The affordable price on this 1989 Chevrolet C1500 might make you
think that the budget was blown on the super slick paint. But take
some time to go over the fully customized interior upgraded
suspension, and performance V8 in the engine bay. Soon you'll
realize you can drive home the coolest total package around for an
everyday commuter price.
The first thing that grabs your attention is the paint. This special shade seems to strike a balance between GM's iconic Hugger Orange and something that belongs on an exotic Lamborghini. This ultra smooth paint makes all the custom work look amazing. The grille and bumper are body-colored, the suspension is lowered, and the rear roll pan fits flush. While the orange consumes nearly every inch of the exterior, there is room left for some good 'ol American-style chrome on the iconic Cragar SS wheels. And while all of this makes for a pickup that look terrific, this one is also not afraid to still be a real truck. The liner paint in the bed and the trailer hitch are great reminders that this custom can work and play as hard as you do.
Inside is plenty of luxury surrounded by custom touches. It starts with leather bucket seats and a cup holder center console. This tan on this matches nicely with the capering, headliner, and door panels, which are all also in excellent condition. This truck comes loaded with power windows, power locks, power mirrors, power steering, cruise control, AM/FM stereo, sliding rear window, a power driver's seat, and air conditioning running modern R134a. But more than just plenty of luxury, items like the B&M shifter and full Dakota Digital gauge package are clear indications that this Chevy has received some nice performance upgrades, too.
When you look at the engine bay, it's fresh and bright presentation tells you there is something special within. It's a 350 cubic-inch crate engine from Phoenix engines. It includes an Edelbrock intake, fuel-injection, and Hooker long tube headers. It's a 350 horsepower package that really allows this pickup to live up to its speedy appearance. But more than just pure power, this one has been a very thoughtful build. The frame off restoration around 25,000 miles ago included a rebuilt front suspension, upgrade to four-wheel disc brakes, Auburn Locker rear end, and rebuilt 4L60E four-speed transmission with highway-friendly overdrive. There is even a newer aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, so you can tow the toys with the A/C running, and the V8 still stays cool.
Complete with build receipts, this is a custom pickup that looks wild on the outside, upgraded on the inside, and has the performance to live up to a true truck's ability. It's a great total package that won't wait long at this price. Call today!!!
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