1979 Chevy Half Ton Short Widehot Rod Street Rod Rat Rod on 2040cars
Myrtle Creek, Oregon, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:250 6 cylinder
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 6
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: Automatic
Options: CD Player
Exterior Color: Orange
Interior Color: Grey
Number of Doors: 2
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Up for Auction we have my daughter's 1979 Chevy 2 wheel drive short wide bed pick up. The body is surprisingly straight but it is a little dented around the gas door. There is some rust in the floor pan but replacements are easily avaliable. The truck has a tilt column and grant steering wheel. The engine is 1969 250 6 cylinder that has hardened valve seats and was rebuilt approx. 40000 miles ago. The engine itself is bone stock inside. It has a polished offy valve cover 4 barrel intake manifold and 450 CFM Holley Carburator and a new electronic aftermarket distributor. The transmission is a shift kitted turbo 350 with a locklar ratrod shifter that replaced the original stick shift. It is a new starter new altinator new battery and aluminum radiator the tires are new with very little miles on them. It has power steering and power disc brakes. The hood is a all steel cowl inducted hood. This is a very good truck and just needs to be finished, Perfect candidate for a little bit bigger cam and a header also a lowering kit was next on our to do list. But my daughter has decided that she needed a gas mileage car instead of a hotrod. The car is sold as is where is with no warranty expressed written or implied. Buyers responsible for all shipping cost. We will assist the shipper within reason, Local pick up is fine and we can hold for a reasonable amount of time. Winning bidder to pay a $500.00 non refundable deposit within 72 hours. VIA paypal. The Balance is due within 7 days. Please ask all questions before bidding that way you will know if you want the truck or not before you bid.
Good Luck and Happy Bidding,
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There's not much to see here, but if you're one of those waiting for the reveal of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, above is the teaser image that Chevrolet posted on its Facebook page. We've seen the truck in form-fitting camo before, and even less can be made out here beyond those seriously punchy Silverado-esque fenders and the knowledge that the projector-beam headlamps teased previously do indeed work. We'll have to wait until Thursday for a full perusal of the "bold exterior design" and "careful attention given to every detail" we've been promised.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:27:00 EST
Gathering intel and rumors, magnesium and aluminum contribute to the Silverado's weight loss plan, the purported "High Country" top-tier trim will contribute to luxury pickup truck competition and profit margins and the next-generation small-block V8 will contribute to improved fuel economy. On the engine note, there have been rumors of available V6 engines, and when Facebook user John Jones asked "Where's your answer to that EcoBoost Chevy?", the Bowtie replied "stay tuned on the 13th. We think you'll be pleased...".
Along with the "Raise the Bar" tag, Chevrolet says of the Silverado, "You asked, we delivered." You can watch the reveal live on Chevrolet's Facebook page at 9:30 am EST, this Thursday, December 13. The GMC Sierra 1500 will also be there, and we'll see both in person at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
Chevrolet has thrown down the next hand in the pickup truck poker wars and revealed at least a couple of potential aces - depending on which numbers matter most to you. The 2014 2014 Silverado 1500 with its 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 gets 335 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, is mated to a six-speed automatic, can tow 11,500 pounds with the optional Max Trailer Package and costs the same as the outgoing Silverado, $24,585 (*including $995 destination fee). Chevy says the Silverado also stands atop the fuel economy charts when comparing any competitor with a V8 engine - and some competitors with V6 engines. The two-wheel drive model returns 16 miles per gallon city, 23 mpg highway, 19 mpg combined in two-wheel drive guise and 16 mpg city, 22 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined as a four-wheel drive.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:14:00 EST
For context around those numbers, the most fuel efficient V8-powered 2013 Ford F-150 pickups lose about two mpg in every metric compared to the Silverado, the 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost returning 16 city, 18 highway and 22 combined in two-wheel drive. However, that EcoBoost does have 365 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. You can get a Ram 1500 with a 3.6-liter V6 that gets 25 mpg highway, but it has 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The 2013 Ram with the 5.7-liter Hemi V8 and its 395 hp and 407 lb-ft drops one mpg in every category to the Silverado. Its tow rating is 200 pounds beyond its nearest competitor, the F-150 with the Max Trailer Tow Package.
Elsewhere, the new Silverado gets a quieter cab with a redesigned interior, a new bed with improved load-management possibilities, disc brakes all around, tweaked steering and suspension, along with free standard scheduled maintenance for two years or 24,000 miles.
You wouldn't believe it by looking at the Corvette in these pictures, but the driver of the Chevrolet that slammed into the back of this moving truck survived with only non-life threatening injuries. The crash occurred near Los Angeles on the southbound 405 Freeway on Monday, March 4. Fire crews reportedly had to raise the moving truck in order to extricate the driver, who escaped perhaps the worst possible death imaginable - decapitation - by simply ducking prior to impact.
What's supposed to prevent a crash like this from becoming lethal is a Mansfield Bar, so named because the low-hanging bar affixed to the rear of semi truck trailers became mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after the death of popular movie actress Jayne Mansfield in 1967 from a rear-end collision with a tractor trailer.
The Mansfield Bar is designed to prevent under-riding, and in 1998, the rules governing them were revised to lower the bar to 22 inches off the ground. Even at the height, some vehicles, including sports cars like the Corvette, have leading edges that are low enough to clear them. That's particularly true when the car in question is braking hard and its weight is pitched forward, lowering the nose even more).