The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network







Register or Log In To remove these advertisements.

Go Back   The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network > 47 - Current classic GM Trucks > The 1967 - 1972 Chevrolet & GMC Pickups Message Board > 67-72 Chevrolet & GMC Pickups Projects and Builds

Web 67-72chevytrucks.com


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 04-08-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
71meangreenc10
Its a Truck Thing......
 
71meangreenc10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Sierra Vista, Arizona
Posts: 2,894
71 GMC Ol Green

Well,

I bought my GMC when I came home in 2008 from Iraq from a guy in Tucson AZ, I got it at a pretty good price and found it to have some hidden issues (dont they all). Found that the frame was bent like a pretzel, but I am always up for the challenge.

First upgrade was delay wipers, then came the rallys, then power windows,tilt, Dodge Ram power seats with a console. AC with serpentine setup was last summer.

The last couple of weeks I went crazy and re-framed it, taking out the leaf springs and putting in a coil spring frame, had a 700R4 built, I re-geared the rear with 3.42 and installed the camaro calipers. Also added ECE rear 4 inch coil drop springs and shocks.

This is now one smooth daily driver......

Smitty
Attached Images
    
__________________
71 C10 283/3SPD Full Resto
71 GMC 1500 Sierra Grande http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=518599
70 Suburban Former military GSA truck.
72 Chevy Blazer 4X4, Sloppy Jo, Mountain Climber...Wife says no more trucks. http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=707378
72 GMC 1 Ton Motor Home, wife said no more trucks until she saw this one.....Gen 5 5.3/6L80E 4.10 http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=761110
68 Suburban was 3/4 ton, now 1/2....Wife shook her head...
71 C30 Wrecker....Cooter never had it this good...Wife actually smiled...
72 C20 Blue Beard....Its a Builder
71 C20 Scott-Bilt As weird as it gets..BB AC Truck

Last edited by 71meangreenc10; 04-08-2012 at 09:25 PM.
71meangreenc10 is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 1997-2013 67-72chevytrucks.com