1988 Chevrolet C/K 3500 User Reviews

1988 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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Harley writes:
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4

Pros

It's a diesel so the fuel economy is great. It is also a 4 door truck, so being able to carry 5 passengers is great.

Cons

It's a 1 ton truck 4x4 of course the ride.

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Of The 3 Trucks That I Have Owned In 22 Plus Years This Is By Far The Best Truck I Have Ever Owned. — The performance is what you would expect from an old schoo naturally aspiratedl diesel, fairly good considering the weight of the truck. It is a 1 ton 4x4, 4 door with an 8 foot box. It has been a plow truck it's whole life so of course it has a few squeaks and rattles, but nothing major. As for being 23 years old and only having been repainted once it is still in good shape. A few minor rust spots and faded paint, but over all still in great shape. Three things you never want to say when in a parts store, 1 ton, 4x4 and diesel. So yes the parts are expensive butthankfully they don't wear out too often. The fun factor is second to none because there just aren't too many of this type of trucks still around, and I am asked all the time about it.

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

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Sam writes:
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Comfort, hauling capabilities

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Gas mpg

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A Beast — Truck was a beast, did everything I asked it to and was actually really comfortable, even the back seat. It had a lot of little issues but it was 26 years old, that was to be expected. Overall one of my favorite trucks I have owned.

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

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Thecardude10 writes:
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5

Pros

its a 3500 and its 4x4

Cons

the frame is rotted

Thecardude10
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Paintball Chev — this is a 1988 chevy k3500 1 ton truck 4x4 hubcaps i call this the paintball chevy truck the thing i do not like about it is the frame is rotted its got the blue chevy bowite sadly its now a parts truck

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

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Matthew writes:
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its a tank on wheels

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gas milage

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If You Need Big You Have To Suffer The Gas Price — will tow any thing it is hooked to, but wont pass a gas station built better tahn some but not as good as others two wheel drive but been pulling out 4x4s in the snow the last three days will some day get a engine rebuild

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

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Nate writes:
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NO brakes

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? — acceleration sucks, no brakes, handles OK, it wasn't built horrible, as of now it needs: brake lines, transmission or fluid, exhaust manifold, new rear inner tires (dually). gas mileage sucks (350 c.d.i) (put 1/4 of a tank in, let it run for 10 minutes and I'm down to 1/16). It is fun to drive because it is a big truck.

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

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Calvin writes:
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good for pulling

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eats gas

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All Around The Best — nothing best for towing and hauling the 454 ate the fuel but all around beat the competition its cost about $250 a week to keep running it areally fun to drive on gravel with its horsepower but its main job is pulling

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

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1989 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reviews

Good Work Truck By Bryann_C

I like the fact that for a very minimal investment I have a truck that will complete a day of work and get me home on time. The truck paid for itself hauling debris from a job site on its first week a... Read More

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1990 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reviews

Dented Chev By Thecardude10

this is a 1990 chevy k3500 it has non stock rims its a silverado the thing it has a 350 motor and runs great the thing i do not like about it is it has a dent and it has truck cap Read More

The Big Dawg Of Pickups! By Chris

with a 454, 33's a 4 speed and lockers, this truck has not gotten stuck yet, and i tried! i pulled a F350 that blew a transfer case off the beach once. there was a crowd that night!!! Read More

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1991 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reviews

It Costs About The Same To Drive As A Half Ton But Hauls Like A One Ton By Thomas

this is a fun truck for work or play!! this lowrider corners great . the tonawonda 454 rocks and i average 13 mpg !!!! the king cab is great sense i'm in a wheelchair and need the room. LOW BOYS F... Read More

The Work Truck By Ian

This was one of my work trucks at my summer job. What a piece. Basically had a safety factor of zero and was built like a tank. Drifted all over the road and had little performance. Still it was fun t... Read More

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1993 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reviews

Its My Daily Driver By Tyler

good truck it has never left me on the side of the road i owned it for two years and only put 100 bucks into the truck burns oils like crazy a quart of oil every 1500 miles which is okay Read More

Good By Andrew

the diesel in this truck is nice if you upgrade some things such as turbo and exhaust the thing that sucks is u cant chip it u have to send the whole module in and have it retuned all at once Read More

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1994 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reviews

Mean By Bobby

Was a full size, crew cab, dual rear wheel, long box, Turbo Diesel, 5 speed. Read More

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