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need help on the history of my k5

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by buffblazer, Jun 15, 2006.

  1. buffblazer

    buffblazer 1/2 ton status

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    ok i was at the GM dealership looking at a truck for my brother and the sales person (older fellow) noticed my k5 and wanted to look at it, well its a 1986 custom deluxe k5 350/sm465 well the tranny is what really threw the guy for a loop because he said he has never seen an 86 k5 with a 4-speed, because in 86 the only 4-speed blazers were made for fleet use and not private, he said you could not even order one if you wanted it. well we bought it from a dealer in 1991. so my question is where can i go to find out exactly how many 4-speed k5's were ordered for fleet use in 86? im just wanting to know how many were produced. thanks for any help
     
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    sounds like bs to me. (what the old guy said)
     
  3. Wishbone

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    Hell my '84 has a 4 speed auto. Was this a dealer in Oklahoma?
     
  4. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    He means manual.



    You may have just gotten one that was bought for fleet/gov't use and traded in by someone.
     
  5. 79Stomper

    79Stomper 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    CaveBlazin has an 86 that has a factory 465 in it. His wasn't a fleet use vehicle.
     
  6. chosen(1)

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    according to the factory brochure (here) the '86 was available with a four speed everywhere but Cali.
     
  7. lamberthkp

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    i'v seen a few 86's that were manual. that old feller is full of crap. :D
     

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