It has the factory installed Heavy duty Saginaw granny Low 4spd connected to factory Dana axles. Truck runs and stops fine but have not drove on the road. There are no electrical problems with this vehicle. This vehicle has no known defects. This 1970 Chevy Stepside is Southern truck that received a cosmetic and mechanical restoration a few years ago.
With it all coming out of a dual flow master exhaust setup. The C series trucks had a wheelbase of between 115 inches and 127 inches, while the Longhorn had a larger 133-inch wheelbase because of its longer fleet-side bed. MrAristes answered 4 months ago To add to this thread the C10 designation can be found on 1970 Chevy 4x4 pickups and can be found on the fenders. The rocker panels where replaced and looks like they were pop riveted in. When they were new working trucks, the steel floors tended to be more popular, but today a wood bed truck brings a premium in the market.
A 4x4 is always a sought after option for a truck, especially a 1970 Chevy 4x4 only 3% came with 4 wheel drive. Truck has been completely disassembled and powder coated or painted. I'd love to have this truck but it needs someone with time, skill, and money to bring it back to glory as it deserves a restoration. Looks like there maybe alot of rust under the bedliner. Power steering and power disc front brakes make this pickup a pleasure. To remain competitive with Ford and other truck manufacturers, Chevrolet trucks were produced mainly as general transportation vehicles rather than utility work vehicles. The restoration was frame off so the truck was meticulously checked and gone through.
The inner fenders have been finished in a shiny gloss black and the firewall is painted body color. Flowmaster exhaust sounds awesome with the big block. The Longhorn fleet-side trucks were adaptable to General Motor's popular Custom Campers. The undercarriage is finished is in a durable satin black finish and the suspension and steering components have been rebuilt. Powered by a very strong 350 V8 and automatic transmission. Furthermore production numbers were large and they were home to several of the same engines used in popular Chevy cars, meaning maintenance, restoration, and upgrades are all relatively easy endeavors.
The 1971 and 1972 Chevy pickups tend to be the most popular, with a shared large egg crate grille and further refinements such as front disc brakes. Power assist was optional for the C10 half-ton, but standard for the heavier pickups. However I could see the same company converting c10's for a while longer. All Chevrolet trucks were equipped with a standard three-speed manual column shift transmission, with an optional four-speed manual transmission. All Chevy pickups were treated to standard front disc brakes in 1971. The motor has about 2000 miles on it since all the work has been done to it. The heater core is bad and will need replaced with the new one I have that is included with the truck.
The Chevy is simply built and could be driven anywhere reliably. There are tons of great things about this truck, just way to much to list. It is designated a C10 on both front fenders. The truck does not look bad from 10 feet away but has had a low quaity restore at one point. The truck has a bored out 350 paired with a turbo 400 transmission with a limited slip differential as well. No expense spared, air conditioning, 4 wheel disk power brakes and extreme attention to detail underneeth the truck and under the hood.
Today, this generation of Chevrolet C10 and K10 are some of the most loved collector trucks extant, and for good reason. The truck is also lowered on new springs and is sitting on 4 new performance tires with disk brakes in the front. Prior to 1960 4x4 was and option through another company, i cant think of the name right now. The paint is 2 toned with a metallic sparkle sliver stripe painted in between them. Almost everything on this truck is new and has been thoroughly gone though. A host of trim packages emerged during this generation, and serve as rolling proof that some truck buyers indeed preferred their pickups to play as well as work.
They are drop-dead gorgeous, have timeless styling, possess good build quality, and are easily drivable in modern traffic. The stainless trim is largely original and has been polished, and the chrome is all new. The glass on the truck is original and in good condition, and all the original plastic lenses have been replaced. It wouldn't take much to fully restore or you can leave it and use it as is either way you're winning. The truck is super clean with no rust problems at all.
However I could see the same company converting c10's for a while longer. It was rebuilt very close to factory specification, is reliable as the day is long and ready to cruise or take to local shows. Prior to 1960 4x4 was and option through another company, i cant think of the name right now. Many have said Those were not available on this model truck,. Power steering and power disc front brakes make this pickup a pleasure. This 3 owner truck has spent the last 26 years on a ranch in Sonoma wine county. The 1970 Chevrolet trucks came broadly divided amongst two trims; the step-side C series and the Longhorn series.