Thanks to Barn Finds reader Matt Williams for the find. During the 2015 refinishing the body was reportedly disassembled and the engine compartment, cabin, and bed were painted separately. A booster was fitted to the factory braking system. In addition to the innovative, square design, the Third Generation C10 featured a host of natural curves and lines, spanning from the hood to the beltline, and eventually, the rear tailgate. For over 100 years, Chevrolet has stood amongst the giants in the automotive industry to produce some of the most prominent vehicles in their respective classifications. This 1970 Chevrolet C10 pickup is a claimed high desert survivor, with under 40,000 original miles from new and just one repaint in its original color. 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! The odometer displays 17k miles, of which approximately 7,200 miles were added by the seller since 2015.
The seller notes some minor issues in the interior, which looks incredible for the age of the truck and one that saw some use. Bought a 78 Chev in Montana and on way back from tire store it lost 2 lobes off the back of the cam. Also have rolling short bed frame and box with a. Raptor bedliner material was also applied. Maintenance records since 2015 accompany the sale. New aluminum radiator, rally wheels 15X8, no trim new tires. Additional undercarriage photos are shown in the gallery.
Easy fix; just poor gaskets. Early ones like this are awesome. The refinished dashboard face is complemented by replacement green vinyl upholstery, new carpeting, and a new dash pad. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Just run it and enjoy it…. 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. In September 2015 the seller states that the engine was rebuilt by Perfect Engine Inc.
Dale told me after I came back home…it was funny how many pretty girls waved…and mommas threw rocks at that truck…. New shocks and brakes on the rolling chassis. Good donor motors as well. First launched in 1960, the famed Chevy C10 proved to be the perfect answer to the Ford F-100. The new-look body style featured a drop-center ladder frame, which positioned the vehicle lower than previous models. Shortly after acquiring the truck, the seller had the body disassembled and refinished in green and white. Additional replaced components include the starter, generator, and distributor.
A new clutch was reportedly installed at the same time. You could run this for a long time to come. 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. Speaking of trucks, Chevrolet has always been an industry leader in manufacturing some of the most dependable and popular American-made pickup trucks on the market. Friend was visiting from Germany and likes to buy old american iron and ship it back to Deutschland.
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. Sit duis incididunt Lorem incididunt et anim. If you own a First or even Second Generation Chevy pickup, chances are that many of your original C10 parts are on their last leg. Veniam fugiat voluptate mollit laboris quis sunt aliquip. Aute ipsum consectetur laboris irure irure sit occaecat. Officia nostrud nulla veniam eiusmod irure Lorem est occaecat. Ea enim aute exercitation eu culpa.
Speaking of the engines, as the C10 grew throughout the Second and Third Generations, so too did the list of engine options available. Regardless of which popular brand that you select, you can rest easy knowing that your truck will be in tremendous shape for many years to come! Driving around with outdated or impaired exterior or interior components not only looks bad but could also present a number of safety hazards. Additionally, Chevy owners were able to purchase multiple different styles, including Fleetside and the Stepside, which consisted of rear wheels on the outside of the bed, with a step located between the cab and the wheel wells. Id duis nulla eu incididunt ut id exercitation non eiusmod non enim Lorem nulla ad. An aluminum radiator has been fitted, and the engine is dressed with a chrome air cleaner and valve covers. In January 2019 the truck received new spark plugs, ignition leads, a distributor cap, and an engine oil and filter change. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale.
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. The windshield also has been replaced. What are you waiting for? The seller converted the column-shifted 3-speed manual transmission to use a floor shifter. These reproduction C10 exterior parts come with all of the necessary mounting hardware and can easily be installed in the correct factory location! Culpa deserunt eu in voluptate cupidatat enim occaecat in est officia aliquip do irure excepteur. 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.
. Whether it be due to natural wear and tear, abuse from the elements, or just simply old age, your stock Chevy C10 parts will eventually require replacements. Enim enim adipisicing voluptate aliqua consectetur tempor non non in. Power comes from a 5. 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.