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Where do S-series trucks rot out?

Discussion in '1983-2005 S-Series models' started by BillyBob, Apr 2, 2002.

  1. BillyBob

    BillyBob 1/2 ton status

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    Well, since I've got a 350 just sitting at my house, waiting for a rebuild, I figure I aught to just throw it in a shortbox 2wd S-10. I have my eye on one that already has the motor ripped out of it. The only problem is that it's about 100 miles away. I'm willing to go tow it home if the body is good. What should I ask the guy to take pictures of?
     
  2. CHVYPWR

    CHVYPWR Registered Member

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    Rot areas: Top of the rear wheel wells, front cab mounts, front inner fenders, and bottom of the doors. There are more spots with the S-series trucks, but these are the worst areas to look at.
     
  3. GMCLegacy

    GMCLegacy 1/2 ton status

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    rocker panels were both shot on mine, long with the tops of wheel wells as previously mentioned
     
  4. Blaze

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    Is there a specific place? I thought the whole body rusted all at once? Hmm, maybe mine is just the exception. Haha.
     
  5. The_Sandman_454

    The_Sandman_454 1/2 ton status

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    The cab corners (lower rear of the cab and the side of the cab just around the corner from those areas)... /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif And bedsides...
     

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