The optional V-8 was the 160-horsepower 283, which was the same engine that powered the Corvette. Also, photos of an after market speaker setup. I can't think of a color this truck would look bad in!!! By 1963, one out of every three pickups was a Chevy. Everything works except the factory tach. For the metal dashboard, Doug flattened and customized it further with a lower panel, before wiring the truck with a Painless Performance Products harness. This C-10 runs great, looks great, and is super comfortable. First off this truck comes with 2 sets of wheels and tires.
The seats were bucket-style and the interior colors included black and tan. . The early 1960s Chevy pickups featured bold, straight body lines, a cab with slight overhangs over the windshield and rear windows, headlamp bezels and an egg-crate grille. Click on the year and the individual groups of photos have their own pages, with a brief description of each. Contact: 713-795-5796 1965 Chevy C-10 side step pickup truck. All the doors open and shut as they should and the truck runs, drives, and stops as you would expect runs great.
Doug shaved the door handles and fabricated the tailgate, rear roll pan, and cowl induction hood. The body was a lesson in minimalist styling, with only modest touches of chrome. The conventional 1950s throwback model was the Stepside, which had the wheels mounted outside the cargo box under protruding wheel wells, with a step placed between the cab and rear wheels. I'm also equipped with Dick Cepek side steps. The truck has been gone through from front to back and it is ready to go with a clean bill of health. John Largent added ghost flames and pinstriping. Some of the projects, repairs have detailed information, including parts numbers and things… while others only have photos and a short explanation.
The three-quarter ton models had a gross vehicle weight rating up to 5,600 lbs. A transmission option for the 1965 C10 was overdrive, which allowed the gears to rev at a higher speed through shifting. In 1963, Chevy added the 140-horsepower 230 and the 165-horsepower 292 six-cylinders and dropped the 235 and 261 sixes. This can be swapped onto the early 60-66 trucks, if needed. All the doors open and shut as they should and the truck runs, drives, and stops as you would expect runs great. When Cruzing around, we get Alot of Thumbs up and people honking their horns and waving at me. The interior is in excellent condition and very clean! I'm currently, Titled, Registered and Insured in the great state of Texas.
In terms of the bodywork required to bring back the pickup, the two relatives worked many hours. The new streamlined Fleetside version had a flat-panel bed with integral wheel wells. This truck runs and drives like brand new. My current owner was not made aware of this upon purchase and does not want to pull the wool over anyone. Chrome has some scratches but is in very good condition, no pitting or rusting. This was back before the old chevy truck forums had the ability to post directly on the site servers. Doug knew that encouraging Chuck to get involved in a vintage-truck project would be preferable to having him sit around, too scared to live.
It just depends on how irritated I was when I was doing the project. The half-ton rode on 6. This C-10 runs great, looks great, and is super comfortable. Folks, lets be a man about doing these deals on ebay and not be playing games. The dash was crafted from metal and featured knobs for a cigar lighter and glove box lock. The truck shows extremely well. He crafted the bucket seats and center console.
The bed is nicely detailed but I elected to remove the wood deck from the bed and convert to a drag truck. The trucks featured a 6. The paint and body show very well as does the interior, drive-train, and mechanical moving parts. Stainless steel bed rail and windshield trim added bits of flash to the exterior. Wheels also featured dog-dish hubcaps and whitewall trim.
The 148-horsepower 261 straight-six was an option. Engineers reduced the pickups' height by seven inches to give it a lower center of gravity. Much later, someone coined the term Renaissance man to denote a person who has many diverse superlative talents. Underneath is super clean still retaining its original floors. He also installed the RodDoors headliner, door panels, and kick panels. Engineers beefed up the front springs and torsion bars and added coil springs to the rear. The light-duty 1960 to 1965 pickups came in half-, three-quarter- and one-ton versions.
A few of these were taken to show people and ask questions about them. In 1963 alone, 483,119 Chevy trucks left the factory. Images in here show the routing for the cables and locations for the hangers and mounts. Lol very good mold minor cleaning up extra plastic. Interior panel off, showing the vent window spring adjustment.