But despite having a close relative in the paint and bodywork profession, Vern Benson never hired his nephew Benny to paint one of his show vehicles As Vern and his wife were raising their four kids, and Vern was working, he was busy with the daily routines of life. The truck was driven very little so the owner decided to sell. The crew then replaced the stock steering with a Grant mahogany-rimmed wheel. At the nose, Vern chose drop spindles and Firestone airbags. Found little pieces of dirt in the carburetor so I cleaned it and put it back on.
Since the trusty pickup had performed flawlessly as a daily driver for years, Vern felt it earned a retirement to show status. If it's a carburated engine; -tuning got messed up somehow -choke can be stuck closed partially -fuel level in float bowl may be too high, -too strong fuel pumps may force excess fuel into the carb -hell, even your needle could be broken. In addition to door panels, Sam trimmed the stock seat in gray leather. Could be an easy fix at an upholstery shop this never bothered me so I didn't get it fixed. Bought 2 years ago from a friend of a friend who did a complete frame off restoration 5-6 years ago. Its a good idea to check anyways.
The truck is rarely driven in the rain and has never been driven by myself or previous owner in the snow or winter time. All the fancy cars in my neighborhood fear me because I am louder, dirtier, faster and I run every time. Firestone airbags and a 16-gallon Summit Racing fuel cell completed the modifications to the rear. The 1976 longbed K-10s had an 8-foot bed-length, a wheelbase of 131. He had bought for his son for graduation and the son drove for 3-4 months and decided he did not want the truck anymore. My number is 937 733-3616 in case you have questions.
I bought the truck with a 454 automatic with a 203 transfer case. That means that it gets too much fuel. Chevrolet originally used letters and numbers to signify truck drive type and size. Vern bought an overhead camper-equipped Silverado new in 1976 for pulling a horse trailer while camping in the Nevada high country. The truck had only gotten 6 mpg, so I decided to do a Cummins conversion.
Matching carpet found a home in the bed floor. This was a 2wd C20 originally. I had carb problems the first week. The year 1976 was the first year the engine size was not found on an emblem in the grill. I had to fabricate motor mounts and frame crossovers.
This would also cause stalling. A 292-cc, inline, six-cylinder engine was also available. The 1976 shortbed Chevy truck had a 6-foot bed-length, a wheelbase of 117. If it's less or more than that, the engine will make less power and the car will drive terribly. Lastly in the 1999 and newer models there is the 2. They applied primer, sanded, and finish-sanded all the surfaces to smooth, before handing off their handiwork to Benny.
Pink rods, Keith Black pistons, a Jackson geardrive, and a lumpy Erson roller rocker camshaft stuffed the block sweetly. P0440 indicates and evaporative system failure. Body wise: - New rear bumper - New bed rail caps and running boards - Halogen headlights - wiper motor -The paint is 5-6 years old and in very good shape, looks good. Only 150 miles on my Ramjet. Black wool carpet trimmed the floor and the lower quarter of each door panel. In 1973, Chevrolet adopted a new design for its pickups. If the spark gauge tool does not have a gap gauge of 35 you can add two of the number to make the gap.
The front fenders are newer along with the driver's side door. This was a daily driver and gets around 18-22 mpg. The most common engine is the 2. The year 1973 was the first year the truck was available in a Crew Cab, which continued to be available in 1976. It drives like a newer truck and has plenty of power. If you are inclined get the repair manual for the unit and follow the diagnostics there-in.