In the Chevy C10 Truck Series this meant that you could have different paint patterns, molding styles, and interior trims on these trucks. They have to be bolted in order to remove the tailgate. Chevrolet would have also sold 30,000 K-Series Trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the Army. We transferred the forward edge of this lip to the inside of the bed, then marked a centerline for the grommet. A mid-life cycle facelift and mechanical upgrade was given to these trucks for the 1981 model year.
However, as they are designed for Chevy pickups, we read the instructions then adapted them for our F-100. . 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. The stepside trucks became less and less popular during this time, growing fewer and fewer in production numbers. Both steel and wood floors were available. The reason for the low production numbers was the fact that customers ordering a long bed wanted the most room available, and the simple fact that they were just plain ugly.
They had changed the industry and left their competitors behind to start off a 15 year run for the 1973-1987 C and K Series Trucks. Also became and option for rear defrosters. If your pickup is a 1973 to 1980 you could look at the engine block and transmission as long as they were not switched out. The interior changed as well with dash pad, door panels, dash bezel, seat covers and door sill plates. Now, in the collectors market, even though there were few made, they are still extremely undesirable. An extra sleek front clip emerged. The design also featured strong distinctive curved shoulderlines which rounded out below the beltline.
Dual Headlights were available at the deluxe trim level. Also Chevrolet was 1 in Chevy Truck Sales. I saw that truck too. New paint schemes were available to reach customers interest. Other changes included horizontal marker lights and redesigned tailgate. So depending on which trim and year you had you could have a vinyl or cloth seats, plastic or chrome moldings, and the interior trim in wood grain or brushed aluminum.
K Series K10, K20, K30 came with power steering as a standard option now. The public was needing trucks to withstand heavy loads and high mileage with the contractors needing them to transport materials and drive job to job and also with the travelers with there truck campers and pull behinds. At least it is for us, in the same way some enjoy building engines. Good news for you is that between the years of 1973 and 1987 there were a couple of places you could find them. No chains meant no need for the hooks. Chevy truck doors, Chevy truck hoods, Chevy truck fenders, Chevy truck rocker panels, Chevy truck sheet metal, Chevy truck cab corners, Chevy truck floor pans, Chevy truck rust repair panels, Chevy truck body parts, Chevy truck grills, Chevy truck grilles, Chevy truck bumpers. The Fleet side Bedsides had a smooth aerodynamic look going down the sides where the Step side style is going to be featuring steps and the rear fenders to give a more rugged look.
The 1986 Chevy Truck was also announced the official truck of the Indy 500. Now if your a 1979 through 1987 person you should have all those locations as well but should also have it at the left side of the dash where it meets the window just as the newer Silverado does. An optional Elimipitch camper was made available for the Big Dooley. These trucks also had fuel injected engines as an option. General Motors Chevrolet set a record selling 1,317,466 Chevy Trucks. Finally, our bed is ready to go back on the chassis. These pickups were revolutionary, as they looked like nothing else on the road at that time.
Very few were made, and most of them made were used for municipal purposes. At first, the stepside had only wood floors available. Cheyenne Super was also replaced by the Silverado Model as the Top Trim Level. This truck also had a weight reduction up to 300 pounds and would have moved the fuel tank to the driver side bed side. Almost, because the tailgate required some attention first.
Also you could locate them on the inside driver's door pillar on a V. 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. Adding to the scarcity most of the Stepsides were two wheel drive and not 4 wheel drive. Also we are going to touch on the differences between the years and trim packages. The 1981 rework of these trucks several fuel saving techniques to help make the Square Body Chevy pickups more fuel efficient. New chrome bumpers with impact strips were available with options.