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Rippys 42 G.I. Chevy "Stars and Stripes"

Discussion in 'Photo & Video Gallery' started by Rippy, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Rippy

    Rippy New Member

    42 Army Chevy,
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  2. Rippy

    Rippy New Member

    Here is the link to the 30 year+ build, 540 Merlin, Allison AT545, 871 BDS, FAST EFI, Enderle Bug Catcher, 4 wheel Hydroboost disc brakes, Hydro Assist power steering, AC, Detroit locker, Torque rod traction control, twin hydaruilic drive winches,
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  3. Dirty Dog

    Dirty Dog Member 2 Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner Platinum Contributor

    :sign0005: Hey Rippy great truck /project.... make sure you stop by the new members thread and tell us a little about you and that great project you have going there ..... member intro...
  4. Rippy

    Rippy New Member

    Thanks DD! I just became a member and lookin to make new friends. I'll post under members with all the details.
  5. Dirty Dog

    Dirty Dog Member 2 Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner Platinum Contributor

    SWeeet!!!!! :glasses: I think stars and stripes you have built is on the perty much the same chassy as My Topkick, i don't think they changed very much over all these years.....
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2012
  6. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    What a great looking result from what I am sure was a fun project!
  7. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Awesome project! Love to see a video of Stars and Stripes moving around.
  8. Rippy

    Rippy New Member

    Once I get the EFI tuned I'll post a video. Here are more pics. The Jerry cans are permanent. Open the valve and they drain to the main tank. The steps slide vertically and can be quick pinned up for offroading. The red tank in the tool box is for hydraulic fluid for front and rear hydraulic drive winches. Also an Engine oil cooler in the box with thermostat conrtolled fan.
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  9. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    One of the most creative uses of the cans and box I have ever seen. Definitely looking forward to the vid.
  10. Jeremy09LTZCrew

    Jeremy09LTZCrew Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    That's an awesome project. That's probably one of the more unique projects I've seen on here and it's done really well. Great job, and I'm looking forward to a lot more pics.

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