www.3500HD.com
0
  • December 14, 2017, 01:01:09 AM
  • Welcome, Guest
Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:


Welcome to the 3500HD.com forum created October 2009

THIS IS THE PLACE TO LIST AND SELL YOUR TRUCKS AND PARTS FREE!
Home of all dually trucks with the GMC/Chevy 3500HD series truck a point of interest
By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please register for an account above!
You can appreciate the “beef” of the GMC/Chevy 3500HD trucks, a stripped rolling 3500HD chassis weighs more than a running C1500!
When posting on this site you won't have to explain what the 3500HD Beast is! ie 19.5 wheels, straight axle, 10 bolt wheels, 15000lbs GVW etc
 We are based in the U.S. If you are not from the U.S. or Canada (all IP addresses checked) you will be rejected. If you are a legit overseas applicant, contact me via email: borderdrop@yahoo.com
WILL BE UNDER CONSTRUCTION  & TRYING OUT A FEW DIFFERENT LOOKS - December 2017!!!!!!!

Author Topic: 8.1 liter 5 speed  (Read 425 times)

240g

  • Single Axle Driver
  • *
  • Posts: 19
8.1 liter 5 speed
« on: July 28, 2017, 10:41:14 PM »

Logged

240g

  • Single Axle Driver
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2017, 10:43:07 PM »

Wouldn't mind snagging this one... I only have 2 you need at least 3 right?
Logged

ED-NY

  • Administrator
  • 3500HD Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 941
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2017, 08:30:35 PM »

I'd like to grab as many manual transmission trucks that I could..especially since they don't sell them anymore.
Logged

240g

  • Single Axle Driver
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2017, 06:25:04 PM »

Ha ya, I have a 93 with a tbi 454, 96 with a vortec, so I really feel the need to get an 8.1, have to get the hat trick.  My 96 is a stick btw. Took me forever to find a nice one with a stick.
Logged

ED-NY

  • Administrator
  • 3500HD Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 941
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2017, 06:21:09 PM »

Here's the one I just finished. 94 2500 cab on 1995 3500HD chassis, TPI/NV4500 (Toy) Made the bed with pressure treated deck, last one was a steel deck. Has single cylinder dump.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2017, 06:23:34 PM by ED-NY »
Logged

RPF207

  • 3500HD Driver
  • ****
  • Posts: 215
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2017, 08:18:34 PM »

Great looking truck Ed. Interested to hear how the tpi hauls!
Logged
1999 chevy HD 4x4 135.5" 6.5 nv4500 bw4470 Dana 70 HP 10 lug front

Due to recent budget cuts the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off

ED-NY

  • Administrator
  • 3500HD Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 941
Re: 8.1 liter 5 speed
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2017, 07:53:49 AM »

Great looking truck Ed. Interested to hear how the tpi hauls!

Me too..as you know the TPI setup doesn't have a great top end speed but great low end torque.  The truck is a collection of parts gathered over the years from parting out trucks. My only real cost was the steel and wood for the bed. Was given the pump but had to buy the hydraulic cylinder.

It's not on the road yet - installing a new steel deck on the attached tilt bed trailer. Just made two motorcycle chocks that will fold down flush with the new steel deck. Once the deck is done I'll install the motorcycle tie down points. Will give me more use out of the trailer, vehicles, motorcycles, ATV's and etc.
Logged