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80 Jimmy - The Monkey Paw (Time to finish interior)

  • Build starts on post 34. Asked for these to be merged but it seems they got merged backwards. no biggie....
    This build was started because I was given the truck. My wife's uncle knew I missed my old 77 and he couldn't due to health reasons climb in any longer and wasn't able to work on it.

    Idea with this was to build it robust, and simple, and utilitarian. KISS principal.

    Done:
    Goodwrench 350 block
    Summit heads
    Edelbrock manifold
    Rust removal
    Q-jet
    Headers
    Th-350
    NP205
    Wheels (Black Rock 17x9)
    Tires (Falken 37x12.5-17)
    Axles (d60 / 10.5aam)
    driveshaft (Tom Woods)
    sye (ORD)
    PRP's
    TAN Behr Marquee
    Built Bumpers and tire carrier
    Shackle flip
    4" TC-EZ's
    ORD Crossover
    4-wheel disks

    To Do:
    Finish Interior - bedsides,door panels, dash
    Clean up some engine compartment wiring
    Re-do wiring to tailgate
    Regear rear axle to match front - 4.56
    Skids
    Steps/rocksliders



    josh.jpg
  • Year:
    1980
    Make:
    GMC
    Model:
    Jimmy
    Interior:
    Custom tan/black
    Factory Options:
    A/C
    Engine:
    350
    Transmission:
    TH350
    Transfer Case:
    NP205
    Steering:
    Power
    Suspension:
    4" TC-EZ's /Shackle flip
    Axles:
    D60/10.5AAM
    Wheels:
    Black Rock 17x9
    Tires:
    Falken 37/12.5-15
    Paint:
    Tan Behr Marquee