What would you do? Buy the truck and keep or sell?

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  1. MudFrog

    MudFrog 1/2 ton status

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    I know of a mid 80's chevy shortbed for sale. It has an 8" lift, bald 39.5" swampers, Dana 60 front 4.56, 14 bolt rear 4.56 detroit, NP205, TH350. It does not have a motor. Now the guy wants 2k for it. I would like to keep it but I wouldn't have room for it. There is also a guy who would buy it from me minus the D60 for $800.

    I'm debating if I want to buy it and steal the dana 60 and 8" lift, put my 4" lift and 10 bolt front in it. Swap the 14 bolt gears / carrier for my carrier, and sell the truck as is for $1000 and buy me some new tires. Only problem is the 39.5's would not fit with a 4" lift. I'll have to check to see if it has a 3" body as well.

    Or I could just yank the dana 60 and sell it to that guy for $800.

    Or I could keep it? ;)

    So what would you do? Any other ideas?

    It's the orange truck in this picture..

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  2. AkMudr

    AkMudr 1/2 ton status

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    Has alot of good parts from yer description. Definately a good start. Buy it and build her up, thats what i would do.
     
  3. 86chevybanshee

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    39.5's will fit with only 4 inches, iv ran them several time with only 4 inches, but i usually run 38.5's
     
  4. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    how about building the orange one from your truck? motor and tires... then sell yours... seems like that'd be less work...
     
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    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    How about selling me that D60? You can keep the 4.56 gears. :xmas:
     
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    So you could pay $2,000 for the truck and then resell it for $800 minus the front D60...........so you are basically paying $1,200 for a front Dana 60 :confused: That's not a very good deal, even if you also stole the Detroit out of the back.
     
  7. MudFrog

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    I agree, but thats the best deal I can find without driving 5 hours to find an axle.
     
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    I want that cowl induction hood!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. ch3vy4x4

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    i know what u could do you could sell me the truck for like 500 haha. or u could part it out and just sell me the lift haha.
     

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