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Old 12-18-2015, 04:20 PM   #351 (permalink)
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Rebuild that highly desirable 305!

Think that is hated more than the 6.2

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Old 12-18-2015, 04:20 PM   #352 (permalink)
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update, had the local scrapper come today and haul out a bunch of stuff, the woody truck is officially gone now.....
Surprised they still come around, I hear scrap is down to $40 a ton in some parts of the U.S.

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I put a chevrolet tailgate on my last truck and it started acting like a girl...love me, need me, want me pay attention to me. Took it off and put the GMC back on (fixed the latch) and it went back to being the same old dirty bastard it used to be
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Old 12-18-2015, 04:28 PM   #353 (permalink)
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Surprised they still come around, I hear scrap is down to $40 a ton in some parts of the U.S.
They couldn't turn down a $10 305
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Old 12-18-2015, 06:43 PM   #354 (permalink)
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I had a few 305's, did everything I needed them to
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Old 12-18-2015, 07:02 PM   #355 (permalink)
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Our friends C10 with a 305 blew sky high, replaced it with 350 and he's happier than a tornado in a trailer park.
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Old 12-18-2015, 11:38 PM   #356 (permalink)
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They couldn't turn down a $10 305
less than that here right now, probably $8.00...
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Old 12-18-2015, 11:40 PM   #357 (permalink)
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Surprised they still come around, I hear scrap is down to $40 a ton in some parts of the U.S.
we are down below $30.00 a ton right now, its what he does to make his living, so we are trying to help out the locals...
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Old 12-18-2015, 11:42 PM   #358 (permalink)
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Y'all really named this thread wrong, it looks more like your building a blazer.
it will be plated as a 1978, or a 1975 gmc k20.... there is no back seat in there, and a wall, so pretty hard to call it a blazer anymore, hodge-podge works for me...
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Old 12-18-2015, 11:45 PM   #359 (permalink)
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Hows the welding on the back of the cab coming?
its all done, just need to do the final rough grinding to knock down the welds, rather do that outside, then one ugly dint in the roof on the driverside to work, not sure how i am going to get it out, might weld a couple of pins to it and try to pull it, if that doesnt work, i might drill a couple holes from the inside and try popping it and pulling at the same time....
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Old 12-19-2015, 02:04 AM   #360 (permalink)
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Surprised they still come around, I hear scrap is down to $40 a ton in some parts of the U.S.
I'm not sure we've hit rock bottom yet

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