With the exception of one, it was one of the 92's. Also keep the wire that runs to the radiator or the temp lite will stay on and on chevys always use the sensors for the truck not the engine. Has a seat cover on it now. The original seat does have a rip on driver side but the foam is in good shape. Also available for all models was a diesel V-8 with cast iron block displacing 379 cubic inches or 6. These trucks put up with so much abuse being driven underground on the rough roads and hauling equipment. Simply put, by running gas powered vehicles underground, they run a high risk of explosion.
The injection pumps had problems with the advance pistons and the early ones had governor weight retaining rings fail. Doors open and close crisp with no binding or creaking. The only problrm I had was the lower radiator hose, I had to use the original diesel hose but it was too big for the pump so all i did was cut a stub hose about 2. Scottsdale was next, followed by the top-of-the-line Silverado edition. I used it for trips and cruising. Out of the 5 trucks I mentioned above, Dad said the '86's were the toughest of them all.
The trucks were identical, in most respects, to the C-Series except that the latter were two-wheel-drive vehicles. You have to figure out which wires out of all the mess under the hood you will need to keep and tie or cut back the rest. The under carriage does have surface rust but no rotting. All were equiped with the 6. Will come with new ones, the windshield does have a crack.
The underneath looks good too. The Army version had a higher output rating of 165 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque, quite an increase over the production engines. I do not know if it has rolled over or not Its hard to tell due to the condition of the truck. Dad's company truck was one of the 86's, and it was a damn good truck. There are aftermarket turbo chargers available that make these engines actually quite powerful from what I have heard. Very unusual to see one like this for all the same reasons.
I did the exact same swap. Any of the Barn Finds friends and family should be able make this one look like new again. Like i said before, they were '86 and later. The interior , but the seller mentions that the dash is cracked so they got a custom dash pad for it. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. The odometer shows 73k miles. Custom Deluxe was the base trim level.
Automatic locking hubs were used on K10 and K20 trucks. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. For the K20 and K30 a bigger version of the six could be ordered -- it displaced 292 cubic inches, or 4. It is pushing 300,000 miles. With the exception of a leaky injector, it ran great all the time.
All of the lights work. 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. This is the same body style that you are thinking about buying. Very solid stock truck ready to drive how it is or build it to your specifications. Auto transmission shifts perfect and crisp in every gear.
Bank wire, cash in person. All were equiped with the 6. Power windows and locks work. The independent front suspension on the newer trucks could only take abuse for so long. In cold weather, he would make sure and put conditioner in the fuel, and if a power outlet was nearby, he would plug it in at night. This is a very easy swap. You could just disconnect the fuel line at some convenient point, siphon everything out that you can get, then re-connect the fuel line.
Truck has always be garaged and taken care of. Engine is tight and has no problems, will drive anywhere. If you have any questions give me a call at 660 221-5748 - Mark I have it priced very accordingly and below market value so it will not last long! Very solid stock truck ready to drive how it is or build it to your specifications. Out of the 5 trucks I mentioned above, Dad said the '86's were the toughest of them all. The man that was driving it wasn't paying attention the the gages, and all the oil ran out of it and locked it up. Carpet in truck is good, but does need cleaned. Bank wire, cash in person.