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What needs to be done?

Discussion in 'Aftermarket Accessories' started by Orange, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. eskimomann209

    eskimomann209 Full Access Member

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    Seems to me like you answered one of your questions
    Add vintage air
    Or oldair
    Nice efficient AC
    Right now I’m plumbing my replacement cab for heat only
    But I’m thinking of just blocking off the openings and going with one of those two here soon
     
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    Never enough lol
    Sweet truck man. Leave as is appearance wise, if you have the urge to build it...Buy a different motor, build it. Buy a different trans to handle your hp goal. Remove the original engine and trans... Add built engine/trans. Install currie ford 9" rear with disc conversion. Swap it all back to stock if you ever sell it and have the engine/trans/rearend for the next build or sell it quick asf on the net.
     
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    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sometimes just a new set of headlights make a big difference. There's a million different headlight upgrades you can do. Some cheap and some not.
     
  5. 78C10BigTen

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    I understand the point of the ford 9 but i hate when people put ford parts in a chevy. Some reason it just hits a nerve lol
     
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    Haha I have a lot of chevy only minded people in my life because it's a one stoplight town with a chevy dealership in it and that is it and I worked there as a kid transporting purchased vehicles to the dealership owners other car lots in surrounding towns...I am a ford guy and have built some really wicked vehicles mostly fords which where so fast they shouldn't have been street legal. All things with engines are fun in my opinion. I used to wear a sweatshirt I got custom made in high school that said "American muscle in the front and your import sucks in the back" 12 years later I can say I have owned some wicked fast imports that made grown ass men curl into balls in fear in the passenger seat.
     
  7. Snoots

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    Save the front bumper thingies for HK JR. big grin.gif
     
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    Motor build is a must, but not possible with the job I have rn. I'd like to put in a 5.3L or Lq9 cammed and all. Right now there's a 350 TBI with headers going down to flowmaster 40s that are dumped behind the rear axle. Sounds nice, makes no power. For the time being, I'd have to keep the 350. It only has about 80k miles. I want to make it quick but wanna keep the 350, any suggestions besides engine swap?
     
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    Quick you say?
    Cut the tail pipes off just in front of the rear axle, put a posi with 3.23 gears in the RA. She'll go quick. burnout.gif
     
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    Rusty Nail Whatever! Supporting Member

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    Sure. Change the camshaft and the cylinder heads plus add headers.
     
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    I just put a 3.42 posi in my rear and my pipes stop before the rear also lol still pretty gutless....
     
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    If you start LS swapping, your truck will lose its soul and story. Like Rusty said heads, cam, headers and be happy.
     
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    TBI breathing problems?
     
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    do you suggest any brands or specs? If not, it's okay. I'll research it. That'll teach me more anyways.
     
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    And yeah, I wanna get rid of the TBI and go look in the junkyard for a 4 barrel intake manifold and then order a 4 barrel carburetor
     

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