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Dirty Sanchez
02-09-2007, 08:39 PM
Well, I'm finishing up my sami build and thinking bout the next project. I'm nuts bout the gm stuff, but on the island full sizes are some what limited to certain trails. So this is what I'm gonna do. I bought an 86 crewcab 1 tonne 4x4 with a 6.2[16] th400/205, 60, 14blt. it's a little beat, but I have tonnes of shit to fixer er up. It needs a windshield, pass doors, some sheet metal work and a wheel base stretch for a longer flat deck. I was thinking I will deck tow the sami as it's under 2000 lbs and have space for tools and parts. Ok, haha, pretty fucken boring eh? Blah blah blah [18] [18]

















Sooooo, here is what I have laying around, np203 range box, lowmax 205 triplesticked w/ 1410 yolks






http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0618.jpg

383 stroker, 041 heads set up for propane, york air, 100amp alt swap, twin taurus fan setup, etc.
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0609.jpg
the plan is to swap in 63 rears, and 4 inch fr lift springs, I have cross over/hy steer arms and 1 tonne tre steering links, lots of other stuff. Basically gonna make a nice custom flat deck with ramps and some under deck tool boxes. Tire size is up in the air cause of the high center of gravity with a load on , but we'll see, I'm thinking of some service swampers on duallies. I'll post up some pics of the baby blue crewcab [20] Whatcha ya think?

kootenaycat
02-09-2007, 10:38 PM
I like the idea of the stroker. [36] The long flatbed would make a nice tow rig. I always wanted to build a crewcab super shortbox. Got the frame and drivetrain, still need a good cab.

tenpack
02-10-2007, 05:37 PM
sweet build. "laying around" is quite a loose term for you eh?


cant wait to see'r done, i also have a built propane SBC. Wish it was a 383 though...... WHere are your tanks mounted? I got 2 saddle bang tanks for sale, 125L each.

Dirty Sanchez
02-10-2007, 06:04 PM
hmmmmm, I don't have any tanks at the moment. What are you looking to get? Age and dimension info?

caveman
02-10-2007, 06:40 PM
nice setup keep us up to date on the build!

tenpack
02-10-2007, 10:05 PM
hmmmmm, I don't have any tanks at the moment. What are you looking to get? Age and dimension info?



Unsure on age. Tanks are 12'' diameter (14'' w/ mounting tabs) by 52'' long. They each hold 125L and im asking 100 a peice.


Pics are at www.putfile.com/tenpack/images

Dirty Sanchez
02-11-2007, 02:16 PM
I'll keep that in mind, thanks. To be honest, I'm pouring money into the sami to finish it up, so I'm not in any hurry for saddles, plus I'm on the island. Unless you are looking for trades. When I come over, I'll check in with you, if you still have them then. On another note, I'm also partial to the small block, I think I have at least 4 or 5 different variations around the shop. They are sooo easy to get parts for. Also have a couple 454's, there greased up and saran wraped for some other day, who knows their fate:D Cheers, Paul

mark
02-11-2007, 02:44 PM
just wondering what did you do different to "set up" your heads for propane?

Dirty Sanchez
02-11-2007, 04:52 PM
just wondering what did you do different to "set up" your heads for propane?

Valve seats, 041's were for leaded gas

Dirty Sanchez
02-11-2007, 04:53 PM
oops, double post

tenpack
02-11-2007, 05:30 PM
I'll keep that in mind, thanks. To be honest, I'm pouring money into the sami to finish it up, so I'm not in any hurry for saddles, plus I'm on the island. Unless you are looking for trades. When I come over, I'll check in with you, if you still have them then. On another note, I'm also partial to the small block, I think I have at least 4 or 5 different variations around the shop. They are sooo easy to get parts for. Also have a couple 454's, there greased up and saran wraped for some other day, who knows their fate:D Cheers, Paul

I'm open to trades.


You got some gear eh. I like the small block too, and so simple. I like simplicity. What's your sammi like?

Dirty Sanchez
02-11-2007, 05:54 PM
Let me know the things you are looking for, I have a plethera of chevy stuff. Some info on the sami is in my intro. http://www.funinbc.com/forum/showthread.php?t=75947

Cheers, Paul

brandonf250
02-21-2007, 03:59 PM
sound like a nice rig

Dirty Sanchez
03-22-2007, 09:42 PM
Well, it has sat for quite a bit, but there IS some progress. I got the 4" lift springs in, along with the high steer arms and steering links in the front. I picked up another K30 frame to extend the frame. I had to sell my first love for this project. We were together for 10 years[j] [j] [j] [j] 73 3/4 tonne 4x4. There wasn't 1 nut/bolt unturned by me. I will post pics tommorrow

tenpack
03-25-2007, 06:31 PM
pics up yet?

Dirty Sanchez
03-29-2007, 05:48 PM
pics up yet?


Yeah, i gotta get on it. I managed to rip the doors off and rip out the hockey helmet smell carpet. Few holes to patch and some paint and I'm ready to chuck some buckets in the front and a console for the beer er coffee holder.[cheers]

Dirty Sanchez
04-11-2007, 09:49 AM
here is a few pics. Some one made this thing a short box at some time in her life, so I bucked the frame off, and added another k30 frame, Ended up being 6" longer than the factory frame. made a shackle flip with some modded stock hangers. I have some new rear springs coming, and I'm debating wether to reverse the springs so the centre pin is further back as I'm making a custom shaft anyway. The debate is cause I building a 10 ft deck. I'll measure up the wheel base and see what you folks think. It's kinda ugly right now, but you get the picture, it'll be painted shortly. Cheers

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0791.jpg


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0795.jpg


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0799.jpg


http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d107/chevamoto/DSCF0793.jpg

jakerngr
04-11-2007, 10:11 AM
looks real good man
what colour are you going???

Dirty Sanchez
04-11-2007, 07:24 PM
looks real good man
what colour are you going???

Thanks [cheers] Gonna stick with the blue, only darker, that way i can match the interior. Not much of a show and shine guy, so it won't be fancy.

Timebandit
04-11-2007, 07:36 PM
looks good keep up the good work