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Old 02-12-2018, 09:46 AM   #126
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Nice to see an update. The raised steel floor looks great! Did you have to cut the lip off the edge of the steel floor to get it to slide up between the bedsides like that? When I did mine, I ended up moving the mounting flange up the sides of the bedsides like they are connected stock because I thought the bed floor wouldn't fit and I didn't want to cut off that lip. I'm thinking now maybe I could have done it this way afterall.
Nope, I had no issues with it. I would have liked to do that but it seemed like more work and I didn't want to put back in all the carriage bolts.
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Old 02-19-2018, 02:57 PM   #127
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Got the motor freshened up. LQ4 with an LS6 intake, holley EFI fuel rails, AN-4 steamline fittings, F body water pump, low mount f body alternator, high mount F body power steering and dirty dingo spacers to maintain the truck crank pulley (which desperately needs to be painted or replaced). Still need to get a new set of valve covers - will likely end up with the small block script covers. Waiting on the power steering pulley and tensioner too. Nervous the orange and black will look weird with a gold firewall but we shall see. I wish I could have just kept the three piece vortec cover and avoided this whole expense but it didn't fit with the cover on. Oh well.

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Old 02-19-2018, 04:11 PM   #128
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Re: C10 Goldilocks

No worries, that shade of orange goes with everything
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:18 PM   #129
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This is awesome. Just read through the whole build.
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:46 PM   #130
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No worries, that shade of orange goes with everything
Much better than a blue, don't ya think
Should be okay because the side markers and tail lights are orange and red and look fine against the gold - I figure the Chevy Orange is just kinda a blend of the two.

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Old Yesterday, 10:39 AM   #131
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Mind me asking what the wheel/tire set up is ?
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Old Yesterday, 10:41 AM   #132
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Mind me asking what the wheel/tire set up is ?
Of course not. 15x5 3.75BS and 15x10 4.5BS with 235/70/15 and 275/60/15.
They're wheel vintique wheels with diamonback classic wide whites.
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Old Yesterday, 10:45 AM   #133
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Thank you sir ! Everyone usually runs larger wheels lol Figured I'd ask.
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Old Yesterday, 10:46 AM   #134
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Thank you sir ! Everyone usually runs larger wheels lol Figured I'd ask.
I went back and fourth with running a big wheel or not, ultimately it came down to satisfying an itch I always had for white walls. Maybe I'll switch it up one day but I love this look.
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Old Yesterday, 10:57 AM   #135
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It's an awesome look. I asked if you minded since I come from the subaru / lowered car crowd and everything is a secret lol I'm sure you know this.
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It's an awesome look. I asked if you minded since I come from the subaru / lowered car crowd and everything is a secret lol I'm sure you know this.
Worst part of the car culture is how everyone thinks they invented it. You'll enjoy the c10 community much much more.
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Old Yesterday, 11:02 AM   #137
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Amen to that !
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Old Yesterday, 04:21 PM   #138
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Looks good! Here's an idea for you.. keep what you have and just add some holley coil covers, painted to resemble the sbc script covers, but a big block size. Here's what mine looks like now.
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Old Yesterday, 08:27 PM   #139
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I love this build, and yeah that color goes good with anything. It will be stunning!
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Old Yesterday, 11:07 PM   #140
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What a cool build, the truck looks awsome ...great job
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Old Today, 08:30 AM   #141
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The motor turned out very clean. I'm sure it will look great under the hood.
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