They all featured black and white paint with red pinstriping and official Indy 500 decals. In January 2019 the truck received new spark plugs, ignition leads, a distributor cap, and an engine oil and filter change. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. A booster was fitted to the factory braking system.
It was available with 350ci V8 and 454ci V8 making 140 hp and 205 hp respectively. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. At Autowise, we envision ourselves as not just a automobile blog or an automobile news website, instead we see our website as a platform to connect all automobile enthusiast and provide them with all the information they need. That may be one of the reasons so few people decided to buy one of them. Both C10 and K10 trucks were subject to Indy 500 conversion in 1977. They were available with both the manual and the automatic transmission.
Hot Rod Magazine achieved 15. Others were, as you can imagine, not that great of a practicality, high weight, low gas mileage, etc. Although offered through more than one nameplate and for more than one year, Street Coupe remained one rare special edition model. The seller converted the column-shifted 3-speed manual transmission to use a floor shifter. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. From there on, you could have stacked it with options however you deemed fit.
Only 630 of them have been commissioned and they had the 165-horsepower 350ci V8 under those red bonnets. Standard 350ci V8 and optional 400ci V8 were the engines, while 3-speed manual and 4-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic were transmissions. In order to get one of these, buyers needed to opt for Motortown Corporation Basic Package which included wheel flares both up front and around the back, front air dam, dual custom outside mirrors and custom striping. Optional equipment included driving lights, a sunroof and a rollbar in a sport truck? Moreover, it was an expensive affair compared to other truck workhorses from back in the day. Foxy Sierra came with special exterior with stripes upon the hood and sides, and equally unique interior with special upholstery and a console ice box between the buckets.
It could have only been ordered with Custom Deluxe trim package, single cab and 305ci V8 engine. As for the rest of its look goes, Sno Chaser distinguished itself thanks to bed-mounted cab spoiler and side cab rails. How many of them have been made or how many have survived is still a mystery. That practice was abandoned after 1979 and so was the mandatory Z62 trim. That apparently happens a lot in snowy areas across Canada.
Both two and four wheel drive were available and so were most of the engines. Power comes from a 5. In fact, only around 500 or so of them are believed to have been ordered that way. The windshield also has been replaced. Additional undercarriage photos are shown in the gallery. A new clutch was reportedly installed at the same time.
Everyone ordering a Royal Sierra trim got the opportunity to stack it with groupings of both appearance and convenience options at discounted prices. Additional replaced components include the starter, generator, and distributor. Office Address: AutoWise, 809 N 30th St. . Chevy Sno Chaser Year: 1984 Available only in snowy states and other wintry areas, Sno Chaser is as rare as special edition pickup trucks get.
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At least it delivered in terms of luxury, sort of. Moreover, they quite resemble the 1975 Indy truck due to similar striping. Rarely were they priced in intended 4-digit figures as optional equipment quickly raised the stickers into a five-digit category. Plus, you could have bought some of the official trucks from other years as well including 1974, 1980, 1981, 1983 and 1984 , from participating dealerships. It needed to do so in order to justify its hefty price tag which often ended up being in 5-digit territory. During the course of five years, it also changed a lot in both offering and appearance. The Beau James rode on C15 three-quarter ton chassis with cushier half-ton suspension, and could have only been ordered with the strongest of powertrains available — that being 4-barrel 350ci V8 and 4-barrel 454ci V8.