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Offline 1980b

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best burb?
« on: January 16, 2009, 09:01:57 PM »
im looking for info on what years to look for. i would like fuel injection (350), best tranny(700r4), best transfercase (?), solid front axle (hopfully desent 44 or better), good rear axle (corp 14), and a nice trim package(not like leather, just nice). anybody got any suggestions, or does this beast not exsist?

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Re: best burb?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2009, 10:13:24 PM »
First of all welcome to the site.  For fuel injection, 87 is the oldest.  14 bolt means K20 at least.  If you are looking for a full floater you will need one with a 454, 350 had the semi float 14 bolt.  All the burbs are good, it is a matter of how the PO took care of it.  Good luck in your search
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Re: best burb?
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2009, 10:31:30 PM »
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Re: best burb?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2009, 09:48:35 PM »
thanks guys, checking out autotrader/craigslist now!

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Re: best burb?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2009, 12:04:40 PM »
hey guys, just a recap. i got numbers like V1500,V2500 those make sense. also i got 20, 10. not to sure of those. i understand 2500 is 3/4 ton, didnt see a 3500. so is the 1500 a 3/4 ton with the smaller corp 14? and also what front diff is gona be in the 2500/1500? thanx for any info.

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Re: best burb?
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2009, 06:18:27 PM »
10, and 1500 are a 1/2 tons, 20 and 2500 are 3/4 ton, and they will all have a 10 bolt diff up front. Only the 1 ton versions will have the much sought after dana 60 up front.
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Re: best burb?
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2009, 08:44:40 PM »
so im assuming that it is the 3500, or did they not make one?

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Re: best burb?
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2009, 05:26:05 PM »
91 K2500 would be the best Fuel injected 350,4l80E,NV241,10-bolt front,14-bolt-semi floater rear

454 was only available in 2-wheel burbs

FF 14-bolt was only available in the 2-wheel drive burbs after 1980 (81-91)

Also a Dana 60 front axle WAS NEVER OFFERED  in a Suburban. there are no 30/3500 series suburbans
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Re: best burb?
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2009, 05:34:34 PM »
also there is really no strength difference in a 10-bolt or Dana 44 front axle they use all the same components with exception of the actual "pumpkin"

Since your wanting a 4x4 with Fuel injection 14 bolt rear and a nice interior:
 
you want an 87-91 K20/K25 -V2500 Silverado/Sierra Classic

these will come with a SM465 manual 4-speed (very rare) , TH400 ,TH4L80E (91 only)

The transfer case will be a NP208 or a NV241 depending on year

Axles will be the 10bolt front and 14bolt Semi Float rear


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Re: best burb?
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2009, 10:43:47 PM »
'91 V2500 4x4 5.7 TBI 3/4 ton like mine  ;D
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Re: best burb?
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2009, 11:49:36 PM »
thanks alot guys, now i know what im looking for, just gotta find one for the right price.