Feeler: 1987 V30 Crew Cab SRW Restoration Project

Evil Crew Cab

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V30 CC SRW Conversion
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454 TBI/4L80E/NP205/D60/Gen 2 14BFF
Basic details are as follows: 454TBI/4L80E/NP205/Dana 60/Corporate 14


Now here are the in depth details:

You can see my entire build thread here - http://www.gmsquarebody.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2331

Here are a few pics as it sits now...
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Rendering of what it would/could look like when done...
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This truck is an 80% complete restoration. It started life as a dually (hence the brown bed currently on the truck) 64,000 ORIGINAL MILES on the truck, 454TBI, NEW 2004 model 4L80E built with all the Sonnax Sure Cure goodies as well as fully built internals, w/Compushift II Standalone Transmission Controller, newly rebuild NP205 T-Case mated to transmission with the ULTRA RARE 15629600 adapter, new front and rear driveshafts, rebuilt Dana 60 kingpin front axle with NEW AC Delco rotor/hub assemblies, NEW Warn Premium hubs, NEW built Corporate 14 rear axle out of a 2005 GM Truck, factory open diff with NEW Eaton LS unit and all new seals and ALL NEW brake parts (factory 13" drum), new Skyjacker 6" front lift springs with ALL NEW poly bushings throughout with ALL NEW hardware, u-bolts, etc., NEW power steering pump, NEW Bilstein 5125 shocks, NEW WFO Concepts custom tie rod assembly with new ends, NEW drag link, NEW fully adjustable custom fabricated sway bar end links, NEW 4" drop pitman arm and 2" spacer on kingpin plate, braided stainless brake lines throughout, custom brake hard lines on rear axle, 5.5" blocks with ALL NEW u-bolts and top plates, etc. etc. etc. Most of the NEW suspension parts have all been powder coated in a 20% gloss black (satin) to keep the original look and make it easy to clean up.

The interior is 99% complete and looks like a million bucks! Fully custom upholstery done in two-tone tan fabric/brown leather, 3+3 seating, all interior trim converted from the off-white upper to full tan, NEW ACC carpet kit, foil backed EVA insulation kit and floor mats, NEW headliner in tan, BRAND NEW OEM GM NOS PARTS including dash pad, all A/C bezels, dash trim, door trim pieces, door lock and power window switches. Factory '81+ tach, custom lower door panels with custom billet aluminum trim, front lowers include 6 1/2" speaker pods for the midrange speakers, tweeter customer mounted in factory dash speaker location, full custom stereo system w/Excelon KDC-X995 head unit, all Stinger 8000 series RCAs and HPM wiring, JL Audio HD900/5 amp Stinger 1-Farad Digital Readout Capacitor, Polk MM6501 front component speakers, Polk MM651 rear coaxial speakers, JL Audio 13TW5 13.5" subwoofer in a fully custom built enclosure with full amp rack built in. Entire floor, fire wall, ceiling, all doors and back wall covered in (4) Bulk Packages (Nine (9) 18"x32" sheets in each bulk pack) of Dynamat Extreme, the truck is quiet inside with barely any road noise even with the 35x12.50r17 Toyo M/Ts and 17x9 Mickey Thompson Classic II wheels.

NOW, I said the interior was 99% complete only because of the front seat belts. I sent out the rear belts for a complete restoration to Ssnake-Oyl Product in Texas and they turned out AMAZING! They were around $700 to have done. I kept looking and looking for a set of front belts to send out for restoration and never found a solid set, so the front belts do work fine, but they are not brand new and fully restored like the rear belts. Other than that minor detail, the interior of this truck is PRISTINE and PHENOMENALLY EXECUTED!

Engine has all stock internals with NEW Doug's Tri-Y coated headers, three wire o2 sensor upgrade, NEW 2.5" exhaust with Magnaflow Spun Body metal core catalytic converters, H-Pipe, Magnaflow 14" case mufflers, and 3" stainless turndown tips all hung from super nice hangers. Truck has NEW ACDelco OEM power steering pump, NEW Borgeson U-joint style steering shaft (column to gearbox), NEW A/C compressor and all o-rings and seals, fully converted to R134a, completely refurbished Gen V cast aluminum valve covers, fully rebuilt TBI unit, NEW Dorman OEM fuel pumps/bucket/level sensors for both tanks, NEW wiring all over truck, NEW Severe Duty fan clutch, NEW 4-core radiator, NEW 165* Drilled Robert Shaw thermostat, NEW EGR valve & solenoid, New factory driver side auxiliary battery tray with twin Interstate Mega-Tron Plus batteries on a 200 amp solid state isolator, all upgraded 4gauge soldered charging/grounding cables with "Big Three" style grounding upgrades galore! ALL NEW lighting and lenses throughout truck! All bulbs have been converted to LED with ALL NEW Dakota Digital flasher units for turn and hazard circuits, plus MANY NEW sensors and parts and gadgets I am forgetting at the moment! All receipts and records are available and come with the truck.

All this truck needs is minor body work and paint! I even have professional renderings of what the finished truck would/could look like.

Any questions, just ask...this truck is not going to be sold for cheap so any lowball offers will be mocked and ridiculed accordingly!
 
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:mad3::mad::nono::sad72::bawl::bawl::bawl::bawl::bawl:
 
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If only I were rich...
 

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I know I know...who knows if I will even be able to get out of it what I want but I have to see what the market will bear. I am back in school here in Reno for the next 2 years and then probably to UW in Seattle which means the truck will stay here and sit at my dad's house for the following 3+ years depending on whether I go for my Masters or PhD...Downtown Seattle streets are not too friendly for land yachts like this truck...
 

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Wish I was in positon to buy this from you.......but I even have my Jimmy up for sale now that I just finished....:bawl:
 

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I too wish I was in the position to buy it from you. I showed it to the wife and she said hell yeah I could buy it.....! That is.... if our money tree was a lot bigger. GLWS
 

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sad to see it getting sold before completion :( It seems like this is how many projects end. They start with grand aspirations then get sold before completion and many teams are never seen again much less completed depending on who the new owner is. If it was MY truck and in the OP's shoes I'd much rather it sit at my parent's house for 3 years and get back on it then rather than sell it off :sad72:
 

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...If it was MY truck and in the OP's shoes I'd much rather it sit at my parent's house for 3 years and get back on it then rather than sell it off :sad72:

If I don't get what I want for it, that's what will happen, I will keep driving it as an 80% complete truck and then let it sit while I finish school out of state. I don't have to sell it...
 

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puuuuuurfect :) gives me time to get my house this summer and sell the yota and ill come visit you lol! (ok don't hold me to that)
 

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I shouldnt even be looking at this......
 

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How about you give an idea of what your reserve is.
 

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Since the eBay auction is over, no more reserve. Simply put, first $15,500 gets the truck.
 

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Man I have always loved this truck. I wish the bank would loan me the for that truck but I know they would laugh at me.without seeing it. Do you still have the dually rear end and bed for it?
 

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The dually bed, rear axle and front hub/spindle assemblies are long gone. Sorry man.
 

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wtf is going on here?! Your gonna be one of them ***** ass college kids now er wat?! Werent you a machinery haulin gear jammer like just recently?! your gonna throw that lifestyle away?
 

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