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3500 & 3500HD Complete Trucks FOR SALE / Re: 1954 Chevy 3800 flatbed Houston TX $4999
« Last post by ED-NY on April 13, 2018, 11:20:14 PM »
I have been checking out trucks down your way (craigslist) ...especially pre-1996 S10 pickups. My favorite daily driver is a 1995 S10, 4cyl, 5 speed, 7 foot bed, 2Wd with A/C. Just turned 172,000 miles, runs great but the rust is destroying it.

Would like to pick up another 2WD pre-96 set up the same way, around here they go for around $1200 (rusted), down your way $2500...but you get what you pay for (no rust).
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Without those frame braces on that long chassis I could see it bending.  Another thing to remember just because it's in Texas doesn't mean it's a Texan....could be a patched up transplanted NY rust bucket ;D.
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Could be!  Or the cab mount bushings might just be shot.  However if it doesn't have the frame stiffeners it just may be bent.  My 1993 was and it had lived its life with a utility bed, welding rig, etc. and was a maintenance truck for a garbage hauling company.  She was hurt!

Richard
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There have been a few old HD type trucks at decent prices around here.  The upside is they have very little rust thanks to the climate.  I've been really tempted but just have no room or time!

Richard
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I see that posture up north when the rear cab mounts rot out, the chassis perch is normally OK but the body mount collapses.
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3500 & 3500HD Complete Trucks FOR SALE / Re: 1954 Chevy 3800 flatbed Houston TX $4999
« Last post by ED-NY on April 13, 2018, 07:08:50 AM »
That would make a good resto...but the price is up there even for NY. I like it.
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Really cool old truck, owner seems a little confused as I seriously doubt it has power steering. :)  Priced high for what it is but looks solid overall, claims to run and drive.  Title missing.

https://houston.craigslist.org/cto/d/1954-chevrolet-3800-dually/6508803496.html

Ad is a little old, may expire soon.  He also listed it somewhat more recently on Beaumont CL: https://beaumont.craigslist.org/cto/d/1954-chevrolet-3800-dually/6524749784.html

Richard
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Bad transmission...and didn't indicate which engine it's gas so 7.4 orig but you never know.  Frame sure looks bent :(  Nick (MrBeast) and I had looked into which models got the frame stiffeners and which didn't; I'm honestly surprised this 1994 model doesn't seem to have them considering it's a long wheelbase model.  My 1994 135.5" did not, my 1993 159.5" did not either.  My 1995 159.5" did.  Nick's 1994 had them but although it was a 135.5" it had been chopped down from a 183.5" if I recall; we ran the VIN on it to find that out since all his rear spring hardware and crossmembers were bolted in, not riveted.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/cto/d/gmc-3500-utility-truck/6546257774.html

Richard
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Whew!  That's a long flatbed.  Price is kinda out there...

https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/cto/d/1997-chevrolet-c3500-hd-14-ft/6549114308.html

Richard
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Member Projects / Re: '94 GMC Monroe 4X4 6.5TD -to- '01 8.1/Allison
« Last post by Organic Log Farmer on April 12, 2018, 11:12:24 AM »
Still gathering parts, I hope I can gather up this bumper yet this week.  ::)
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