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Offline mercado1211

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Cheyenne or Silverado?
« on: June 23, 2020, 10:23:13 PM »
Hello,

I have a 1979 Chevy c10 SWB.  Iím trying to figure out which trim package it is. When I got it the fender badges had been shaved off.  It does have the trim under the windows and cab corners. It also appears to have come with the trim that separates two tones. The VIN revealed it was a diesel at one point. Iím leaning towards Cheyenne cause it has the thinner tailgate band. Anyway, any input would be appreciated,

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Offline bigben5054

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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2020, 08:21:01 AM »
I don't think you can go by what trim is or is not present on the truck now.  It has obviously been restored and the owner could have just opted for what he/she thought looked nice.  I am assuming the code sheet on the inside of the glove box door is gone?  I think that is probably about the only way to know for sure.  I'm not sure if these trucks ever had build sheets hiding under the seats like some of the old muscle cars.  But even if they did, odds are it is long gone now as well.

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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2020, 09:20:48 PM »
It actually does have a data sticker on the glove box, it had the vin but nothing else really, unless I donít k ow what Iím reading. If you donít mind, Iíll post a pic of it tomorrow and maybe you could take a look at? Iím out of town now.


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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2020, 08:01:00 AM »
This is an example of the sticker or RPO codes on the left of the description.
1985 C30 Custom Deluxe Ext. cab 5.7L TH400 3.21 
1985 C20 Scottsdale 7.4L 4 speed 3.21
1986 C10 under construction
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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2020, 05:19:28 PM »
That's a great example Zieg, I think I actually saw 'Silverado' on the bottom right.
1957 Apache 3100 235 Inline 6, 3 on the tree
1973 C-20, 3+3 454 4BBL TH400  Water Injection
1978 K-10, 350 4BBL TH350 NP203 M.M. Part time Kit/Hubs
1980 C-10 under construction

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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2020, 06:44:45 PM »
Thatís not the data sticker I have. This is what I had and it doesnít help much.


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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2020, 06:46:33 PM »
Think that plate says Scottsdale.


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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2020, 08:42:07 PM »
You're right Merc, I thought I was literate... ???
1957 Apache 3100 235 Inline 6, 3 on the tree
1973 C-20, 3+3 454 4BBL TH400  Water Injection
1978 K-10, 350 4BBL TH350 NP203 M.M. Part time Kit/Hubs
1980 C-10 under construction

Offline mercado1211

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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2020, 09:41:59 PM »
Nah man, my eyes do that to me sometimes too.


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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2020, 10:54:20 AM »
Without the sticker on the glovebox or a build sheet hiding someplace, you're probably SOL.  You could try the GM Heritage Center.

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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2020, 03:50:48 PM »
From the way itís equipped, itís either a Silverado or a Cheyenne. Thought more Cheyenne due to the tailgate but that could have been swapped. It has the cab to fender insulator and that is Cheyenne or Silverado equipment. Headliner as well, carpet, sill plates, if I scratch a part of the gate and it matches the cab floor color, I would guess Cheyenne


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Re: Cheyenne or Silverado?
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2020, 03:51:30 PM »
Thanks Ben, got that info from the heritage center


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