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. Probably the only original metal left on this truck is the cab, everything else is either replaced or modified. A power rack-and-pinion steering setup points the truck down the road, while 14-inch discs front and 12-inch discs rear handle the stopping chores. Air-conditioning, five-point racing belts, and a Jensen stereo round out the amenities. The 1969 and 1970 C10 and K10 models look for all the world alike without knowledge of the various trim levels.
I do machine work, and that would be my advise, someone else may have a different opinion. They are drop-dead gorgeous, have timeless styling, possess good build quality, and are easily drivable in modern traffic. I suppose they know a winner when they see one. Details abound from bumper to bed. They have been sectioned and pulled inward, making them flush with the front fenders and the bedsides. It will have one brakeline exiting the bottom of the master cylinder. Chevy trucks are hard workers too.
Further evidence of the exacting attention to detail this truck received are the polished-stainless bolts, and the powdercoated custom-made brackets, the copper-zinc brake lines, and the electrical wiring hidden throughout the truck. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. A typical brake job involves replacement of brake shoes, replacement or rebuilding of the wheel cylinder, and bleeding the brakes to remove air from the lines. Wh … at it does is suck trans. This high performance '69 Chevy C10 was custom built for Craftsman Tools Restoration Rollout promotional program.
Today, this generation of Chevrolet C10 and K10 are some of the most loved collector trucks extant, and for good reason. Bucket seats were also available. Drum brakes are controlled by a wheel cylinder this transfers the hydraulc pressure of the brake fluid to mechanical pressure exerted on the brake shoes. Axalta Chromax Chroma basecoat shows off the Sonic Titanium Effect topcoat with Artic Blizzard White Effect on the roof of the cab. The Master Cylinder is bolted to the firewall in the engine bay. All Chevy pickups were treated to standard front disc brakes in 1971. An tilt steering column with a column shifter received the powdercoating treatment.
Hey Clay you new that, You just forgot, It's hell to get old. A dignified retirement has been earned along with the newfound respect that is befitting an experienced veteran of the work force. He relocated fuel cell between framerails, installed an all Aeromotive fuel system, and much more. A front runner system keeps the engine accessories positioned, and polished stainless-steel headers route the exhaust gases away from the occupants. Maybe they should be due the same considerations the person behind the steering wheel receives when their working days are done. There is a lot of work in those bumpers.
When found, it was a well used, and somewhat abused, 1969 model. This pro touring beast was later auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson. I wouldn't use them for that application. If you would like to discuss your Hagerty Insurance policy, please call us at 877-922-9701. Since a 1966 vehicle is now pushing 43 years old, you may need to check the hard brake lines and junctions for leaks and also examine the rubber brake hoses two in front, one in back by bending the hose and looking for cracks or deteriorating rubber. It has true dual exhaust, a built Ford 9-inch with Moser axles and a 3.
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. Built by: Roadster Shop 28775 N. He had it finished once with a built 355 and a Turbo 350 with laser blue paint, but the parking pawl in the trans gave out when it was parked on a hill and the truck was totaled. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. The 1967 and 1968 model years are each unique for a few reasons. It is a good idea to purchase a service manual Haynes, Chiltons, or better still a Chevrolet Truck Shop Manual you may need the 1963 manual and the 1966 Supplement to walk you through the step to perform this work safely. After replacing the master cylinder, it will be necessary to bleed the brakes to remove air from the lines.
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. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. Not many people have seen this truck, but it did win a top ten award in ten minutes, one time — John Gessner. Should you find yourself anywhere near the Tar Heel state, during the fourth weekend in April, consider keeping your eyes wide open for the landscape truck that found a new lease on life during retirement. Inside, Scat Pro Car seats are covered in two-tone leather.
If it is replace valve on side of transmission. The paint work on this C-10 features coatings throughout, expertly applied by Jeff Armal. The remade bed and trick rear bumper are on view here. Consult an automotive machinist for details. By using this service, you accept the terms of our. The landscape truck was a blank canvas, ready for a makeover, while the driver C10 from New Orleans became a donor truck.
Making sure this C10 Chevy truck stays where John puts it, is an electronic emergency brake. Upholstery work was handled by Scott Rayfield of Gastonia. The rolling stock consists of Vision Legend Series wheels, sized 8. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? The work to the bumpers reduces the overall length of the truck by almost a foot, and further enhances its sleek appearance. They are a reflection of their owners lives.