Call for availability and pricing. He is the brains and means in the operation. The bed is in great shape. If just having fun in a vintage. It is a testament to how much time the truck spend being trailered to shows, and how much effort was put into detailing and cleaning it. Classic Industries offers 1981 Chevrolet Truck Truck Bed Components, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Bed Sides - Full, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Bed Sides - Partial, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Running Boards, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Side Steps, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Patch Panels, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Front Bed Panel, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Stake Pocket Repair Panel, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Bed Floor Panel, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Rear Fender, 1981 Chevrolet Truck Fiberglass Bed Side, and 1981 Chevrolet Truck Rear Bed Corner. You can jump in the truck and drive anywhere without hesitation, and I would not be afraid to fly in and drive it home anywhere in the Continental U.
I thought i was a car guy before, but doing something like this makes you realize what you can really learn about a vehicle. All the necessary parts to make the conversion are now available, including a new front bed panel, rear main crossmember, bed supporting crossmembers, hardwood floor, skid strips, and bolt sets. I have new wood for the bed, believe it's Cherry. Lots of new parts under the hood. Handling is tight and sure, with no excess slop in the wheel, no wander, and no pulling or odd handling quirks. Close, but I made some changes.
I think the bed was barely used. Very nice shape for the age. . Finally I went with what I thought might make the interior a bit more appealing instead of the factory setup. Customized radiator with a hi-flow water pump keeps things cool on long hauls, with a color matched radiator shroud and factory overflow bottle intact.
Would like to sell to non-californian, as there are approx. Runs, rides, and drives great. I am just doing what ever tasks he doesnt want to do or that I can do with my limited skill set go-for. The dash, A-Pillars, rear pillars, rear panel, headliner, visors, and kick panels are all treated to a deluxe denim blue fabric installed over padding for a factory look that shows like new to this day. We went with Atomic orange off the new Corvette. A painted to match steering column is super clean, and is topped by a LeCarra steering wheel with matching leather wrap that shows wonderfully.
I think you will get the idea. If you are 100% honest, up front, read the listing and review my photos, and have your funds in place, we will get along just fine. Truck is super solid with absolutely zero rust, and runs great. The bed wood is then cut to size, grooved for skid strips, drilled for hold-down bolts, sanded both sides, ready to finish. No chips, cracks, or damage either.
Rust free body never been touched or worked on. All of the lights are new, and work perfectly, including the head lights, high beams, tail lights, brake lights, turn signals, and flashers. I have learned a ton working on this project. I am 100% up front, honest, and list my cars objectively. It has Flowmaster exhaust, all new chrome when painted including. All the restoration is being done by Dave my wifes uncle.
Description for Chevrolet C-10 1981 This truck is ready to be restored. Inline 6 cylinder, 3 speed manual. Bed Wood Applications We have accurate patterns for the following pickups. The hardware on this truck is essentially all stainless steel, and still looks like new all around. Central Time Bruce Horkey Wood and Parts © 2007 All Rights Reserved.
There is no engine or transmission, but it had a 454 that was bad and has been removed. Truck has 62k original miles. Hidden slide tail gate latches open the rear gate, while coated cables replace chains to hold it falling to far open. Everything works except radio which is still original as well. The battery was brand new in Feb of 2015, and shows no signs of any issues and has a perfect charge level. I have personally put about 186 miles on the truck, and find it to be a blast to drive.