The top of the line 454 engine had an output of 240 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and a torque of 355 foot-pounds at 2,800 rpm. The long cargo bed model had a wheelbase of 131. Powertrains generally continued as before, except that the 454 cubic inch big block replaced the previous 402. The C10 was available with either a short or long cargo bed. Please ask any questions before you bid.
By and large, this remained the trim hierarchy for the remainder of series production. Everything works and I wouldn't hesitate to drive this truck anywhere. The motor runs good and strong and is free from any oil leaks. All chrome trim was replaced simultaneously. The next year, Chevy was back up to four trim lines with the addition of the Silverado at the top of the series.
I drove this truck over 300 miles home with out a single issue. The truck was used but never abused and very well cared for. The redesign was revolutionary in appearance at the time, particularly the cab, departing from typical American pickup truck designs of the era. Trim lines were also revamped, ranging from the entry-level Custom to the Custom Deluxe, Cheyenne and top-end Cheyenne Super. I will be detailing engine compartment and adding new pics. The rear-wheel drive C-series became the R-series, then the four-wheel drive K-series were renamed the V-series. Don't miss the chance to own this remarkable time capsule.
Other than that the paint is in unbelievable condition with a slight patina on top of the hood and fenders. This was done to allow for concurrent production of its replacement early in 1987 of the all-new C and K models. It proved to be a preview for 1981 and the rest of the production run, with an all new simplified front clip, new hood, and single plane grille. Both the engine and transmission are original and the rear end has been upgraded with 3. Don't let this one get away!! The door panels and seat cover have been replaced. . The Cheyenne model came with exterior upgrades that included a tailgate insert and a package for a deluxe exterior molding.
With exception of a suspension leveling and a tasteful custom stereo, this Cheyenne has been kept very cosmetically original. Development of the new third-generation trucks began in 1968 with vehicle components undergoing simulated testing on computers before the first pickups were even built for real world testing. This exceptional C10 is the end result of a recent and very well-executed restoration. Upon its arrival to Texas, the bench seat, carpet, and dash were restored to match the factory originals. This trim included all the Cheyenne upgrades, together with an exclusive instrumentation panel and a front end designed with chrome accents. Truck was garaged or kept under carport its entire life. The 1979 C10 was Chevy's offer in the lightweight truck division, and they offered it as a 4x2 vehicle.
The trim is original to the truck minus the one piece that was replaced when the dent was repaired back in 81. This engine had an output of 100 horsepower at 3,600 rpm and a torque of 175 foot-pounds at 2,000 rpm. From 1973 to 1987 the C10 was available in four trims -- the Custom base model, the Scottsdale, the Cheyenne, and the Silverado. The interior had a top-of-the-line carpet, a fully insulated headliner, and woodgrain accents. The base model came with vinyl upholstery and rubber matting. The original straight 6 was replaced by the original owner with a 350 out of a corvette. The design also featured strong distinctive curved which rounded out below the.
Even with the passing of 40 years, the truck still retains its original owners manual, warranty information, punch card, and 2 build sheets! The Scottsdale trim had an upgraded cloth or vinyl upholstery complemented by its floor matting, and a floor insulation that was slightly better than the base model. You will be the envy of the car show!!! It was purchased new in Stockton and changed hands once to its second owner in Lodi. All original 87,000 mile truck. The 1987 model year - the final year of production - saw the series designators changed. Same family owned for 39 years.
Will transport truck to zip code 19054 outside of Philidelphia if that helps with shipping. They were shuffled for 1975, with the Scottsdale moniker replacing the Cheyenne Super as the top-of-the-line package, while the Custom series was deleted. Description: 1979 Chevrolet C-10 Cheyenne Up for auction is a beautifully kept 79 C10 pickup with less than 51k miles This truck has the original paint except for one small dent that was repaired on the front passenger fender around the side marker light. The short cargo bed model had a wheelbase of 117. The Silverado was C10's top of the line trim. Presentation, strong mechanics, documentation, and originality are all the factors you need when investing in a classic vehicle. Chevrolet offered this cab with only a single front bench seat beginning in 1976.