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05-10-2012, 10:42 PM #1
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old vs new
if gas prices was not so hi would you own a new or old 4x4
05-10-2012, 10:47 PM #2
I like the older 4x4's since they are easier to modify, no computers. I miss my 73 Chevy, but I lost it in a divorce. If I had the money I would build another one just like it with a few changes.Ford has a better idea! Drive a GM!
07 GMC Sierra Classic
07 Honda Accord EX-L
68 Camaro (blown)
2011 Ford F550 V10
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05-11-2012, 05:28 PM #3
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yea i traded my 78 for this 98 z 71 for the gas miliage.but i am building a 67 body on a 77 gmc frame.
05-11-2012, 05:51 PM #4
My New 2011 gets the worst mpg than any Old vehicle Ive ever had. So maybe its time to look at a good ole southern truck.
2011 Silverado CrewCab 5.3L*Ram Air Look Cowl Induction Reflexxion Hood*6" Pro Comp Lift*Flowmaster Dual exhaust*Perfect Launch Rear Diff. Cover*Led Smoke Taillights*L.E.D.Smoke 3rd Brakelight*60" L.E.D. Tailgate Bar*Rearview Mirror Reverse Camera and Sensors*Smoke Headlight Covers*Front Bumper Grill Insert*Deezee Black Alum. Diamond Rail covers*20" Ultra Motorsports Rims wrapped with 35" Nitto Dune Grappler Tires*Inchannel Raingaurds*CAI*Bullydog GT Tuner*Alpine Amp*Boss 6x9's*Boston Acoustic Subs*Terrantula Tweeters*Custom Sub box*Red Led Interior Accents*5% Ultimacool duo tint rear window and doors, 20% front doors*Custom Vinyl Graphics*Demolded*Debadged*Painted drums and calipers*
Future Mods Include: Custom Interior Hydrographics, Electronic Rollup Toneau Cover, 4.56 Gears, Painted rear bumper
05-11-2012, 05:55 PM #5
I would go old and get some 44's. would love to get my hands on my dads '79 gmc k20 he sold when I was youngerDavid
2004 Silverado 2500 Crew Cab 4x4, AMSOIL EA air filter, Granatelli MAF sensor, Throttle body spacer, Magnaflow exhaust (true dual to 2 in 1 out muffler), 6" ProComp lift (add a leaf and 5" superlift rear block), Bilstein shocks, 35's (Cooper Disoverer ST) and 4.10 gears, Rhino Liner, EGRUSA fender Flares and widow visors, extended stainless steel brake lines, firestone airbags w/onboard air compressor, Pioneer Avic X940BT navigation, Accel backup camera.
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05-11-2012, 06:06 PM #6
Love my new truck but a truck from the 50's or 60's wold be cool.
2011 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB 2WD W/5.3
Convenience Package: Adjustable Pedals, Remote Start, Electric Rear Window Defogger, Rear Parking Assist
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05-12-2012, 03:40 AM #7
I'd keep mine. I genuinely love the modern amenities of the current truck alone with the functional capabilities as a truck. That being said, if I had the funds for both, I'd also build up a late 70s Chevy as a toy that I'd feel less hesitation about beating up offroad.
To Be Completed (Eventually):
6" BDS Suspension lift | KingShocks Front and Rear Coil Overs | 4.56 Gears | 35" A/Ts (TBD) | Cervinis 07-12 Silverado Ram Air Hood | Fab Fours Front Winch Bumper (CS07-H2051-1) | Fab Fours Full Size Rear Bumper (CS07-W1850-1) | RX-2 Series Main Grille (Black) | Line-x Bed and wheel wells | Skid Plates | Rizor Automated Tonneau Cover | Custom Bed Insert | RBP RX-3 Series Nerf Bars | Kenwood Excelon DNX9990HD | JL Audio Stealthbox (2x500RMS) | JL Audio HD 1200/1 Class D Mono Amp | JL Audio C5-653 Components (Front) | JL Audio C5-650 Components (Rear) | JL Audio Slash v2 300/4v2 Class A/B Amp
05-13-2012, 03:34 PM #8
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I love my silverado but if I had to choose it would be the 65 c10 I love how it's all metal. And so much easier to work on
05-16-2012, 12:33 PM #9
Nothing is as cool as a classic Chevy.
If I had the stamps, I'd have and old classic truck (pre 70's) for a summer truck and keep the 2005 for a winter driver and work truck.Lerch
This is Chevy Country.
05-16-2012, 12:43 PM #10
Old 4x4 with updated/new suspension, transfer case, gears and axles.
About most of the new 4x4 are just mall runners IMO2002 Chevy Silverado & 1995 Ford Bronco
02 Silverado: 50K miles, 20" Motto Rims, Flowmaster 50 Series
95 Bronco: 160K miles, 4" Superlift, 33/12.5/15 Mickey Thompson
01 Civic: 75K miles, DD
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