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Old 11-26-2021, 08:42 AM   #1
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Almost done

10 years I bought my truck in a split second. If only I knew what I was starting, I would have done it earlier.

Thanks to all on this site, for answers, parts and inspiration.

This is what I started with:

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And this is where I am today:

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Old 11-26-2021, 08:54 AM   #2
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Re: Almost done

Very nice KVB, great work.
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Old 11-26-2021, 09:36 AM   #3
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Very Nice
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Old 11-26-2021, 09:55 AM   #4
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She's a real beauty, great job!
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Old 11-26-2021, 10:05 AM   #5
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Great job
That's a good looking Truck
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Old 11-26-2021, 01:14 PM   #6
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Looks awesome! The chrome grill breaks up the body color perfectly.
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Old 11-26-2021, 02:04 PM   #7
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Looks great, now drive the hell out of it, anyone can buy their ride , enthusiasts build them, welcome to the club….
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Old 11-26-2021, 02:35 PM   #8
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Re: Almost done

Really, really nice!
Whatcha got left?
What was your reason for changing to the stepside bed?
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Old 11-26-2021, 06:24 PM   #9
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Thanks all.

I prefer the look of the stepside.
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Old 11-26-2021, 08:44 PM   #10
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Outsanding! Tell me more about the motor/trans, rear end,...all that stuff....
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Old 11-26-2021, 10:44 PM   #11
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Good looking truck ! I remember when I was done with mine or so I thought Congrats
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Old 11-26-2021, 10:57 PM   #12
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I kept the 230 that was in it. I adapted a T5 transmission, and it has a Dana 44 diff with 3.56 gears.
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Old 11-27-2021, 12:18 AM   #13
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Sounds fun, T5s and straight sixes are like peanutbutter and Ritz crackers. A great combo.
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Old 11-27-2021, 02:11 AM   #14
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Looks great. It must feel great to see and drive the finished project. Congrats!
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Old 11-27-2021, 07:03 PM   #15
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Sounds fun, T5s and straight sixes are like peanutbutter and Ritz crackers. A great combo.
I couldn't agree more
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Old 11-27-2021, 07:20 PM   #16
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awesome job looks great....gotta feel good accomplishing a task as that.
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Old 12-03-2021, 03:24 AM   #17
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You still got that fleetside? lol
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Old 12-04-2021, 10:18 AM   #18
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Nope.
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Old 12-04-2021, 11:09 PM   #19
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You still got that fleetside? lol
He took it to the scrap yard. Got $10
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