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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by willyswanter, Aug 6, 2003.

  1. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Oh, sway-bar is still connected there so no laughing /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  2. Bone85K5

    Bone85K5 1/2 ton status

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    Sweet top..oh yeah..thats a BIG TRUCK!!
     
  3. TruckNutzDude

    TruckNutzDude 1/2 ton status

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    seXXXy truck!!! ::boing:: /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  4. Aquaman

    Aquaman 1/2 ton status

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    DAAAAAAAAMN!! That 21 feet of truck is really put to good use!

    I tell my buddy's [I love Jeeps] I'd like to have, and then you go and get it. It's not fair!

    Are you still going to put a Cummins in it? Or did you decide against that?
     
  5. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    No, the state of California decided against it /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif

    Anyway, I'm going to pull my trucks vortec 454 and do a complete rebuild, in the meantime I bought a 2000 vortec 454 out of a wrecked burban and I'm going to run that while I rebuild my current engine.
     
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    Aquaman 1/2 ton status

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    No, the state of California decided against it /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif

    Anyway, I'm going to pull my trucks vortec 454 and do a complete rebuild, in the meantime I bought a 2000 vortec 454 out of a wrecked burban and I'm going to run that while I rebuild my current engine.

    [/ QUOTE ]You going to put the Vortech stuff on the current engine?
     
  7. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Uh, my current engine is a vortec... It's the exact same engine, I just needed the 2nd so I wouldn't be without a truck while I rebuilt the current engine.
     
  8. Aquaman

    Aquaman 1/2 ton status

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    Yea, I just thought of that when I was on the shitter. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Oops.

    Why rebuild this one, if you have another one? Just mod the new one, and drop it in.
     
  9. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    that looks /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  10. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    [theme song]

    " The Loooooove Boat....soon will be making another run...
    ...the Lovvvve Boat.....promises something for every...one.
    ...You set a course for adventure, you're minds on a new ro-mance...
    ...and Loooove won't hurt anymore....
    It's an open smile on a friendly shore. [/theme song]


    Looks like the Lido Deck got a new awning?!? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif




    ps. This is only funny if you're old, and maybe not even then. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Looks like the Lido Deck got a new awning?!?

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    I think I see Isaac serving drinks /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    John
     
  12. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Nice truck..

    Why did Cali veto the Cummins??? Can ya give us details?
     
  13. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The smog ref said it wouldn't be smog legal to do the swap... Talked to 3 of them as well as CARB. Aint gonna happen unless my truck was a diesel from the factory.
     
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    The smog ref said it wouldn't be smog legal to do the swap... Talked to 3 of them as well as CARB. Aint gonna happen unless my truck was a diesel from the factory.

    [/ QUOTE ]Cali-smog is gay /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    I have been thinking about on of those for my DD. What do you think? Is it what you expected? Where did you get it? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Thats pretty stupid considering a deisel would be way more effecient than a 454 but hey.... I guess they know best.... /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
     
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    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I like it alot. It's way durable and built great. All I know is the company must own stock in shipping tape because there was probably 700 feet wrapped around all the diff parts, that and bubble wrap... But hey there weren't any scratches /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif The fabric is really tight right now, I'm hoping it will stretch a bit since I can't get the furthest front snaps snapped on each side. There off by about 1/2" right now and I can pull it to about 1/8" but not quite enough. I probably just need to adjust the tension straps, it's probably slid to far back but anyway, yeah I like it
     
  18. Aquaman

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    How do you like THE TRUCK? I am lookin at buying an F350 CC/LB 4x4 with a 460, which is essentially the same thing. I'd bob it all the way up to behind the shackle I think. Not sure. I'd probably do a lot like what you did, but not exactly enough to be copying.
     
  19. willyswanter

    willyswanter 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I love the truck, the length isn't really too much of an issue if your not worried about body damage... But the wheelbase definately helps on hill climbs, descents, trails, whatever.
     
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    Sweet. How many MPG do you get? Your rig is kind of an inspiration for me to build a wheeling worthy work/tow rig that I could use as a DD. I already have a list of mods that I'd like to do to it. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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