For Sale: 1985 Chevrolet C10 in Ft Worth, Texas

Vehicle Description

Square-body Chevy trucks are all the rage these days, but even with their skyrocketing popularity you can still find good deals out there just like this 1985 Chevrolet C10 Custom Deluxe. Super-cool bright yellow paint, a custom interior, and plenty of small block V8 power mean that this truck definitely has what it takes to get noticed on Saturday night.

You can count me as one of those folks who like the look of the short bed on a regular cab pickup because the proportions are almost ideal. With the raked and lowered stance and killer, high-impact Yellow paint job, it looks about a mile long and thanks to a sizeable pile of cash going into the paint several years ago, it still looks pretty darn good today. It's a driver for certain so it's not a perfect specimen by any means, but it's a good-looking driver at that, and that bright yellow finish is definitely going to draw a crowd. Straight bodywork is mostly stock, although the trim has been removed to really let the paint scheme do all the talking. In addition, you get a big cowl hood up front, big chrome mirrors at the profiles, and a roll pan was added out back when the bumper was deleted. There's a billet grille and fresh headlights up front, and although the shortbed isn't exactly dressed for show, it was lined with durable black paint so you can actually use this truck as, well, a truck. In the following years since the restoration, it was driven, shown a bit, and greatly enjoyed, but even with some of those comfort marks it looks quite good out in the sun. Looks cool and it's practical? Win-win!

You know that a truck this dramatic on the outside needs to be special inside, and it surely doesn't disappoint. A custom black-and-yellow seat cover on the bench seat looks up-to-date and features a matching pattern that perfectly complements the exterior, and it really livens things up inside the cab. It's comfortable enough to live in all day and looks great with only minor signs of use, as is the case with plush black carpets below, and the pleated black door panels at the flanks. The original dash is protected with a matching black dash pad, and ahead of the driver there's a leather-rimmed billet steering wheel and all of the original instruments. Options include cold factory A/C, seatbelts, and a modern JVC AM/FM/CD head unit in the factory dash slot, which means this truck was built with regular driving in mind.

Following the sizzling paint and eyeball-popping interior, the 305 cubic inch V8 (aka the Chevy 5.0L) under the hood seems almost ordinary. However, you shouldn't underestimate it, as it carries an Edelbrock 4-barrel carburetor, a performance intake, and long-tube headers that work together to help it breathe and respond with a little added horsepower. For a truck like this, it's important for it to have the power to back up the look, and although it's not a barn-burner, it will more than get the job done. It's also very dependable, starts easily, idles well, and moves the lowered pickup with ease, all with a great V8 soundtrack from the dual Flowmaster mufflers and twin pipes that dump down just before the rear axle. A TH350 3-speed automatic transmission powers what's likely the original 10-bolt rear end, and the slick stance looks cool without an abusive ride. It's quite solid underneath, the power steering and power front disc brakes help the truck handle with great aplomb, and shiny American Racing Torque Thrust 15-inch wheels carry white-letter performance radials that finish the look.

This is a whole heck of a lot of custom truck for the price of a used Hyundai. If it's attention you crave, this truck will deliver in a very big way. Call today!

Vehicle Details

  • 1985 Chevrolet C10
  • Listing ID: CC-1579946
  • Price: $21,995
  • Location:Ft Worth, Texas
  • Year:1985
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:C10
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Black & Yellow
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:26705
  • Stock Number:5392-DFW
  • VIN:1GCDC14H4FF321026

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