Classic Chevy Medium Duty Trucks – (C40, C50, C60, and C70)
In honor of our new Medium Duty Truck Service And Repair Department, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some medium duty truck history. Today we feature Chevy – the C40, C50, C60, and C70. These trucks were sold as cab and chassis for many different bodies, but they all had similar cabs and front ends.
Many different engines were used, ranging from a small block 366ci V-8, to a 427ci big block V-8. Detroit diesels were an option in C60s and C70s (6-71 in the early years and 8.2 liter in later years). It’s sad that so many of these trucks are suffering a slow and painful death by rust and corrosion because they have been left out in someone’s field and completely forgotten.
Some of the highest-priced car repairs could have been prevented with inexpensive, simple car maintenance. By performing this maintenance on a regular basis, you can potentially save yourself thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your car! Here are a few simple items to do on a regular basis:
With a slow and gradual economic recovery, today’s consumers are more careful about spending their hard-earned money, even if it means putting the performance of their vehicle at risk. The average age for most vehicles in the United States is more than 11 years according to automotive research firm R.L. Polk and Co. Most consumers would rather hold on to their current vehicles while hoping the performance and functions of the vehicle hold out long enough to avoid the purchase of a new vehicle. Proper maintenance of the current vehicle will go a long way towards ensuring the vehicle stays on the road longer.