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My $500 86 Suburban project

Discussion in 'Photo & Video Gallery' started by carraudio, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. carraudio

    carraudio New Member

    I picked up this Suburban back in May for $500. Someone took out the 350 and the 700r4 and put in a 327 & th350 out of a 68 Vette. It wouldn't start when I got it, because the timing was off a notch. So I fixed that changed the pulgs and wires and it fired right up. It already had Edelbrock intake, carb, and headers on it when I got it. It needs some work but it runs great. I have already taken it to Nebraska and back with no problems.
    This is about what it looked like when I got it...

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    I have put on new tires and cleaned up the rims...

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    Custom speakers in the doors

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    Indash DVD player...

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  2. carraudio

    carraudio New Member

    Installed two Boston G5 subwoofers...

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    Built a custom box...

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    Two 13" screens and a 7" in front

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    Shifter...

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    Phantom Grill...

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    My end plans are to turn it into a caddy...

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  3. carraudio

    carraudio New Member

    Yesterday I lowered the front with a set of Ground Force 3" drop springs

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    I'm still debeting on lowering the rear.

    I still need to do the caddy taillights, fix the front seats, one piece windows in front, custom door handles and paint it. there are other little things I am going to do like a Black Ash wood grain on the dash and doors. I want to do four 15" Boston subs in it.
     
  4. ntbush83

    ntbush83 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    D*** son thats gonna be a sick ride! You do really good audio work! I saw chop suey playin on that deck :lol: hard to beat chopped and cut.
     
  5. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    For $500.00 you did great. The mods so far look good. I would only lower the rear 1", I'd leave a little front rake. JMO.
     
  6. ntbush83

    ntbush83 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I agree with silveradotrailblazer
     
  7. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    I also agree with the 1in rear.. And that is a sweet looking truck so far, and for 500 bones you cant complain!
     
  8. rip5164

    rip5164 Rockstar 100 Posts

    You do nice work. Can't wait to see the finished product.
     
  9. carraudio

    carraudio New Member

    I work at a stereo shop here in Albuquerque called Mesa Radio. I have been doing car audio for 15 years the last 5 at a real shop.

    When i got the truck it needed the headliner redone so when i had it all apart i wired it for the drop downs and add mdf to mount to.

    So i went today and bought the parts i need to do the axe flip.

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    Last edited: Sep 27, 2010
  10. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Look'in good...... Can't wait to see the done project.. IF you are ever done......
     

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