The seller says the original family owners that purchased this C10 locally immediately installed an Alaskan bed cap and set about using the pickup for camping. Ever since the initial Chevy truck rolled off of the lot for the first time in 1918, the company has evolved with the times to meet the needs of truck enthusiasts across the globe. I thought you'd like a look at this very slick 1970 Chevy C10 Pick-up. Todd was in high school at the time and was allowed to drive the pickup to and from school as long as he would share it with his brother, Jeff. Exterior Newer high solids custom red paint job inside and out.
They also went on their first date together, driving in the moonlight, and holding hands listening to Marvin Gaye. First Generation C10s came with a 305 cubic-inch V6 base engine that paved the way for the pickup to conquer whatever its driver threw in its direction. Powered by a very strong 350 V8 and automatic transmission. The new-look body style featured a drop-center ladder frame, which positioned the vehicle lower than previous models. The interior of truck is very clean and has black vinyl bench seat with houndtooth inserts.
Available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3. We asked what his most memorable experience was in the truck. This truck is simply gorgeous, and a great example of a well built resto-mod. These reproduction C10 exterior parts come with all of the necessary mounting hardware and can easily be installed in the correct factory location! Dale told me after I came back home…it was funny how many pretty girls waved…and mommas threw rocks at that truck…. Powered by a very strong 350 V8 and automatic transmission. I hope you find it interesting. You could say this about any presmog truck, or, better yet, preelectronic.
The best way to prevent any long-term issues is to swap out any damaged components for new Chevy C10 parts as soon as possible. The side markers look shaved but they are flush-mounted and painted with smoky black paint to give a stealth appearance. This Chevy runs and drives excellent. It has some mean looking black wheels with brand new tires. I have a 1970 C10 short wheel base pickup truck.
Today, the Chevy Silverado is one of the most popular American-made pickups on the market and has three Motor Trend Truck of the Year trophies to show for it. Before the Silverado, Colorado, and other Chevrolet pickups of today took the world by storm, however, the Chevrolet C10 enjoyed a successful reign as an era-defining American-made pickup! We have all the parts and accessories you need to help restore your 1970 Chevy, at the best prices! Similar to the door panels, these particular C10 interior parts can be easily installed in place of its predecessor, without any hard labor involved. Most people knew that replacing the sparking bolts, cleaning the carb, keeping good tires on, and using the darn thing would ensure a lifetime of C10 fun. Though the F-100 had a decade-plus head start on the Chevy brand, the C10 quickly made up for lost time and established itself as a reliable and versatile half-ton, light-duty pickup. It has been lowered a bit, creating a more custom look. Easy fix; just poor gaskets.
With all said and done the pickup took about a year to build all thanks to friends and family. If you were born a Chevy fan, it is likely that you are destined to be a Chevy owner for life and will routinely trade in your existing Chevrolet car or truck for another when the time comes to put your current ride out to pasture. The major change was to convert the truck from a longbed to a shortbed by finding a donor chassis and bed. Driving around with outdated or impaired exterior or interior components not only looks bad but could also present a number of safety hazards. Power steering and power disc front brakes make this pickup a pleasure.
Todd always liked the truck and when his grandpa died his family was put in charge of taking care of the C10. The seller notes some minor issues in the interior, which looks incredible for the age of the truck and one that saw some use. It's looking great in that silver paint with a white roof. You could run this for a long time to come. So the C10 was once again stored. Just run it and enjoy it….
This truck has been nicely restored and it shows. In 1970 changes were minor leading to a nearly identical truck as the 1969. Early ones like this are awesome. A new Longhorn was also introduced, weighing in at ¾ of a ton the truck was built on a 133 inch wheel base, and featured a 8 and a half foot box. Trust Ecklers for all of your restoration and replacement needs for your truck, racer, show car, street rod, or daily driver.
By the time the third generation rolled around in 1973, Chevrolet had rewritten the book on American trucks once again, with the introduction of the all-new square body-style. You are viewing a very clean 1970 Chevrolet C10 short bed pickup. The lower position along with an independent front suspension gave the truck an almost car-like ride, which was especially helpful for those that logged many miles per day in their pickups. The rebuilt 402 big-block Chevy motor and turbo 400 transmission were installed next followed by the freshly worked and painted body. In fact, the demand for Concours Correct Chevrolet C10 parts has never been higher, as many Chevy fans love nothing more than restoring their classic pickups. Good donor motors as well. It remains in excellent condition today with lots of desirable options typical of the camper packages offerd by Chevrolet.