Hello and happy Independence Day – The day American’s celebrate the pillaging of land from…. I mean, a day American’s celebrate their independence from Great Britain. We commence celebrations with cookouts, booze, bonding with friends and family, and massive amounts of fireworks. Here at LACS, we will celebrate with a throwback to some of our favorite classic American made cars we’ve spotted.
Spotted another Chevy pickup truck, very similar to the Apache we featured not long ago. This one has been nicely restored with fresh paint and a healthy dose of lowering. I have read that these C/K pickups from 1960 were also called “Apache” but I’m unsure. Instead of the term “fleetside”, to indicate a flat bedside, Chevrolet used the term “wide-side” to indicate the same thing to buyers, according to Wikipedia. I like this and I’ve always been intrigued by classic pickup trucks. However, I don’t think I could daily drive one. Would you buy an old truck?
And check out the previous Chevy trucks we’ve spotted:
Well that’s a wrap to the 2017 car spotting year. It’s been a fun year and we have spotted tons of cool cars and trucks.
This is the hodgepodge of all hodgepodges. Thanks for following along and I’ll see you in 2018 for another fantastic year!
Something must be said about the subdued nature of old work trucks. It is in their utilitarian “blood” to be used, abused and receive snarling glances from passer-bys. This C-10 Chevy is one of those examples. Tattered and torn, this truck shows the tell-tale signs of age, use and probably a little neglect. But as it is parked on the street, I assume that 327 under the hood still puts the ponies to the pavement.
Check out other Chevy C/K pickups we have previously spotted: