The C10 series trucks came with the 250 cubic inch six-cylinder inline engine producing 155 horsepower at 4,200 rpm, with a torque of 235 foot-pounds at 1,600 rpm. All Chevrolet trucks were equipped with a standard three-speed manual column shift transmission, with an optional four-speed manual transmission. The restoration was frame off so the truck was meticulously checked and gone through. The truck has a bored out 350 paired with a turbo 400 transmission with a limited slip differential as well. I continue to make improvements on it like a 383 stroker , and a.
This truck holds many memories with my Pops, we spent lots of time working on it together and going to truck shows. It was a year in which Chevrolet built more custom trucks, with greater emphasis on comfort, convenience and sport. The truck is super clean with no rust problems at all. It was this approach that gave birth to the C series pickups and the top-of-the-line custom sport trucks of the 1970s. The year 1970 was in the middle of an era which had a definite shift in trend for building and marketing pickup trucks. The Longhorn trucks came standard with leaf-type suspensions.
The Longhorn fleet-side trucks were adaptable to General Motor's popular Custom Campers. The C10 series trucks were equipped with front and rear coil-spring suspensions, with an option for leaf springs. The 1970 Chevrolet trucks came broadly divided amongst two trims; the step-side C series and the Longhorn series. And the best part about this truck is that it was made in Fremont California, so its been a California truck its entire life. With it all coming out of a dual flow master exhaust setup.
Trucks are just trucks until you add love and memories, then they become priceless. Since he has passed away but his spirit still rides with me. 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. The motor has about 2000 miles on it since all the work has been done to it. . It has a 20 gallon fuel cell under the bed with racing foam in it. The heavier Chevrolet trucks came standard with a 350 cubic inch 255 hp V-8 engine.
Four wheels disc brakes by Wilwood. All models came standard with front and rear drum brakes. The lighter C-10 models were equipped with a 6. The paint is 2 toned with a metallic sparkle sliver stripe painted in between them. If you have anymore questions about the truck feel fre.
The truck also has a corvette tail light conversion kit installed on it along with a shaved tail gate with the handle on the inside to give it a really nice clean look. The gear has been changed to 3. There are tons of great things about this truck, just way to much to list. One of the last things he wanted to do was ride in this old truck which he did. To remain competitive with Ford and other truck manufacturers, Chevrolet trucks were produced mainly as general transportation vehicles rather than utility work vehicles. The truck is also lowered on new springs and is sitting on 4 new performance tires with disk brakes in the front.
Almost everything on this truck is new and has been thoroughly gone though. Car details I'm selling my beautiful half ton 1970 Chevy C10 shortbed fleetside truck. It has aluminum heads and running a two four carb setup. . . .
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