Three different wheel and tire combinations are shown that the buyer can choose from. Lights windshield wipers and blinkers work. The shift lever has been relocated to the floor, a stereo was installed in the glove box, and chrome dash inserts with aftermarket gauges have been added. The optional V-8 was the 160-horsepower 283, which was the same engine that powered the Corvette. Nothing that cannot be touch up to perfection. Features include disc brakes, a lowered suspension, air conditioning, a reupholstered interior, an 18 gallon gas tank, and more.
Recent work consists of a tune up with new spark plugs. I am selling to relocate to the beach. It has a few scratches from bicycles and scooter over the years. The seller recently installed a new gas tank with a boxed frame rail at the end of the bed for protection. The three-quarter-ton model sat on a 127-inch wheelbase and the one-ton version had a 133-inch wheelbase. Modifications include custom pinstriping, shaved door handles, a custom grill, a bolt-less front bumper, and a rolled rear pan with 1959 Oldsmobile tail lights. The new streamlined Fleetside version had a flat-panel bed with integral wheel wells.
Features include upgraded air conditioning, a serpentine belt conversion, and powered brakes. Through 1962, the venerable 135-horsepower 235-cubic-inch in-line six-cylinder was available as the base engine. Coil springs brought up the rear in place of the leafs installed prior to 1960. In 1963, Chevy added the 140-horsepower 230 and the 165-horsepower 292 six-cylinders and dropped the 235 and 261 sixes. Especially prized are the final year 1966s with the optional and beloved 327-cid small-block V-8 even if it is detuned two-barrel best suited for low-end torque rather than a powerhouse Corvette 4-barrel.
The bed was my favorite. The painted factory-applied frame stamp can be seen above. The trucks featured a 6. Its gross vehicle weight rating was 4,600 to 5,300 lbs. This is a rare find for a Chevy Truck lover. The three-quarter ton models had a gross vehicle weight rating up to 5,600 lbs. This model was fun to put together, although it was challenging at times.
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. Finally, another truck to put on my shelf. Styling updates included a switch back to dual headlights in 1962. Standard inline 6 engine with 4 in the floor. This truck was delivered new in red, but the seller chose to re-paint it in a satin finish silver and white two tone.
It needs some work to be a show truck but it has solid bones. The interior is finished in white naugahyde with red piping. The bed wood has been replace nicely. This era of trucks also saw a greater availability of creature comfort options—especially power steering, power brakes and air conditioning—helping to transition pickups into becoming second cars. Other included parts are:New wood bed kit unstained pine along with stainless steel strips and bolts to finish bed. By 1963, one out of every three pickups was a Chevy.
. New gas line was run through the frame and a cut off valve and filter installed at the tank. The turbo-hydramatic 350 automatic transmission was also new, and a tune-up was recently performed with new spark plugs. This truck is originally from North Carolina with no underneath rust. The half-ton rode on 6. 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.
The modern specialty aftermarket fully supports this generation of Chevy truck, with reproduction items and regular service parts both easily found in the modern retail parts chain stores, making them especially easy to own. Those later years saw styling that was more mainstream looking, and those are generally most sought-out by collectors. Description for Chevrolet C-10 1960 This 1960 Chevy is a great starter truck. The light-duty 1960 to 1965 pickups came in half-, three-quarter- and one-ton versions. The 350ci Chevrolet V8 crate engine and 350 turbo hydramatic automatic transmission were both newly rebuilt when installed six years ago. This is an amateur restoration from several years ago but it's held up pretty well.