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post #1 of 18 Old 08-25-2011, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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My 6.9 is home!

Here it is, ladies and gents. This truck came with a Garrett cold air intake, aftermarket turbo (idk what brand), straight piped (time to piss off the neighbors!) , Kenwood stereo (with remote control and speakers behind the seats ), stock or OEM replacement almost everything else. I'm pretty happy with it so far. It needs minor repairs, but nothing major. And of course, my wish list: a toolbox, PA & CB, amber light for plowing, touch up the paint in a few spots, and undercoat the bottom.

Pics anyone?
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-Austin

1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
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rebuilt tranny

1998 Buick Regal GS 149k
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Cool truck man, I would like to have one like that someday

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I'm impressed with it so far. My friends wish they had a truck as good looking as this, and it turns heads and gets thumbs up from Chevy drivers just by sitting in the driveway It's only got a few miles worth of debris removal after Irene, but I hope to get her on the road this week.

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1996 F-250 XLT ECLB 4x4 w/E4OD 119k and counting
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rebuilt tranny

1998 Buick Regal GS 149k
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Great looking truck bud!

I want to pick up something like that to tinker with, someday


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Looks good man! NICE!!!!

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First, the tranny is a C6....way beefier than a C4. Second, from the pics the bed is different (from a 87+ model). The way to tell is the wheel arch is different between the front fenders, and the bed. Paint sure matches up good though!

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Thanks everyone. Justin, I still gotta get the tranny models down, time to study up. Good eye too, the bed is from a '92 truck.

-Austin

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They just popped out at me

That sure is a good looking truck though!

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Thanks! I know it'll never be as shiny as yours, but I'm pretty happy with it.

-Austin

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rebuilt tranny

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Cool truck. I like the paint job.

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