Big Orange - Big Bad 1974 GMC Jimmy. Garage Kept The truck originally came from Alabama. I've had the truck for 10years and completely disassembled it and rebuilt it from the ground up.
The truck is plated in Indiana and street legal. Since the rebuild only 100 or so miles put on it.
Frame and Body sandblasted and painted
Engine - GM 350 crate engine 350hp 380torque, aluminum heads with a Holley 670cfm truck avenger carbertor. I will include the original edelbrook carb that came with the crate engine.
Transmission - Rebuilt TH350 w/ B&M Truck Floor Rachet shifter
Transfer Case - Rebuilt NP205 the strongest of all production cases
Front axle 1 ton- Rebuilt Dana 60 with limit slip 4.88 gears from boyce equipment
Rear Axle 1 ton- Corp 14 bolt with Detroit locker and 4.88 gears from boyce equipment
Tires - 44"x19.5x16.5 Interco Super Swappers 99.5% tread there still some of the spikes on the treads.
10" of suspension lift and 1" body lift with poly body mounts
Busch Wacker Cut out feeder flares to give the extra room for the tires.
Custom made rear bumper made out of 3/16" steel. (Heavy Duty)
Custom Front Bumper made of 2" tubing and 3/16 steel so a winch can be mounted. Very Strong
Custom made rocker guards and steps 2" .120 tubing
Custom rollcage 2" .120 tubing
2 - Suspension seats and 5 point racing harness attached to roll cage
Hydraulic steering assist (Redneck Ram) - to assist with turning the massive tires. Turn tires with 1 fingure
Crossover Steering from OffRoad Designs
Multimeter gauges - Trans temp, Water Temp, Oil Pressure, Speed, Tach, Volt mounted in aluminum dash.
New stainless steel brake lines
New 31 gallon gas tank and straps
Fiberglass 4" Cowl induct hood
Heavy Duty aluminum radiator with a police interceptor electric fan with interior switch to turn off when in deepwater
Painless Wiring harness
Soft Top - It folds down and stores behind the seat and rollcage nicely. Comes down in 5 minutes and goes up in 10-15 min. Tinted windows.
New windshield and weather stripping
Almost everthing on this truck is new
The trucks is about 98% complete.
Things that needed to be completed.
Front Drive Shaft
Radio / speakers
Rear seat belts - I was going to put some 4 point harness in that why I ran the rollcage cross bar behind the rear seat.
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:30:00 EST
The row between Ford and Ram over who boasts the best-in-class tow rating for heavy duty pickups has revealed a number of things. Chief among them is a report that Ford removes items like the spare tire, jack, radio and center console from its vehicles in a bid to lower its base curb weight and therefore keep the truck's gross vehicle weight rating down.
Thu, 16 May 2013 14:14:00 EST
For those that need a refresher, GVWR is the vehicle's curb weight plus its maximum payload. A lower GVWR allows Ford to station its F-450 among the so-called Class III pickups, despite the fact that internally, it has the makings of a more brutish Class IV truck.
Ford explains away these deletions, saying a customer could order their vehicle in such a manner. It has also come to light that Ford is not the only automaker to engage in such practices.
Despite initially launching in just the Crew Cab configuration, the lineup of 2014 GMC Sierra and 2014 Chevrolet Silverado trucks will eventually grow to include three cab sizes and three bed lengths. Oddly enough, our first look at the Regular Cab bodystyle has arrived in a General Motors press release discussing the aerodynamics of the new truck, with an image showing a Sierra Regular Cab testing in the wind tunnel. GMC's website says that Regular Cab and Double Cab models will be available by summer.
Thu, 01 May 2014 15:45:00 EST
While it really didn't take too much imagination to figure out what the two-door version would look like, this Regular Cab Z71 looks pretty sharp with its standard-length (6.5-feet) bed - a longer bed will also be offered. In regards to the aero tuning of the 2014 Sierra, these images show just how far GM has gone in maximizing the truck's fuel efficiency and reducing its noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) levels. Interestingly, the press release shows visual evidence that keeping the tailgate up is best for aero - there's always been some Mythbusters-level contention about such things -but GM also says that adding tonneau covers (preferably soft) and running boards can also help improve the overall aerodynamics. Scroll down for all of this aero info in the official press release.
There are more recalls to report General Motors, but these latest actions pertain to newer examples of the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD. With so much scrutiny on the company's recall strategy, GM is under increasing pressure to call in defective models more quickly, and it appears to be doing so here.
Here in the US, the automaker is recalling 50,571 Cadillac SRX crossovers from the 2013 model year fitted with the 3.6-liter V6 because the transmission control module programming can cause a three- or four-second lag in acceleration at low speeds. The explanation filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states, "if the following sequence occurs within two seconds: during an upshift from first to second gear (8-10 mph), the driver then brakes the vehicle to less than 5 mph, and then accelerates again," the delay can occur. According to Automotive News, the recall effects 56,400 vehicles worldwide, and the company is not aware of any crashes caused by the problem. The fix consists of a transmission control module (TCM) reflash.
In a separate recall, GM is repairing 51 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups from the 2015 model year in the US. In vehicles with diesel engines and dual fuel tanks, the nuts that connect the fuel pipe to each side of the transfer pump between the tanks may be improperly torqued, which could cause a fuel leak. Obviously, this could be a fire hazard. The remedy is simply tightening the hardware. According to GM spokesperson Alan Adler, there have been no fires actually caused by the potential leak. "Only 21 of the trucks are in customer possession and they can be fixed anytime because there are no parts involved. The others are being fixed at dealerships," Adler said in an email to Autoblog.