevrolet changed the 396 V8 emblem designation to 400 V8. The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. For restoration, it should also be noted that the door and window cranks were slightly longer due to the molded plastic door panels, and the vent windows were now secured with a single screw on the inside of the door, thus differentiating it from the 1971 model year. There were no suspension or engine upgrades provided with any of the sport packages as this was an appearance only option. Charles, Missouri The background music track is Whiskey on the Mississippi by Kevin MacLeod.
Nearly all of those cases were settled out of court. The name change is also found in the vehicle identification number. Since 1957, trucks were available from the factory as four-wheel drive, and the new class scheme would make this known. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Exposed wrapped in steel were standard, with underbody armor optional for further protection. Coverking, started in 1986, is based in southern California and has become regarded as a leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive aftermarket accessories, particularly with regard to vehicle covers.