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1986 C20 Chevrolet Truck Specifications

by Jen N

The 1986 C20 Chevrolet Truck was a lightweight pickup, which launched production in the 1980s. Manufactured on a wide-body chassis, the ‘86 C20 was a fourth model generation Chevrolet. General Motors made three versions: the four-door Crew Cab, four-door Utility and two-door Regular Cab, according to Automobile Magazine website. Many truck followers consider the ’86 C20 Chevy version as a classic collection pick-up.

Dimensions

The 1986 C20 Chevrolet was a pickup truck made out of steel and metal, and weighed 3,445 pounds. This truck measures 199.5 inches long from the front end to back end, according to the LMC Truck website. The ‘86 C20 exceeds 74.5 inches in width and from top to bottom sits 55.7 inches tall. Chevy engineers increased the front-axle of ‘86 C20 trucks, while extending the wheelbase to 115 inches (add 5 inches) to the ‘86 C20 cab and rear axle, according to the LMC Truck website. The ‘86 C20 overall radius was 468 inches.

Chassis

The 1986 C20 Chevrolet Truck showcased a front engine-wheel layout, with the engine fitted in a slanted position that was vertical with respect to the length of the pick-up. The 1986 C20 Chevrolet Truck sat on a stable steel frame, allowing the ‘86 C20 four-wheel overdrive. The ‘86 C20 pick-ups had a six-speed transmission that was secured behind the vehicles motor, according to the Auto Buy Guide website. In addition, vehicles had an H-Body configuration with front-end suspension.

Engine

The 1986 C20 Chevrolet Truck boasted a V6 engine. The V6 engine in the ‘86 C20 used a multi-point fuel injection, according to the Auto Buy Guide website. The engine measured 96.5 inches in length and its stroke shaft that involves the piston is 86.4 inches, according to the LMC Truck website. The ‘86 C20 Chevrolet truck could also exhort 230 feet pounds (pound-feet) of torque at 6,000 (rpm) revolutions per minute, according to the LMC Truck website.

Performances

As a result of precision tuning, ‘86 C20 trucks reached 123 horsepower, at 5,200 revolutions per minute (rpm), according to the Auto Buy Guide website. In addition, the engine contained a six-value cylinder, as all models used premium-unleaded gas.

Safety

On receiving complaints about ‘86 C20 problems, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigators evaluated fuel system integrity, brake system, high temperature flow, exhaust manifold leaks and exhaust system heat, according to the Chevrolet Problems website. The investigation starting in 1991 and was closed a few years later without any recalls of vehicles, according to the Chevrolet Problems website.

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