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Yesterday afternoon, I took my son's '87 GMC hoopty-truck to a buddies' house to get a new full exhaust welded up under it. Driving over was with open headers. Three miles worth of seriously excessive noise! A eighth-mile or quarter-mile run would be one thing. But three miles was simply deafening! LOL!

After five hours and a couple of beers, the JEGS 2-1/4" box of exhaust parts and the two cherry bomb mufflers were on! My friend Tony is a pipefitter by trade, and can build an exhaust system second to none. One thing we found was the passenger side header gasket was blown out, so even after the install, the truck was still pretty loud. I've got a gasket on order, and will put that on later this week.

But, boy, does the truck sound good from the rear! A nice, mellow tone like my old '68 D100 had. I miss that!

One thing we found was a missing rear shock(!) and a crack in the frame near the right rear shock mount. That crack looks truly evil, due to the truck being up on a two-post lift. Never saw that crack until then! Next thing is to remove the bed and weld and plate that crack up, plus install two new Rancho shocks. I like the Chevy and Dodge "square-body" trucks a lot. I hope my son keeps this!

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That truck was made for a good time!! That frame needs fixed, like yesterday!! LOL
 

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Yesterday was a beautiful day to take a ride. So many old cars out and about. Thumbs up going on back and forth. Ran with a 67 chevelle and mustang for awhile and then made my way home
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Saturday and today was the Imperial's turn for attention. Went to a medium-sized all makes show on Saturday. Sunny and breezy! Several Mopars in attendance.

Today, Memorial Day, I drove to the base and paused to remember 24 fellow AWACS crewdawgs killed in the E-3 crash at Elmendorf AFB in September 1995.

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Saturday and today was the Imperial's turn for attention. Went to a medium-sized all makes show on Saturday. Sunny and breezy! Several Mopars in attendance.

Today, Memorial Day, I drove to the base and paused to remember 24 fellow AWACS crewdawgs killed in the E-3 crash at Elmendorf AFB in September 1995.

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God bless you and them!! Absolutely beautiful car!! Thanks for sharing!!
 

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Ran a few errands, daughters house, mail and trip to home depot. This is a dog play park, training and boarding center, very cool!!
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Motor Muster at Henry Ford/Greenfield Village yesterday, Granddaughter helping out.
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I'm taking this out today and drive the wheels off it, all day. Then, I'm going to my daughters house and have ribs made by a Championship team winners, with special rub brought in from Texas. You can't make that up!!!
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Boogied out to the farm yesterday for some dirt road'n, varmint patrol, cold brew and BBQ:D
Getting a big block Mopar squirrely out in the dirt is pure therapy...sorry no video of that though, gotta keep both feet on the wheel!





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I’m going to my parents for moms birthday, and Father’s Day. I took Lil red out because my dad likes it more then my GTX. But it’s been in the family since knew, so he’s been around it for 44 years, so I can’t blame him lol.

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I’m going to my parents for moms birthday, and Father’s Day. I took Lil red out because my dad likes it more then my GTX. But it’s been in the family since knew, so he’s been around it for 44 years, so I can’t blame him lol.

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What a way to spend the day, with family and a bitchin ride to get there!! Hood shots are the bomb!!! Thanks for sharing, hope you had a great day!!
 

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Drove all over God's green earth and ended up with this in front of me. I have 4 times this much to take home. My daughter really went out of her way to make these happen!!
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I decided to just go for a Sunday drive, collect some data to try to solve some issues, always fun to take a 440 GTX out
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I've been itching for a drive between the rain storms, but the new AGM battery I just bought needs a longer ground cable.

We've got the master BR torn up to paint and install flooring, including planing down and routing the rough hewn cedar baseboard to look more like traditional molding.

Whew.

...when I get a few minutes.
 

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