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    Default My 98 Holden Suburban ~ Brought to the USA

    Make: Holden (Rebadged Chevrolet imported to Australia in RHD)

    Model: Suburban

    Engine: 5.7L V8 Vortec

    Colour: Metallic Maroon

    Rims: Stock

    Km's: 295,000

    Mods: Holden Badge replaced with proper Chevy Badge, Some sort of Exhaust by the previous owner.

    Transmission: 4 Speed Auto Column Shift

    Power: 195kW

    Future Mods: LED Spot Lights, Proper Running Boards, Snorkel, Blackout Tint


    Picture after I removed the side steps:

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    Nice truck,

    I find it interesting that the Chev badge is still on the grill (sorry, just re-read your info post and see that the Holden was replaced).

    Also interesting, that the steering column is the same as the NA trucks (shifter on the right and wiper arm on the left)

    '09 Avalanche LTZ - Black
    '05 Envoy XL (sold)

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    Looks good for the age.
    Are the marker lights on the fenders an Austrailian requirement or an aftermarket add on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tbplus10 View Post
    Looks good for the age.
    Are the marker lights on the fenders an Austrailian requirement or an aftermarket add on.

    Its a turn signal, All Australian cars after 1990 must have a side indicator on either the front guard on the side mirror.

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    Nice Ride! I spent a month in Australia a while back and could count the number of chevy trucks I saw on one hand. That's a pretty nice looking suburban. The dash is really strange though... nothing like the North American version.

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    Nice solid Burban.

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