Legendary American: 1978 Chevrolet G3500 Van

There are lifted vehicles and then there is a LIFTED vehicle. This next one is an example of the latter, where the lift is as much cosmetic as it is functional. Yes, you could go mudding in this next van or cross the Rubicon, but you could just as easily drive over the shrubs dividing the parking spaces at your nearest Costco or find a railroad crossing where you can try and get air. Freedom. Find this 1978 Chevrolet G3500 Van offered for $11,000 in Riverside, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:

1978 chevy express g3500 van
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
fuel: gas
odometer: 69092
title status: clean
transmission: automatic


1978 Chevy G3500 (1 Ton) 4×4 Short Van. Powered by a 400 cubic inch V8 paired to a turbo 350 automatic trans. Full custom fabrication 15 inch lift, dual shocks, custom steering linkage, Dana 60’s, locking hubs, 39.5 inch Mickey Thompson Baja Claw tires, full interior sprayed with black Linex coating for easy cleanup with a nice appearance. The floor, ceiling, walls, engine cover and door panels, were silver diamond plated. Interior roll cage, seats 7, master craft racing seats with 4 point harnesses, also equipped with a push bar, roof rack, off road lights, removable mud flaps, train horn, custom JL audio stereo system, custom grill, upgraded exhaust with newer cat, passes smog. The van runs but needs some engine work. Clean Ca title and currently on non op. The van is vinyl wrapped but it can be taken off and the black paint underneath is still in pretty good shape. This is one crazy ride and makes a great promotional vehicle. Sold “As Is” with no warranties.

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