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Discussion in 'Introduction' started by LVJJJ, Dec 3, 2019 at 3:22 PM.

  1. LVJJJ

    LVJJJ Newbie

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    Was on GMT Nation and noticed there is a forum for my specific truck, now don't have to put up with those Trailblazers & Envoys (had an Envoy once, liked it). Although my first car was a Ford (51 customized convertible with an Olds engine, so half good), always been a GM owner. Still have my 1965 Chevy Van (bought in 1970) so I'm part of the Vintage Chevy Van Club too (VCVC.com).

    We towed a 24' travel trailer for years with the Van as it has a 292 engine. 3 years ago we decided we wanted a bigger trailer that the van just couldn't tow. So found a pristine '94 GMC K1500, one owner, garaged, driven only 6,000 miles a year. However, the 350 sucked, still had original plugs wires cap rotor after 130,000 miles. Did a few external things to it but just struggled with our bigger 28' trailer. Just had a new 383 stroker installed and man does it tow, drive in 4th gear most of the time and gets 9.5 miles per gallon towing which is great. So that's where i'm at, happy with the '94 and its running good.

    Oh, and live in Blaine Washington which is the rainy end of the earth, right next to the Canadian border and can't go west or end up in Puget Sound.
     
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    LVJJJ Newbie

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    89GMCJOHN I'm Awesome

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    Welcome ...nice rig ...I assume you stayed with the fuel injection with the 383 ?
     
  4. kennythewelder

    kennythewelder B31-3 (6-G) certified

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    Welcome to the forum. Nice Burb, and a 383, thats awesome.
     
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    Stumpy Heavy Chevy

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    Welcome LVJJJ, nice looking Burb.
     
  6. Old77

    Old77 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    :welcome:
     
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    Steve Cunningham I'm Awesome

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    Nice truck, welcome to the site.
     
  8. PlayingWithTBI

    PlayingWithTBI Desert Old Guy

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    welcome, nice ride! Do you still have the TBI setup and have you tuned it yet?
     

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