New front brakes with calipers and lines, New drive shaft, New tires, new front end parts with alignment. The third option was a 307-cubic-inch, V8 engine with a compression ratio of 8. . The truck has a line lock, A drive shaft loop and a new tac. All who have seen the truck remark upon how well put together it is. As far as I know there is zero rust and never has been any and no dents.
I am providing the above info as I want be as inclusive as I can in providing all the details that I would want to know as a potential buyer. As a 43 year old vintage truck however, I am selling her as is with no warranty of any sort. This truck really is super nice inside and out. There is one very small run located on the narrow panel between thefront bumper and the lower front end of the bodywhich youreally have to be looking to find. This truck garners loads of attention on the street and at car shows.
This truck runs and drives great, perfect for a daily driver sleeper or just cruising to your local hamburger joint on the weekend. The Stepside featured a narrow bed with standalone tail lamps. I will work with any shipper you have or fly in and drive it home, I will pick you up at the airport. We have all the parts and accessories you need to help restore your 1973 Chevy, at the best prices! You can connect it with your phone and talk via a tinymicrophone located up by the rear view mirror. All of this work only has 300 miles on the truck since I installed all the parts.
Hugger Orange is a very highly regarded color for vintage collector cars. With either wheelbase, customers could order the truck as a Step-Side, Fleetside or chassis and cab only. I have never been pulled over in this truck but note that it is the buyer's responsibility to determine before buying the truck that the truck meets all legal requirements where you live. With the gloss black roll bar and gloss black with chrome divider strips wood bed, the truck looks stunning! Theonly mechanical issues I have had in 3 yearsare 1 the turn signals would sometimes not flash- I changed the flasher and this has not been an issue since- and 2 3 or 4 times over the 3 years I have owned it the truck has sputtered out on me like its out of gas but then started right back up. I have two books one for the motor and one for the truck with all of the specs and prices of work. This truck truly is beautiful and lots of fun. In fact an article published in 2013 by well known collector car specialists Haggerty Insurance noted Hugger Orange to be one of the very top vintage collector car colors.
To be clear, the truck runs great very strong motor, smooth shifting transmission, brakes seem to be working as they should, etc. For 1973, the C10 had a Salisbury rear-end and rear leaf spring suspension. If you want the truck shipped I will hold it for a reasonable amount of time like a month and will work with you and your shipper to arrange pick up at my house, with all shipping arrangements to be made by and paid forby the buyer. Curb weights ranged from 3,234 pounds for the short-wheelbase chassis and cab to 3,836 pounds for the long-wheelbase Step-Side. A one-barrel carburetor was used with a compression ratio of 8. My mechanic went over the whole truck and tells me he finds no problems at all, that the truck runs very cool, etc.
This series of trucks is known as the rounded-line and for the time was revolutionary in design. I have two books one for the motor and one for the truck with all of the specs and prices of work. The C10 was the basic, two-wheel-drive version of Chevy's C-Series line of trucks. Trust Ecklers for all of your restoration and replacement needs for your truck, racer, show car, street rod, or daily driver. The entire truck was rebuilt about 5 or so years ago as I understand it with a 1970 402 Chevy Big Block motor with a mild cam , an Edelbrock manifold and Holley carb, headers, a heavy duty aluminum radiator and heavy duty battery, a 6 inch lift, 38 inch Monster Mudders, 2 gas tanks,sliding rear window, all new at time of rebuild driveline joints, and the list goes on.
I,am not advertising this a show quality just a fun clean driver. As far as I know the truck has been a California resident its whole life except for a short less than 1 year move to upstate New York where it was garaged at all times. Happy biding and good luck. It was a half-ton truck available with either a 6. They are included and the car cover is all-so included. As far as I know everything on this truck works as it should and I am not aware of any leaks or oil consumption issues.
Next up the chain of prestige was the Custom Deluxe, which featured vinyl upholstery, padded arm rests, chrome trim and a special Custom Deluxe emblem. Coil springs were used in front. The C10 with a wheelbase of 117. The antenna was also embedded into the window. All of this work only has 300 miles on the truck since I installed all the parts. Some states including California have laws regulating how high you can lift a vehicle. I want to do my best to sell the truck in a condition that the new owner will be very happy with, so in preparation of selling her I took the truck in this monthfor a complete mechanic check up.