I regret selling it, although I love my Vette for most of my solo driving anymore. P-B Blaster Spray keeps all bolts ready for when you need to remove parts, so soak the van everywhere! A center lap safety belt with slack adjustment was provided for the center occupant. I just call Strutmaster today, and they have some amazing products. This classic even comes equipped with power brakes and power steering. Five drive modes were provided: High, Low, Neutral, High Loc, and Low Loc. It's kind of noisy, but engine's in good shape.
Both front and rear leaf sprung axles had disc brakes. Conventional four-wheel drive pickups featured manual and a two-speed 205 transfer case with four drive modes: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. Engines choices initially consisted of six or eight cylinder engines with either manual or transmissions. They were initially powered with a Chevrolet 4. Initially, only wood floors were available.
A new base engine finished the model in 1966 with a 155 hp 116 kW 250 in 3 4. For the first Chevrolet C Series, made from 1911 to 1913, see the first Chevy. This shuts off the est and you should be able to time the motor. . Finally, the front brakes on all light-duty trucks were switched from to , resulting in much less brake fade under heavy use. All 2-wheel drive trucks came with independent front suspension, while 4x4's used a conventional solid axle with leaf springs. For the 1982 model year, the luxury trim levels were dropped, leaving the base, midrange, and top-of-the-line luxury trim level packages.
Also, the small rear window cab was no longer available the C40 and C60 medium duty trucks retained the small window. A sleeker front bow-like look emerged, similar to a ship's with the front end being gently swept back from the center. Tulsa is another company that did 4x4 conversions for utility companies. The daily driver comment that 12:08 had was pretty far off in my case. I sold it and bought a Corvette C5, and it is actually great on fuel consumption on any distance driving. I've gone back to driving my tiny Mitsubishi Mirage for everyday use, and when the entire family goes places we use the van. The axle itself is unique, being a 14-bolt semi-floating unit which uses standard Chevrolet 5 on 5-inch wheels—the only factory-produced 14-bolt axle with such a wheel bolt pattern.
I use to drive mine a few minutes to a nice park at lunch, watch a movie, and hate to go back to work. The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. The front axle was a solid I-beam drop axle, similar to the axles of medium and heavy duty trucks. The only noticeable change for 1970 was a minor update to the Chevrolet grille. There was never any paint work done to this 1988. Weak leaf springs on the rear will create numerous problems! An insurance policy for drive train has been purchased, but I have to investigate further on this.
This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. A new gauge to show voltage replaced the ammeter in 1976, and the engine size decals were removed from the grille during this model year. In later years a four-cylinder diesel Q20B was also offered labeled as D-10 light truck only. 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. Several aftermarket conversion companies offered a 4x4 version with either a or front axle.
Optional transmissions included a three speed overdrive unit C-10 only and several different four-speed manuals, the Powerglide 2-speed automatic, or the 350 and 400 3-speed automatic. 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. Neutral was provided for disengagement of both propeller shafts. Diesel and ethanol versions were also sold, labeled as and A-20 respectively later models of the D-20 replaced the Perkins Q20B with a S4. 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. It has a V8 engine design with 295 hp L-48 option for the 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. In 1968, Chevrolet celebrated 50 years of manufacturing trucks, and to commemorate, they released a 50th Anniversary package featuring an exclusive white-gold-white paint scheme.
Fuel doors were added on models equipped with a bed to hide the previously exposed fuel caps. The 396, while still sold as such, was enlarged to 402 cubic inches starting in 1970. There are days I regret buying it, as we've had nothing but problems with it since then. Along with the name change, came other major improvements and tweaks for the final model year of the conventional cab pickups. The two mirror options are the camper style and west coast style mirrors.
However the gas mileage just bites the big one. Also, Chevrolet changed the 396 V8 emblem designation to 400 V8. Longhorns were only two-wheel-drive; no factory Longhorn 4x4 was built. Classic Automobile Appraisal And Resource Guide. All Original Monte Carlo, 35k Original Miles! Second, an additional trim package was introduced: the Cheyenne. Blue interiors were a darker shade than before. Adding four-wheel drive reduced towing capability due to increased curb weight, which resulted from additional components transfer case, front axle, front differential, front propeller shaft, and so on needed to facilitate four-wheel drive.