Enz used and a poorly fitted gas cap to create the impression of a dangerous vehicle. In both series, the 'Highlander package' included special color-coordinated cloth inserts and additional trim colors and insulation. Classics on Autotrader is your one-stop shop for the best classic cars, muscle cars, project cars, exotics, hot rods, classic trucks, and old cars for sale. K-Series pickups included either Conventional, Permanent, or Shift-on-the-move. A head-liner, carpeting and an instrument panel with a full set of gauges were standard. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter.
Featuring a 133-inch wheelbase, the Longhorn added an extra 6 inches 15 cm to the bed. It was only offered as a standard until 1996 when a crew chassis cab was also offered. Factors such as engine and combination, differential , , and whether the pickup was two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive decided how much the pickup could safely tow or haul. 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. The new 1988 model trucks entered production December 8, 1986 at , , and the new plant. These packages consisted mostly of comfort features — nicer interiors, more padding and insulation, carpet, chrome trim, and upper and lower side molding and tailgate trim.
They remained in this configuration up to the 1987 model year. One of the main additions to the 1991—2000 years is that it introduced the 305 cu in a traditional 5. These replaced the outdated and inadequate lap belts previously used. The inside of the bed and upper bed rails are near perfect. It has been reported that the 89 sport was a limited production run set to determine how well the package would be received by consumers in the years to follow.
Low and Low Loc applied reduction gearing with or without lock, depending on the mode selected. In 1992, the four-speed manual transmission was dropped and the stepside trucks were available with extended cabs. The original version of the Veraneio was kept in production until 1988 model year 1989 , but it was eventually replaced with an updated version based on the C-20 family. An -powered version of the C-10 was offered beginning in the 1981, dubbed the A-10. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
There were two types of pickup boxes to choose from. Standard Catalog of American Light-Duty Trucks. Classic Automobile Appraisal And Resource Guide. Sierra and Sierra Grande had been used as names on option packages since the 1969 model year. I am very disappointed in the R4700 transmission.
New dual tier halogen became available with the Deluxe Front Appearance package. In 1993 the bad publicity generated by the Dateline story spawned several class action lawsuits. Base models gained a passenger-side woodgrain dash accent and a new plaid upholstery pattern which would change slightly each year until 1978. Air conditioning and a 220 hp 164 kW 327 in 3 5. Upper class trim levels also used materials for quieter ride comfort. After 1985, a redesigned pickup with the same cabin structure of the U. There were two engine choices: the V8 replaced the , while the venerable continued.
The changes followed the evolution of the American society itself. Four drive modes were offered: Two High, Four High, Neutral, and Four Low. Custom Vinyl or soft Custom Cloth cloth and velour seating surfaces were used along with fabric headliners, door inserts, and plush carpeting, depending on the trim level. The truck's interior was either brushed aluminum or wood grain. The 305 was very under powered and I found Myself unable to pass people and there wasn't any power to do burnouts. .
This is the kind of truck that if you pass on it you might not get another chance. 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. Other than just normal wear I love my truck. The latter system was introduced for 1981. Chrome bumpers and chrome mirrors were also a Silverado option.
The name change is also found in the vehicle identification number. Both versions were offered as a regular cab, extended cab or four-door crew cab. The trucks have 40-inch front headroom and 41. One could get this body style till 91 in Blazer's, Suburban's, and crew cab's, but not in regular cab pick-ups. There are a few things I wish were different, but I can't complain. In 1998 I put in a 350 from an '87, but I kept the original bracket that held the power steering pump and alternator. Steering controls included variable-ratio steering gear with optional power assist.
The trucks are equipped with a 6. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. This required a slight dashboard redesign to incorporate these airbags. 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. Some internal cab changes were also made, most notably the switch from a hand-operated parking brake to a foot pedal, and a more modern looking two-spoke steering wheel with plastic horn button replaced the previous year's three-spoke wheel with chrome horn button. The wood grain inserts were replaced by bright inserts for model years 1978 to 1987. The front axle was a solid I-beam drop axle, similar to the axles of medium and heavy duty trucks.