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Opinions needed..........

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dontoe, Sep 27, 2006.

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Buy..........

Poll closed Oct 2, 2006.
  1. Jump on it!

    47.1%
  2. Run away..........

    41.2%
  3. Drive yer Afrika truck nekkid at "da Thump"

    17.6%
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  1. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The guy I bought my '73 K-5 from, has a 250-6, 3-on-the-tree, 1974 C-10 stepside fer $1,400.00 with primer and good rocker panels, touch of rust at one fender corner and plywood fer the bed floor. Doesn't smoke a bit! :D


    Yes-no?
     
  2. clarkjw24

    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    No. Buy my 87 K5
     
  3. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Gas mileage my man.................though I like yer Blazer!!! :D
     
  4. gmc4cw

    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    what would you do with it? might be a high price depending on overall condition. just my opinion.
     
  5. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Oh, Daily Driver...parts getter................:D
     
  6. gmc4cw

    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    if you want gas mileage find something with a 700R4 in it for the overdrive.
     
  7. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I've got one to put in my DD Afrika truck...............:rolleyes:

    The '74 C-10 is 6 banger, 3 speed straight drive with 3.08 rear end. That'll beat any V-8 any day, IMO..........:p:
     
  8. gmc4cw

    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    when I bought my truck it had a 305/700R4 with 2.72 gears. it got great mileage. the key word being "GOT" now I get 2 days wheeling out of a tank.
     
  9. chalet2506

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    $1400? Isn't that about 3 new truck payments these days.If it runs good I'd say thats a pretty good deal.
     
  10. sarasotausmc

    sarasotausmc 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    My 98 Sonoma with 4 cylinders of unadulterated weakness, who knows what tranny and even more obscure gearing (never bothered to check, don't even care) gets wonderful gas mileage. It's a good parts runner, 14 bolt sitting in the bed right now, and the A/C kicks ass. You could prob get something similar for about the same price.
     
  11. Inu-Hanyou1776

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    I say get it! So Don, the beige K-5 I've rode in, you're taking it out of DD status to turn it into a really serious off-road only rig?
     
  12. dontoe

    dontoe 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Oh no............just not drive it every single place I go. :wink1:
     
  13. Inu-Hanyou1776

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    That $1,400 sounds like an awesome price too. I'm looking for a stick-shift vehicle and I'd consider getting it too, and it'd be interesting for me to give driving a 3-on the tree vehicle a try.
     
  14. MetalMelter

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    Sounds fair to me.
     
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  15. walla2k5

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    Jump on it. What have you got to lose??
     

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