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Old 04-22-2009
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Picked up a Wrecked Exploder

Bought it from a buy here pay here car lot. Ball joint failure either from and impact or not. History unknown.


Damaged areas.

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Overall good shape. 122k on the clock.

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In case you were wondering why i bought it. The badge says it all.

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Project thread later after I do more research.

I will also start a part out thread. As of right now OHC is available and the rear axle is a possible. Most of the interoir will be relocated to my moms EX, center console is MINE.



i will resize the pics in the AM. Im heading out to work............
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how does it run? Can we say 5.0l swap?
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them are some big pics. but whats the plans?
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selling the intake/heads?
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judging by the picture..the interior color matches my truck .. dibs on the ohc!
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how does it run? Can we say 5.0l swap?
Its missing the IAC so i had to bolt a piece of cardboard over the holes to get it to run. It will not idle without help. But seems fairly smooth for having a monster vac leak.

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them are some big pics. but whats the plans?
V8 swap, Unless I can repair it for reasonable. Then flip it, the title is clean.

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judging by the picture..the interior color matches my truck .. dibs on the ohc!
Keep in eye out, i may start a classified add soon. Im gutting the interior tomorrow to get the seats out.


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selling the intake/heads?
Yeah you wish. :P

Im not going to part the engine. If anything a port job is in order for them.
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Old 04-23-2009
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Damn dude, try resizing those pictures.
How many miles are on it?
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Damn dude, try resizing those pictures.
How many miles are on it?
Pics are resized to 1024 is that too big?


Its got 122k on it.
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J/k, nice score
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