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1997 Chevrolet C K 1500 Base Reg Cab 117.5 WB (CMI)

1997 Chevrolet C K 1500
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Fleetside
17 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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