Funny to me that most people commonly mistake sirens and warning lights. The only negative thing I can think of for this vehicle at this time in my life being retired now, etc. The outside lock on the driver's side front door came loose and fell into the door, so I have to enter vehicle through one of the other doors to unlock the driver's side door. The Warner 3-speed was standard with column shift. Engine cooling was improved with the addition of an optional larger cross-flow type radiator and a redesigned front which included a low-profile tunnel allowing more fresh air to the radiator.
First-generation Chevyvan refers to the first G-10 half-ton production years 1964 through 1966. Brakes were now upgraded to a safer split system including a dual reservoir master cylinder. It has great head room, it has great interior decor. I also had picked up a chevy 250 engine to rebuild and will include it with the van. It handles like a car on the road and is good on tire wear. This vehicle is as loyal as your pet dog. My Chevy Astro van has been one of the best investments I have made with respect to used cars, vans or trucks.
They were all 3 spds. This allows me to use the van as a camper on occasion with a bed in the back and cabinets for storage, and it allows me to haul equipment or other large items with the back open and accommodating large items. These featured available upgrades such as Chrome bumpers, two tone paint, rear passenger seats, interior paneling, padded dash, chrome horn ring. The short wheelbase vans measured 110 inches 2,794 mm , while the long wheelbase was 125-inch 3,175 mm wheelbase. When my neighbors and my family get hungry for pizza and we want to travel together, eight of us, we use the van and have a great time watching a video, talking or just sight seeing after and before we eat our pizza. Paint color has been changed from theoriginal red paint color to white. For example, the rear heat and air conditioning controls were disabled, and the back and side door locks were set to be controlled by the driver only.
Has a power converter installed so you can run equipment off battery power. The van has 104,000 miles on it, and has done some towing 16' flat trailer in it's life. The base trim was essentially a stripped down model, with no frills, a very limited interior, and no rear seats. The van was constructed of a solid frame and thicker floor pan steel. . They also sparked a whole Sub-culture in the customization industry. With no actual temperature control, fan speed was the only way to adjust for desired comfort level.
Lights are working, except for brake light, I think is the switch, I also have a new harness to be installed. Windows are operational and side and rear doors open from theinside. Because is drives very well and has good air, etc. Clear blinker housings were used on early models, along with blue grille ornaments Chevrolet models. Front doors redesigned with raised body line.
Currently there are more after market part options available for its V8 counterparts. Professionally installed sound systemaluminum radiator that keeps van at cool operating temps even during high heat. Also, 1982 was the only year with the left rear glass as an option on one side only. It has wonderful interior overhead lighting and great to see out of side windows that does not allow speakers to look in, The rear seat can be removed to haul stuff like a pickup and you do not have to worry about rain. The straightforward construction and a boxy design was ideal for economically hauling cargo, tools and equipment around town. Oh this one is definately a 4 speed overdrive.
It has only been in the shop for minor things like oil changes, tire rotation, etc. Clean title and current registration. I bought it used, but with very little mileage on it. The vehicle used a cryogenic to power a 115-horsepower electric motor. I was looking up transmission filters and it was giving me a choice of two transmissions it could have. Engine cooling was improved with redesigned doghouse, the addition of a larger optional cross-flow type radiator and a redesigned front floor tunnel more fresh air to the radiator.
The 90 hp 67 kW 153 cu in 2. The 194 6-cylinder engine was now standard equipment, with an available 'Hi-Torque' 140 hp 100 kW 230 cu in 3. Here is all the good stuff. This Chevy Astro Van has been one of the best utility vehicles I have ever owned. The tires that it came with were adequate but not new, so they had to be replaced early on.
Would you restore this Chevy 90 or drive it as-is? The major restyle followed the engine-forward design of the competing 1968. These vans were built on a stronger truck frame versus the previous generation's unibody construction. It has an entertainment center, captain chairs, four, and great interior decor with cloth and wood. The first had bore of 4 inches, stroke of 3. The outside lock on the driver's side front door came loose and fell into the door, so I have to enter vehicle through one of the other doors to unlock t. The van also gets reasonably good gas mileage, making it fairly economical to drive. Its side windows give a great outside view and the curtain keep peekers from looking in.