94 K1500 A.K.A. Big Bertha

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  1. canelo_ANDRETTi

    canelo_ANDRETTi Newbie

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    Hello guys, been on the following the forum for a while and finally have enough done to my truck to post something....somewhat worthy.
    Here we go.

    94 k1500
    Bought it back in 2012 from a kid that got it for christmas and didnt want it because it was a "old mans truck".
    Had 135k and was completley stock.
    Now she has 155k and has had some work done.

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    canelo_ANDRETTi Newbie

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    Back in 2015 or 2016 she blew a head gasket so I took the heads off. I was working at Will's Auto Machine Shop in Chamblee, GA at the time and they were kind enough to let me rebuild the heads. Once I reinstalled the heads. They didnt look that nice on the dirty nasty block so me and my dad pulled the motor and we started the rebuilding process.

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    Since its been so long since I worked at Wills. I have forgotten the part numbers of the parts I used.
    -We upgraded the cam to a slightly bigger cam than factory. (The guys at the shop told me what to buy and I listened)

    -Oversized pistons .020

    -surfaced the block .002" (just to clean up any rust pits the block had.)

    -ARP rod studs and bolts

    -balanced the engine. (Will try to upload the video later)

    -3 angle valve job on the stock heads.

    -surfaced the heads .005"

    -new oem valve springs and offset keepers

    Purchasing new long tube headers and going with a true dual 2.5" exhaust.

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  4. RichLo

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    WOW. Welcome!

    Now thats how you start an intro thread!!
     
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    canelo_ANDRETTi Newbie

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    Thanks m

    Thanks man, ya making me blush!!!

    Heres a quick pick of the truck I took today.

    She sits on newer body style wheels. (Saw a members truck with the same wheels except they werent chrome)

    And my tire specs are BFG's ko2 275/70/ r17

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    1994k1500 Newbie

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    Great looking truck!! Id be really interested in hearing how the long tubes fit in, and how the true duals clear the front driveshaft
     
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    Biggershaft96 Cant Getrite

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    Nice build!
     

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