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79 K30 crew cab

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I miss Allan too! He is active on Facebook, still hoarding square bodies and Cummins trucks.

Caps are not for sale lol !
 

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Trade for raggedy caps? I think I asked about the caps in the other thread too lol
Beautiful truck as is.
 

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So I picked up 96 k3500 with bent frame but lowish miles .

I decided that truck needs a Cummins to be of any actual use for me so the 454/4L80E is going in the 79 with a 91 VSS NP205 replacing the Borg Warner case that’s in the 96 .

I am currently doing the research on what harness I want to use .

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So I picked up 96 k3500 with bent frame but lowish miles .

I decided that truck needs a Cummins to be of any actual use for me so the 454/4L80E is going in the 79 with a 91 VSS NP205 replacing the Borg Warner case that’s in the 96 .

I am currently doing the research on what harness I want to use .

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Frame must not be too bad?
 

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I have a parts truck with a good frame , this one could maybe fixed but it’s just easier to build out the other frame and then swap to this body .
So you want a gas truck or just because you have it?
I would have expected a diesel
 

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So you want a gas truck or just because you have it?
I would have expected a diesel


So I was going to diesel swap this truck (79) but I just want this as more of cruiser .

The 96 needs a diesel, so the diesel swap materials from the 79 are going in the 96
 

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I bought headers , Wiring harness , muffler , and a valve train conversion kit.

No actual work performed yet , yard is very soft I can’t even get to where the truck is yet with out sinking in the mid about 6”
 

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why ? ? ?

87 tbi tank / sender / bigger psi pump work great for all the efi swap guys here .

i have had my tank down to 2 gal about sicking air and no problems.
 

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why ? ? ?

87 tbi tank / sender / bigger psi pump work great for all the efi swap guys here .

i have had my tank down to 2 gal about sicking air and no problems.

Because This was a cheaper option, used tanks are not really feasible up here , nor would I want them anyways.

buying new tanks, pumps , and sending units would have cost much more especially with shipping.

I got these from a local shop with free shipping, at wholesale price .
 

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ah o.k. ..... i just know i am in to my new spectra tank / sender / pump for way less than just 1 of there tanks .
 

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I’m putting a L29 (carbed) in a 86 C10.

Stock heads with company cams springs and the adjustable valvtrain kit, Harland sharp roller rockers and all the trimmings.

I sprung for a Custom grind Straub cam, pushrods etc. engine only has about 20k on a really high quality stock rebuild.

So are you going to keep the EFi? I’m trying to work out a budget friendly fuel system.
 
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