Dual exhaust was also added during the '91-'93 model years. Horsepower and torque output was increased to 210 hp, and 300 lb-ft of torque. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of. Has new 3in dual exhaust, new brakes and new interior. Look at my feedback, whenever I sell something on Ebay I try to be as detailed as I can giving you a factual description to the best of my knowledge. Not a beater, not someone else's old work truck, but something you can wash on the weekends without feeling. K-Series pickups included either Conventional, Permanent, or Shift-on-the-move.
These models share the cabin of the light-duty models but sit on a taller chassis and have a taller front end of a different design, with a clamshell hood. The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. Again, engineers turned to wind tunnels to resculpt the front end with new sheet metal, reducing areas which could hinder and cause drag. The interior was also unique with a special plush Garnet Red cloth with black trim, high-back reclining sport bucket seats, and center console. For the 1982 model year, the luxury trim levels were dropped, leaving the base, midrange, and top-of-the-line luxury trim level packages.
The 20 and 30-series trucks had the 8 x 6. A properly equipped K-Series half-ton or three quarter-ton class pickup could tow up to 6,500 lbs 3. During this time some things were changed, including the grilles, trim packages and engines. Upper class trim levels also used materials for quieter ride comfort. Diesel and ethanol versions were also sold, labeled as and A-20 respectively later models of the D-20 replaced the Perkins Q20B with a S4.
In later years a four-cylinder diesel Q20B was also offered labeled as D-10 light truck only. This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. Dash is very nice with a new dash pad. Trucks with an optional trim level, but without an additional wheel upgrade, received flatter stainless steel hubcaps, still with painted accents. Four drive modes were offered: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. Description Here is more detailed information: The truck has gone through some updates, but I would not call it a restoration.
The writer and editorialist Walter Olson made the following points: According to a later-debunked 1993 report , this arrangement made the trucks prone to exploding in a. Finally, the front brakes on all light-duty trucks were switched from to , resulting in much less brake fade under heavy use. Conventional four-wheel drive pickups featured manual and a two-speed 205 transfer case with four drive modes: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. Those wanting Regular Cab or less-expensive, lesser-equipped trucks especially those with a gasoline V6 engine or manual transmission would now need to opt for the all-new 1999 1500. A utility variant, known as the , was also introduced with a shorter wheelbase of 104 inches 2,642 mm. In 1985 the Chevy pickups had six engine power plants to choose from.
A center lap safety belt with slack adjustment was provided for the center occupant. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. A new gauge to show voltage replaced the ammeter in 1976, and the engine size decals were removed from the grille during this model year. Odometer shows 07,269 as of today, but actual mileage is supposed to be 107k but due to age title shows exempt on miles. Thinking about either selling or trading for something else. Blue interiors were a darker shade than before. For the first Chevrolet C Series, made from 1911 to 1913, see the first Chevy.
After 1985, a redesigned pickup with the same cabin structure of the U. These packages consisted mostly of comfort features — nicer interiors, more padding and insulation, carpet, chrome trim, and upper and lower side molding and tailgate trim. And you can also instantly tell this classic pickup can still get. In 1996 both the 5. It was only offered as a standard until 1996 when a crew chassis cab was also offered. In 1985 the Chevy Truck had not significantly changed since 1973.
The area on the drivers door where you would rest your arm is worn through and has been touched up some. Another significant change was the addition of independent front suspension to all models. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. An extended cab was never offered, though such conversions have been done. If you can then I suggest that you buy it! Both steel and wood floors were available.
But the model earned a reputation for being a less capable work vehicle than its predecessor. Also new this year were upper and lower , which added another two-tone paint option. Take an awesome one owner truck, do a complete custom restoration, built with all the best parts, and you have this truck. Later they used the 4. A new Shift-on-the-move four-wheel drive system with two-speed dual range New Process 208 aluminium transfer case was introduced on K-Series pickups for the 1981 model year. The paint is very nice cruise quality but does have a very few rock chips that are barely noticeable. Second, an additional trim package was introduced: the Cheyenne.