The C/K was Chevrolet and GMC's full-size pickup line from 1960 until 2000 in the United States and Canada, from 1964 to 2001 in Brazil, and 1975 to 1982 in Chile. The first Chevrolet pickup truck was introduced in 1924, though in-house designs did not appear until 1930. "C" indicated two-wheel drive and "K" indicated four-wheel drive. The aging C/K light-duty pickup truck was replaced with the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra names in 1999 in the United States and Canada, and 2001 in Brazil; the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD heavy-duty pickup trucks followed. 

The 1960 model years introduced a new body style of light pick-up truck that featured many firsts. Most important of these were a drop-center ladder frame, allowing the cab to sit lower, and independent front suspension, giving an almost car-like ride in a truck. Also new for 1960 was a new designation system for trucks made by GM. Gone were the 3100, 3200 and 3600 designations for short 1/2, long 1/2 and 3/4-ton models.


We will be removing the old crossmembers and clutch.

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We will be replacing the riveted in crossmember for a new bolted in crossmember.

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The new crossmember has been installed.


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