1988 Chevrolet C/K 1500 User Reviews

1988 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Eric writes:
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proven to be diehard , eays to work on, 5.7liter is heavily backed with tons of aftermarket hop up parts

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terrible turning radius, usually very high mileage due to age

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A Solid Work Or Camp Truck If Well Kept Over The Years — terrible on gas and underpowered 5.7liter v8 . loads of torque for hauling but thats where the fun stops. don't expect to win any races chevy built this thing as a work truck in my opinion and that it does well.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Bill writes:
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4

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all round great truck

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could have a bit more power

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Chevrolet C1500 — this was a great truck. It pretty much towed a trailer of one kind or another for its whole life.Got rid of it with 300000 on the clock cause ontario winters were getting the best of it.This truck averaged 17 mpg rarely broke down.(one fuel pump,one transmission(probably due to all the towing),one ignition module).The rest just regular maintenance. If it wasnt for the ontario road salt causing it to rot away I would have kept it forever.It still rode and drove good when I got rid of it.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Chris writes:
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5

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is a sweet fast ride

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the gas mileage

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Never Will Get Rid Of — my favorite vehicle. i love this truck. it has plenty of horse power and speed. it can and will out run most vehicles. it takes littlle to nothin to maintain. it so fun to drive and show off. every loves a good ole chevy turuck

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jessi writes:
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Style of the body

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Gas mileage

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Great Truck — It has wonderful power, and good handling. It has wonderful build quality, american built. It has a sleek exterior. The gas mileage is horrible, but on the other hand it is an older truck. And I find it fun to drive because it sounds like a train.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Alexander writes:
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strong, quick, reliable

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bad gas mileage

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88 Chev Truck — i bought this after my car, for 1200.00.its got a 305 V8 in it. i ended up putting new prime well muddin tires on it, pulling the tranny and replacing the front and rear seals, put new u joints on the drive shaft, new shocks all way round, put neons on it, and a sound system with 2 10" subs in it. it sucks gas and hauls ass! oh and it has an 800.00 borla exhaust system on it, manifold back system. sounds nicee :)

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David writes:
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3

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powerfull

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low fuel milage

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High Miles — this truck was pretty wore out wen i got it. it had 276000 miles on it b4 i blew the transmision. all in all well worth how much i paid 4 it ($400) it was really loud 2 sounded awesome lol

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Nate writes:
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4

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This truck has simply been a good, reliable truck. It's not fancy but it's good for what I need it for.

Cons

Gas mileage sucks. Other minor problems as well. But mainly, gas mileage. If gas didn't cost 3.50 a gallon it wouldn't be that big of a deal.

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Reliable Old Truck. — Ummm....it's a truck. I do truck stuff with it. I've hauled junk, pulled people, off-roaded it, but it's never been stuck. Mostly 'cause I've never done anything in it stupid enough to get stuck.

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Greg writes:
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305- desent fuel mileage

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Short on power

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Good Solid Truck — 405000km and not a rattle or squeek anywhere. First 19 yeasr this truck belonged to a constuction company and had a plow on it. Lack of TLC but a testament to Chevy's build quality.

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Colt writes:
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Great Riding, Great Handling, Pretty Good Power, Good On Gas, Very Good Truck

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Brakes could be a lot better, needs disc brakes in the back

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I Love This Thing — Has decent power stock, but definately needs a cam and vortec heads to open it up, handles quite well for a full size truck, build quality is good, normal mantienance is all it needs, gets good gas mileage as well even with a 350.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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gcallendr writes:
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No Problems!

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None!

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I Primarily Use This Vehicle For Everything — This truck has been my constant daily driver for 6 years now. It, for the most part, gives me no problems. it just goes where I want it to. Right now, 12/12/2010, The odometer has 416,167 miles on it. I drove it 140 miles last night. No problems what so ever. WHAT MORE DOES A PERSON NEED?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1989 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Love At First Sight By Trucky13

Though this truck has given me quite a few scares and cost me a pretty penny I wouldn't trade it for the world. It is a big old beast and I can see over the top of cars and most other trucks. It IS a ... Read More

Fun,fast Silverado By chevy_cowboy

it drinks gas like no tomorrow and you have to run 93 octane for the best performance out of the 5.7 liter 350. but its a reliable vehicle and will not leave you sitting on the side of the road. Read More

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1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Silverado By Tommi

very nice silverado. this is a mark industries custom. i traded this with the '96 t-bird when we bought ourselves a house. i used this chevy as a daily driver and i hauled cargo with it. the 350tbi en... Read More

Love At First Burnout. By John

Loved it. Not a single complaint. Paid $300 put about $800 into it and it ran great until I was cut off and t-boned a car. The stars I gave it were for the truck as it was not a comparison to any othe... Read More

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1991 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Comfortable Roomy For All 4x4 Battle Wagon By dogmanaev

Overall its a great truck especially with all the stuff we all think we need to drag along with us wherever we want to go..Also if the going gets tough it is able to deal with it with out haveing to g... Read More

Ageless By Widman350

this truck honestly will last forever, give it basic care and you can easily take it to a quarter million miles. Look on the roads and you still see a crapload of this truck driving around, and nowher... Read More

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1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

What Can't My Truck Do. By REDNECKHIGHRIDA

I am having a full paint job on it. I have a Rough Country 4 Inch lift on it, so the ride is good. No noises except its loud engine, and exhaust. I had it in my garage for about a year before I starte... Read More

Workhorse By rcat59776

I use this truck mainly for plowing. I love the truck and it's reliability. I don't like the fact that the body panels rust so quickly though, even when I take good care of it. Other than the vibratio... Read More

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1993 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Good Damn Truck By Robert

its a great truck very reliable and pulls its ass off but some things couldve been improved brakng system wiring system and some interior love how these years are innerchangeable built like a tank... Read More

It Is A Very Good Truck By Keelan

MY truck is in good quality and it is a good truck and the performance is good it can pull just about anything it is good if you want to go off road it would be good for you and it is jacked up Read More

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