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1960 Chevrolet C20 Pickup

Spotted this 1960 Chevy C20 pickup after the rain subsided.  I have a particular distaste to the styling of the 1960-1961 Chevy C/K trucks. Mostly, it’s the turn signals and embellishment around them that kills it for me.  The rest of the truck is fine, but I can’t support those nostrils on the front end.  This is just an opinion and and here at LACS, we accept all cars as equal… no matter how ugly they are. Enjoy.

And check out some other Chevy pickups we have spotted:

1965 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup

1982 Chevrolet Silverado C10 Pickup

1967 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup Truck

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1958 Chevy Apache Pickup Truck

Take a gander at this “purposefully worn-down” 1958 Chevy Apache Pickup. What a cool name for a cool truck – the Apache. Although, to give an American truck the name of an Indian tribe seems a bit of a hypocrisy on Chevrolet’s part. None-the-less, this amazing example of late 1950’s styling does not escape my lens (I’m finally bringing out the “real” camera again). It has custom wooden bed sill slats with “F.K.O Garage” painted on the side.  I’ve researched this name but I could not come up with any results.

And don’t forget to check out other Chevy Pickups we have spotted.

1967 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup Truck

1973 Chevy C-10 Step side Pickup

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1964 Ford F-100 Pickup truck

Spotted this ragtag Ford F-Series Pickup truck around Echo Park in Los Angeles. Love these old Ford trucks – inspiring to see people driving these around some 50 + years later.

And check out some other old Ford F-series we have spotted:

1969 Ford F-250 Ranger

1969 Ford F-250 Ranger | Camper Special

1967 Ford F-100 Ranger

1959 Ford F-100 Custom Cab

1964 Ford F-Series Pickup truck F-100 (1)1964 Ford F-Series Pickup truck F-100 (2)

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1977 International Harvester Scout II

We spotted another Scout 2!  There are a surprising amount of International Scout’s in Los Angeles and I love spotting these.  They are a vehicle ought not recognized by a casual passerby.  An enthusiast, on the other hand, can pick out a Scout among a sea of vehicles.  The enthusiast observes and deciphers various automotive forms in front of him/her, often times on the front line of a Car Spotting party.  The enthusiast could be considered…. dare I say… a Scout.

Check out another International Scout we have spotted:

1978 International Scout II

 

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1984 Toyota 4Runner (N60)

There revered Toyota 4Runner, still in production today, was once not much more than a Pickup with a cover and extra seats. This 4×4 Hilux has a decent lift and rocks upgraded rims and tires.  Looks ready to tackle off-road trails!

1985 Toyota 4Runner N60 (2)1985 Toyota 4Runner N60 (1)

Check out previous Toyota’s and cool trucks we have featured:

1984 Toyota Land Cruiser

1984 Nissan 720 Single Cab Pickup Truck

1973 Chevy C-10 Step side Pickup


Some information via Wiki:

For the first generation N60 series Hilux Surf and export specification 4Runner introduced in 1984, Toyota, instead of developing an entirely new model, modified the existing Hilux (N50/N60/N70) with short-bed pickup body. The Hilux had undergone a major redesign in 1983 for the 1984 model year.
Changes included the removal of the panel with integrated rear window from behind the front seats, the addition of rear seats, and a removable fiberglass canopy. The implementation was borrowed from both the second generation Ford Bronco, and the Chevrolet K5 Blazer, both short-bed trucks with removable fiberglass shells over the rear sections and having bench seats installed in the back. Like the Bronco and the Blazer, the Hilux Surf/4Runner also did not have a wall attached to the front section behind front seats as the regular Hilux did. In that sense, all three vehicles were not conventional pickup trucks with a fiberglass shell included.
In North America, they were sold from the 1984½ model year from May 1984. For this first year (March to July 1984 production), all models were equipped with black or white fiberglass tops. An SR5 trim package was offered that upgraded the interior: additional gauges, better fabrics, and a rear seat were standard with the package. All 1984 models were equipped with the carbureted 2.4 L 22R engine and were all available with a four-wheel-drive system that drove the front wheels through a solid front axle.
1985 (August 1984 production) saw the arrival of the electronically fuel-injected 2.4 L 22R-E also called 22R-EC I4 engine. This upped the horsepower numbers from 100 hp for the 22R, to 116 hp for the 22R-E Engine, though the carbureted engine remained available until 1988. Additionally, rear seats were available in all 1985 4Runner trim levels, not just the more upscale SR5.

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