1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 User Reviews

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Robert writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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5

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light weight truck with the vortex motor in the truck makes her fly  down the road  aggressive stance its a eye catcher

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limited space the rear abs sensor attached to rear end is a pain oes bad and makes the rear brakes act up and the ten bolt rear been through 4

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My Oldest Having Truck Is Part Of The Family — jewels is a very good truck what she lacks in space makes up in speed and performance having over 600000 miles on her shre shows her age some but not like you think she is reliable and fast always starts up everytime never left me strained

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

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dp11 writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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5

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Powerful V8 5.7liter engine, push button 4WD, always plenty of room and power to haul, very reliable truck

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clear coat on hood and fender   

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Powerful, Stylish, And Conveinent — The versatile vehicle I have ever owned. Whether I was hauling work gear to jobsites, or riding around town, this truck was a pleasure to drive. This is a sure American Classic Truck that is worth keeping around as long as possible.

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

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Zack writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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5

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gets bout 20mpg, hauls ass, actually pretty fast,solid, very reliable, air conditioning and heating works amazing

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interior gets real hot from the sun,  fan belt squeaks sometimes, makes a clunking noise when you let off the brake

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1998 Chevy C1500 — Performance- hauls ass, sounds good when accelerating and when it's started cold Build Quality – has needed repairs, tranny went at 200,000kms (perfectly normal), fan belt squeaks sometimes, makes a clunking noise when the brake is let off Appearance –no rust, get good comments on the appearance, many scratches in the paint, and it shows lots of dirt, i wouldn't say the interior is the best, and it gets very hot from the sun, but the seats are comfy Cost of Ownership – gets about 20mpg Fun Factor – well, since its a truck, i wouldn't know what to say i'd recommend this truck to someone that needs a reliable, solid, economical truck....makes a very good work truck

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2000camaro writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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5

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readily available great built truck

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sometimes hard to find right truck due to everyone wanting them

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Awesome Built Truck — Chevrolet trucks are well built trucks that are sometimes hard to get the right truck due to they sell as quick as they are put on a lot. Power is great for the 5.7 350 V-8 have always liked them.

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

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searcher1 writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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5

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Great truck, comfortable, rugged, reliable year after year.

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Getting old is the only thing wrong with this old truck

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A Real Chevy — I love my old Chevy and would buy another in an instant if they still made them like this one. She's approaching 2 decades of daily driving, kid transporting, commuting, towing, hauling, and upstate NY winters! Only thing I would change on it is making it a diesel! What a truck!

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Tony writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 8-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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Looks, durability, structure

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Performance, road manners, any sort of feel

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Like A Rock. — Performance- Obviously, being a '90s pickup with 305 cubic inches that ignite 235 horses/280 ft.-lbs., this truck isn't a rocket by any means. But it does have it's get-up-and-go, but the transmission is a bit hesitant. Handling obviously sucks. Tons of body roll, understeer, steering feel is NOT there at all, not too agile, there's play in the wheel. But, hey, this is a pickup and these were the days where they weren't Cadillacs. The braking itself is good, but the pedal is unbelievably mushy and it's beyond numb. Build Quality- Well, since I've beaten the hell out of this, I have broken stuff. Like two axles, distributor cap and rotor, power steering pump, and a wheel hub, but I also got it at 180K. Now it's at 200K. Original drivetrain including transmission. The interior obviously leaves much to be desired in terms of structure, fit-and-finish, ergonomics, and materials, but it's not absolute crap. It's held up very well. Other than those things I've mentioned, this baby's solid. Doors shut solidly, engine purrs, not many creaks and rattles, everything works normally--nothing's loose or seized. Appearance- The interior, though bland, isn't bad looking. It's just kinda there to hold the HVAC system and radio and to cover all the wires and good stuff like that. The exterior, however, is gorgeous. In my opinion. This bodystyle of the Chevy pickup is one of the best-looking. Simple, yet classy. This truck looks like it was made to work. Cost of Ownership- Gas mileage obviously isn't anything spectacular, but I do get better than the EPA figures. At least in the summer. I get 16.5 MPG or so combined, and in the winter, I get about 14 combined. It's rated at 12 City/17 Highway/14 combined. And I've gotten 21 MPG on the highway. But as I have broken a few parts from taking it offroading and getting the front end airborne, sending it through deep puddles at 30 MPH, and flooring it on occasion. But I'm willing to pay for it. The most expensive thing I've broken on here so far is probably the wheel hub (which wasn't really "broken", just the bearing was humming and ABS sensor was shot) which was about 120 bucks or so. I can't remember. But it had the ABS sensor in it which shoots up the price. Fun Factor- Obviously you can't take it to a track, but it is a lot of fun to take out on the trails, make it do donuts in the street and rainy roads, powersliding in the snow and locking right into the snow when the 4X4 is on. It's also fun when you're at the beach and you can chill out in the back of it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bdvinco writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab W/T 8-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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5

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good fuel range  over 500 miles to a tank

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wish it had power locks and windows

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Fun And Drives Like A Dream, Full Size Pick Up And Gets Over 20 Mpg!! — I wish it had power windows and locks but that is just me being lazy and having to lean over and unlock the door every so often again not the trucks fault and not a reason not to pick one of these up if you need a long bed to haul atv, motorcycle or anything

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

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Brett writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 8-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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lots of power, and sits up high

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not really good for fuel economy

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Great Truck — Great truck. Works perfect for the business. very fast when needed, and not too bad on gas. Has a large tank so only need to fill up once a week. The body is in great shape, and no mechanical/electrical problems. Its lifted with a 6 in. rough country suspension lift, and has 33 in. tires

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

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Mike writes:
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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4

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the torque

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gas milage

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Sweet — it's a nice truck but needs work good for plowing and towing strong never fails when i need it, it always starts no matter what it's a fun truck to mess around in i want to lift it soon so i can have more fun

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

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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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its a truck

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nothing

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3 Stars — pretty good truck overall, does as it ages maintence cost goes up. pretty descent in all weather conditions. good commute vechile. if you want a truck to haul or play this could be your truck. enjoy the ride and have fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Love It By Brandon

i love this truck best truck ive ever owned the 4x4 is awesome an the motor has tons of power an it has 322,000 miles an is still a beast goes great in the mud and climbing ill never get rid of my tru... Read More

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Hoping this truck will last til the economy picks up and we can afford to buy new ones . There too expensive and cheaply made . I've had stuff break or stop working on this truck that just shouldn't b... Read More

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1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Fun By mous0019

This truck has been great. I have had it nearly 20 years now and only use it in the summer. It is becoming a bit of a collectors item as the rest on this generation of trucks is wearing out. Read More

Eh, Its Ok By Johnathan

Dont like how much it costs me to drive it. Goes through brakes like crazy. After I hit 150k miles it started to cost more than my payment every month. I would not recommend anyone buy a Chevy truck f... Read More

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1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

My 1996 Chevy 1500 Z71 By aa548098

Overall a fantastic work truck. Has been very reliable, and handles farm work well. Back seat for adults is barely a seat, but works in a pinch. Towing and hauling are excellent. I would highly re... Read More

Strong By dempcey

The only thing I don't like is the dash, I don't like having to "go round" the gear shifter to get to radio, lighters, cigarette tray, etc etc. If Chevy would have stuck to the old body type and impr... Read More

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1995 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Optimal Truck For The Optimal Driver By chevymerollin

These trucks are sturdy, yet elegant. Being the proud owner of a Chevy 1995 c1500 I can honestly say that this truck has classical curves with that nineties flare. With an aluminum front, and fiber gl... Read More

Liked It By Larry

good power,good style,reliable,not to bad of a price,have had some problems with the muffler but getting a cherry bomb soon, handed down from dad,get you anywhere you want to go only 143000 miles on i... Read More

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1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Hard As A Rock By 1sickobs

ive always owned chevrolet pickups. i had to sell my 2006 6.0l 22 but at the moment i have a 94 manual 5.7 and it is very dependable. i also have a 2000 silverado i gave to my wife. it has over 200k m... Read More

Decent Work Truck By Jeremy

Its a pretty good truck. It has 239,000 miles on it, but it still runs just fine. I have to get new tires on it though, but that shouldn't be too bad. It doesn't have a radio in it right now, but ... Read More

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