1979 Chevy Half Ton Short Widehot Rod Street Rod Rat Rod on 2040-cars
Myrtle Creek, Oregon, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:250 6 cylinder
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 6
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: Automatic
Options: CD Player
Exterior Color: Orange
Interior Color: Grey
Number of Doors: 2
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. ...
Up for Auction we have my daughter's 1979 Chevy 2 wheel drive short wide bed pick up. The body is surprisingly straight but it is a little dented around the gas door. There is some rust in the floor pan but replacements are easily avaliable. The truck has a tilt column and grant steering wheel. The engine is 1969 250 6 cylinder that has hardened valve seats and was rebuilt approx. 40000 miles ago. The engine itself is bone stock inside. It has a polished offy valve cover 4 barrel intake manifold and 450 CFM Holley Carburator and a new electronic aftermarket distributor. The transmission is a shift kitted turbo 350 with a locklar ratrod shifter that replaced the original stick shift. It is a new starter new altinator new battery and aluminum radiator the tires are new with very little miles on them. It has power steering and power disc brakes. The hood is a all steel cowl inducted hood. This is a very good truck and just needs to be finished, Perfect candidate for a little bit bigger cam and a header also a lowering kit was next on our to do list. But my daughter has decided that she needed a gas mileage car instead of a hotrod. The car is sold as is where is with no warranty expressed written or implied. Buyers responsible for all shipping cost. We will assist the shipper within reason, Local pick up is fine and we can hold for a reasonable amount of time. Winning bidder to pay a $500.00 non refundable deposit within 72 hours. VIA paypal. The Balance is due within 7 days. Please ask all questions before bidding that way you will know if you want the truck or not before you bid.
Good Luck and Happy Bidding,
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:01:00 EST
Apparently General Motors was beginning to wonder the same thing. In a new ESPN report, Rick Hendrick, team owner of Hendrick Motorsports, suggests that GM would have seriously considered leaving NASCAR if it wasn't for the move away from the COT to the new Gen 6 racer. According to Hendrick, GM North America boss Mark Reuss spearheaded the charge away from the 2007 COT and toward a racecar with clearer automaker ties - cars like the new Chevrolet SS racer shown above. Learn more about the fight for a closer-to-production look in the ESPN story at the link.
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