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M4wdFab

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chevy 5W Loadmaster
« on: February 23, 2019, 12:39:31 PM »
picked up a new chevy this morning.  was gona grab the 78 chevy 4x4 chassis he had also to part, but was junk and not worth my time so just grabbed the truck.  got it cheap, no vin tag though bah! 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2019, 01:16:15 PM »
5W?
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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2019, 02:34:19 PM »
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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2019, 03:10:33 PM »
Looks like a solid find!
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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2019, 03:26:13 PM »
has some issues but should be fine. 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2019, 06:10:26 PM »
Glass, seals, trim, liners ordered from LMC

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2019, 11:37:43 AM »
looks like fun!

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2019, 06:33:31 PM »
That’s looks great
I never wanted a red car.. always thought they were tacky and common...
I now have 4 very not common cars and they are all red.. :o

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2019, 02:50:39 PM »
well that escalated quickly.  67K  2004 GMC 3500 cab chassis 4x4 drug home this morning. 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2019, 07:17:31 PM »
GMC up on the lift.

rear tube cross member that shocks mount to needs repair, all other frame and suspension components look good.  just need descale and paint. 

all brakes are fucked.  front right corner disassembled.  typical NY but got it apart. 

sprung a fuel leak pulling in.  haha.  needs a lines done.  should be easy with cab and bed gone. 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2019, 01:05:52 PM »
front brakes done on GMC

flat bed pulled.  thanks to free FB MP gone on a trailer in 1 hour.  people are so funny haha.  saved me a lot of work to cut up and dispose! 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2019, 08:41:53 PM »
chevy cab insured with Hagerty for yearly premium cost increase of 20$ prorated for rest of year lol 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2019, 12:29:43 PM »
GMC cab pulled and scrapped, 81$ netted back.  saved a grill and a driver tow mirror.  rest was junk. 

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2019, 04:45:32 PM »
shop cleaned up and cleared out.  both dually chassis in the shop.


4l80 has a welded belhousing  :o

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Re: chevy 5W Loadmaster
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2019, 04:38:16 PM »
48' cab pulled and hanging on the lift.  chassis loaded on the trailer for scrapping.