The front fenders were also equipped with the same flares used on 4x4 models of the lighter trucks to cover the increased track width and larger tires. K-Series pickups included either Conventional, Permanent, or Shift-on-the-move. Now you can compare an example of the piece that Rob cut using the laser table, to another rail that was cut and bend into a frame rail using the press brake. Before we set the cab and the front end back on the truck, we installed a new set of Energy suspension frame mount bushings. Later they used the 4.
The suspension was also upgraded with 32 mm 1. The name change is also found in the vehicle identification number. It may be necessary to drill a new mounting hole through the existing frame. Brand new front and rear chrome bumper as well as all the stainless grille trim. For the first Chevrolet C Series, made from 1911 to 1913, see the first Chevy. A utility variant, known as the , was also introduced with a shorter wheelbase of 104 inches 2,642 mm. At first glance, the 1969 and 1970 grilles look very similar.
In both series, the 'Highlander package' included special color-coordinated cloth inserts and additional trim colors and insulation. We were definitely thankful as the new panels fell into place and fit great. Comes separately and requires professional installation. 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. An -powered version of the C-10 was offered beginning in the 1981, dubbed the A-10.
I have an extra one that comes withthe truck. The front and rear propeller shafts were locked at all times in Four High and Four Low. . 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. Pretty rust free truck has small rust bubble in the paint in the lower door very minor.
The differential lock would unlock and deactivate at speeds above 20 mph for safety reasons, such as the vehicle being on dry pavement. Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. Next we unbolted the two bolts that hold the trailing arms in place to the trailing arm cross-member and rolled out the whole thing in one piece. If you haven't seen it, there is a great step-by-step thread on here about doing that. Note: Factory installed floor braces may need to be trimmed or removed for desired fit. You too can get your hands on the same kit shipped right to your front door with a click of a mouse.
Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, with Four High yielding a locked 50:50 torque split through direct synchronized gearing. Using the front most pair, the template is aligned with the rear two holes from the original cab mount. We found that the simple way to install the rails was to locate the factory holes on the top and bottom of the stock frame just past the cab mount. The new automatic locking differential was offered under the G86 code, replacing the Eaton NoSpin differential, and eventually replacing the old Positraction in 1974, at which point it assumed the G80 code. The 1977 Chevy C-10 pickup truck was available with a choice of engines.
Using a reciprocating saw, the first, forward cut is made using the etched line in the template. Please look at all of the pics and then email for more information. A new Shift-on-the-move four-wheel drive system with two-speed dual range New Process 208 aluminium transfer case was introduced on K-Series pickups for the 1981 model year. Factors such as engine and combination, differential , , and whether the pickup was two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive decided how much the pickup could safely tow or haul. They must be picked up in person to avoid freight damage.
Mechanical updates included more anti-corrosion techniques, reduced weight, and a new 5. The 1972 models were virtually identical to 1971 models, with the only change being the rear view mirror was glued to the windshield instead of being bolted to top of the cab, and metal or vinyl-covered flat door panels were no longer available; all trim level door panels were molded plastic with integral armrests and wood grain inserts on Cheyenne and Sierra trim levels. The text and images in this and the afore mentioned sites may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without express written permission from U. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. Truck has a lot of get up a go, ransmission is strong This truck is in excellent condition. Be sure to always wear your safety equipment to ensure safe operation when welding anything. The location of the rear pair of holes on the template are then transferred to the chassis.
Truck lower in the front. It has been reported that the 89 sport was a limited production run set to determine how well the package would be received by consumers in the years to follow. The most visible change in differentiating a 1968 from 1967 models was the addition of side-marker reflectors on all fenders. The 292 six and the 327 in³ V8 were the optional engines. The new 1988 model trucks entered production December 8, 1986 at , , and the new plant. We found that the simple way to install the rails was to locate the factory holes on the top and bottom of the stock frame just past the cab mount.