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Old 01-05-2017, 01:11 AM   #101
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I need to show the Burb some love. Seats are still pretty nice. Letting it slowly slip away.....time flies...
Thanks for posting the Spid and these pictures.
Clearly it needs a little love but the finished result should look awesome and a lot like this one.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:16 AM   #102
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Although I do not have pictures of this Burb, I changed computers a few years ago and can't find the pics, I thought I'd post up the spid. I mentioned this one to you one time Tim. It was on Craigslist in Albuquerque in late 2010/2011 and wasn't in bad shape but of course I was haggling and when I finally came to my senses and decided to buy it the seller had sold it to someone in Florida. I do remember the front bumper was twisted away from the body on the passenger side. Looking at this Spid now it was a YG8 Package Burb in hugger orange with the orange plans seats.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:53 PM   #103
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Although I do not have pictures of this Burb, I changed computers a few years ago and can't find the pics, I thought I'd post up the spid. I mentioned this one to you one time Tim. It was on Craigslist in Albuquerque in late 2010/2011 and wasn't in bad shape but of course I was haggling and when I finally came to my senses and decided to buy it the seller had sold it to someone in Florida. I do remember the front bumper was twisted away from the body on the passenger side. Looking at this Spid now it was a YG8 Package Burb in hugger orange with the orange plans seats.
What was the asking price?

YG8 and Hugger Orange is pretty damn cool.
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Old 01-06-2017, 12:58 PM   #104
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Thanks for posting the Spid and these pictures.
Clearly it needs a little love but the finished result should look awesome and a lot like this one.
pretty sure that Burb ended up in the GM Heritage Museum.
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Old 01-06-2017, 01:44 PM   #105
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What was the asking price?

YG8 and Hugger Orange is pretty damn cool.
I think he wanted 3500.00 to start but were down in the 23/26 range when we were dealing. The seller said it needed a trans pan gasket so I asked if he would take it to a trans shop and get it replaced at my expense and that way I was going to fly to Albuquerque ( 1500 miles from here ) and drive the Burb home. He was reluctant to do that which made me feel it needed a complete trans rebuild. The best price I could get for shipping was 2500.00 and I didnt want to pay that much. As I said a few weeks later I decided to take it anyway but it had sold to Florida. I didn't realize how nice/special a YG8 Hugger Orange Burb could be .
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I think he wanted 3500.00 to start but were down in the 23/26 range when we were dealing. The seller said it needed a trans pan gasket so I asked if he would take it to a trans shop and get it replaced at my expense and that way I was going to fly to Albuquerque ( 1500 miles from here ) and drive the Burb home. He was reluctant to do that which made me feel it needed a complete trans rebuild. The best price I could get for shipping was 2500.00 and I didnt want to pay that much. As I said a few weeks later I decided to take it anyway but it had sold to Florida. I didn't realize how nice/special a YG8 Hugger Orange Burb could be .
Makes sense, shipping is pretty pricey. Hopefully it went to someone that is loving it.
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Old 01-06-2017, 10:57 PM   #107
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Thanks for posting the Spid and these pictures.
Clearly it needs a little love but the finished result should look awesome and a lot like this one.
Wow that is a great looking truck. One day maybe....one day....
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Old 03-04-2017, 09:27 PM   #108
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I never really had payed attention to the Highlander package until I joined this website...was going through my vehicle collection today and noticed this suburban had the package...here's some pics of the interior and glovebox
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I never really had payed attention to the Highlander package until I joined this website...was going through my vehicle collection today and noticed this suburban had the package...here's some pics of the interior and glovebox
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Old 08-04-2017, 09:02 AM   #110
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https://boise.craigslist.org/cto/d/1...248329933.html


Here is one in Idaho. Looks nice, but I am on the lookout for one with 4wd.
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Old 08-04-2017, 11:55 AM   #111
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...Here is one in Idaho. Looks nice, but I am on the lookout for one with 4wd.
Since the factory didn't offer Highlander Plaid in 4x4 Suburbans I suspect your hunt will be long and fruitless. Building one is really about your only option.

Yes that is a nice Sub offered, with some work and money it could look even beter and more original.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:12 PM   #112
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Since the factory didn't offer Highlander Plaid in 4x4 Suburbans I suspect your hunt will be long and fruitless. Building one is really about your only option.
Thanks for the information, Tim! I will look for a nice 4wd Burb and add highlander plaid seat upholstery!
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Old 08-04-2017, 09:11 PM   #113
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Here is one in Idaho. Looks nice, but I am on the lookout for one with 4wd.
That certainly is a nice one for a reasonable price ($ $8500). I will post the photos for later visitors to enjoy.

Reluctantly selling our beloved Suburban. We are the second family to own the truck and we've had it for over ten years. It has about 2000 miles on a completely rebuilt motor done by a professional shop (I have all receipts). It starts, runs, stops perfectly. All lights, locks etc work. Has working front and rear A/C but will need charged. Truck is a daily driver and shows some character. Had a few spots developing in front of the rear tires and rear quarters. Pretty typical for this year. Interior looks great but not perfect. Original Scottish Tweed seats in fair condition. The front could use some attention.

We hate selling Tortuga. It has been a member of our family for along time and we've even wrote/recorded a song about her.

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