In back, the lift gate is punctuated by more extensive pinstriping that sits above a nice stretch of clean chrome, with the modified dual exhaust emerging just below. The previous owner is a Gulf War veteran and aircraft mechanic who now restores trucks as a hobby. The seller says it runs quietly with no leaks, and that the truck is reliable enough to be driven across the country tomorrow. Clutch and transmission action is all said to be good as well. When you're finally able to peel your eyes away from the clean lines and shiny paint, you'll want to check out the engine. The original 350ci V8 engine and 3-speed automatic transmission were rebuilt by local Albuquerque shop Empire Engines, and 430 miles have been added since.
No receipts of the work are available, but, as noted previously, a large album containing dozens of photos will be provided to the buyer. New pedal pads were installed, as well as new weatherstripping, door latches and cranks, gauges, and bezels. The aftermarket chrome trim along the top of the tailgate looks brand new and poorly fitted. Photos showing the underbody of this C10 are provided in the gallery as well as in the video below. The only work done to the venerable six-cylinder mill is a new alternator; otherwise, the seller seems to indicate that this is a no-needs truck. With attractive gold paint, short wheelbase, and likely very low cost of operation, this survivor C10 looks like a smart buy — depending on the reserve, of course.
The seller calls this a farm find example, and it must have been used for trundling into town and not much else. With only three 3 hours left in the eBay auction it looks like this old Chevy pickup is going to sell. Numerous photos of the exterior are provided in the gallery and a walk-around video is provided below. Falken Rocky Mountain tires are mounted on factory steel wheels with aluminum hub caps. Its dark blue metallic shade is a good fit for this classic workhorse, a nice deep color carrying a good shine that's ornamented with pinstriping that provides a custom, aftermarket look without detracting from its rugged identity.
Love the basic 6-cylinder engine with the 3-on-the-tree transmission combination and just wish there were not so many skeptical but validly questionable items about the condition of what appears on the surface to be a rather decent looking truck. The restoration included new paint, all new doors, window and latch mechanisms, nuts, bolts, glass, chrome trim, weatherstripping, wiring harness, gauges, lights, and more. The restoration also included a new exhaust from the manifolds back, new brakes with non-power booster, and new suspension. Its exterior strikes a nice visual balance, with a look that effectively blends local car show flash with modded vintage charm. This 1976 Chevy sits just below factory ride height with a Belltech lowering kit. Featuring velour-clad upholstery that began life in an '80s era Buick Riviera, the interior is as distinctive as it is welcoming. The steel wheels are painted to match and also appear to be practically mint, along with the hubcaps and chrome step bumper.
New tires have also been installed. For more information please feel free to call the Nashville showroom at 615-213-1800 or visit us online at nashville gatewayclassiccars. The bed area in back remains clean and straight, lined with carpeting and featuring a bed cover over the top whose pattern matches that of the interior. Sitting on top of custom Centerline wheels that are wrapped in performance radial tires is a truck that begs to be driven. Look under that thing and you will find out more about this truck. I suspect it was not stuck on there for no reason… I would have to physically look at this one closely too. Thankfully, a good amount of attention was paid to proper body alignment during this truck's modification, so despite its custom look, you'll find no protruding panels or uneven gapping that can otherwise render opening and shutting doors and hood a chore.
This Chevy's stance is lowered to give it more custom cachet, but still provides the ground clearance you'd want while navigating everyday driving situations. Not that you'll have to add any performance pieces, this one has them already in place. The odometer was reset during the restoration and now shows 426 indicated miles, the number added since the work was completed, but total chassis mileage is unknown. The first vehicle I drive after getting my license was a black one of these. A frame-up restoration was completed by the previous owner in 2016, and the truck was purchased by the seller one year ago.
The short wheelbase look is one of my favorites, as these tend to respond particularly well to a mild suspension drop looks-wise. The work was performed at Empire Engines in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sitting at its center is the same 454 cubic inch V8 this venerable truck began life with, and it continues to represent itself well, carrying an Edelbrock 4-barrel carb on top, firing right up and running smoothly. It's a very well-organized and tidy setting, and inside its pinstriped walls you'll find an impressive assortment of chrome components. Inside the engine bay you'll find comp cam, ceramic headers a four barrel Edelbrock intake and Edelbrock carb. This 1976 Chevy pickup for sale in our Nashville showroom is a dynamite daily! The show-stopping engine bay beneath that vented hood features an array of great details.
There is a nice assortment of comfort features included that will really come in handy while on the road, including air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt column, cruise control and power seats - the latter of which is a welcome option not often found in trucks of this era. Once removed, the body and frame were said to have required no repairs for preexisting damage or rust. Videos of the engine and the truck driving are provided below. . A new grille, door handles, badges, chrome trim, hinges, nuts and bolts, glass, lights, bezels, and bulbs were installed as part of the restoration. With its inspired refurbishment and strong running drivetrain, this 1976 Chevrolet Silverado C10 is one street-ready conversation piece.