1979 GMC Sierra 1500 The Solid Off-Road Classic


Publish date: 2016-11-14 11:44:57
1979 GMC Sierra 1500

Classic pickup trucks are becoming more popular lately but finding a solid example is still a challenge. This GMC Sierra 1500 seems to be in great condition and is currently being auctioned on eBay with the bid just over $4,000 as of writing with no reserve. It is currently in Anderson, California, and according to the seller, this one owner classic car is a said to “drive like new”. This well-documented truck has 61,744 original miles, it is low enough to provide some confidence that this truck is still a reliable classic. Winter season is just around the corner and this classic 4-wheel drive truck would be a great driver.

1979 GMC Sierra 1500 trunk

One of the good things about this classic truck that it only had one owner. The previous owner is very honest about the condition and history of this truck. They tried their best to provide all information they can about the truck. According to the owner, there are no dents, scratches, or rust on the completely original body. They also ensured that there are no filler/Bondo on it. The seller also added that they rarely used this car off-road which explains why the body looks great.

1979 GMC Sierra 1500 interior

Judging from the pictures of the interior, everything looks to be intact and looks great. The upholstery on the seats, dash, and door panels seem to have no fading. This is probably because the interior has been redone some time ago. The owner probably spent a lot of time and money to restore this truck good as new.

1979 GMC Sierra 1500 for sale

It is powered by a 5.7 L 350 cubic inch small block engine. These engines are known for their reliability and easy to maintain. And if you want more power out of this small block, they are fairly easy to upgrade. The engine bay will need some cleaning which is expected from a 60,000-mile truck. What’s important is that everything looks intact. The seller also added that the automatic transmission has been recently reworked to make sure that the next owner won’t have any problems with it.

1979 GMC Sierra 1500 exterior

There are several reasons why these classic trucks are becoming more popular gain. They are very reliable, easy to repair and maintain, and are more dependable than other classic cars. This truck is a great find that will be a reliable driver. Although it does not have any desirable option, it is a very solid classic and it isn’t really original so it won’t be a waste to add some more modern comforts and features.

1979 GMC Sierra 1500 engine

79 GMC Sierra 1500

 

References & Photo Credits:
http://barnfinds.com/super-clean-4×4-1979-gmc-sierra-1500/

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