|10-13-2016 12:29 PM|
New guy here from Canada with a couple gmt400's.. just picked up an 89 RCSB that I plan to SAS over the winter
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|10-10-2016 08:21 PM|
|Frankie_b_jr||Newbie from Nevada here. I'll mostly lurk around in the shadows, but I will occasionally ask the newb questions that Google would answer quicker than you folks... with less flame too.|
|10-05-2016 08:53 AM|
|zjlarson||New person checking in. Been a lurker for a few years, mostly here for the technical info and vendors. Licensed aircraft mechanic (part time side work now), and cnc programmer and maintenance at a sheet metal fabrication shop. Several vehicles but pertaining to this board, I have a 1988 V20 suburban, factory 465 4spd. Ton swapping it, and chopped the back off, more rust then solid sheet metal. Its a reliable working ol gal, so I kept it and am modding the shit out of it.|
|10-03-2016 07:15 PM|
newbie only here!
|09-18-2016 08:17 PM|
|kiznips||im a newb on here! i just want to fab and build!!|
|09-15-2016 01:25 PM|
Newb, conducting mandatory check-in. Citrus County FL, land-o-sand. Rehabing an M151 Replica! 12volt conversion with interests in some minor lifting, electrical work, and lockin them diffs!!!
ps be jealous of my join date newbs
|09-10-2016 06:00 AM|
|ramack||NuB to P4x4 looking for info on TBI conversion for my 79K5.|
|09-08-2016 09:13 PM|
Ohla! New to the forum, mainly because of my recent purchase. A 1976 Plymouth Trailduster:
No stranger to off-roading, have an 04 Nissan Xterra that I turned into an overlander/trail rig but didn't really touch the drive train or axles. I want to get into wrenching and customization end of off-roading and restoration. Currently in the process of tearing down the Plymouth.
She's got a DANA 44 in the front, Chrysler 9 1/4 in the back and a 318 that one of the number of owners put in after blowing the original with a transfer case that doesn't shift to anything. So, I want to swap most of it. The motor, transmission (want a manual) and the transfer case.
All in all, I'm eager to learn, have at least welding, soldering, and mechanical knowledge I've picked up through my service and just general breaking shit till I figure out how it's supposed to work.
|09-07-2016 04:03 PM|
|jstoneberg||Checking in I guess.|
|09-05-2016 06:54 AM|
|ramack||NuB to this forum. Searching for info for carb to TBI conversion on my 79 K5|
|08-21-2016 04:52 PM|
Newb with big plans
Newbie here from ohio hoping to pick everyone's brains about my future build. custom built frame to run a tj long arm kit w/ coils, 78-79 ford d60 front, 14 bolt rear, gm 6.0l, trans/transfer case still to be determined. im a ford ranger lover so ill be running a ranger cab with 06+ front clip. ready...set...go
|08-21-2016 12:53 AM|
New member check in.
Hoping to learn a lot. Not new to wrenching, but new to doing it on a 4x4.
|08-08-2016 03:44 PM|
Hey I'm a newbie here.I live about 30 miles south of st louis.I'm 31 years old and a sheet metal worker by trade.I have been into going four wheeling since I was a young kid.As my dad always went four wheeling in his jeeps and 4wd chevy trucks.
I use to frequent yellow bullet.com But I'm not liking what's going on there anymore.So I figured I would try out a new place.
I have a 1970 nova that a take to test and tunes every once in a while and it's fully street legal.Nothing crazy it runs low 8's in the 1/8th mile with a 355sbc/th400 combo.I also have a 69 c-10 that I converted to 4x4.It's powered by a 355 sbc/th400/np 205 with a 12 bolt rear and dana 44 front.I converted it to 4wd than realized I didn't want to tear it up going four wheeling.
So I got my 78 k10 that I pulled outta the woods.And have spent the last couple years getting here going.It's powered by a 2002 chevy 5.3 that's all stock.Backed up by th350/np203.Still stock gears but welded in the rear.
The truck was extremely rusty when I got it.I built new floorpans and cab supports for it.And changed the bed and front fenders.It's still not done.But I have some fun in it.
But obviously by this photo you can tell she has been getting stuck in the mud pit I dug out.So that brings me here and I hope you guys can help me in my quest of making this truck a badass 4x4!
|08-03-2016 10:39 PM|
Durango, and H3...
|07-21-2016 12:44 PM|
New from Arkansas with an s10!
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|07-20-2016 12:32 PM|
|Jakx13||Sup, one more here|
|07-18-2016 04:41 PM|
Newb checking in!
Heard great things about this site...I have lurked from time to time. Thinking about getting into a build in the near future and doing some research. I have an 03 TACO, 2.5" suspension lift and rock armored up, but thinking the build should be an early to mid 80's 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Gen Toyota truck.
|06-29-2016 10:17 AM|
Newb Checking In
I'm a Newb Looking for dana 44/60 help
|06-28-2016 07:44 PM|
Hi, new here but been on 4x4 since I was born.
Now working on my RamCharger on setting it up with Dana 60īs and looking for tires maybe 38īs or 40īs.
Just a 4"lift but will cut out fenders to clear those meats. Too high is a no no.
|06-14-2016 07:33 PM|
I am a newbie and will gladly admit it.I have drove some dirt roads and mud holes a bit, but nothing like you guys. I have a 1966 Ford Galaxie 500. It sits on a 1967 F-100 truck frame I shortened 11 3/4 inches with 1978 Bronco running gear. 4.11 gears with posi traction front and rear running 15x10 white wagon rims with Irock 39.5x13.5x.15 super swampers which need replacing. The engine was a stock '66 Galaxie 390 4bbl but now is board 40 over, balanced, valve job, heads all reworked, offy dual port intake with Holley 650 dual line, Msd ignition, hedman headers, Taylor wires. 325hp 435 torque. I'm 62 in a couple months, I have multiple Sclerorsis and the 8" lift makes it a bit difficult to get in the car sometimes. Also so-so security limits my finances to work on my hobby. I do some work as a licensed locksmith here in middle Tn. So that's a good part of my introduction and I'm stickin to it. Yeah the tires need replacin but my wife said i HAVE SPENT MY ALLOWANCE SO FAR. Guess I need to cut a few keys.
|06-10-2016 01:02 PM|
|jameshgriff||Hi guys checkin in can anyone help me by directing me to the best forum to have a suspension/frontend question answered. I have a youtube video of my truck and the issue im faced with. If this is best room for it ill be specific and ask your help. Thank you|
|05-29-2016 01:58 PM|
|zxtra||yep checking in|
|05-23-2016 02:20 PM|
63in spring lift
Does anyone have part numbers for 63in. chevy spring with a 4 or 5in. lift?
|05-19-2016 12:46 PM|
|Ugly Duck||Newb: Calgary, Alberta. 2002 F150 SCrew, stock-ola. Looking to band up with some folks once in a while for a little light offroading.|
|05-17-2016 05:23 AM|
1978 Dodge Club Cab stocker
(Moved this message to the Newbie check-in after NOT reading the READ FIRST post )
I'm picking up a nice, stock '78 Club Cab today; 360ci with auto trans. I'm new to American trucks and have a lot to learn about suspensions, brakes, etc, but I plan to swap (with help from friends) a 4BT and 5 speed OD trans in there eventually. Probably converting to 4WD in the process.
This will be a 90% road truck- nothing hardcore, not towing or hauling anything major on a regular basis. I'll be reading up on this stuff but I'm going to have questions, maybe/probably some dumb ones, but I'll try to keep those to a minimum. Pics ASAP.
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