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Old 03-21-2013, 02:16 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I have an '85 K10 Suburban with 6.2 with MANUAL aftermarket hubs.
With smallish street (all weather tread) tires, it sits about as low as a regular 2 wheel
drive. Even with the 3.73 diff.; I can get near 30mpg. at cruising speeds
between 45-50mph.

I found a good one for about $1,300. Admittingly, I only drive it 1% of the time,
as my '87 CRX usually bottoms out near 45mpg.

Mine is NOT a rust bucket!!! It is VERY reliable, all I've replaced is the starter.

So I'm trying to share some hope here. I thank God I don't live in the rust (salt country)

I just got tired of hearing the bad rap, painted with a broad brush stroke.
belt that so many of you suffer from!!!
06 Chev MonteC JG#24tribute car 30mpg 00 Honda Insight 63MPG 98 Buick Park Ave3.8 33MPG 89 Toyota Corolla wag 53MPG so far 81 VW Rabbit diesel pu 50MPG+ 80 Mercedes 240D stick 30-ish 90 vette 6-speed,29ish 07 Honda ST1300 55MPG 83 Honda 650 GL 64MPG 19 Suzuki dr200 88MPG23 HondaGrom?+Tow K10D Sub 26mpg NEVER,NEVER GIVE UP!
SLOW DOWN AND SMOOTH UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![SIGPIC]
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