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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:17 PM   #1
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Default 1986 Chevy K30 cummins build

I had a nice K30 but it just wasn't as nice as I wanted it to be, so I sold it and started building what I wanted.
I want power, towing ability and decent fuel mileage, so I thought the cummins was the only way to go for me, they are available and easy to make run.
I didn't want big tires, but I wanted something that stood out, 19.5s because anything bigger looks goofy to me, and I am building on a budget.







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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:25 PM   #2
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I want the truck to be clean top to bottom, so I wire brushed the underside of the cab and box to prep for a bed liner material.



I want the frame to be clean enough to wax and look as good as the rest of the truck.






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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:31 PM   #3
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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:34 PM   #4
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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:37 PM   #5
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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:42 PM   #6
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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:42 PM   #7
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Looks awesome!
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Old August 26th, 2014, 03:59 PM   #9
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I like it. The side pipe looks good. Thanks for NOT putting stacks on it.
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Old August 26th, 2014, 04:05 PM   #10
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Great looking truck!
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Old August 26th, 2014, 04:11 PM   #11
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holy crap man... thats fricking sweet!
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Old August 26th, 2014, 05:00 PM   #13
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Awesome. x2 on the no stacks!
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Old August 26th, 2014, 05:17 PM   #14
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very cool. how does it ride
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That is sharp! I like it.
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Cummings are kool
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Old August 26th, 2014, 08:09 PM   #19
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Did you paint it yourself?
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