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Old 06-13-2018, 07:14 PM   #51
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I really like how you're revitalizing this burban and setting it up for your family to enjoy. IMO, the back could come up a little bit so that the fender lip hits the same spot on the tire as it does in the front. That would give you a little bit of a rake, but I actually think that looks good. Would give you some more clearance in the rear.
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Old 07-17-2018, 10:46 PM   #52
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Just got through reading your thread here. I like the burb! After all of the new gaskets are you losing any oil or was it all just leaks?

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Old 07-18-2018, 11:14 AM   #53
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Just got through reading your thread here. I like the burb! After all of the new gaskets are you losing any oil or was it all just leaks?

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I really haven't driven it enough since fixing the leaks to see how much oil it'll burn, but it does have a bit of the smoke at idle and on the throttle after idling for a bit. One thing for sure, it is gutless!

I'm exchanging texts this morning with my local "pusher man", trying to make a trade for a bench seat for the Burb and a stepside bed for my '64. Man, it never ends...
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Old 07-18-2018, 11:31 AM   #54
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I really like how you're revitalizing this burban and setting it up for your family to enjoy. IMO, the back could come up a little bit so that the fender lip hits the same spot on the tire as it does in the front. That would give you a little bit of a rake, but I actually think that looks good. Would give you some more clearance in the rear.
Thanks! I like a little rake on short beds, but I prefer long beds and Burbs to be pretty flat. I can't bounce on the bumper hard enough to bottom it out since I swapped out the air shocks, so we'll see.
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Old 07-27-2018, 08:56 PM   #55
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I like your burb! I'm more old school in what I like. I didn't see the specs on how much you lowered it. Just seen the drop spindles. I'm wanting to lower my 91.
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Old 07-27-2018, 09:09 PM   #56
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Thanks! The front has 2.5" drop spindles and one coil cut for about 2" more drop. Rear is flipped via Specialty Retails drop brackets http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...highlight=flip
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Old 07-28-2018, 07:24 AM   #57
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Looking good
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Old 08-07-2018, 05:12 PM   #58
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So...I'll just drive it around a bit, he said. I'll get it aligned soon enough, he said. Well "he" was wrong. Here we are getting new skinny whites for the front and headed to the alignment shop. Only put a couple hundred or so miles on 'em, but they were already showing just a wee bit of cord on the inside treads. Whoops!
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Old 08-12-2018, 01:04 AM   #59
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Sonic on a Saturday night for shakes and hot pretzels with the family.
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Old 08-12-2018, 02:00 PM   #60
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Nice pics
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:05 PM   #61
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Awsome, cruising with the family at the Sonic. That what makes life good.
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:36 PM   #62
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cherry limeaid FTW!!

...cute family and nice burb
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Old 09-11-2018, 01:58 PM   #63
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Well folks, the Burb has gone on to a new owner so I can fund my 4X build. I realized after owning a lowered rig for awhile that I like the way they look much much more than I like driving one. I actually miss the license plates and steering wheel the most

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Old 09-11-2018, 02:43 PM   #64
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I saw this and wish I could have snagged it. I guess I was a few hours too late. It was on CL and tried to email. Nice rig.
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Old 09-11-2018, 03:31 PM   #65
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Yeah, I put it on fb too, and the first response was within a couple hours and he bought it.
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Old 09-11-2018, 09:50 PM   #66
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

so what about the lowering did you hate? I'm still thinking I want mine at least couple inches lower.
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I really didn't hate it, it just wasn't for me. We're rural, and the roads absolutely suck around here and of course there are ditches on each side. I envisioned us parking to take pics of old barns and stuff, but I couldn't even pull off the road I probably would've been happier with just a spindle and rear lowering spring setup, but then it wouldn't have the look I was after. The Burb was actually the first vehicle I've ever intentionally purchased in 2wd. Like I said...wasn't for me.
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:02 PM   #68
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Got ya, I love the look also but never had one that low. I have an 85 4x4 with 4in lift had to have when I was younger,country boys and their 4x4s lol, but i actually prefer a 2wd. I will follow you other build!
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Old 09-12-2018, 06:20 PM   #69
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Hate to see it go. But better things wait.
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