Optional transmissions available were the 4-speed manual transmission; Powerglide; and Turbo-Hydramatic 350 or 400. I want light wheels to decrease my unsprung weight, with a good traction patch, but not blinged out, and I would prefer to not have to cut the crap out of my truck to fit them. I cut the entire length using a Sawzall as it yields a nice, straight cut. I'll probably paint or powder them black anyways. Please e-mail or call us after placing your order. Engines for this model year included a 140 horsepower 230 inch L6 otherwise known as a straight-6 and the optional 165 horsepower 292 inch L6.
To this, on 1965 Chevy trucks, a 220 horsepower 327 inch V8 engine was available. Rod, Do you happen to know what the backspacing is on those rims? Those prices are getting even crazier as the years tick by and Mother Nature takes its toll on what sheetmetal is still out there. About 3,100 pounds of that was the chassis and cab alone. These will serve as mounting points for the C-channel inner brace. Next, the two frame halves are rejoined via the inner brace and welded together. Couple questions for you, what style of wheel are you looking for and what is your budget, this will give me an idea of what direction to send you. The fronts are roughly 4.
I will have to measure the rears I can't remember what back space those were. . Once everything is level and square, the hacking can commence. This makes the job nice and easy as the frame is perfectly straight here, giving you plenty of area in which to work. This is markedly more difficult as eight jack stands are used to support both ends of the truck once the cut is made. I was wondering what suggestions you guys have on wheels. All stylings were available in both long and short wheelbase.
Using a reciprocating saw, the first, forward cut is made using the etched line in the template. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Spacers from 6 to 5 are available, its just easier to go from a large 5lug to a smaller pattern I don't intend on my truck being either a trailer queen, nor a beauty queen. The C10 designation tells you the truck is a half ton model. In 1961, Chevy upsized the 327 cubic inch engine to 350 cubic inch displacement that netted 195 to 200 horsepower. The half-ton truck with a 6.
It also retains the stock crossmember in the back portion of the frame, alleviating the job of removing all those rivets and moving the crossmember itself. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. Please note the markers are blanked in not smooth for '67. Before I tacked the front and rear portion of the chassis together, I installed a fish plate to the front portion, that way I had something to clamp the rear half to while I made my finite adjustments. A pair of c-channel braces are then bolted to the two halves, creating a single chassis that can then be welded together.
A variety of upgrade options provided customers with the ability to tailor the pickup to their specific needs. Since you have established you are running a 6 lug pattern now and willing to change to a 5 lug may help your cause a little. Both choices were available in both the Fleetside or Stepside models. Next, the bed is removed. In 1969, Chevrolet made a few minor changes to its line of pickup trucks, focused primarily on aesthetics. Alternatively, if the cab needs to stay in place, the section can be removed from behind the cab as well.
The only drawback for stock applications is that the trailing arm crossmember will need to be relocated. Pickup trucks, even within the same load range, can vary hugely in weight, depending on the powertrain, wheelbase and body configuration. The C10 featured a 115-inch wheelbase for the pickup equipped with the 6. Note that the two front holes from the original cab mount location are used to attach the inner brace. Rob Rob, I saw a video of this truck. Couple questions for you, what style of wheel are you looking for and what is your budget, this will give me an idea of what direction to send you. They must be picked up in person to avoid freight damage.
Proudly serving automotive enthusiasts since 1987 © Copyright 1987® U. For the 50 year Truck Anniversary, Chevy offered a white-gold-white paint scheme: white cab roof, gold body, and white rocker panels. Now I can see the fuel filter and replace it readily. Heavy Duty Features: - Bed Comes complete with bedsides attached - as one piece. Other styles featured the Fleetside, or flat panel cargo box, and the Stepside, which had the rear wheels outside the bed and a step mounted between the cab and wheelwells.