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1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
#1399093 Sat Feb 27 2021 06:40 AM
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1977 K30 One Ton 4x4

Ordered this truck in the fall of 1976 with every option available from Chevrolet
Waited 22 weeks for it.
400 CID
Turbo 400 trans,
No-Spin rear
Trac-Lock front
4.56 Ratio
77 was the first year for the one ton 4x4(K30) model.
First year for the TH400 Trans in K model trucks.
This truck is number 14 off the line.

Midnight black with Firethorn Red interior.
Factory in dash Tach, Velour cloth seat, Silverado Trim package, camper special package
Dual tanks, dual batteries, dual rear wheels, Tilt Wheel, Power windows/Locks, much more.

Also 77 was the only year with the Gold inlay on the body trim.
All other years had black inlay.

Tom
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Re: 1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
TGP #1399226 Sun Feb 28 2021 01:49 AM
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'Bolter
That is a true Beast ! I'm jealous and wish I still had my 75 Chevy. That truck is beautiful and looks like it's new ! Thanks for sharing with us in the Gallery !

Jim


http://s1107.photobucket.com/albums/h397/justjayne21/

50 Chevy 3100
77 International Scout ll
Re: 1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
TGP #1399301 Sun Feb 28 2021 03:31 PM
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That is one beautiful truck! I love reading the stories attached to these trucks. Even more special that you have had it all these years. Thanks for posting.

Steve

Re: 1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
TGP #1400946 Thu Mar 11 2021 05:57 AM
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Re: 1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
TGP #1401217 Sat Mar 13 2021 03:17 PM
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That *is* a gorgeous truck. We need more pictures!

Interesting about the history ... i.e., that '77 was the first year for the 1-ton 4x4. 1st year for the Rounded Line or first year ever for a 1-ton 4x4? Does that included the duallie option, too? Was there a factory duallie prior to '77? Or just 1-ton SRW 2WD? And when did they first offer the factory crew cab? It was that era truck when I first heard the term "Cowboy Cadillac" ...

Amazing that it looks like that in the Salt Belt ... You must not drive it in the winter ... How many miles are on it ... 3??

Stunningly beautiful truck. Personally, I prefer the round headlight trucks to the later square headlights smile

Thanks!
John


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Re: 1977 K30 One Ton 4x4
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Hi John,
To clarify the 1977 model year introduced the K30 or one ton 4x4 available in
Single rear wheels Standard, or optional Dual rear wheels RPO Code RO5 Dual RR Wheel
And RPO E63 PUBX Fleet

One ton C30 Cab/Chassis trucks started in 58 I think.

In the 73 Model year change to the "Round Line" The C30 trucks, PU box and dual rear wheels in two wheel drive
Was Offered, "camper special " package.
Also the 3+3 or Crew Cab was available, with 8' Bed

This truck has 475,xxx miles on it.
I completely rebuilt it starting in 1998 and finished it in 2000 at a cost of Three Times
To what the original purchase price was.
Tom

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