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Offline 86silver

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'86 Silverado
« on: December 29, 2013, 11:33:25 PM »
Got the k20 axles under it (Dana 44 front Corp 14 rear, 4.10 gears) that I rebuilt.  35" BFGs.  US Wheel wagon wheel rims.  4" Tuff Country EZ Ride lift and shocks.

Now working on a better way to attach cruise/throttle and tranny cables on intake.


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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 08:49:41 PM »
     That looks pretty good with 35" tires and only a 4" lift.
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 08:55:01 PM »
Looks good but what about those steps?
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2013, 12:08:12 AM »
Looks good but what about those steps?

What about them?

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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2014, 10:17:45 PM »
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2014, 11:18:29 PM »
Looks good but what about those steps?

What about them?
dont think they are suposed to be up that far
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2014, 10:38:13 AM »
APPROVED!  8)

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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2014, 05:16:05 PM »
Looks good but what about those steps?

What about them?

Why are they positioned so far forward? They don't look right and must be kind of awkward to use no?
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2014, 11:07:05 PM »
now this isnt the hoop steps but its a nurf bar. and see where they have the rubber for the step

not trying to bash your steps but you might get more use of them if they are back farther
besides the steps i like the truck 8)
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2014, 11:15:24 PM »
now this isnt the hoop steps but its a nurf bar. and see where they have the rubber for the step

not trying to bash your steps but you might get more use of them if they are back farther
besides the steps i like the truck 8)

Well you are welcome to try in your truck, but with saddle gas tanks you'll see my issue.  Also, I had no interest in nerf bars again...these steps work just fine.



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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2014, 10:50:20 AM »
I think what he is trying to point out is most steps are around the middle of the door, yours are well forward of that.  I dont recall how much room there is between the tank and the rocker panel.

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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2014, 05:27:16 PM »
Love the truck.

I fit my running boards fine on my truck, and they use three separate brackets per side, and I have saddle side tanks.
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Re: '86 Silverado
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2014, 11:07:18 PM »
I think what he is trying to point out is most steps are around the middle of the door, yours are well forward of that.  I dont recall how much room there is between the tank and the rocker panel.
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