Hello. Spotted recently around Los Angeles is this 1982 Chevy C10 pickup with a hard top cap. This C/K truck still proudly displays it’s 4×4 badge is clearly on the fender. This one caught my eye because it appears to be in great condition – sporting a nice red paint job and even the chrome is still shining bright! Enjoy
Spotted another Chevy draped in blue on the same block as the 1969 Chevy Impala the other day. By the looks of it, this Chevy C10 Pickup has been recently repainted and restored. Even the chrome was in great shape! Almost look as if it came off the showroom floor. And it has some of my favorite period wheels; the moonie style wheels! Enjoy
And don’t forget to check out other Chevy Pickups 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:
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:
This… this is LA Car Spotting. Rust, faded paint, mismatched panels, dings dents and a lot of character. Why is this the epitome of the ethos of LA Car Spotting? We capture vehicles that are found on the street – most of the time, these vehicles are daily driven. These are not garaged vehicles to be displayed at a museum or pampered by their owners. A vehicle like this 1973 3rd-gen Chevy C/K truck does what it’s suppose to do – be driven. Enjoy.
Some info via Wiki:
An all-new clean sheet redesign of General Motors’ Chevrolet and GMC brand C/K-Series pickups débuted in mid-1972 for the 1973 model year. Development of the new third-generation trucks began in 1968 with vehicle components undergoing simulated testing on computers before the first prototype pickups were even built for real world testing. The redesign was revolutionary in appearance at the time, particularly the cab, departing from typical American pickup truck designs of the era. Aside from being near twins, the Chevrolet and GMC pickups looked like nothing else on the road. The third-generation trucks are colloquially known as the “Square-body” or “Box-body” generation.