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New resto project, half done with pics.

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by rjfguitar, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Well, as some have likely seen in the garage, I picked up an '81 K30 crew cab with a utility body. I thought I'd post some pics and info in the "body shop" as this fits the bill pretty well for this forum.

    Here is a couple hours after I bought the truck....
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    Two days ago.....
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    I've got most of my crap moved over from my old service truck and into this one...
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    I'd like to redo the interior one of these days too. Maybe further down the road. All black of course....:D

    The factory interior is still in good shape, it even has the factory tach.
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    Gawd damn that looks nice dood...
     
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    Beautiful Rig. How long til you drop a Cummins in there?
     
  4. rjfguitar

    rjfguitar 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I don't know. After a year I will examin the fuel consumption cost of the current 454 and decide weather it's an acceptable cost or was way too high and cost our business too much.

    It changes nearly daily for me, one day I want to put a Cummins in it and the next I'd like to build an injected 454 for it.

    Like I said, it depends on the amount of money spent on fuel after an annual cycle. If the farm/grain mill is not getting hit too hard by big fuel bills, it will be an injected 454. If fuel consumption and cost is cutting too far into profit, a cummins is a huge probability depending on how much a good motor will cost me.
     

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