1972 Chevy C-10 1/2 Ton Pick Up on 2040-cars
Portland, Oregon, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:GMC 350 factory crate motor
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Gray
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: rwd
Options: CD Player
Exterior Color: Yellow
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"GM 350 factory crate motor. 330 horse. Around 50,00 on engine. New tires. Lifetime warranty on shocks. Needs passenger outside handle replaced, but seems gentlemanly to open from the inside, and also needs the "c" on the back tailgate, even though it took me weeks to even notice it was missing. The floor boards and truck bed are solid and the starter has recently been replaced. She is loud and proud and loves to show off her dual exhausts.This truck is my daily driver and is great to haul around my welding machine or my groceries. I think this 40 year old beauty easily has another 40 in her."
GM 350 factory crate motor. 330 horse. Around 50,00 on engine. New tires. Lifetime warranty on shocks. Needs passenger outside handle replaced, but seems gentlemanly to open from the inside, and also needs the "c" on the back tailgate, even though it took me weeks to even notice it was missing. The floor boards and truck bed are solid and the starter has recently been replaced. She is loud and proud and loves to show off her dual exhausts.This truck is my daily driver and is great to haul around my welding machine or my groceries. I think this 40 year old beauty easily has another 40 in her.
Chevrolet C-10 for Sale
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