Dating chevy delivery trucks
1963-1966 will be coil front suspension with leaf in the rear. GMC 3000 will be cab/chassis only, will have 5/10 lugs on the wheels, 5 on the front and 10 on the rear, will have dual wheels.1960-1962 will have torsion bar front suspension, and leaf rear.Also it should be noted that Chevy Built the same body style trucks, but they are different in many ways to the GMC's of this era, so none of this may apply to Chevrolet trucks OR Canadian Built GMC trucks of the era, which were clones of Canadian built Chevy trucks, which were clones of US Built Chevy Trucks.
Some will also have a the extra cost trim package around the windows, and others will have the Chrome trim down the side of the truck.I have seen them painted the same color as the trucks and I have seen them painted in a different color than the truck.But from the factory, they were Ivory on all but white trucks and Custom Trucks. On the 1960-1961 GMC Trucks you would fine A Round V6 emblem mounted to the upper forward area of the front fenders.The Custom Package with extra cost chrome trim can be seen on the Truck above, Click on the picture for full size view. 1846 includes front end bright metal equipment, (RPO 1304) and chrome hub caps, custom trim and interior convenience group, RPO (0170). RPO 0170 includes nylon seat fabric, right hand sun visor, Left hand arm rest and fawn floor mat.The following is from the GMC Dealer handbook: Cab. RPO 1304 Front end bright metal equipment, bumper, grill and headlamp panels.
1960 through 1965 used the oval-shaped "G" and "C" letters in the grille, with the letters and grill being either all chrome, or all painted.