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  1. #1
    Jr. Apprentice
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    Default new guy old burb

    hello every one.new to the site. well my grandfather had a old suburban and trailer. both have been sitting for years.we had just started fixing the 2 of them up for me . not sure of the year think its a 83 but could be older. this bad boy is fully loaded 454, tow pack every thing for long trips. well grandpa passed away so i know how he felt about his truck so i am going to rebuild her sort of a memorial to THE OLD MAN. basically that it is it so if anyone has wiring diagrams manuals or anything else that would help i would appretiate it. i will know the exact year today. thanks all

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    Default RE: new guy old burb

    Welcome to the site. Sorry to hear about your grandfather, should be a fun project and a good way to remember him.

    Steve
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    78 Chevy Suburban Silverado (454, 3/4 ton)
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    Default RE: new guy old burb

    We are here for you.

    Some of us are older guys with older Burbs, like me. I have an 79 GMC pickup, 86 GMC Burb, and a 94 GMC Burb.

    So what do you need.

    Technology is great, when it Works,
    And one Big Pain in the Ass When it Doesn’t.
    Detroit Iron Rules, All the Rest are Just Toys.
    94 GMC Burban, 5.7L (350), 4X4, Auto
    86 GMC Burban, 350, 2 WD, Auto
    79 GMC pickup plow truck, 400, Full time 4X4, Auto
    86 Pontiac Fiero SE, 2.8L, Auto, only mid engine American car
    See a Pattern yet?

    15 year GM assembly line worker.

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    Jr. Apprentice
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    Default RE: new guy old burb

    cool thanks i need to get over and look cause i am not sure of the year looking at pics on yahoo i think it is a76. the older the better to me

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    Default RE: new guy old burb

    What's the overall condition, how many miles, etc?

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    Jr. Apprentice
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    Default RE: new guy old burb

    well its a 1978 overall condition rough real rough. has almost ever option except power window and lock.
    in the glove compartment was the owners manual along with the service parts id sticker showing all the options. 454 4bbl,31 gal tank.and so on can any one tell me what silverado equipment means that is on there also

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