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4 edition of Chevrolet police cars found in the catalog.

Chevrolet police cars

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Published by Krause Publications in Iola, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police vehicles -- History.,
  • Chevrolet automobile -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdwin J. Sanow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7936.V4 S33 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL778589M
    ISBN 100873414837
    LC Control Number97180010
    OCLC/WorldCa37305696

    The rear bumper also featured this design and now had the triple taillights now mounted in the bumper. Excellent space utilitization that combines a tall, comfortable interior with a compact exterior that can maneuver easily in tight quarters. To enable more room for interior equipment, the standard radio can be relocated to the trunk, allowing for an in-dash, touch-screen computer to be used. Fender and dashboard emblems rounded out the package.

    The side doors and sometimes the hood of a marked police car usually bear the agency's badge or the city seal, often in reflective finish. All this is to say that the Federal cid engine used in the police Nova was not the popular LM1. The Tahoe handles very well and averages about 19 mpg. Inthe baton would be passed to the downsized Malibu. The problem was that most of us were too broke to buy one, and the SS had to ride off into the sunset. Unlike previous years, station wagons used unique rear suspension using a solid axle with leaf springs as opposed to coil springs and trailing arms on sedans and coupes.

    Additional related warranty claims were found later in May and the automaker decided to conduct a recall. Currently, in the United States and Canadathe paint scheme for each fleet is determined either by the individual agency or by uniform state legislation as in Minnesota. All Caprice police cars — including the new, model — have carried the 9C1 order code. Light bars were streamlined. Keep in mind the mid- and lates engines had a wide variety of emission controls. The Nova 9C1 had the fastest mph times, the highest quarter-mile trap speeds, the second best brakes, the best suspension, and the best fuel mileage.


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Chevrolet police cars book

Qualities like these borne out of extensive testing and evaluation programs conducted by various departments throughout the U. The designs are created in specialized computer software and sent to the machines via cable link for production. Speed Recognition Device — devices to measure the speed of vehicles being followed.

Both were available as a four-door sedan and a two-door hardtop. At year's beginning, a three-speed manual transmission was standard when the model was introduced in the fall ofalthough at mid-year, the Turbo Hydramatic transmission and variable-ratio power steering became standard equipment on all Caprice models and lower-line models fitted with a V8 engine.

Over time, repeated bending may break the cable. The Nova 9C1 revolutionized the way cops thought about compact police cars. With a single four-barrel carburetor, the engine put out hp rpm, compared to the stock hp. On May 19, an additional related G8 warranty claim was received.

Old cars went out of style, while new designs became popular. If you're looking to buy a new, modern police package car from the manufacturer, the answer is, "You simply can't. Chevrolet was extremely proud of the successes of the police Nova.

General Motors was the first of the big three to have all engines run on regular fuel and these changes were made to help meet the increasingly stringent emission regulations that were to come into place in years to come. New tail lights now wrap around rear fenders.

However,certain features used on the LEAA prototype Nova were well recieved and eventually found there way into police packages.

If the cable breaks, the cop may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additional, police car-specific powertrain and vehicle system features include: High-output alternator Engine oil, transmission and power steering coolers Standard inch steel wheels with bolt-on center caps Large, four-wheel disc brakes with heavy-duty brake pads Heavy-duty suspension components Police-calibrated stability control system Driver information center in the instrument cluster with selectable speed tracking feature.

The emphasis in for all law enforcement vehicles was the better performance and, at the same time, better fuel economy that was available from the intermediate-size squad cars. In the lates, the Nova, not the Impala, was the darling of Chevrolet's police fleet.

The Chevrolet Caprice Police Car Will Die Along With the SS in 2017

However, if you'd like to find a vintage or retired patrol car, there are numerous clubs around the world that cater to police car enthusiasts.

In turn, this gave the company a market-capturing edge that lasted until Beginning in the s, police vehicle markings have become increasingly stylistic, with widespread use of computer-graphics and vinyl striping.

These emission controls robbed a bunch of horsepower. And a strong, simple but proven design. Furthermore, trials with FWD vehicles such as the Taurus and Impala have proven problematic in terms of maintenance costs.

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The mph time was 9. In an attempt to better combat the threat of rear-end impacts that highway patrol vehicles face when stopped on the shouldernew models can be optionally equipped with a fire suppression system.

High-wear materials were chosen to stand up to long hours of everyday use, while breathability, long-term durability and ease of cleaning were also important criteria. According to documents GM filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, flexible steel cables that connect seat belts to the vehicle at the outside of the driver seat may be bent from being sat upon while entering the vehicle.

Field tests on this squad were conducted in Dallas and New Orleans. Some state highway patrols including those of California and Missouri adopted pony carssuch as the Ford MustangChevrolet Camaroand AMC Javelin for use as high-speed pursuit vehicles.Archive for the 'police cars' category.

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