Due to the installation of larger tires, the speedometer will read slower than the actual speed being traveled and more distance will be required to stop the vehicle. It was positioned to bridge the gap between light-duty and medium-duty trucks. Those wanting Regular Cab or less-expensive, lesser-equipped trucks especially those with a gasoline V6 engine or manual transmission would now need to opt for the all-new 1999 1500. All 2-wheel drive trucks came with independent front suspension, while 4x4's used a conventional solid axle with leaf springs. The 1987 models continued to be built at , , and. Searches are carried out in real-time, and from the main page you can easily browse most car makes currently available. This Limited Lifetime Warranty does not include polyurethane components, product finish and conditions caused by normal wear and use.
A sleeker front bow-like look emerged, similar to a ship's with the front end being gently swept back from the center. Four Low applied reduction gearing with a 2. Find sources: — · · · · July 2018 Second generation Overview Assembly , , South Korea Body and chassis Related Powertrain I6 V6 V8 V8 V8 V6 V8 V8 3-speed 4-speed manual 4-speed manual 4-speed manual 2-speed 3-speed automatic 3-speed automatic Dimensions 115 in 2,921 mm short box 127 in 3,226 mm long box 133 in 3,378 mm Longhorn Length 188. This setup is good for a full 2½-inch drop, thanks to the Modular dropped spindle and combined with a 2-inch drop coil spring, the front of my C10 should sit nice and low. Steering controls included variable-ratio steering gear with optional power assist.
Most important of these were a drop-center ladder frame, allowing the cab to sit lower, and independent front suspension, giving an almost car-like ride in a truck. Other safety features included soft-padded interior panels for appearance and safety, 3,329 of and safety glass, rearview mirror, six turn-signal indicator lamps with asymmetrical flash, four-way hazard function, and. To enhance durability the trucks featured extensive use of galvanized steel for corrosion resistance and a fully welded frame with a boxed front section for strength and rigidity. The geometry changed as did the ride quality. Designed for Easy Installation Full 3D modeling is used to ensure an easy installation and long term performance.
Base models received the flatter stainless hubcaps, and Stepsides got new squared-off taillights with built-in backup lights and side markers, while the rear fenders were smoothed out where the old side markers were. Products installed on a vehicle used in any form of competition or racing are not covered by this warranty. Conventional four-wheel drive was still available with manual locking hubs. This design significantly decreases leaf pack internal friction for a smooth and consistent spring rate. The suspension was also upgraded with 32 mm 1.
The new automatic locking differential was offered under the G86 code, replacing the Eaton NoSpin differential, and eventually replacing the old Positraction in 1974, at which point it assumed the G80 code. Another significant change was the addition of independent front suspension to all models. There was some overlap in 1999—2002 model years. Regardless of the type of four-wheel drive system equipped, all K-Series pickups featured four-corner Vari-Rate multi-leaf springs, front live axle with inline shock absorber geometry, and the Load Control rear suspension system. Deluxe two-tone paint was discontinued, but conventional two-tone continued as an option.
Whether you are looking to lower your classic pickup or if you are simply seeking to modernize your rig, you cannot go wrong with Chevrolet C10 suspension mods! Several states offer exemptions for farm and commercial registered vehicles. The length was extended to 117. Trucks equipped with these tanks and exceeded the requirements of. But if the driving surface in which you are operating on appears tame, then you have a host of other problems on your hands. Fuel doors were added in 79 to the rest of the lineup, following the previous years change on models with a bed. Any cost of labor, freight, incidental or consequential damages are expressly excluded from this warranty.
Installation instructions are also available prior to your purchase. The front camber with all the shims removed is about +1 to +2 degrees. These mount to factory mounting points on the lower sub-frame and the lower control arms. This Limited Lifetime Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which may vary from state to state. What are you waiting for? After design freeze, production development began in early 1984 and were introduced in April 1987 as 1988 models known as the platform. In order to compensate for cracks in the pavement and unscheduled bumps in the road, your Chevy C10 is equipped with a suspension system that takes the punishment for you, so you and your passengers can enjoy a calm and comfortable ride. Engines were a 160 hp 119 kW 4.
A properly equipped K-Series half-ton or three quarter-ton class pickup could tow up to 6,500 lbs 3. Trucks with an optional trim level, but without an additional wheel upgrade, received flatter stainless steel hubcaps, still with painted accents. In late-1999 the production of the Silverado was switched from Argentina to Brazil, and the Grand Blazer was simply phased out. 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 divot and adjustment screw was added to the inside of the door located above the door panel and near the vent window. Three trim levels were available: Cheyenne, Scottsdale, and Silverado.