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Old 03-05-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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Default I feel wrong doing this but... MY K1500!!!

Let's get a little Chevy love!

My 1994 Chevrolet K1500, washed it (hosed it off) so I figured I'd take a few pics.




The engine doesn't look it but it only has 184 miles on it, no I didn't forget any zeros.












I have come to realize that if you are pulling out a Jeep and you have "Jeep Recovery Vehicle" on your tailgate the person in the Jeep will yell and flip you off.


Meats.


Remember Crazy Horse from Trucks!, yea I sent that thing flying out the first time I took it off-road, just like Stacy.


So I did that to fix the problem, I know it's not pretty.


When all you tow is other vehicles out of the trails, thats all you need. It doubles as a boat anchor too, since it weighs 73 pounds.


Okay... it may be clear but OH MY GOD is it STRONG! And convenient for looking at my diff fluid for no apparent reason.


People say "Every scratch has a story", well I guess I can make "War and Peace" look like the "Little Engine That Could." It still shines enough so you can see the reflection of the toilet though.


Amazingly, I have yet to break the IFS. It sure makes for smooth landings though.


I gotta protect the transmission investment, with 3 coolers(counting the one in the radiator) it moved off of 105 once.

That's all I got, let me know what ya think. Oh yea, for those select few, keep the Chity Shevy comments to yourselves, I've probably already heard em all.
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Old 03-05-2009, 03:02 PM   #2
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That's a pretty nice looking Chevy. And that is a HUGE rear bumper. Good pictures. Also where's you get the clear diff cover?
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Thanks! I like to lovingly refer to that bumper as my "anti-tailgating device" just imagine headlights bouncing right off of that thing. I got the diff cover at work, Trans-Dapt makes them it's 1/4" Polycarbonate. I believe part # 8412 is for the 8.8.
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That is the complete opposite of what I was expecting to see. I thought you were showing off a 1500 that you had just purchased from a rusting field somewhere.

It's a nice looking truck w/ respect. Impressed (I'd definitely rock it), and it's a head turner. Keep us posted when you DO break the IFS and decide to go to a better SAS. However, the visors are too much for me.

Have action shots?
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Okay, the rusting field thing... 2 years ago you'd be spot on.

Thank you and when I DO break the IFS I WILL post carnage pics. It's pretty much set in stone that it will break I just don't know when, and I can't wait. Hopefully it'll be like when Petersons cracked the whole housing in half.

I was gonna toss the RacerBack, but under it the paint looks like a forearm before you donate blood. So I decided to put it back on.

No, action shots yet. I only had it out once since the reconstruction and my camera was sittin in my room. Would of been great pics though, flat towing a Wrangler over some pretty sick rocks.
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:11 PM   #6
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yeah that diff cover is pretty cool i wanted i clear cover for my manifolds on my imapala but i cant find them that engign only has 184 miles on it lol who had it before you or is it new
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It's new, well rebuilt a little better than stock.
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:28 PM   #8
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i like it!
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:33 PM   #9
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yeah its a nice chevy
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a little too much plastic for me, but I had a friend with the same truck and it took alot of abuse and had plenty of balls
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