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Old 10-07-2018, 07:27 AM
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Exclamation Truck to trailer conversion Project

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Soon I'll be starting to convert an 81 pickup with a camper shell into a trailer. I'll post pics on here and give a basic overview of the process. If anyone wants the cab, interior, engine(not currently running but was running before I touched distributor), or other misc parts please pm me.

Suggestions are welcome too.
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Wow, what a project. Let us know what you plan on selling, with pics. Gonna be interesting.
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Where are you located? Interested in interior parts.
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Old 10-21-2018, 07:06 PM
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Im in Modesto CA. Im currently looking for a location to do the work.

I'll ship any part i can but at cost of the shipping so ill get a quote first to let you know.

@selzzz What parts are you wanting? i can start pulling parts for you.

Cab is yellow and i cant ship it so local pickup only and also once i remove it if i dont have a buyer im scrapping it.

Engine is a 22r not the re and is an 85 have no idea of the miles on it and needs a rebuild most likely.

any questions pm me.
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post your part out thread in the classifieds per the rules...
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post your part out thread in the classifieds per the rules...
i will when i offically am parting it out

thanks tho
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So I have actually got the vehicle up and running again and now my daily.
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So I have actually got the vehicle up and running again and now my daily.
I assume it is the whole truck that your are driving.....

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I’m glad you were able to find your mind!
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Yah even tho it needed $2200 to get it running from a shop as I didn't have time to work on it and get it to pass smog, I absolutely love driving it.

It needed a new carb new master brake cylinder new radiator vacuum lines fixed and some electrical work. Parts were just under $1200, labor $1000.


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Great pictures!

I am glad you decided to not chop up the truck!

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I am too. But now I need to rebuild the tranny as first gear synchro is out, it is a w52 5speed. I kinda want to upgrade it to a w58 5speed or put in different gear ratios for better towing and climbing capabilities, any suggestions?
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