A Z71 off-road package was also available with skid plates and Bilstein shocks. 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 interior was redesigned, including the seats and dash panels. The Fleet side Bedsides had a smooth aerodynamic look going down the sides where the Step side style is going to be featuring steps and the rear fenders to give a more rugged look. The inside of the bed is nice also. The rarity comes from the fact that the 1987 regular cab pick-up was a one year only model, featuring the last year for this classic body, but with modern fuel injection.
All 2-wheel drive trucks came with independent front suspension, while 4x4's used a conventional solid axle with leaf springs. This lift kit includes new u-bolts, urethane spring bushings, brake line relocation brackets and new front and rear shocks. Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. One group they targeted was young men. A new four-speed transmission with gearing became available in 1981 for the 1982 model year.
You can also find truck parts as well. Dual exhaust was also added during the '91-'93 model years. Also Chevrolet was 1 in Chevy Truck Sales. The 396, while still sold as such, was enlarged to 402 cubic inches starting in 1970. The engine size emblem on the grille was discontinued. The front and rear were locked at all times in Four High and Four Low. This information should have been related before I came to see the car.
Chevy did not offer any extended cab models like today's during 73 - 87. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557037201661 ; listingsSearchManager. But the model earned a reputation for being a less capable work vehicle than its predecessor. White painted bumpers and mirrors. New dual tier halogen became available with the Deluxe Front Appearance package.
The grille still had the engine size badge. Longhorns were only two-wheel-drive; no factory Longhorn 4x4 was built. These replaced the outdated and inadequate lap belts previously used. This is the kind of truck that if you pass on it you might not get another chance. It is not clear if the crew cab was for fleet orders only, or if it was available to the general public.
The headlight bezels are the same as 1979, but the grille has more chrome across the bottom. The hinge recessed into the cowl area. Also became and option for rear defrosters. Standard model pick up bench seats did not flip forward. Also, the small rear window cab was no longer available the C40 and C60 medium duty trucks retained the small window.
They went from an extension type spring, to a coiled flat spring. This 4x4 runs strong, the clutch is nice, and it drives perfect. I have gotten many manuals there. I'm really digging for information, Trucks are alot more complex than Old G Bodys i've found out. Trim packages were the same, though there were special options offered every year. Finally, what rear ends came in what models, and what ratios were available.
TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Blazers were available in 2wd and 4wd models. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. Sierra and Sierra Grande had been used as names on option packages since the 1969 model year. Low and Low Loc applied reduction gearing with or without lock, depending on the mode selected. Get over to E Bay! Again, engineers turned to wind tunnels to resculpt the front end with new sheet metal, reducing areas which could hinder and cause drag.