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Old 05-10-2018, 07:21 AM   #601
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

I know it won't be an easy find, restoration, or whatever. But it's a goal I'd like to achieve if possible. All the above reasons are just the things that drives me. From the family of good old GM trucks I think something like that would be right for me. A lighter big truck with a unique and very GM style department graduate look. I should have grabber one years ago. I'd probably want to buy a nice example at this point, like the one I showed. I'd probably go on the light side, but a heavier with 6v Detroit would be nice for sure
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Old 05-10-2018, 08:55 AM   #602
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

Your best bet is to watch eBay. They are out there time to time. Usually around $75 each.
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Old 05-11-2018, 03:54 PM   #603
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

5 years or so ago, there was this 1967 GMC 6500 tilt cab on the Riverside CA. Craigslist. It was an equipment (backhoe, ect.) transporter, very low miles. I thought of buying it with a friend who was also interested in it, we were thinking of using it as a car transporter. It was a diesel, but not a Detroit. 478 Toroflow.......
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Old 05-12-2018, 06:26 AM   #604
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

A member has a gasser for sale here few-five years ago I wished I could have bought. I can't remember if it was a tractor or had a body on it. Maybe a car hauler. I see where the Toroflow was fairly common in the lighter trucks.
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Old 05-12-2018, 02:06 PM   #605
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

Believe it or not, the Toroflow was the most popular mid-range diesel in the U.S. during the 60's. There were a lot of them, but when they died they were usually replaced with GMC V-6's or Chevy 366/427's. Around here they were quite rare after the 70's.
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Old 05-19-2018, 07:56 AM   #606
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Old 05-20-2018, 02:20 PM   #607
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

Good looking Long Nose 9500 above, but there are a few things interesting there. It looks like a High Hood with the correct Front Grille and Headlight positions, but it has Low Hood Fenders. I believe the fiberglass Tilt Nose has been changed. Also looks like a 1-Piece Windshield which probably means a 7500 Cab. Along with a newer style Front Bumper.

Impressive results though.
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Old 05-20-2018, 11:04 PM   #608
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Re: 67-72 C/K/T-40's-90's!

This is one that has the V-12 conversion.................And it ain't factory, but it fits . Didn't see quite enough detail when it was posted on ATHS forum several years ago .
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Old 05-22-2018, 07:54 AM   #609
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I do remember this truck has a V12. I should have pointed that out. Makes it more interesting, right? She's a beast.
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