The good news is reproduction sheet metal is available from Classic Industries for these models, as well as a bolt on, back half frame kit from No Limit Engineering. I hope I am not missing anything. The Stepside had a more stylized look with a step on each side between the cab and the wheel wells, which were located on the outside of the truck bed. C10 vs K10: Similarities First of all, since the and K10 utilize the same body panels, they are basically identical when it comes to appearance, although the K10 in comparison to the C10 sits slightly higher off the ground. The motor is the original numbers matching motor that has been bored. I did notice a few rust bubbles on the passenger door on the bottom corners that are just starting to come through.
Here at Andy's Auto Sport we have a great selection of Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck bed panels for you to choose from. Now you can compare an example of the piece that Rob cut using the laser table, to another rail that was cut and bend into a frame rail using the press brake. When the wood broke or rotted away you could simply replace it with a new slat or piece of plywood. Truck is for sale locally. Before we set the cab and the front end back on the truck, we installed a new set of Energy suspension frame mount bushings. So while K10 owners have a tendency to jack up their truck, C10 owners typically like to go for that lowered look. With a slightly different suspension package as well, the K10 does sit higher than the C10.
There are a few small cracks in paint. Since the No Limit C-10 back half kit changes the geometry of the frame rails up by 4-inches, the stock bed floor will need to be raised up or a section will need to be cut out so that the bed will fit back into place. I had the back window tinted medium to keep the sun from blazing on my back. Now this conversion might seem like a lot of hard work that involves heavy fabrication tools and or skills that many might not have. Change the picture in the color display with 100 72 Chevy Trucks Heidis Customs Classics For Parker 19 Truck Was Love is the right thing to get rid of your 72 Chevy Trucks on desktop computers, pc, computer, laptop, you use every day to work or just plain, perform daily activities.
With offerings from many of the top brand names you are sure to find the perfect Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck bed panels for your application in our extensive lineup. I was going to do kick panel speakers but haven't gotten around to it. The best part about using this combo is the difference in initial cost to purchase a rust free long bed, covert the frame to a short bed, and buy the reproduction sheet metal can save you some money and or end up with a cleaner truck in the long run if you were to look for a clean factory short bed. When they were first produced the need for a truck was to work out of or carry a camper in the bed, so most of the models made were long bed versions while the short bed numbers were few and far between. They were not reinstalled since I didn't want to cut holes in new doors. At the center of the bed both panels overlap forming a seam. Well, for starters, the design for 1967 was unique to that year with the absence of the side marker lights on the front fenders and the small back window.
Complete replacement Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck bed panels are available to bring it back from the dead. This paint job is about ten years old. Stay tuned as we show you how to do that and set up the suspension in an up and coming issue. If you want to save to a personal computer, you can download this image in full size. Be sure to always wear your safety equipment to ensure safe operation when welding anything.
The paint jobis decent but you can see flaws at certain angles. Whether you want to repair a little accident damage or perform a total restoration, these bed panels will allow you to keep your truck working hard and looking good for many years to come. All pictures were taken this week and are very representative. So while the K10 is more capable for the trail, the C10 makes a great everyday truck. Now that steel beds are a standard item, dents, dings, rust and decay are all issues that need to be dealt with. There were two different body styles available: the Stepside and the Fleetside. Next mark, clamp, and drill out the rest on the mounting holes that are indexed on the No Limit frame rail through the stock frame.
I have had this truck for a number of years but don't drive it much. We go out of our way to carry every major line of Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck bed panels, so that whether you are looking for a replacement Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck truck bed panel or a cheap bed panel or anything in between, we've got it for you. You could always convert the C10 to four-wheel drive, but that requires some knowledge and lots of work. The vehicle was factory delivered with deluxe interior, power steering, power disc brakes, heavy duty 4 core radiator, all wood grain moldings, and tilt tachometer and vacuum gauges in the instrument cluster. However because of the low production runs, finding an affordable short bed model in good shape seems to be going the way of the dodo bird.
The precision cuts that this type of equipment makes is fascinating yet confusing as Rob swore to us that this piece really becomes a frame rail. Then slide on one frame rail at a time and bolt them together. At Andy's Auto Sport, we have a huge variety of Chevrolet C- and K-Series Truck bed panels to ensure that you have every truck bed panel option available to you. I love the truck and love driving it. I thought I would never sell it, but a growing family is forcing me to change my priorities. Classic Industries offers 1972 Chevrolet Truck Truck Bed Components, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Bed Sides - Full, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Bed Sides - Partial, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Running Boards, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Side Steps, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Patch Panels, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Front Bed Panel, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Stake Pocket Repair Panel, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Bed Floor Panel, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Stepside Rear Fender, 1972 Chevrolet Truck Fiberglass Bed Side, and 1972 Chevrolet Truck Rear Bed Corner.