The 9 foot box was used only on the 2500 series. Thanks so much again for the Info. Bob Man, I did not know that the doors, windows, dash, etc. They had been making trips to the South to find classic trucks, buy them, build, them, and flip them. A 1964 Corvan with 110 and the four-speed was a marvelous toy, and the nearest any 1960s truck came to sporty handling.
In 1963 this truck was dropped from the line due to low sales of this model. But the next door neighbor belongs to a lowrider club and they get there chrome done in Mexico. In the lineup of Suburbans, panel trucks, canopy express vehicles, and cab overs, the same basic design was used throughout. Only the more skilled truck enthusiast can correctly identify each year in this series. Chevrolet's 1962 Corvair Rampside pickup was particularly well suited to hauling small, wheeled implements that could be rolled up into the bed. The two pods had a horizontal bar connecting them. It is very nice to know all of this in advance for sure before I purchase any parts that I would not be able to use.
I'm going to be doing this to my '62 C10 swb hopefully this winter, she's got too much go, without the whoa. Really look the underside over. Driven too fast with an unloaded bed, the truck versions could suffer the same flaw, especially if the owner didn't follow -inflation instructions to the letter. I was qouted around 350. The only part that I found really almost non existent was the grill, most everthing else is available somewhere. Also, while many many parts are interchangeable it should be noted the difference between the 60-63 and 64-66 trucks. I am thinking about buying a 62 chevy swb truck with no motor or transmission.
Please consider supporting the forum by subscribing. Can be 4 wheel drive model also. I did not know about the Balljoints and the Torsion Bar on these trucks. These trucks now had four headlights and a shorter, wider grille which covered the whole width of the front end. This would be the last year an egg crate grille was found on a Chevy truck. Chevrolet was using the A pillar tag in 1960.
A Loadside pickup with a conventional tailgate also was built for 1961 and 1962. The electrical system got an upgrade to 12 volts. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Gross Vehicle Weight Rating is the maximum total vehicle weight, measured at the tire-ground interfaces, for which the vehicle possesses components adequately rated to safely carry. It is not advisable unless you are going to part out the vehicle. Of course that is with out a bed installed, which would raise the weight of the truck and lower the payload. Its also the same with 62 and 63. The Custom Package with extra cost chrome trim can be seen on the Truck above, Click on the picture for full size view.
Or looked through Ebay and Craigslist every day to find a straight 62 Chevy Truck Grille? I thought '63's had x-frames. We know how hard it is to locate original quality 62 Chevrolet Truck Parts, and work to make your life easier. If it's a good low mileage truck, though, you may not really need any major parts, which will be the hard to find stuff. The paint is where Chad really got to show off. Further information on the subscription levels available are located If you need any further assistance with that please contact any for help. This style was used on 1964 to 1966 trucks. Candy red paint dresses up the block, heads, intake, and the finned aluminum valve covers and air cleaner.
The cab corners were good but the back and front glass was cracked. Also check the front wheel wells, all over the inside including the fenders themselves. It sat on a ladder frame that allowed the cab to sit lower than before and featured an independent front suspension for car-style handling. Also beginning in 1960, the trucks were available in the smooth Fleetside or Stepside. Removing the trim opened up plenty of area for Chad to get busy with some amazing paint and graphic techniques, from fogged panels and lace painting to freehand pinstriping, traditional scallops, and endless lines. The side fender emblem is more vertical in shape. The '62's are not that available, so when you have one, rest assured you will be unique and likely not find someone else with the same thing.
I know that the 62 Chevy truck is not that popular as far as other years of Chevy trucks goes. I learn something new everyday even though I am old. This comes from the 1966 Dealer Data book. These rust out all over; cab supports , inner and outer rockers, doors, front kick panels, floors, rad support at bottom, grille support, inner and outer front fenders, horizontal seam on fleetside beds. The Chevrolet letters are stamped in the bottom of the grill housing.