the age old "HEY I'M THE NEW GUY"

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by Rich_R20, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. Rich_R20

    Rich_R20 New Member

    Hey guys my name is rich.... it actually kinda hard to find a good group of people to talk to about thing you want to do with your truck with people saying well that wont work...... yea i was brought up with the idea of if you have a hammer and a cutting torch anything you can dream of is possible it just might cost a little more than you thought it might :lol: any who i have an old 88 r20 that i want to convert to a diesel with one of the newer duramax engines and convert it to a 4x4 (a lot......A LOT of work i know) but i have been told that it is possible i just need to get the parts i also would like to put the big "F-U" bumpers on the front and back, winch lots of lights all that good stuff........ i just figured i would let you guys know my evil plans because that is what we are all here for....... :glasses:
  2. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the GMTC !
  3. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome aboard... And it will cost you a lot less money if you get a duramax donor truck with wiring included.
  4. Rich_R20

    Rich_R20 New Member

    ive looked for one for a while and they still cost (from what i have found) around 15k ish where if i buy the gear chunk by chunk its about 11k so i really dont know what to do lol
  5. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    There was just a totaled one (2010) with 32K for $9000 (on my local craigslist)... If you can get one from an insurance place since you dont need the body just the drivetrain and wiring etc.. and it might be nice to have those new seats as well..
  6. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!
  7. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the club.
  8. Als09Sierra

    Als09Sierra Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome aboard. Looking forward to seeing your project.
  9. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber Rockstar 4 Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the site!

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