There was another round of new grilles, revised inner door panels that left less metal exposed, a four-wheel drive, full one-ton chassis was added to the lineup, and a was used for the front axle, as well as an electric oil pressure gauge replacing the mechanical unit. I plan on making my 71 into a crew like the gold one I'm sick of it too but it still looks cool but mine will be jacked up. A divot and adjustment screw was added to the inside of the door located above the door panel and near the vent window. These replaced the outdated and inadequate lap belts previously used. A 230 hp 172 kW 7. There were two engine choices: the V8 replaced the , while the venerable continued. So if you are ready to work with a company who cares about your truck, business, and satisfaction give us a call at 336-792-2011 or contact us by.
The axle itself is unique, being a 14-bolt semi-floating unit which uses standard Chevrolet 5 on 5-inch wheels—the only factory-produced 14-bolt axle with such a wheel bolt pattern. With a layer of Scosche Accumat and a matched pair of Glide seats as a base, a state-of-the-art audio and video system from Clarion was custom-mounted within the cab. There were no suspension or engine upgrades provided with any of the sport packages as this was an appearance only option. The name change is also found in the vehicle identification number. My name is Ron 951-743-1362 Truck is current up to date on registrationcurrentlyNon-Op.
This is a brand new Chevy 4x4 pickup, everything works. Mike shaved the stake pockets, and then built the custom aluminum tonneau cover—a Pro Design specialty. They look for the world like what an Avalanche would have looked like. What are some of Rtech Fabrications other specialties? Drives wonderful, stops straight, drives straight, shifts smooth and runs perfect. The sidesaddle fuel tanks themselves, were found to have a highly resistant to crushing or crumpling from a side impact. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. Unfortunately for them, Mike himself has risen to the occasion with what was supposed to be a simple tow vehicle.
The rear-axle ratio was also lowered to 4. My name is Ron 951-743-1362 Truck is current up to date on registrationcurrentlyNon-Op. Soft touch materials were used throughout the passenger cabin, such as the , doors arm rests , steering wheel, and shift levers. I can't stress to you enough how new everything on this truck is. The speedo only says 3 milesbecause they never got around to ordering the mechanical speedo kit for the 4L80E computerized transmission.
The latter system was introduced for 1981. We never saw trucks like this, except for crew hauling outfits. Whenever I see a production vehicle I automatically look to see what could make it better. For 1977 models, and were introduced as an optional extra. First, it was shortened to accommodate the shortbed.
A properly equipped C-Series half-ton class pickup could tow up to 8,000 lbs 4 tons of , while a properly equipped C-Series three quarter-ton or one-ton class pickup could tow up to 12,000 lbs 6 tons of braked trailer. A Z71 off-road package was also available with skid plates and Bilstein shocks. Horsepower and torque output was increased to 210 hp, and 300 lb-ft of torque. The truck he alwayswanted when he retired. What made you choose to specialize in late model trucks? Some internal cab changes were also made, most notably the switch from a hand-operated parking brake to a foot pedal, and a more modern looking two-spoke steering wheel with plastic horn button replaced the previous year's three-spoke wheel with chrome horn button. We are a small business with a huge task ahead.
You can call me or text me for more pictures. The was relocated from the cab to the outboard sides of one or both beneath the cab floor extending under the leading edge of the pickup box, commonly referred to as a arrangement. The 1972 models were very similar to the 1971 models, with the only change being the rear view mirror was glued to the windshield rather than bolted to top of the cab, and metal or vinyl-covered flat door panels were no longer available; all trim level door panels were molded plastic with integral armrests and wood grain inserts on Cheyenne and Sierra trim levels. But the model earned a reputation for being a less capable work vehicle than its predecessor. New dual tier halogen became available with the Deluxe Front Appearance package. Rear window is a sliding window works perfect and locks correctly. The interior was also unique with a special plush Garnet Red cloth with black trim, high-back reclining sport bucket seats, and center console.
You may be out bidding someone who has seen the truck in person and is looking to purchase. A center lap safety belt with slack adjustment was provided for the center occupant. Several aftermarket conversion companies offered a 4x4 version with either a or front axle. Please come view the truck it looks better in person. Rather than seek one out, Mike actually converted the longbed to the shortbed himself. Factors such as engine and combination, differential , , and whether the pickup was two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive decided how much the pickup could safely tow or haul.