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M4wdFab

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #15 on: June 26, 2020, 03:34:48 PM »
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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2020, 05:14:44 PM »
Find a good running 6.0/4L80/NV4500 4wd donor & some old truck body of your choosing.

drop them off with a $5k check at M4wd fabrication shop. Come back in couple of weeks.... win?

mr.mindless

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2020, 05:23:03 PM »
Those are cool for a daily. Need another three levels of attention to be rock solid reliable AND tolerably quiet and rattle free for a family road trip machine.

Ignoring crash safety. Which for this should maybe be a consideration.
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M4wdFab

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2020, 06:17:55 PM »
you talking about overpriced shit box fords or trucks i build lol   

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2020, 07:03:01 PM »
the resto rods rattle.
both need a lot of attention to be severe family duty reliable.
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Wingman

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2020, 07:20:33 PM »
Early 2000s GM from AZ or southern UT
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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2020, 08:33:16 PM »
Here's a beauty! 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164225656655

One problem...  opposite coast of USA.


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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #22 on: June 26, 2020, 08:37:39 PM »
I had a 2002 2500HD 4 door long box and liked it. It was a 8.1 which was fine but 9mpg. Big but manageable.

Other one was 2003 ext can short box 6.0.

The 6.0 eats and was my favorite. Both were 4x4 push button and I liked that.

There is no way I would go diesel again unless I’m hawgin a monster trailer.

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #23 on: June 26, 2020, 08:41:56 PM »
There is no way I would go diesel again unless I’m hawgin a monster trailer.

Agreed. Diesel is great for towing but a 6.0 gasser is an awesome all-around unit.
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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #24 on: June 27, 2020, 07:43:22 PM »
There is no way I would go diesel again unless I’m hawgin a monster trailer.

Agreed. Diesel is great for towing but a 6.0 gasser is an awesome all-around unit.
Ehhhhhhhh. After taking my Duramax to rausch this weekend, I don't think I'd ever go back to gas. Too bad he wants rust free, my 06 6.0 is for sale.


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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #27 on: June 28, 2020, 11:07:03 AM »
I just got some quote to ship a car to California. Was $1300, for a ballpark reference.

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #28 on: June 28, 2020, 12:38:05 PM »
That Ford looks like a nice truck for the money

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Re: New truck for etk
« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2020, 03:22:14 PM »
Purchased a 2003 Ram, just got here from NC, 140k