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1961 Chevrolet Apache 10 Long Bed V8 Engine on 2040cars

Year:1961 Mileage:0 Color: Teal & White
Location:

Paw Paw, Illinois, United States

Paw Paw, Illinois, United States
Transmission:3 on the tree (manual)
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:283 V8
For Sale By:Private Seller
Vehicle Title:Clear
Year: 1961
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: Step Side 2 Door
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: 2WD
Mileage: 0
Exterior Color: Teal & White
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. ... 

1961 Chevrolet Apache 10.  100% Original Oklahoma truck.  Barn Find.  Rare 8 foot Step Side and original 283V8.  Very restorable sheet metal.  We do not have a title for this vehicle, however we have a lot of paperwork that came in the truck that references previous owner, insurance cards, etc.  This truck was last licensed in 1972 in Oklahoma.

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Vert-A-Pac train cars kept your Chevy Vega's price in check

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:46:00 EST

Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models it could ship by packing them into the unique storage cars vertically.
At the time, rail cars could fit 15 vehicles each, but Chevrolet was able to lower shipping costs by making it possible to ship 30 Vegas per rail car, in turn allowing the price of the Vega to remain as low as possible. Each rail car had 30 doors that would fold down so that a Vega could be strapped on, and then a forklift would come along and lift the door into place. All the cars were positioned nose down, and since they were shipped with all of their required fluids, certain aspects had to be designed specifically for this type of shipping, including an oil baffle in the engine, a special battery and even a repositioned windshield washer reservoir. See for yourself in our image gallery above.

General Motors shaking up its marketing... again

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:31:00 EST

One of the things that dogs the full comeback of General Motors is the instability of its marketing. That part of the automaker got yet another big shakeup today when GM confirmed what I have been tweeting for a few days - strong rumors that the Chevrolet and Cadillac ad accounts are walking to new ad agencies.
Cadillac, GM's luxury brand, is going into review from Fallon Worldwide, Minneapolis and the indications are that Campbell-Ewald, Chevy's old ad shop, will end up with most or all of it. C-E just announced that it was moving from its long-time home in Warren, MI to a new downtown Detroit office next to Ford Field, just blocks from GM.
The other shoe to drop shortly will be the shift of GM's most important brand, Chevy, from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners of San Francisco to McCann-Erickson of Troy, MI. McCann used to be the agency for Buick and GMC, as well as GM's corporate advertising, and has retained some pieces of business over the last few years. Sources have even told us that it was McCann that did a lot of the creative work on Chevy's new ad platform, Find New Roads. (Not to be confused with a former McCann tagline for Saab, "Find Your Own Road.")

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It seems to be commonplace that when a new Corvette is in development, rumors swirl about a possible mid-engine layout. As is the case of Chevy's most recent C7 Corvette, these rumors never pan out.
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