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Old 06-21-2018, 06:39 PM
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It followed me home,

And the wife said I could keep it.
New to me a beautiful 1989 GW. It looks as good inside as it does outside.

For now we'll just drive it like it is. Probably late next year the P pump 4BTA goes in along with Dodge 46RH trans and a Atlas T case with 3:1 gears.
Haven't researched how much lift it will need or any of the details of the swap so for now will just enjoy it.

on the trailer 2 by scout4bta, on Flickr
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Old 06-21-2018, 07:20 PM
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Darn, I hope your wife like the beauty.
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Old 06-21-2018, 07:36 PM
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Darn, I hope your wife like the beauty.

Oh she does love it! Tomorrow she gets the first drive.
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Old 06-21-2018, 09:47 PM
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This is what mine looked like when it followed me home.

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Old 06-22-2018, 08:47 AM
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Looks too nice for a 4BT.

I think I'd go for the new motor Cummins is selling.
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Old 06-22-2018, 11:56 AM
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Looks too nice for a 4BT.

I think I'd go for the new motor Cummins is selling.
I thought about the R2.8 but the price gets in the way and I have a spare 130hp p-pump 4BT waiting in the corner.
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