So, I did some kicking around on the 'Bolt here, the '60-'66 forum on chevytalk. First of all, they increased the front axle loading by up to eight percent. This page is updated regularly with new additions. More information can be found on our Facebook page: and we are still working on our business web page: Cheers! Our decision is mostly based on taking care of our aging mothers. Keith 22 August 2014 Hi Folks, My wife Sondra and I have stated a new business which means I am making a career change. The reprint of this manual has handy information, but can be a pain for finding things, as there are no page numbers nor an index for finding exactly what you are looking for.
Helpful tips on truck restoration, identification, preservation; project stories, Build Blogs and Stovebolt histories. Each Chevrolet truck shop manual has a small code on the lower right corner of the front cover, which is indicated here in red. The 1960 truck model year was designed one way and did not see major changes until the 1963 model year. As of this date, the truck site doesn't have '60-'66 specific information but you may find some things in either of these sites that still will be helpful to getting your Stovebolt baby on the road again! Whether you're looking to tackle small jobs, or large, order this guide and the specifications and instructions will be right at your finger tips. Sagas, Feature Stories and some stuff we've done here and there and don't know where else to put it! You can get new reprints from many vendors on-line.
These are a few reasons as to why you might want to get the appropriate manuals for your truck. Thank you for your support and checking out this site. I work offshore on various ships and away from home and the internet for extended periods. Then in 1964, the windshield and doors were redesigned. This manual is perfect for the restorer, or anyone working on one of these vehicles.
If a manual is donated by a business, I can include a web site link to their site. These Chevy service manuals are written and designed to help you get vital specifications and accurate information on your 1940s to 1970s Chevy truck. There is a Silver Book for each of the years from 1960 through 1966. In 1965 the colors of the wires in the electrical wiring harness were changed to the recently agreed upon national standard. See who else is in your neighborhood with an old truck.
There have been times I have been overwhelmed with technical questions, many of which I can not answer. In addition to carrying 1960 Chevy Truck parts, we have parts for all Chevrolet Truck models available. Listed in order of Year: Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames. Please consult the forums listed above. This Information is for Research and the Promotion of the Preservation of Older Chevrolets All Names, Trademarks and Logos Belong to their Respective Owners. On the 1966 model year truck, the emergency brake cable system is completely different from the previous five model years. Chevrolet engineers worked overtime changing the proportions of the new light-duty truck line for more favorable weight distribution and lower overall heights.
See our for vendors and publications also carries shop manuals, owners manuals and factor assembly manuals for these years -- and others. About Us, Contacting Us, Stovebolt Supporters, and other pertinent administrivia. At this time I am continuing with maintenance of this site until more time is available to sit down and format more manuals. Guides contain detailed part numbers and part locations to help you completely restore Chevy trucks from the ground up. We live in the land of the free, because of the brave who left home on our behalf.
. I then 'scoured' the net and got the information presented here. We are doing business as located in Houston, Texas. Return to the home page Great truck photos! This manual has drawings and diagrams of many areas of the truck and show many details that can be handy when trying to restore or just fix things. Official Shop Manuals that the dealers and shop technicians use to diagnose, service and repair your Chevy Pick-Up Truck, Astro Van, Blazer, Camaro, Colorado, Corvette, Cruze, Equinox, Express Van, S10, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, or Volt vehicles.
Often when working on classic vehicles, the original Chevy service manual is either out of print or difficult to come by. Will be updating all year 'round! Thanks to Rusty of the , these Online Manuals have been relocated in October 2004 to the same server which is capable of handling the bandwidth needed for everyone to reference. The column on the right lists the various manuals and other literature that are available for that year model truck. I hope some of this material and information has been useful for you. More than 3,140 old truck stories with photos from Stovebolters worldwide! Thank You, This collection was originally started online 26 January 2003. Also, each year model truck had an Operators Manual for it, detailing what switches do what and other things.