Thank You, Greg Ridetech 812-481-4732. The wheel openings will seemingly accept any wheel and tire combination. In 1973, Chevy also began offering the C30 one-ton dually with a Crew Cab, largely considered to be one of the first modern heavy-duty pickups. We take photos, write instructions, and — once the truck is all together — drive the heck out of it. At the lowest setting the fender to ground clearance is 24. We designed the kit for easy, bolt-on installation with minimal cutting and zero welding required.
Our custom designed tie rod adapters require no modification to the spindle. They went so far as to show us the installation process on a 1987 C10. Like the rear suspension, you will need to completely disassemble the front of your truck to make room for all new parts with the exception of the control arms. Post up your truck, a gallery of your latest modification, or any questions about what to buy or how to maintain your beauty. We sell full product lines of custom and replacement parts for Chevy C10 trucks and other classic automobiles. For one they are built so that you have extra ground clearance on the lower control arm.
They make your life easier by fitting between the factory axle pads and the new composite leaf springs. New brake lines and plumbing were bent and ran and the Hydrastop Hydraulic Assist Street Beast System cleanly mounted to the firewall. RideTech offers an exclusive 1,000,001-mile shock absorber warranty. Major point being is there any room for adjustment. I actually thought the trim rings and center caps were pretty smoked, but with a little chrome polish and elbow grease they brightened right up.
This front cross member includes all the necessary components to replace your old worn-out suspension with our new modern air ride suspension and lay your trucks frame on the ground. R-Joints have numerous benefits over traditional heim joints including quiet operation, extended service life and a high degree of articulation for bind-free suspension travel. From 1975-1976, the grille features three horizontal bars and sits flush with the front. A truck is defined as a vehicle with an enclosed cab and a bed that cannot be classified or considered as anything other than a truck. A quick release tailgate became standard for the Fleetside models and rain gutters were standardized across all models. Everything has been carefully planned and designed to obtain the best driveability and the easiest installation possible. Our custom designed tie rod adapters require no modification to the spindle.
The spindle and spring on the right represents a full drop of nearly 5 inches, as compared to the stock components. The plan for Day 1 was straightforward and simple: remove the old and install the new, as quickly as possible! Anything beyond that would take some fabrication to make fit. Rounded door frames and windshields contrast the square body design for a balanced look. The ruse worked and he began covering auto races as far back as 1986 in Northern California, eventually getting his stories published worldwide. The validation phase is our last opportunity to install parts in the same manner as you, our customers. .
Level 2, Touring Ride height measures approx. Though we had a truck for the prototype phase, we purchased a separate vehicle in order to perform a full installation. Read the rest of our 6. No personal information, consider blurring out your tags. After one too many jokes, I decided it was time to adjust the altitude of the truck if I was to retain what little dignity I had left. We know for sure this works. Our enthusiasm for Square Body Chevy trucks shines through in every part we produce.
The stylish body style also lends itself nicely to customization. RideTech 73-87 C10 Coilovers Are A Game Changer Square body guys! During this time, the 4. On the plus side, the truck is all original with rust-free sheetmetal and miles of character. If this sounds like a lot of work to you then I would have to agree with you. All rear kits are compatible with both long and short bed trucks.
It is engineered as a modular bolt-in unit that requires no welding. We're constantly innovating to offer our customers the best C10 Parts on the market. Note the subrail of the bed that needed to be modified to clear the C-notch kit. Early third-generation models from 1973-1980 had a different hood style than the later models. Your hub for horsepower Get first access to hit shows like Roadkill and Dirt Every Day Join free for 14 days now While we were at it, I also opted to swap out those aforementioned oversized tires with more appropriate rolling accoutrement, restoring the stock steel wheels in the process.