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Old 08-08-2019, 01:28 PM
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Late update: The truck got a workout on the Hot Rod Power Tour. It averaged 18mpg, not bad for 236k+ 350 sbc.

Great drive! The most fun part was the mountains between Martinsville and Bristol. RideTech StreetGRIP was getting a workout
Got in some laps at Bristol too.

6,603 total miles. San Diego to Charlotte. Long Haul to Norwalk. Then back home to San Diego.

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Impressive. That was quite the haul.
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Very nice, I hope to make a drive like that when I get my ride done.
Congrats!
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Congrats on the successful trip... Dang, that's a lot of driving...
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Bristol Baby!
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I can only imagine how much fun it was to drive across country. Truck looks awesome on the high bank.
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Started this project a little over a year ago. It's been a fun ride, and more to come. Shot from a local cruise night
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I'm seriously considering building up one of these trucks. I grew up looking at them in all the magazines when they were new and the sport truck scene was taking off. I'm in a position where I can make my dreams a reality so I figure, why not?.

I love what you did with your truck, John. Was there a reason you went with RideTech over say McGaughy's? Is there a website dedicated to these trucks and lowering them that you recommend?

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I'm seriously considering building up one of these trucks. I grew up looking at them in all the magazines when they were new and the sport truck scene was taking off. I'm in a position where I can make my dreams a reality so I figure, why not?.

I love what you did with your truck, John. Was there a reason you went with RideTech over say McGaughy's? Is there a website dedicated to these trucks and lowering them that you recommend?

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I went with the RideTech StreetGrip setup because I like that it's a complete kit. Eliminates the guesswork, also the adjustable shocks really helped me find tune the ride on my truck.

If you are working on a GMT400, gmt400.com forum is wealth of knowledge. There is a ton of old post knowledge, and a good active core group to answer any off the wall questions. Of course, I will help with anything I can.
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Old 11-06-2019, 09:53 PM
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I appreciate it, John. Thank you.
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