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Old 10-20-2012, 10:15 PM
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Looks good with 293,000 Miles? 1994 Z71

I bought her with 93,000 miles and now has 280+ hard working miles from snow plowing and also with a yard of sand&salt, towing my Exmark ZTR, do about 100-200 yards of mulch a year, gravel, and more......

350 tbi with the original engine and what I know of the tranny is the original 4l60E. Has a level kit and 285 tires. The tape player still works lol.

Parts that went : Fuel pump finally went at 240K miles, AC unit went at 252K miles, water pump finally went at 260K miles, brake switch went at 230K miles, and my 2 of my ball joints finally went at 200K miles after the crazy storm we had think it was 2 feet of snow.

My goal is to put a 1,000,000+ miles on it.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:19 PM
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293 on the original engine...Im impressed, my 97 sierra 454 made it to about i believe 93,--- and had a lifter go, got in a accident (rear ended) and made it worse..had to have a rebuild
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:29 PM
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293 on the original engine...Im impressed, my 97 sierra 454 made it to about i believe 93,--- and had a lifter go, got in a accident (rear ended) and made it worse..had to have a rebuild
You had the Vortec engine I have the old school throttle body which is basically a modern carb. The paint on the hood is fading a little and there is little rot on the passernger side cab panel. It came from California and the guy towed his corvette with this truck to CT! I wax it every Month and wash it every 3 days or so. I always clean the interior every Sunday.

Believe it or not when my oil line went I drove around with a quart of oil!!!!! I drove a week or so and this happen at 105K miles! The owner did warn me if you use synthetic it will piss right out. I still use Mobil 1 but use 10W-40W I also undercoated the underneath of the truck including the wheel wells. There is no rust on the frame. Once in a while I will do burnouts for my friends, just gotta use the brake for about 3 seconds and roast easily. The AC delete and having the air pump removed free a few HP. I notice the engine revs a lot quicker.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:35 PM
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Shes a clean little truck, I would suggest if you want her to last much longer to retire her from active duty, and buy a newer truck to do all the hard work, keep her as a daily driver/run around truck.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:42 PM
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Another pic of my truck climbing up a construction area.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:43 PM
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Shes a clean little truck, I would suggest if you want her to last much longer to retire her from active duty, and buy a newer truck to do all the hard work, keep her as a daily driver/run around truck.

Yes I was thinking of a GMC single cab 2500 or my friends F350 mason dump. As you can tell from the pictures I ruined the rear leaf springs this year. I got cocky and dumped 1.5-2 yards of 3/4 gravel and the tail hitch scraped the ground. Now the rear end sits 2 inches lower :-(
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:05 PM
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Gah I miss those seats!!!!! I had a 94 suburban 2500 and I could seat in that car for DAYS. I loved that truck, I swear it would have lasted a million miles too, if that drunk arsehole didn't hit me...

And for the leaf springs try sticking a hydrolic jack in between the frame and springs and pop them back into place. It worked for me on a drunken Sunday so I'm sure it will work for you too
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:12 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IocCC1-jeTY

If you play at 9second mark my goal is to do that down the road when I don't need the truck. I work for a builder once in a while during the winter time and the excavator guy agrees to do it and we are going to record it and put it on youtube.
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I had a 95 K2500 with 175k that I sold in May. I loved that truck, but it started to nickel and dime me, so I traded it on an '04 K1500. I wish I still had the old truck, but at the time I only had room for one truck
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Old 10-21-2012, 09:11 AM
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Awesome 94' chevy! And by far the cleanest I have seen with those miles, I always liked the interior on the 88-94 chevy's.
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