General Motors Photographs: This is a real treat!! Standard 350ci V8 and optional 400ci V8 were the engines, while 3-speed manual and 4-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic were transmissions. In order to get one of these, buyers needed to opt for Motortown Corporation Basic Package which included wheel flares both up front and around the back, front air dam, dual custom outside mirrors and custom striping. Rally wheels and Sport model are also offered as options. It could have been ordered with the Jimmy and Suburban too. For the 1990 model year, all Blazers now had a standard rear wheel anti-lock braking system. Sport package started exclusively on stepside models, but added fleetside Chevy trucks into the equation later on as well. The most notable changes were to the body.
Chevy also offered the automatic 700R4 transmission as an option. Chevy standardized the chrome grille on all trucks and power steering on all K-series trucks. It has two separate 12 V alternators and batteries wired in series, only the glow plug system, injection pump, the starter, and the jumper cable jack are wired to the 24 V terminals. Both of these were originally aimed at the short series, which were much smaller than other trucks. There is an overlap of 12-bolt rears into the early '80s, while the 10-bolt front axle was phased into production in the late 1970s. Finally, what rear ends came in what models, and what ratios were available. The Blazer's long-wheelbase relative, with an integrated rear body and doors for 2nd row passengers, is the.
It needed to do so in order to justify its hefty price tag which often ended up being in 5-digit territory. Also, helping to reduce air leaks in the doors was a new door handle seal. First, the Bad Boys from Boston—Aerosmith—dropped their first album. Options included the 4-barrel 350ci V8, 400ci V8 only four wheel drive and 454ci V8. You will find road test for almost every year and model dating back to 1973 and up 'till 1987. By 1970, the Blazer was already outselling both of its older rivals. From there on, you could have stacked it with options however you deemed fit.
New apron is added below the grille. Choo Choo Customs out of Chattanooga, Tennessee collaborated closely with Chevrolet on numerous occasions and short wheelbase 1981 pickup here is one of these projects. Top trim level Silverado gets new brushed aluminum trim and all woodgrain is now gone. Last year for Chevrolet Orange engines. Chevy Sno Chaser Year: 1984 Available only in snowy states and other wintry areas, Sno Chaser is as rare as special edition pickup trucks get.
Foxy Sierra came with special exterior with stripes upon the hood and sides, and equally unique interior with special upholstery and a console ice box between the buckets. Here's a list of engine specs. For Automotive Literature it is hard to beat E Bay! I have gotten many manuals there. This article needs additional citations for. The Chevrolet brand went along for the ride, moving a healthy 3. If you have any of these in your collection, let us know.
The 1989 Blazer had new base and up-level grilles, as well as new headlight bezels, body side moldings, and front bumper rub strips. Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup and hood ornaments appear on the trucks. This also included the electric motor drive cable which goes to the window regulator to the motor similar in design to a speedometer cable , which usually would fail under heavy abuse. More new features for 1988 included a fixed mast antenna in place of the old windshield antenna, a trip odometer as part of the gauge package cluster, and an improved pulse windshield wiper control. For 1991, the 700R4 was renamed to the 4L60. It also had two-tone paint job separated by a stripe with lower paint being a protective layer.
The interior was unique too. The two-wheel drive version came with independent front suspension and rear trailing arms, both with coil springs. The Chalet and Casa Grande sported standard two or optional four bunk beds, dinette table with two sofas for four people, stainless steel sink, stove, etc. Available engines included a 292 cu in 4. That may be one of the reasons so few people decided to buy one of them. Some decommissioned M1009s end up in law enforcement use e. This info was gathered from many sources.
Square Body Revival: The Reemergence of the 73-87 Chevy, written by Travis Noack and published by Street Trucks Magazine. Chevy Sport could have been ordered with 250ci six or 2-barrel 350ci V8 as standard. That apparently happens a lot in snowy areas across Canada. Both C10 and K10 trucks were subject to Indy 500 conversion in 1977. The Blazer quickly became popular. Special hood stripe and strobe side striping came either in blue and red or orange and red. It could have only been ordered with Custom Deluxe trim package, single cab and 305ci V8 engine.
Chevrolet sold 30,000 K-series trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the U. Also dubbed official truck of the Indy 500 alongside the Corvette pace car. After 1987, when was introduced in the truck engines, the 350 was made the standard power plant. I plan on having as much information as I can find, so please check back often for new updates. At Autowise, we envision ourselves as not just a automobile blog or an automobile news website, instead we see our website as a platform to connect all automobile enthusiast and provide them with all the information they need. It includes all pricing for all 1977 Chevrolet vehicles, the cost of all options, all the separate optional equipment catalogs and believe me there are lots even a brochure for the Blazer Chalet.