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An introduction...'85 K20 Suburban

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by PsRumors, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. PsRumors

    PsRumors 1/2 ton status

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    Hello All!! Bought my first Chevy. It's an '85 Burb in rather good shape.

    The 350 has at least a blown headgasket. Instead of going into it I have a 454 on the way. It will be outfitted with an Accel MPFI kit. I will be keeping stock exhaust manifolds but true duals. Will be running a Be-Cool aluminum radiator and electric fans. The 700r4 will get replaced with another once this one blows.

    This burb will be a pack mule. There are 6 of us and we want to pull a camper comfortably. Plans are for a 2.5" lift by way of ORDs Shackle Flip and not sure on the front springs. The tires of choice will be 245/75/16E BFG A/T.

    It wont be set up for hard core wheeling but will have a winch front and rear to pull us where ever we would like to go need be.

    There will be more to come I am sure.

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    Sweet

    Sounds like a good plan
     
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    Nice Burb. Welcome aboard.
     
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    Plan sounds good. I'd go with a bigger tire than that, especially (sp?) with a 2.5" lift. That looks like a good clean start. Welcome.
     
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    That should be LT285/75/16e. Be about a 33x11

    Thanks guys
     
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    Here's a pic of mine with 2" and 265/75R16 Mickey ATZ's (about 32x10.5)
    Welcome aboard. It looks like a cherry ride!
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    Thanks for the picks Slapper. What step bars are those?
     
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    Got them from 4wd hardware. Not too wild about them. they bolt to the pinch weld. They hold up to 205 lbs. of me thou.
     

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