Sportvan was a passenger friendly van with windows molded into the van body. Any other G van with a chrome grille from 1978-1982 required the rectangular headlamp option. A vehicle moved solely by animal power; 6. Pilferage of equipment has been known to happen to equipment that is left past the pickup dates. 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. 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. The 2nd gen vans were available in either the 90-inch or the longer 108-inch wheelbase.
Heavy-duty towing equipment was available for both C and K-Series pickups, such as the Trailering Special package included power steering, uprated , and uprated , 7-pin trailer electrics connector, heavy-duty cooler, heavy-duty cooler, and a trailer hitch. Please use this link to the afforementioned P. This change was made due to the window track loosening over time. R-Series now designated two-wheel drive, while V-Series represented four-wheel drive. All models got new, flatter dash trim panels, black on the lower two trims and aluminum-look on the fancier two. Along with the name change, came other major improvements and tweaks for the final model year of the conventional cab pickups.
Currently there are more after market part options available for its V8 counterparts. An -powered version of the C-10 was offered beginning in the 1981, dubbed the A-10. There are two different wheelbases available in the G10van series: 110 inches and 125 inches. A C conventional in front of the series number designates 2-wheel rear drive while a K designates 4-wheel drive. For the 1975 model year, the 185 hp 400 cu in 6. No certificate of title need be obtained for: 1. In 1992, the four-speed manual transmission was dropped and the stepside trucks were available with extended cabs.
The front lights were located towards the front in the middle of the front doors, while the rear marker lights were located about a foot inward of the very back edge just below the vertical middle of the van. The standard drivetrain was a three-speed manual transmission and one of two engines; the 250 in 3 straight six or the 283 cu in 4. Finally, the front brakes on all light-duty trucks were switched from to , resulting in much less brake fade under heavy use. Up front, the Chevrolet bowtie emblem changed in color from red to blue this year. On models where passenger airbags weren't included, the space was occupied by a storage compartment. Both are passenger-oriented vans with factory-installed windows. The Warner 3-speed was standard with column shift.
Standard ale ratio for the lighter model is 3. There were two types of pickup boxes to choose from. The major differences between the G20 and G10 series are the larger rear brakes on the G20 and the larger standard tires. Items are available for public inspection prior to your bidding. Engine cooling was improved with redesigned doghouse, the addition of a larger optional cross-flow type radiator and a redesigned front floor tunnel more fresh air to the radiator. Chrome front bumpers were now standard on base models.
Two High gave a 0:100 torque split, while Four High yielded a locked 50:50 torque split. The front fenders were also equipped with the same flares used on 4x4 models of the lighter trucks to cover the increased track width and larger tires. In 1993 the bad publicity generated by the Dateline story spawned several class action lawsuits. The sidesaddle fuel tanks themselves, were found to have a highly resistant to crushing or crumpling from a side impact. The design also featured strong distinctive curved which rounded out below the. Other than miscellaneous trim and option package names, the models are completely interchangeable between the divisions. For restoration, it should also be noted that the door and window cranks were slightly longer due to the molded plastic door panels, and the vent windows were now secured with a single screw on the inside of the door, thus differentiating it from the 1971 model year.
This was also the only year with yellow painted trim instead of black. New Grille Treatment similar to the pickups. A vehicle owned by a manufacturer or dealer and held for sale, even though incidentally moved on the highway or used for purposes of testing or demonstration, provided a dealer reassignment area is still available on the manufacturer's certificate of origin or the Illinois title; or a vehicle used by a manufacturer solely for testing; 3. From model years 1973 to 1977, wood grain inserts were used on the dashboard and doors for further visual enhancement. 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.
A Z71 off-road package was also available with skid plates and Bilstein shocks. Five drive modes were provided: High, Low, Neutral, High Loc, and Low Loc. The State will not provide the buyer any tools needed to make these repairs. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. A new Shift-on-the-move four-wheel drive system with two-speed dual range New Process 208 aluminium transfer case was introduced on K-Series pickups for the 1981 model year. The rear-axle ratio was also lowered to 4. This version was made famous by the American television series.
Optional transmissions included a three speed overdrive unit C-10 only and several different four-speed manuals, the Powerglide 2-speed automatic, or the 350 and 400 3-speed automatic. Make sure all other vacuum outlets on the carb and intake are blocked off and you should be able to get mobile. Runs but is not road worthy All options may not work. Unlike their siblings, they were not sold to the general public nor did they bear Holden badging , and they were not built as right-hand-drive at the factory. Brakes were now upgraded to a safer split system including a dual reservoir. 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.