Dual exhaust was also offered on the 292 six-cylinders. As for the rest of its look goes, Sno Chaser distinguished itself thanks to bed-mounted cab spoiler and side cab rails. A new gas filler door was added, replacing the flush mounted gas cap. Plus, you could have bought some of the official trucks from other years as well including 1974, 1980, 1981, 1983 and 1984 , from participating dealerships. It is an all original Custom Deluxe with 80K miles on it. .
Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup and hood ornaments appear on the trucks. Chevy Sno Chaser Year: 1984 Available only in snowy states and other wintry areas, Sno Chaser is as rare as special edition pickup trucks get. Only 630 of them have been commissioned and they had the 165-horsepower 350ci V8 under those red bonnets. Chevrolet became number one in truck sales in 1982. New apron is added below the grille. Apart from the obvious Mule logo on the rear tailgate and front quarter panel, all of these trucks featured special spoke wheel covers, yellow pinstriping and solid oak side rails reminiscent of wagons of old. While most of these were optional, paint scheme and striping, top bar and sport wheels were mandatory equipment coming with Hickey Enterprises package.
Being a plushy pickup, the Beau James rides on top of the line Classic Sierra trim stacked with amenities such as full instrumentation, velour seats, air conditioning, cruise control and more. Bolt - Rod Cap Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade: Connecting Rod To Crankshaft 75 Ft-Lbs 900 In-Lbs 101. Rarely were they priced in intended 4-digit figures as optional equipment quickly raised the stickers into a five-digit category. Along with that, the inner doors, door panels, and internal door parts were different than the 73-76 models. Royal Sierra is basically nothing more than a special trim offered as year-end promotional package.
It needed to do so in order to justify its hefty price tag which often ended up being in 5-digit territory. 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. That apparently happens a lot in snowy areas across Canada. That may be one of the reasons so few people decided to buy one of them. They also received the new 4 spoke steering wheel and the Suburban received an optional overhead console. Engine wise, 1973 was the last year for the 307 V8 and the 454 now replaced the 402.
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. Electrically, sometime during the '78 model run, the glass fuse box was replaced with the now common spade type fuses. Bolt - Rod Cap Type: Dim: Length: Head: Grade: Crankshaft To Engine Block 75 Ft-Lbs 900 In-Lbs 101. Dave did all the work himself including all the body work, spraying the acrylic enamel and clear coat, and building the 300hp 350 Chevy. Last year for Chevrolet Orange engines. Chevy became number one in truck sales. Finally, an optional rear defroster was also offered.
For Automotive Literature it is hard to beat E Bay! The interior was unique too. If you happen to know something that isn't already included on this list, feel free to contact me so it can be added. Chevy Sport could have been ordered with 250ci six or 2-barrel 350ci V8 as standard. From there on, you could have stacked it with options however you deemed fit. At Autowise, we envision ourselves as not just a automobile blog or an automobile news website, instead we see our website as a platform to connect all automobile enthusiast and provide them with all the information they need. The Blazers and Jimmys now had a recessed floor for the rear passengers increasing leg room, and the rear seat now folded down for quicker and easier load carrying tasks.
There was also extra insulation added between the body and the interior, as well as on the headliner. Here's a list of transmissions offered, with available engines. Options included the 4-barrel 350ci V8, 400ci V8 only four wheel drive and 454ci V8. Both two and four wheel drive were available and so were most of the engines. The previous 4x2 C series is changed to the R series, and the 4x4 K series is changed to the V series. Scottsdale line is also added to the 1975 line-up. Rain gutters are now standard equipment on all models as is the new quick release tailgate for the fleetside models.
Silverado packages included thickly padded seats and a choice between either nylon cloth or vinyl trim for those seats. Get over to E Bay! Chevrolet sold 30,000 K-series trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the U. It appears most of them were white-blue or blue-white, but you might also bump into light blue version with red-white-blue stripe on the side. Cheyenne model is dropped from the lineup. Upper trim levels receive brushed aluminum panels on tailgate. Moreover, it was an expensive affair compared to other truck workhorses from back in the day.
Visit the forums here: Visitor's Trucks: Mike Ervin sent us this great looking 1985 C10. Chevrolet standardized the chrome grille on all trucks as well as the front bumper. The 400ci V-8 was no longer available in K10s. So if you plan on restoring a car or truck, get your hands on a factory service manual, you will not be disappointed! Special thanks to Dave C. Also equipped with integrated roll bar.