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Ahhh what to do?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Jagged, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. Jagged

    Jagged 1 ton status

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    So I've got a project truck... just like everyone else, right? 78 jimmy. Not running right now (carb needs rebuilt), no wheels, just sitting on some cinderblocks.

    I've got a TH400/205/203 ready for it, but that's as far as I've got for it. No functional transmission/transfer case is in the truck.

    Now, there's a guy that's interested in buying my 78. If I sell it, I still have my 89, but I was hoping to eventually have one clean looking Jimmy, and one for off-road. I would just say hold onto it, but in about a year and a half I'll be moving across the country. It's kind of hard to transport a project like that.

    So, long story short... I can sell for maybe $500-600 sans my 400/203/205. Or I can hold onto my money pit (which probably will see very little progress over the next year and a half) and try to figure a way to drag it across the country.

    Ideas? Comments? STFU?
     
  2. ryan22re

    ryan22re 1/2 ton status

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    Sell it, bank some of that combat pay and then build a new one once you get back.
     
  3. MTChevy

    MTChevy 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    drag it
     
  4. gofergurl

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    docgab 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    The lady has spoken. :D Unless there is something special about the '78, sell it and look to get one down the road. Hell if you are heading California way, mine might just still be out there and I might be interested in selling it. lol
     
  6. BurbLover

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    I say sell it. It makes moving soo much easier. Last year I moved from Colorado Springs to Tucson. I sold my 85 K-30 (MINT!!), 84 K5 w/ 6.2, and my 89 K5 trail rig. I really wanted to keep the trail rig & the K30, but common sense told me to sell them all. I am so glad I did as several priorities in my life changed when I move. I do plan on getting another rig, but I need to take care of some other things first.

    So, sell, move, refocus life & priorities, then start over:D

    Did I make any sense?:doah:
     
  7. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Well atleast it's up on something safe...:haha: :haha: :haha: :p:
     
  8. SkulzNBonz

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    Sell it, and trail rig the 89 when you get where you are going.

    John
     
  9. BurbLover

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    Good idea. Then buy a gas mileage daily driver.
     
  10. gofergurl

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    He already has a dd. It's a 97 or 98 5speed Cavalier. It doesn't run either. It needs a motor/tranny swap done. Essentially when we move out east we will be taking out the 89, his Cavalier, and my Cavalier. So there isn't really anyone to drive the 78 or anthing to tow it with.
     

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