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new stepside project!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 89Burben, Oct 31, 2006.

  1. 89Burben

    89Burben Registered Member

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    prolly gettin this truck with in the next few weeks. its a 81 k10 stepside, 355 with 6500 into engine alone.th350, np208, 10 bolt, 12 bolt rear. 3.73 gears.

    the guy is selling it for 2500 w/o engine or 6500 with engine, engine has 40 miles on it. i am going to buy it for the 2500 with out the motor, and put in my big block that is in my suburban, convert it to carb. then putting the 350 tbi (original burb engine) back into the burb, continuing to wheel the burb and just drive the stepper. then down the road put axles tires and wheels into the stepside

    let me kno what ya think!!!
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    the suburban

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  2. justhorsinaround

    justhorsinaround 3/4 ton status

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    Too bad ya can't buy the whole stepside.

    Good lookin find by the way!
     
  3. 89Burben

    89Burben Registered Member

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    yeah, i kno, i probably would if i had the $$$ but o well. I got that tbi mouse motor in the garage just sittin so i might as well use it.
     
  4. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    ****IN JUMP ON THAT THING MAN!!!! A stepside that nice is hard to come by. The body on that thing looks about as perfect as mine does and mine just came out of the paint booth!

    For $2500 there is no reason that you should think twice about buying that thing!!!
    The one thing that would make it better would be a stick shift but you can alway swap one in later :wink1:.

    Check out my stepside:
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    Oh and I want to see more of that truck!!!


    Maybe I'm bias because I own a stepside with nice paint :dunno: :bow:

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  5. 89Burben

    89Burben Registered Member

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    i cant see the pic cuz i am not a full member :mad:



    yeah it seems pretty good, its got a few little electrical problems but all in all fairly solid.

    all the trucks around here are rotten and they all want 1500 bucks and they are shot, and motors are half blown. so the way im lookin at it is that im just saving the body work time...


    the bed also dumps too:D
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    the wood interior could go...

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    89Burben Registered Member

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    Has anyone successfully taken out the big black a/c box mounted on the firewall and put in a regular one for heat? then maybe filled in the firewall with sheetmetal?...... i have no use for that a/c, its in the way and looks ugly. let me kno
     
  8. stockk5

    stockk5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    wow that thing looks MINT...
     
  9. uao85

    uao85 1/2 ton status

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    yeah you could change them out, but you would have to mod the firewall, the holes in the firewall between the a/c equiped and non a/c equiped trucks are pretty different and non exchangable. I would swap you systems your a/c for my non a/c heater but just sold it a few days ago. Nice truck though, I would definitely jump on it.

    Remington
     
  10. resurrected_jimmy

    resurrected_jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Drop the TBI in the stepside. Would make a good DD that way.
     
  11. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    what are the specs on ur burb
     
  12. 89Burben

    89Burben Registered Member

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    i got a tdi jetta for that 50 mpg
    th400/454 tbi 67 vetteheads, edelbrock intake, comp cam, np208, one ton, locked, 4.56 gears, high steer, lots of other stuff, rear disk brakes ect
    40" tsl grooved
    got a set of 38" tsl radials too
     

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