1985 Chevy 1 Ton Dually Pick Up 4 Door on 2040-cars
Canton, Texas, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Silverado 3500
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): 4 door with bench seats
Drive Type: 2wd
Power Options: Cruise Control, Power Windows
Exterior Color: White
Interior Color: Red
Disability Equipped: No
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:"Body in good shape.Has fifth wheel and bumper tow.Heavy duty bumpers.New tires, fan clutch, fuel pump, exhaust manifold and starter before parking it 1 year ago. Has been started and moved a bit weekly. Runs rough (needs a tune up)Tags expired. Red cloth interior has wear. Some of the "chicken lights" don't work. AC does not work. Power windows need new motors. This truck has the big 454 engine and is a big work horse. A little work and this will pull, push or tow anything."
Body in great shape. Has fifth wheel and bumper tow. Heavy duty bumpers. Sliding back window with window guard. New tires, fan clutch, fuel pump, exhaust manifold (one side) and starter before parking it 18 months ago (needed to drive something more fuel efficient to and from work). Has been started and moved a bit weekly. Running a bit rough (needs a tune up and a new battery). Tags expired. Red cloth interior has wear. Some of the "chicken lights" don't work. AC does not work (may need recharge, not sure). Power windows need new motors. I have the other exhaust manifold for the other side that will go with it. I bought the truck 3 years ago from a private seller in east Texas and drove it regularly until I parked it. This truck has the 454 engine and is the big work horse of the trucks. It will pull, push or tow anything. Minimum $500 deposit within 24 hours of auction close; balance paid via paypal, cash, or cashiers check.
Chevrolet Silverado 3500 for Sale
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:00:00 EST
For nine years, Diesel Power magazine has run the Diesel Power Challenge, this year's grindfest being "a week-long torture test that features seven events, nine trucks, 8,000 horsepower, and nearly 15,000 pound-feet of torque." The road to being crowned "the most powerful truck" starts with a dyno run, and then continues through the completion of a CDL-style obstacle course, an eighth-of-a-mile drag race while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, a quarter-mile drag race without a trailer, a fuel economy test in the mountains and finally a sled-pulling test through a 300-foot-long packed-mud pit.
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What kind of trucks get into such a fight? Last year's winner, for instance - who upgraded his truck this year to prove he didn't "luck into the win" - drives a 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 upgraded with a custom intake, Elite Diesel triple turbos and a two-stage nitrous system. Another competitor has a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a 5.9-liter Cummins inline-six, upgraded with Garrett turbos, dual-stage nitrous, a seven-inch exhaust stack and twin fans built into the bed to cool the Sun Coast Omega transmission. The numbers on that truck: 1,255 horsepower, and 2,063 pound-feet of torque at the wheels. Naturally, as the image above might suggest, things don't always end well.
You'll find all five videos covering this years challenge below. A scene in the dyno video sums it all up perfectly: a competitor leaves his nitrous on too long and the crew is treated to some ominous poppings, he leans out the window, throws both hands up and shouts, "Amer'ca!"
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.
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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?
After you've convinced your better half to let you buy a new Corvette, then comes the hard part... actually figuring out which 'Vette you want. While Chevrolet has yet to release the official configurator for the 2014 Corvette Stingray, it did give us something else to kill some time playing around with.
The C7 Corvette "colorizer" recently went online, and it lets you look at the car in all of its available colors and wheel options from four different angles so that when this car does go on sale, you know exactly which one you want. It includes the Corvette's full pallet of colors including Torch Red, Laguna Blue and the hue you see above, Velocity Yellow. Toss in the black wheels, and we're sold. If you have some time this afternoon, be sure to check it out the Corvette colorizer for yourself, and even if you don't have the time, we've put together a gallery with all of the possible color combinations.