New styling included striping on the side and the hood. In 1963, a coil-spring front suspension was added; in 1964, the wraparound windshield was dropped; and in 1965, the Chevy C-10 trucks offered air conditioning. I broke the plastic lever on the heater control. The 1976 shortbed Chevy truck had a 6-foot bed-length, a wheelbase of 117. Today, all first generation C-10 Chevrolet truck styles that were made between 1960 and 1966 are desirable vehicles to consider for show-oriented restoration projects.
The automatic transmission in the 1976 was a three-speed turbo-hydromatic. Since 1930, the Chevy identification systems have used the letter 'C' to denote the two-wheel drive versions of their popular lines of multipurpose lightweight trucks and fleet vehicles. The first-generation of Chevrolet C-10 trucks was made between 1960 and 1966. Since the first generation C-10 trucks were one of the best selling half-ton trucks between 1960 and 1966, all parts are easily available today for original truck restorations and fantasy C-10 truck projects The long-running Chevrolet C-10 series of full-sized pickup trucks has been seen for generations on American highways. New apron is added below the grille. In 1964 and 1965 the Chevrolet plants in Brazil and Canada were added to the production schedule to keep pace with the overwhelming consumer demand for these vehicles. You are also welcome to.
Deluxe chrome bumpers with rubber impact strips are a new option. The width in the front was 65. Primary Use: Family transportation Pros: I love this truck! Cars presented by Syntax a. My Chevy Suburban was like. At Motorious, we remove the hassle of shipping.
An F350 can be anywhere between 11000 and 13000 pounds. K-10s had a front track width of 65. I think I get about 18mpg, which is what I got in a little red chevy corsica I had. The fuel tank was also moved outside of the cab, but its location on the frame was altered in the 1980s when it proved a fire hazard. It's not even on the title and I can't find it online. Many vintage truck owners prefer the stylish 1960-66 original C-10 trucks due to the availability of parts, their classic two-tone paint options and their ability to maintain easily at home. The 1964-67 Chevrolet C-10 pickup trucks featured a short-lived grill design with the Chevrolet name in block letters at the top.
Rating sample for this Chevrolet Electronic nightmare Is car electronics reducing the life-time of new vehicles to 10 years? Last year for Chevrolet Orange engines. 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. I'm short, the oil stick seems kinda far in and is a stretch for me to reach. Chevy also offered the automatic 700R4 transmission as an option. In 1966, engine styles changed to accommodate modern upgrades and consumer luxuries. Interior pictures are also welcome.
The manual transmission used in K-10s was a three-speed saginaw. Interior received changes to the wiper controls and the integration of the high beam lights and cruise control being moved to turn signal stalk. On the C-10 half-ton trucks made after 1962 modern directional signals were not an optional add-on. In 1964 and 1965 the Chevrolet plants in Brazil and Canada were added to the production schedule to keep pace with the overwhelming consumer demand for these vehicles. Fuel prices rise and send truck sales down. Steering takes getting used to, but you get used to it. Both model names and specs differ for various international markets.
Keep in mind during reassembly the the largest open end of the filter faces into the filter adapter the piece you removed from the carb and the spring goes into the carb first, so as to keep the filter pressed up against the filter adapter. In 1966, Chevrolet sold over 588,310 pickup trucks and decided to upgrade their desirable 1960-66 truck styles to appeal to an even larger group of people. Other features included custom steering wheel and an ashtray mounted cigar lighter. Overall well built and well designed. Many vintage truck owners prefer the stylish 1960-66 original C-10 trucks due to the availability of parts, their classic two-tone paint options and their ability to maintain easily at home.
Woodgrain trim panel on tailgate of top trim levels. C20 model was made available in a 4 door model minus rear seats. The truck is pretty much stock except for the Flat-bed. Motorious is proud to partner with BridgePoint Risk Management, who offers a new breed of insurance for classic, antique, exotic, special interest, and limited edition cars that is designed exclusively for a collector like you. We are creating the all-in-one solution for the entire collector car market. Future access to submitted photos and specifications will stay free. I loved my Chevy Suburban, can't remember the year.
Send us more 1976 Chevrolet Pickup General information Model: Pickup Year: 1976 Category: Pickup trucks Rating: 60. Options included power steering, power brakes, electric clock, heavy duty shocks and rally wheels. Also in 1964, the traditional dogleg Chevy truck windshield was replaced with a curved glass windshield to allow drivers and passengers an easier entry and exit from the vehicle cab. Also dubbed official truck of the Indy 500 alongside the Corvette pace car. Chevy became number one in truck sales. Between 1960 and 1966, the first generation Chevrolet C-10 half-ton trucks were among the best selling trucks in America. Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup and hood ornaments appear on the trucks.
Took much longer than it would have had we had power tools, instead of hand wrenches. The truck had an overall length of 191. In the end , I had to grind a groove in order to slide past the excess steel. The body style used in 1976 had a thicker frame than pre-1973 models. Top trim level Silverado gets new brushed aluminum trim and all woodgrain is now gone.