Don't Ever Want to Let It Go!
By CB on
1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Series K1500 Cheyenne 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB
This truck is my baby and it's like that old faithful dog. I would sink more money into this truck to keep it and keep it running than I probably should. Everything has been great with this truck until 2004. The ABS speed sensor has gone bad in the RF wheel and gives a very bad vibration when braking under 5mph. It is now sitting in the driveway awaiting a new clutch and fuel pump. I put bigger tires on it and never have any problems in 4WD. I pull trailers and haul everything imaginable. It's pulls and hauls like a princess, without effort. The mileage, 18-20 on the highway and a very smooth ride are great. Withstood a 50mph collision with a 12pt buck and nary more than a scratch.
Vinyl flooring easy to clean. Aftermarket spray-on bedliner is the only way to go. V6 has plenty of power and helps mpg. Easy to shift in and out of 4WD. Great 'classic truck' styling. 60/40 split bench is great and provides a ton of room in the cab. Great space in the back seat for extended cab
Stock tires wear quickly and lack the appearance of 'proper truck attitude.' Had to replace the tailgate latch mechanism twice.