Big Block, Supercharger, 1/2 Ton, Short Bed, Swampers, Big Lift. Awesome!


Big Block, Supercharger, 1/2 Ton, Short Bed, Swampers, Big Lift. Awesome!

There was a time when nothing in the world would have been cooler to me than owning this big lifted Chevy pickup. I still remember my first lifted truck. It was awesome! And it had Swampers. Well it did after I realized that BFG Mud Terrains were not cool. So it is the Swampers that first grabbed my attention and made me focus on this truck. The fact that it is Big Block powered, has a blower, and is done up so clean then really grabbed me.

I could never own this truck though. Someone can, you can, anyone else can. I can’t. Why? Because I’m going to hurt it and make it not pretty anymore when I go to Azusa Canyon and bury it in the mud. And jump it. And bury it. And pull other people out of the mud with it. You know, all the truck stuff you are supposed to do with a truck. But one of you can own this thing. And you should. Because I will be jealous.

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Here is the info from the seller:

1978 GMC Sierra 1/2 ton short bed pickup. Sheet metal is rust free Arizona Sheet metal. No after
market parts have been used, only original GM panels. Has a base coat, clear coat paint job. Color
is Medium blue poly metallic. The bed is lined with gator guard spray in bed liner. Frame rails have been boxed in. Frame has been sand blasted and powder coated black. Has 6″ rough country lift kit and dual shocks front and rear. 3″ body lift, Bumpers and gas tanks raised up to match lift. Brand new rear step bumper, front bumper and grill has been re-chromed. Interior has been fully redone. Door seals and window seals have been replaced with factory GM rubber seals. New Windshield and seal.

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Motor is a 454 4 bolt main bored 30 over and has roughly 800 horsepower. Eagle forged steel crank 4.0 stroke. Eagle Forged steel H-Beam connecting rods with 7/16 bolts standard length. Has JE Forged pistons 8-1 Compression. Rotating assembly has been balanced together. Has a comp hydraulic roller cam shaft 11-411-8, Lift 541, duration 294, cloyes race billet timing chain set, a Comp high tech 3/8 push rods, harland sharp roller rockers 1.7. Edelbrock 6044 aluminum cylinder heads. Rectangular port, Combustion chamber size is 110cc, valve size intake 2.19″, exhaust 1.88″. Heads have been ported and polished, heads have been O-ringed to handle blower boost. Rectangular port aluminum Whipple intake. 3.3 Liter Whipple super charger that produces 10 Pounds of boost. 850 mighty demon blower carburetor. Barry Grant fuel system, MSD distributor and ignition control box. Mr. gasket street scoop, milodon extra deep oil pan, Hooker ceramic coated headers,3 inch exhaust with dynomax mufflers, edelbrock aluminum high flow water pump, be cool aluminum radiator with electric 16″ fans, Hydroboost brake system,

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Transmission is a Turbo 400 brace case totally rebuilt with 6 clutch pack direct drum, low planetary gear set straight cut gears, SK shift kit stage 2, heavy duty 4 clutch 2nd gear, TCI 3000 stall street fighter converter. 205 transfer case, been fully rebuilt. Front and Rear drive shaft fully rebuilt with .095 tube thickness and 1350 Ujoints. Built in catch loops for front and rear drive shafts. Rear differential is a full floating 14 bolt corporate with Detroit locker and 456 gears. Front differential is a dana 60 with detroit locker and 456 gears both differentials have been fully rebuilt with bearings.
Tires are Super swamper TSL radials 36×14.50×16.5

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Rims are aluminum eagle alloys
Custom built 24 Gallon aluminum pyramid fuel tank with baffles inside. Mounted in Bed of truck. Still has both factory 16 gallon saddle tanks that work also.
Truck was fully restored in 2004 and only has 1000 miles since restoration. Always been kept in a Garage. Invested 28,000 just in parts, not including labor.
I made a short video of the truck running at www.youtube.com/channel/UCsLXho0IRkVBbyTV8khe0pw
Asking $28,000 OBO
Call Matt at 303-638-9439
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