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1977 Chevy Shorty Van on 2040-cars

Year:1977 Mileage:86000 Color: Yellow
Location:

Santa Fe Springs, California, United States

Santa Fe Springs, California, United States
Body Type:no window shorty
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:305 V8
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: CGU157U211440 Year: 1977
Exterior Color: Yellow
Make: Chevrolet
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: G20 Van
Trim: sweet
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: Automatic
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 86,000
Sub Model: Shorty
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. ... 

1977 Chevy Shorty Van in almost perfect condition, V8, Automatic, Air Conditioning. I purchased this low mileage van from the original owner in Ohio, it was completly stock and in excellent condition. Since then it has gone through a 70's style restoration. I wanted to customize it the way the Vans cruised in the 70's with a few of the current luxuries. Since the van was originally yellow I painted it a custom pearl yellow. All new chrome, glass and weather stripping. The interior was completely done by El Kapitian Custom Interiors, killer sound system, dual sidepipes, BF Goodrich tires on a set of classic chrome Cragers. Mechancally and cosmedically in great condition. It also has new shocks, brakes, hoses, belts and a fresh tune up. Just in time for summer crusie nights!!! Looks runs and drives awesome!!! No disappointments!!!

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A couple weeks ago, we watched a Chevrolet Silverado get dominated by a Dodge Ram Heavy Duty in a fullsize pickup tug-of-war, but in that truck's defense, Chevy's Vortec gas engine was no match for the torquey Cummins turbo diesel. For our next round of vehicular tug-of-war, a Duramax-powered Silverado HD takes on Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI.
Now, on paper, putting the Duramax V8's 365 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque up against the V10's 310 hp and 553 lb-ft looks like an easy win for the Bowtie, but unfortunately, this battle has a similar result as the Dodge versus Chevy video, with the Silverado smoking its tires trying to move forward as it gets pulled backwards. Put another way: YouTube 2, Chevy Silverado 0.
It just goes to show, though, that big tires, bolt-on fender flares and goofy smoke stacks don't improve your towing abilities. Besides, what did the Silverado driver expect when the Touareg V10 TDI has towed a Boeing 747 in the past?

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That $350 million is being divvied up for a pair of programs at Spring Hill. The first will take the bulk of the money ($223 million) and create 1,000 of the 1,800 jobs, while the other will take the remaining $127 million and generate the leftover 800 positions. But GM says the investment will cover "midsize vehicle programs." So what could they be?
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Do not adjust your computer screen, you are not seeing the rebirth of the Pontiac brand. General Motors has chosen to use a G8 to disguise a test mule for the latest prototype of the forthcoming Chevrolet SS. The G8 was closely related to the Holden Commodore and Vauxhall VXR, the platform upon which the new Chevrolet performance model will be based. It should come as little surprise, then, that GM has opted to use the cladding from the former G8.
Thought the front clip of this mule is pure Pontiac, note the vents immediately behind the front wheel. That is a distinctive design hallmark of the Vauxhall VXR. Also note that this vehicle is right-hand drive, as the Holden and its Chevy counterpart will be very closely related. That likely includes potential drivetrains. The spy photos of this mule also reveal very wide rear tires, and rear wheels that do not match the fronts.