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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab - Consumer Reviews

1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab

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Truck with True Grit
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By 98silverado
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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab K1500 Silverado 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LB


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I have a 1998 4x4 5.7 v8 extended cab despite the options given on the top of the page.
It's got 68k on it, and I really do beat it up.
Its been from Northern Illinois to Alabama where I go to school and the ride is that of a new tahoe.
I've only had to replace one of the two cat converters, and a fan belt.
Its candy apple red, and man, its a great looking truck. I take it on the dirt roads in South Dakota and it just never fails.


Best Features

The 350 vortec is awesome.


Worst Features

not a fan a push button transfer case. get a little wind noise but fixed it with all weather tape.


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Still Truckin'!
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By v_nick
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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab K1500 Cheyenne 2dr Extended Cab 4WD LB


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I can't kill it!
It runs and runs and runs!
And it still looks great.
I haven't had a significant repair in several years.
In my last review (2006), I was happy, but more so now.
130,000 miles on the odometer, which would be significantly more had I not had other vehicles I drive to work.
Friends compliment me on its appearance, and I have had offers to buy it.
Bullet Proof Reliability is the slogan that belongs to this truck!


Best Features

Acceleration Ride quality Load capacity Looks


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1998 Chevy Ext. Cab 3rd door SWB Z-71
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Tom
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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab K1500 Silverado 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


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I like this truck a whole lot, the 5.7 liter Vortec engine gives plenty of power, the 4L60E Automatic transmission works flawlessly, mine has the push button selector for the 4x4...I'm not to fond of that, but it does work okay. My truck has leather interior, which I like;)Ice cold A/C, good heater, the truck handles like a performance sedan, and handles the heave loads and towing like a real truck should. What more can I say? It is a good truck! Very dependable, I would recommend it to anyone!


Best Features

Power windows, cruse, tilt, A/C, ABS, Z-71 package is nice, 5.7 Vortec is awesome, All good stuff!


Worst Features

Better drink holders would be nice.


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Still Ticking
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By PatrickinLubbock
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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab K1500 Cheyenne 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


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Second owner of this truck when I bought it in 1999. At 265000 miles, it is incredibly reliable. Recent snowstorms required me to pull much newer 2wds out of snowbanks and a couple of Tahoes. I expect to get 300K miles out of the V-6 and will get a new VORTEC at that time. Original tranny, electrics, 4wd, transfer case, and air conditioning. Major parts changed are clutch, fuel pump, and water pump. Normal maintenance otherwise; unbelievable. Getting ready to recover driver's seat and tow my boat this summer. GREAT Truck!!


Best Features

Reliability, easy to work on, availability of parts. V-6 with manual tranny is a workhorse. 4wd is great.


Worst Features

Too late for this model.


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Luv this truck
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By JimInDenton
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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series Extended Cab C1500 Cheyenne 2dr Extended Cab LB


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Had a few nuisance reliability problems early on (water pump, alternator, radio), but once I had these components replaced with quality replacements I have had few problems. No major repair bills other than the fuel pump (which was probably due to my neglect in changing the fuel filter according the repair shop. Currently the truck has over 200,000 miles and shows no sign of letting up.


Best Features

I believe the 98 has the external styling that will last the test of time. Interior is not too shabby either.


Worst Features

Rear Drum brakes are a little mushy.


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