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Old 01-19-2013, 07:16 PM
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Hello all, This is my first time posting on Lawn site but I have been reading and learning from this site for several years. I run a small operation in upstate NY doing mostly hardscapes for the last 15 years. Im looking to get back into the maintenance work again (sold out the maintenance side in 2000) so I picked up this truck for mulch, brush,top soil exc.
I will start with the floors and driver side rocker then move on to the doors and nose. If any one knows of a source for parts for a truck this old please chime in. Thanks Adam.

I will get some more pics up as I get into it.
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:19 PM
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What year is it? 366 gasser? We had a 1974 and a1980. Great trucks. Drove it right into the scrap yard once the cancer got it
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:55 PM
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What year is it? 366 gasser? We had a 1974 and a1980. Great trucks. Drove it right into the scrap yard once the cancer got it
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Its a 1983 8.2 detroit with a 5 speed auto. The body is a heated Rugbe.
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Old 01-19-2013, 08:08 PM
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What truck did you use for hardscapes
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:13 PM
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Most of the cab parts will interchange with full size trucks of the same year.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:14 PM
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nice truck, for arts you might look into buying a cab and chassis parts truck. you may come out cheaper in the long run.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:39 PM
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I have a f450 flatbed and a 01 f250 that I tow a few trailers. For the most part I find it most economical to have materials delivered. The main reason for my trucks is to move equipment and cleanup jobs as we go.
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:44 PM
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Most of the cab parts will interchange with full size trucks of the same year.
Every truck I come across is just as rusted or worse. Here in NY its almost impossible to find rust free parts.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:07 PM
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maybe jc whitney or similar.
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:21 PM
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Jc Whitney does have many parts for this style truck and so does lmc truck parts. The parts Im having trouble locating are the fender extension skirts. They are like the wheel house in front of the fire wall. I didn't check with GM yet but my guess is that stuff is long gone.
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