2006 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab
General Motors introduced its first pickup truck in 1930. It took
40 years of manufacturing vehicles before the term "Silverado" was
first coined. From 1975 to 1999, the term "Silverado" was used to
designate the trim for Suburbans, Chevrolet C/K pickup trucks, and
Tahoes. During that time, GMC used a few variations of the "Sierra"
name (such as High Sierra for example). Today, Chevrolet still uses
the CK and CC designations in their most current model codes. For
their entire history, GMC Sierra and the Chevrolet Silverado trucks
share the same mechanical build, though there have been slight
differences here and there. For example, there have been add-on and
trim variations that are unique to each truck.
For consignment, a big rig style Silverado from 2006 and it eats
and breathes fuel through a big 8.1 Liter V8, and an Allison
transmission. Out of the great state of Texas a rust-free example
bathed in Blue Granite and peppered with chrome and black vinyl
working together to form the exterior add ons like bumpers, running
board rails and wheel well surrounds. A beautiful GM tough lined
bed, 4x4 capabilities, and the extra room from that extended cab,
we have arrived for work.
Beautifully straight steel exterior panels bathed in GM Blue
Granite paint, mind their gaps well for this big truck exterior. A
smattering of chrome accenting mixed with jet black textured vinyl
adorn the bumpers grille, wheel well surrounds and door trimmings.
Large chromed 4-inch piping make up the foot/running boards below
the cab. Tinted glass is throughout, and the bed is lined with a GM
factory plastic tough liner in excellent condition looking barely
used. This tall truck is jacked up for extra ground clearance for
the 4x4 and has shiny polished wheels on all 4 corners wrapped in
Venezia radial rubber.
Opening the nearly perfect condition with tan vinyl molded door
panels we make the climb aboard past Bose speakers and into the
front tweed broadcloth bucket seats. These are flanking a large and
in charge center console complete with storage area cup holders and
its rise the dash with more storage cubbies! Above all this
menagerie is the climate controls, and AM/FM/CD radio with built in
equalizer. The original dash instrument panel is in front of the
driver and has the full gauge package for ultimate monitoring.
Slipping through the small suicide swinging rear 1/2 door we
arrange ourselves on to a large bench for 3 additional passengers,
in matching tweed broadcloth to the front buckets. Clean tan
carpeting floods the floors and a tan headliner is above. Plenty of
power conveniences are installed options on this truck.
An 8.1 Liter V8 gasser With EFI and an Allison automatic
transmission on back is under the hood. All is clean and looking
good with this power plant.
Underneath is all extremely clean and just a slight hint of some
surface rust is noted. All solid and buttoned up on the structural
front, and on the suspension, we see all HD parts. Independent
suspension is up front and leaf springs are on the rear. 4-wheel
power disc brakes bring you and your load to a stop. Looking good
down below courtesy of the state of Texas!
This monster 8.1 fired right up, and ran like a large truck with
all 8 cylinders delivering power to the wheels. It took right off
and has lots of power to spare so with the added hitch you could
tow something...easily. All was working very nicely and a comfy cab
if you will.
All fits and finishes are still in excellent condition, as are the
mechanicals, interior and clean undercarriage. A work truck I
hesitate to say if it has worked really hard, rather just shuttled
people around for its lifetime it looks really nice overall!
G-8.1L V8 320hp
E-Pontiac, MI Assy Plant
168378-Sequential Unit Number
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.