To promote these trucks Chevrolet came out with many ads to highlight on what was called the working mans truck. Also became and option for rear defrosters. Yes, that is a chunk of fender still bolted to the cab. Typically, this is a huge job that requires many feet of welding to tidy everything up in a seamless fashion. We add new items all of the time. . The trim levels would vary in price depending on whether you had the base models or if your pickup was the top of the line luxury model.
If you are interested, or just want to learn more and see some pictures and customer feedback, head on over to and take a look. If you don't have an airbrush, Kimball Midwest New Equipment Yellow 80-832 matches just as well but has a sheen, this works better if you are looking to restore to new. We found that the stock rods ended up being slightly too short, which put tension on the latch, preventing it from fully engaging with the striker bolt. But I do know it was built during a narrow span of time of that day that I was at the StLouis assembly plant's open house. No more waiting for your classic truck parts to arrive only to find out that they were damaged and not what you thought you were ordering picture not matching the part you received. First, the Camaro handle is held in place and trimmed to mark its location.
This truck also had a weight reduction up to 300 pounds and would have moved the fuel tank to the driver side bed side. In the Chevy C10 Truck Series this meant that you could have different paint patterns, molding styles, and interior trims on these trucks. Seventy grand, to be precise. Removing the stock handles leaves some sheetmetal work to be tackled before the installation is finished. Bolt your axle back in place with your original U-Bolts. Mix these two colors evenly to a 1 to 1 ratio and you should have a great touch up for those 77 trim pieces etc. Click thumbnail below to see the full size image.
Pry it from my cold dead fingers. As a kid, my uncle dad's brother worked in the StLouis assembly plant at Union, and Natural Bridge streets where the 73~87 square bodys were built. The larger hole can be filled using a similarly sized washer, welded in place, and then filled. You can kind of hide a bad paint job on the frame, but the cab will get the A+ treatment. While heavy on Ford info, its always fun to see the competitions take on its features vs. Found this neat brochure from Ford, comparing its new 1973 truck to an also new 1973 Chevrolet. I bought the '77 Chevy in my sig.
Leave the stock upper and lower control arm bumpers or replace them to stock height if needed. Too bad I didn't bite. The solution was to order up a set of rods from Brothers Trucks and modify them. Take a moment to drop by and shop our products If you don't find what you're looking for, shoot us an email webmaster 73-87chevytrucks. That truck has Dual Rear Wheel lamps on the tail gate.
I guess it was just destiny, because I never knew anything different. Hoods, Door Shells, Front Fenders, Bedsides, Tailgates and some Bumpers have to be truck freighted. If you know me you know my style is stock and drop. Come into our 2,000 square foot showroom and browse the huge selection of classic truck parts that you can take home with you today! Replacement panel quality varies but Chris Captkaos the site owner sells quality stuff if you need it. With this combo you should be able to haul light loads without C-notching your frame. The Silverado Truck trim level introduced the interior brushed aluminum trim to replace the wood grain trim.
You can also send an e-mail to and let me know. It has been a reliable old crate, and served me well above, and beyond. Through trial and error I found a formula that works for both of my favorite wheel combinations. These brackets are made of heavy duty 16 gauge steel, and fit perfectly in the cab corners. The different levels were regulated and assembled by General Motor's at different plants, but sometimes the dealerships would take a 1975 Custom Deluxe and change the moldings and interior to a Silverado package depending on what the customer wanted.
Had to keep Uncle Bill employed. Learn from the past don't stay in the past, adapt and overcome new obstacles. Yes, lifts will kill a truck if you try to pull with it. Good news for you is that between the years of 1973 and 1987 there were a couple of places you could find them. I grew up with that truck and have great memories working on it.