Scottsdale line is also added to the 1975 line-up. Front sheetmetal remained the same through 1987. Its curb weight was just under 4,500 lbs. Cheyenne Super is replaced by Silverado as top trim level. The vehicle used a cryogenic to power a 115-horsepower electric motor.
Engine cooling was improved with redesigned doghouse, the addition of a larger optional cross-flow type radiator and a redesigned front floor tunnel more fresh air to the radiator. In 1985 the Chevy Truck had not significantly changed since 1973. The two-door truck rode on a wheelbase of 117. . It was also available in Fleetside form with four doors, as either a Bonus Cab or Crew Cab. The van was constructed of a solid frame and thicker floor pan steel. For 1986 and 1987, most engines are fuel-injected and a 4.
These vans were built on a stronger truck frame versus the previous generation's unibody construction. The 3-speed automatic and manual 4-speed column shift continued to be available as transmission options. The G20 and its counterparts replaced the original Greenbrier Van which was manufactured until 1965. Windows were available as an option, but were simply cut into the sides from the factory. The Cheyenne trim package went away.
First fielded in the mid-1960s, the model line evolved until it was replaced in 1996 by the. Chevrolet also offered, in 1982—1995, the. The major restyle followed the engine-forward design of the competing 1968. The front lights were located towards the front in the middle of the front doors, while the rear marker lights were located about a foot inward of the very back edge just below the vertical middle of the van. Chevy became number one in truck sales. The '85 C20 had a semi-floating rear axle and used power front disc and rear drum brakes to stop.
With no actual temperature control, fan speed was the only way to adjust for desired comfort level. Front and rear bumpers were enlarged. Chevrolet sold 30,000 K-series trucks and 23,000 Blazers to the U. The restyling of the trucks boasted a weight reduction of up to 300 pounds. It never went into production due to cost issues and safety concerns. A first gen is quickly identified by its single piece flat windshield glass.
The forward control cab design was retained, but the doghouse was lengthened, widened and slightly relocated in order to fit an optional. New Grille Treatment similar to the pickups. The engine was also revised, with the 4. The G-20 featured heavier suspension, a 12 bolt rear axle and increased hauling capability with a 6 lug bolt pattern. Also equipped with integrated roll bar. These custom creations were excellent for moving large groups of people from one place to the next in luxury.
This version was made famous by the American television series. Chevy offered two optional small block V-8s: a 305 ci 160 hp with 235 foot-pounds of torque, and a 350 ci with 175 hp with 275 foot-pounds of torque. One off individualized customizations, and even mass produced highly sought after customizations became highly desirable and the custom van culture was born. Changes for 1966 include the addition of back-up lights, the side Chevyvan emblems were moved forward and now mounted on the front doors, and the antennae location was moved from the right side to the left side. The 1st Gen vans were available in only the short 90-inch wheelbase and were only sold with the standard 90 hp 153-cubic-inch or. Chevy had new a 4. Brake-shift interlock is a standard, new-for-1993 feature, which requires the brake pedal to be depressed in order to shift from park.
Base models continued with 2 headlights. Front doors redesigned with raised body line. Brakes were now upgraded to a safer split system including a dual reservoir. Finally, a fuel-injected diesel V-8 displacing 379 cubic inches, or 6. The C20 designation also applied to the four-door wagon-bodied Suburban, which had a 129. See product for application and installation information. The short wheelbase vans measured 110 inches 2,794 mm , while the long wheelbase was 125-inch 3,175 mm wheelbase.