The $200 98 Expy

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  1. stamp11127

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    You might want to measure your driveline angles...
     
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    Driveline angles are good I only lifted it 2 inches in the rear, The front might be a 1 1/2" to 2 inches over stock and I lowered the front differential for the CV joint angle.
     
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    Been just driving the hell out of the expy and working out lil gremlins that come up
     
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    Any issues with the lower or upper balljoints?

    And any plans to sell a diff drop bracket kit? :D
     
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    Only have about 550 mile on it right now so we'll see how the ball joint do
     
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    Got skid plate material 3/16" plate 4'x4' IMG_4052.JPG
     
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    I was surprised to see that you put a brand new motor in the truck. I guess you plan to keep it a long time. You do some nice work. How much do you have in the vehicle?
     
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    It's really hard to find an older low mileage vehicle I found this one and the body wasn't bad and interior wasn't bad at all so I just decided that I want a low mile vehicle I'll just have to build it myself. That and I don't like the newer stuff is too flimsy too much electronics. I did find some paperwork in the glove box that the transmission was recently replaced it has less than 10,000 on it so that's a plus there too.
    Total cost with purchase price the engine and all the other stuff I've done I'm into this at $9k
     
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    That's a good price considering the truck has a new engine and nearly new trans. When you look at the price of the new vehicles it's a bargain. I'm sure it will give you get many years of service.
     
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    Got one done, I consider this a bash plate rather than a skid plate IMG_4062.JPG IMG_4060.JPG
     
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