Of course, lengthening the truck would have also mandated extending the drive shaft. Was repainted with factory colors in the late 90's but. What would you do with it? Fly in and drive it anywhere. Pictures can be enlarged by clicking on the image. According to the seller, the interior and body of the truck are still original from the early nineties. Very smooth shifting goes down the road like brand new! As a kid, Miami Vice was one of the few shows I religiously watched.
All boxes can be shipped to anywhere in the U. The last time it was tagged for street use was i. Keywords: Square body, Dually, Big Block, Classic Truck, Classic Car. I'm gonna guess the engine needs total rebuild. Please give us a call for availability on items not pictured below. If there is any other information we can provide to you, please email us through our page or you can reach us by phone at 810-724-3590. What happens when you combine that added length with the torque of a big block and the traction of a dually rear end? I wonder how many gallons of paint and primer you would go through to get the body back up to show condition? While I would expect the engine compartment to look fairly stock, I cannot help but wonder how the builder handled the interior.
This truck was purpose build to be a novelty limo so unless your going into the limo business there is no sense keeping it this way. The interior would be great for camping if you had dogs, kids, or any combination of the two. With its hulking engine and monochromatic black paint, this big dually is ready for you to pop in your Jan Hammer cassette and head to South Florida in style. Has a 468 512 hp 560 tq in it now with the orginal 700R4. Perhaps that means the customization happened then. .
At any rate, we are also told that it could use some updating inside and that the beast could use a paint job again. Has coil spring over load helper springs on rear end. Pictured below is some of the inventory that we currently have on hand. The lost city of Atlantis? This 1987 Chevrolet R30, currently being offered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, stretched dually was never featured on Miami Vice. While the stunning South Beach setting was a big draw for viewers, car buffs were constantly treated for the coolest forms of transportation known to man. I was planning on engine swap. It has some paint bubbling over the rear dually hubs.
Possible delivery available for a fee. Yet, we are left with more questions than answers. I like the truck, and wish it could be restored back to that eighties style if for nothing more than to preserve the look for future generations to see. The truck is powered by a throttle body injected 454 cubic inch big block V-8, and that powerplant is backed up by a Turbo 400 automatic transmission. First of all the drive shaft would be in at least 3 sections held in place by hanger bearings, and there would a u joint at each section. If its rubber then it probably need.
But would not take much to resurrect. With the dark tinting of the windows, we cannot see a thing inside. A big tube type television? If the driveshaft was stout enough, then this dually would make for one stable tow vehicle. In all, this is a pretty cool truck. However, whoever built it captured the overall feel of custom vehicles back then. Has new plugs, wires, cap, rotor, coil, ignition module, new brakes and rotors, brake hoses, tie rods, fuel filter, injectors, great tires, headers on the big block 454 sound incredible! Is there a hot tub in there? These crew cabs in their day had plent of room in them. Additional information is available if you move your mouse over the item in question.
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