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    Default Hello from Oregon!

    Hello all!

    I'm Roger, I'm new to the site, but not new to Chevys! I've had a lot of trucks (and cars) come and go through the years, but I've had my faithful 75 Chevy since the late 80's, when I was 15. Even though that's when I got it, it's been in the family since it was new. Grand-dad bought it brand new in 75.

    It's not even CLOSE to the same, stock, 6-cylinder truck it was back then. I put a 350 in place of the 250 c.i. inline 6 many years ago. It's got a Holly 750 carb with vacuum secondaries, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, custom tailored Performance Distributors HEI, 2 1/4 inch Heddman headers, hmmmm.....lots of stuff that I don't remember right now.

    I also removed the stock 3 speed manual, and replaced it with a TH-400. I got a great deal on the tranny from a friend of mine, then spent way too much to have it rebuilt using top-of-the-line parts. Among the parts was a stage 2 shift kit, and....hehe...that's all I can remember. Inside, I shift it with a B&M Megashifter. Looking back, I wish I would have found a 4 speed auto transmission for it.

    It's been lowered 3 inches in the front, and four in the back. The local Les Schwab installed new springs, spindles, A-arms and shocks up front. In the back, they used leaf spring hangers and shocks to get me closer to the ground. I also had them slap on a beefy front anti-sway bar. And, guess what? It still handles like a truck. But it looks cooler doing it. It has four 15x10 Ultra aluminum wheels, and four P295/50R15. Don't worry, even though all four tires are the same size, they aren't set up to stick out past the fender lip. You know what I'm talking about.

    Some new rims and tires, as well as some rust repair, are in her near future.

    Here's a few pix:

    So that's a little about my truck, and even littler about me. Just how we like it, right? So, stop by and say hello to me, so I can click on your profiles and check out your rides!
    Last edited by roger97338; 06-08-2009 at 10:00 PM.

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    Welcome to the site! Very nice truck!
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    2007 NBS Silverado
    LT2 Z71
    2.5" Levelling Kit
    Hood Stripes
    Chrome Grill
    GM Bed Liner & Tonno
    Dick Cepek Rims 18X9
    Hankook RF10 Tires 275/65/18
    De-Badged Tailgate

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    Thanks Bob! I'm glad to be here! And to anyone who posts after this, sorry I can't say hello back to you tonite, but I've gotta log off and get going. I look forward to greeting you all tomorrow though!

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    Welcome to GMTC, and wow Ii like your truck. I would like to get some $$ together some day and do a restore on a truck like that. Mine would be lifted though.
    2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD Ex. Cab, Fire Red, 6.6L Duramax LMM Equipped with UTG Rocker Pods

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    Welcome to the site! That's a very nice truck you have there.


    '94 Chevy Suburban K1500
    3" exhaust w/ aero turbine non-baffled muffler
    CFM Technologies TB spacer
    CB w/ 44" whip antenna

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    Welcome to the site! Great looking truck, I always liked that color combo'!

    2010 Z/71 Colorado C/C
    Black 4X4 w/5.3L V8
    2007 Winnebago Adventurer
    w/8.1L Chevy & Allison 6spd.
    Canyon Lake, Texas

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    Lawrenceburg, Kentucky


    what a truck! welcome to the club
    2000 silverado with a 5.3l v8, shorty headers, upgraded plugs, 10 mil wires, magnaflow high flow cats, flowmaster 80 series muffler(2 in 2 out) w/ 18 inch stainless silverline tips. i have a k&n CIA. its a 4x4 z71 offroad package. Ls model.
    extended cab 160k miles, truxedo low profile bed cover, diablo sport predator tuner.
    reman tranny @ 130k miles

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    Gloucester, MA
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    Thing of Beauty!!!!!!!!!

    Welcome to the site!!!!


    02' Avalanche 2500 Onyx Black
    8.1L Vortec
    43,000 miles

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    Ballwin, MO


    Very nice truck!!

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    welcome to the site

    2003 Z71 Silverado LS
    Access roll up cover
    Bed Rails
    Billet Grill insert
    Bed Rug
    CB with PA system
    Waiting to be installed
    Two 8in RF HX2 punch( would have 12s but they got stolen)

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