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View Poll Results: What would you do with this truck?
Slam it to the ground, and build up motor. 9 8.74%
New mags. Thats it. 16 15.53%
Keep it the same. 40 38.83%
Beg wife for another project vehicle. 38 36.89%
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:25 PM   #26
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Nice looking truck. Buy another and paint it the same but slam it to the ground with some 'bags, etc.

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Old 05-02-2005, 04:26 PM   #27
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MORE PICS !!!... great truck ...looks like another ochre/white one ... welcome
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:28 PM   #28
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Don't let Boz-all see it.
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:33 PM   #29
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I think your mind was already made up before you posted the picture. Do what you want, to heck with everyone else!
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:38 PM   #30
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That baby's done.... find another one to play with
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:53 PM   #31
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Buy another project to customize and leave that one the way it is!
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Old 05-02-2005, 04:57 PM   #32
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Not to be too different, but I say get the cutting torch out and have your way with it. It is a nice clean truck, which will make it easier to do some nice mods on. Personally, I like to see what other peoples imagination can do to these trucks. (within reason, of course.)

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Old 05-02-2005, 05:14 PM   #33
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i hear boz-all comin out........lol but i say hack it stock is cool and i respect how it IS harder to put then back to stock but i like the customs a whole lot better (and so do you) so have your way with it i say!!! -kyle
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Old 05-02-2005, 05:28 PM   #34
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Maybe some different wheels if you must, but don't hack that one ! Get something else to alter !!
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Old 05-02-2005, 05:45 PM   #35
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You can always add wheels and even drop it a bit because you can easily reverse those mods (as long as you do them correctly). Just keep all the original parts together so you can show it stock when you need to.
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Old 05-02-2005, 05:50 PM   #36
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i would use it to pull a modified/customized project.
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Old 05-02-2005, 06:09 PM   #37
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Old 05-02-2005, 07:02 PM   #38
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Don't let Boz-all see it.

Even I agree on this one,, If it's Bone Stock, I'll bet someone up your way would Trade some Primo Custom Pieces and a Project truck for that one...
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Old 05-02-2005, 07:20 PM   #39
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Your truck. Do what you want. Gettin hard to find clean, un-molested ones though. If it was mine, I'd let some guy that has his heart set on a showroom truck buy that one. Then I'd buy a project truck with money actually left over for the project. Guys down here are sellin those at the 12K mark and that is no BS. Might take em a bit, but it only takes 1 buyer. That truck is original, bone stock and complete with minor blemishes. Yours looks as good or better. So... What would you build for 12K?

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Old 05-02-2005, 07:52 PM   #40
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Keep the truck, trade the old lady off for a project, and move your tools back in the house. Worked for me...........Yeehah!!!!
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Old 05-02-2005, 10:51 PM   #41
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Sell it to Boyd Coddington so he can slice it up & paint it lime green with pink flames... Whoooaaa... I think this cold medecine is getting to me.
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Old 05-02-2005, 11:10 PM   #42
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If you're looking for something to do, I'd put some wheels, and a spring/spindle drop. Just keep the original stuff, so you can go back if you like. If the engine compartment looks as good as the rest of the truck, I wouldn't touch a thing. Just a stance adjustment.

Great looking truck, by the way.
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Old 05-03-2005, 01:44 AM   #43
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IM gonna go against the grain here , I say slam it and put in on some cool wheels look at N2TRUX did to his 77, I havent heard much commentary against what he's done , drop it and have one really super clean custom
you can do a 4/6 drop with out and irreversible mods, Get to work!
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Old 05-03-2005, 01:58 AM   #44
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Wow!!! I am overwhelmed with the compliments, and suggestions. None bad, but I kind of like the idea of towing another rig with it. Now would'nt it be neat to have another truck just like it, color and all tubbed out built and ready to drag? HMMMMM, now were talking.
I live in Des Moines, and I would be interested in a local gathering. This is my first restore. Boy did I have fun doing this. I want more projects!

Thanks all for the replies, keep 'em coming.
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Old 05-03-2005, 12:10 PM   #45
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Maybe some rims would be as far as I would go but keep the old ones safe just in case.

Very nice.
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Old 05-03-2005, 12:20 PM   #46
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i am all about a full custom (prefer it actually), but there is no way i could bring myself to cut on a beautiful truck like that. original is getting hard to find. i would keep that one the way it is and piece together a custom ride.
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Old 05-03-2005, 02:17 PM   #47
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I'd leave it alone. That truck looks to nice to butcher it up. 3/4 and 1 tons were never meant to be "lowered", but it just depends on what you want to do with it.
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Old 05-03-2005, 03:08 PM   #48
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I'd leave it. If you do customize it, make sure that it's nothing that can't be undone with a ratchet and screwdriver.
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Old 05-03-2005, 04:27 PM   #49
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She's gorgeous just the way she is sitting....maybe hang some fuzzy dice off the mirror and cruise.
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Old 05-03-2005, 07:36 PM   #50
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Wow!!! I am overwhelmed with the compliments, and suggestions. None bad, but I kind of like the idea of towing another rig with it. Now would'nt it be neat to have another truck just like it, color and all tubbed out built and ready to drag? HMMMMM, now were talking.
I live in Des Moines, and I would be interested in a local gathering. This is my first restore. Boy did I have fun doing this. I want more projects!

Thanks all for the replies, keep 'em coming.
That sounds like the best plan.
If you decide to customize, make sure any changes are 100% reversible because of the trucks current originality.

I lower all my stuff but like to keep them 'stock' appearing.
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