Can Am racing.
Usually out of bounds for most truck discussions.
Dad ordered it for my mom to drive; I got it when she was done.
I drove it to high school and dated my wife in this car. I still...
Sure. It was a stand alone option, RPO P13.
Sure. Also a stand alonge option, RPO U16.
GM Has a way of taking the "fun" out of stuff.
In case it hasn't been mentioned the official number is around 15 million units total across the square body product run.
We built millions of those.
Crew cabs were primarily commercial vehicles for railroads or power companies.
Almost all of the export trucks to...
Not particularly helpful if you get the base axle ratio, either, since the SPID will call it out as "GQ1" but not tell you what the specific ratio...
Here is a generic info packet from the GM Heritage Center archive.
I grabbed the 1983 model year because it was showing the availability of an...
Just an observation: I worked for GM Truck for exactly twice as long as you have been alive.
As the saying goes "it's not what you know...
First year for TBI in Full Size Truck was '87. We didn't want to have both a new powertrain and a new architecture in 1988 (aka the GMT400) so we...
Naturally, there is a story behind it.
Naturally, I am going to tell it now:
I ordered it just like the other...
Here's my '87, which I ordered new and followed down the assembly line as it was built.
4.3L V6, A833 trans, 3.73 gears. Over 200,000 miles and...
Agree; it's a legit combination. It's a New Process A833.
This is absolutely correct.
Nothing trick about the commercially available sandblast cabinet (or homemade stand) but it did make me think of a funny story:
A friend of mine...
A little display case from Ikea keeps memorabilia clean while allowing it to be on display -
I keep a junk battery near by, for those occasions when you need a bit of 12V to check continuity or light a bulb, or for wiring a trailer.
This propane tank timed out because the valve style expired.
I added an adapter and use it as a small compressed air tank, for topping off tires...
An old piece of poster board keeps the wheel clean when applying ArmorAll or tire dressing:
A 2x4 functions as a tire rack, to keep the tires nice and tight against the wall...
This is what the GM guys use to wipe off the show cars at the New York or LA or Geneva Auto Shows: foaming glass cleaner.
GM has it's own label,...
I've always preferred homemade wooden ramps to the store bought metal ones. They don't "scoot" when you drive up on them and they don't "spread"...
I resisted getting a roll around tool box for years, because I'm so "mobile". I used to have two (or three) of those little Craftsman boxes that...
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