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Old December 19th, 2011, 09:21 PM   #1
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Hi everybody. I just picked up an 81 k20 for a work truck/toy. Im not new to building/restoring cars but this is the first 4x4 square body Ive owned. Right now it needs a fair amount of work before I hit the road with it but the body is mostly rust free. The previous owner was a farmer so Im fixing some of the common farmer mistakes (horrible wiring, trashed interior and general lack of maintenance). It's nothing pretty but should be a lot of fun. Ill get pics up as soon as I can take it out of the garage on the road.
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Old December 19th, 2011, 09:22 PM   #2
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Old December 20th, 2011, 07:29 PM   #3
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MUD TRUCK!!! those are the best for that IMO
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Old December 20th, 2011, 07:57 PM   #5
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Welcome sounds like your right down the road from me!
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Old December 20th, 2011, 08:04 PM   #7
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Hi everybody. I just picked up an 81 k20 for a work truck/toy. Im not new to building/restoring cars but this is the first 4x4 square body Ive owned. Right now it needs a fair amount of work before I hit the road with it but the body is mostly rust free. The previous owner was a farmer so Im fixing some of the common farmer mistakes (horrible wiring, trashed interior and general lack of maintenance). It's nothing pretty but should be a lot of fun. Ill get pics up as soon as I can take it out of the garage on the road.
What is this BS coming on here ball bashing farmer maintenace practices?
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Old December 20th, 2011, 08:23 PM   #8
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A farm truck is exactly what he describes back off...
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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:18 AM   #9
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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:19 AM   #10
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Welcome sounds like your right down the road from me!
Im right on the Wyoming/Kentwood border.
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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:21 AM   #11
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What is this BS coming on here ball bashing farmer maintenace practices?
No offense meant but I've worked on cars and trucks for almost 20 years and some of the worst maintenance and "repairs" that I've seen have been done by farmers or in the ghetto. lol Im definately not saying all farmers have practices like that, but the bad ones, are REALLY bad.
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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:21 AM   #12
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Welcome. I am a huge fan of that body style GM
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Old December 21st, 2011, 06:58 PM   #13
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I bet I knew you from about 14 yrs ago then lol.
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Old December 21st, 2011, 08:40 PM   #14
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Welcome. Enjoy your new project.

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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:14 PM   #15
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I bet I knew you from about 14 yrs ago then lol.
Haha, how have you been John? Too funny. Damn that was a long time ago!
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Old December 22nd, 2011, 10:12 AM   #16
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Good, I actually just left goodyear last and started at belle this week.
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lots of red necks here watch out
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Old December 22nd, 2011, 03:15 PM   #19
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I am a bit of a redneck so that's fine with me.
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