Engine wise, 1973 was the last year for the 307 V8 and the 454 now replaced the 402. Interior received changes to the wiper controls and the integration of the high beam lights and cruise control being moved to turn signal stalk. Carry on the tradition with our full line of C10 Custom Fit Grilles. Custom Fit Grilles are a great addition to any vehicle. We go out of our way to carry every major line of Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck grill guards, so that whether you are looking for a chrome Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck grill guard or specifically a Westin brush guard or anything in between, we've got it for you. Fuel prices were rising and that negatively impacted truck sales.
All of our moldings and emblems are supplied with there specific mounting hardware. The fuel tank was moved to the driver-side frame rail. The top trim level Silverado now gets new brushed aluminum trim while the wood grain trim is now history. Why buy a grill guard? Various models are available with skid plates and even mounts for auxiliary lighting, and most are made of either tubular mild steel or stainless steel. They are two terms that refer to the same thing.
A new gas filler door was added, replacing the flush mounted gas cap. They also received the new 4 spoke steering wheel and the Suburban received an optional overhead console. Dual exhaust was also offered on the 292 six-cylinders. A: This depends on the manufacturer, but most grill guards on bolted into the frame of the truck using hardware included with the grill guard with no cutting or drilling required. The new body style featured sculptured sides, squared-off wheel openings, 21% more glass area with enclosed antenna , and a roomier cab with flow thru ventilation.
Finally, an optional rear defroster was also offered. Chevrolet was also the official truck of the Indianapolis 500 in 1978. While some grill guards are light to medium-duty in construction, others are made to withstand some pretty hardcore abuse. Frame changes were made to fit new catalytic converters required on California trucks, and dual-exhaust options were not available in California. The 305 V8 was introduced along with styled wagon wheels without center caps. If you are wanting Grilles that are replicas of the originals and give you the best fit your in the right place.
C20 model was made available in a 4 door model minus rear seats. This hardware kit doesn't give you every piece you need for specific pieces such as grille moldings or emblems but does supply the neccessary hardware to mount the grille and headlight bezels. Electrically, sometime during the '78 model run, the glass fuse box was replaced with the now common spade type fuses. Rain gutters are now standard equipment on all models as is the new quick release tailgate for the fleetside models. Usually sold in either Stainless Steel or Black Powder Coated Steel finishes, with grill guards you can get the style you've always wanted while adding protection to your truck.
Several options are available to ensure your taste is suited perfectly. Chevrolet sold 30,000 K-series trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the U. The frame rail thickness was increased, the gas tank was moved out of the cab to the right-side frame rail, and a new energy absorbing steering shaft was added. Q: Are grill guards and bumper guards the same thing? A Custom Fit Grille will add a whole new look to the front of your ride. The previous 4x2 C series is changed to the R series, and the 4x4 K series is changed to the V series.
Chevy truck doors, Chevy truck hoods, Chevy truck fenders, Chevy truck rocker panels, Chevy truck sheet metal, Chevy truck cab corners, Chevy truck floor pans, Chevy truck rust repair panels, Chevy truck body parts, Chevy truck grills, Chevy truck grilles, Chevy truck bumpers. Along with that, the inner doors, door panels, and internal door parts were different than the 73-76 models. There was also a new grille design eliminating four of the vertical dividers and one of the horizontal, and an inside hood release was now offered. Custom line is dropped and Custom Deluxe becomes base model. Scottsdale line is also added to the 1975 line-up. The appearance of the original grille is close but without the provision for you to mount your original Chevy bowtie emblem.
One-ton K30 models were introduced to the line-up, and with them Bonus Cab and Crew Cab models. When choosing a Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck grill guard, keep in mind which, if any, options you desire in a guard, such as lighting, and how much of your Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck front end you want covered. Grill guards are an eye-catching way to keep the front end of your Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck truck looking as good as it did the day it was built. Chevrolet became number one in truck sales in 1982. New to the lineup was a factory crew cab 3+3 dooley, and a four door Suburban 67-72's were three door. Custom C10 Custom Fit Grilles to help you finish your custom project. This brought the total number of engines available on K-trucks to eight.
Some come with auxiliary lighting. Add a Custom Fit Grille for front end bling. On all 20 and 30 series trucks, 16 inch wheels are now used instead of the 16. Chevrolet standardized the chrome grille on all trucks as well as the front bumper. At Andy's Auto Sport, we have a huge variety of Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck grill guards to ensure that you have every grill guard option available to you. Styles range from bulky to sleek, from a small bull bar to a large in-your-face full grill guard. Upper trim levels receive brushed aluminum panels on tailgate.
. Chevrolet also offered the automatic 700R4 transmission as an option. Most of the Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck grill guards that we sell are easy to bolt on, and require no drilling, cutting, or welding unless they are listed as a universal application grill guard. Rally wheels and a Sport model are now also offered as options. Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup. Last year for Chevrolet Orange engines.