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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Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:01:00 EST
The last time General Motors had a diesel passenger car in the US, it was the 1.8-liter 1986 Chevette. At the 2013 Chicago Auto Show today, GM is unveiling the much-anticipated 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel. The compact bows with a 2.0-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine that boasts 148 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, with full twist coming on at just 2,000 rpm. What's more, the common-rail, direct-injection diesel features an overboost function that allows the engine to deliver up to 280 lb-ft of torque for 10 seconds at a time. Even with 10 more horsepower and 110 more pound-feet of torque than the available turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder in the Cruze, the 2.0-liter diesel engine can return up to 42 mpg (highway) bolted to its six-speed automatic transmission.
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If you're counting, that figure meets the less powerful Cruze Eco with a six-speed manual transmission. More importantly, the auto transmission Cruze Diesel matches its main competition, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI, in highway fuel economy. The Cruze 2.0 TD (as it will be badged) can also handle up to 20 percent biodiesel (B20), whereas the Jetta is rated only for B5. General Motors has not released city fuel economy for its newest diesel, but we do know how much it will cost you to jump behind the driver's seat.
GM will kindly ask for $25,695, plus an $810 destination fee. That marks a $2,115 premium over a loaded Cruze LTZ Auto and $2,640 more than the Jetta TDI, though the MSRP will net you a leather interior, 17-inch alloy wheels and an Aero Performance Package, as well as a two-year maintenance plan and five-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Compared to the gas-powered Cruze, you also lose a couple cubic feet of rear cargo space thanks to a 17-liter diesel emission fluid tank. That urea fluid, which helps put the clean in clean diesel, will need to be refilled at least every 10,000 miles.
General Motors is recalling some 426,240 sedans that may have a faulty transmission shift cable, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report this morning. The recall concerns a fault within four-speed automatic transmissions equipped on 2007-2010 Saturn Aura models, and 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6 models.
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The report specifies that tabs on the transmission shift cable may fracture and separate. Such a fault could cause a discrepancy between the actual position of the transmission and the apparent position of the shift lever.
GM is currently working to notify owners of the vehicles in question, and dealers will check and replace shift cables free of charge. Scroll down to read the complete NHTSA report.
Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models it could ship by packing them into the unique storage cars vertically.
At the time, rail cars could fit 15 vehicles each, but Chevrolet was able to lower shipping costs by making it possible to ship 30 Vegas per rail car, in turn allowing the price of the Vega to remain as low as possible. Each rail car had 30 doors that would fold down so that a Vega could be strapped on, and then a forklift would come along and lift the door into place. All the cars were positioned nose down, and since they were shipped with all of their required fluids, certain aspects had to be designed specifically for this type of shipping, including an oil baffle in the engine, a special battery and even a repositioned windshield washer reservoir. See for yourself in our image gallery above.