Big Orange - Big Bad 1974 GMC Jimmy. Garage Kept The truck originally came from Alabama. I've had the truck for 10years and completely disassembled it and rebuilt it from the ground up.
The truck is plated in Indiana and street legal. Since the rebuild only 100 or so miles put on it.
Frame and Body sandblasted and painted
Engine - GM 350 crate engine 350hp 380torque, aluminum heads with a Holley 670cfm truck avenger carbertor. I will include the original edelbrook carb that came with the crate engine.
Transmission - Rebuilt TH350 w/ B&M Truck Floor Rachet shifter
Transfer Case - Rebuilt NP205 the strongest of all production cases
Front axle 1 ton- Rebuilt Dana 60 with limit slip 4.88 gears from boyce equipment
Rear Axle 1 ton- Corp 14 bolt with Detroit locker and 4.88 gears from boyce equipment
Tires - 44"x19.5x16.5 Interco Super Swappers 99.5% tread there still some of the spikes on the treads.
10" of suspension lift and 1" body lift with poly body mounts
Busch Wacker Cut out feeder flares to give the extra room for the tires.
Custom made rear bumper made out of 3/16" steel. (Heavy Duty)
Custom Front Bumper made of 2" tubing and 3/16 steel so a winch can be mounted. Very Strong
Custom made rocker guards and steps 2" .120 tubing
Custom rollcage 2" .120 tubing
2 - Suspension seats and 5 point racing harness attached to roll cage
Hydraulic steering assist (Redneck Ram) - to assist with turning the massive tires. Turn tires with 1 fingure
Crossover Steering from OffRoad Designs
Multimeter gauges - Trans temp, Water Temp, Oil Pressure, Speed, Tach, Volt mounted in aluminum dash.
New stainless steel brake lines
New 31 gallon gas tank and straps
Fiberglass 4" Cowl induct hood
Heavy Duty aluminum radiator with a police interceptor electric fan with interior switch to turn off when in deepwater
Painless Wiring harness
Soft Top - It folds down and stores behind the seat and rollcage nicely. Comes down in 5 minutes and goes up in 10-15 min. Tinted windows.
New windshield and weather stripping
Almost everthing on this truck is new
The trucks is about 98% complete.
Things that needed to be completed.
Front Drive Shaft
Radio / speakers
Rear seat belts - I was going to put some 4 point harness in that why I ran the rollcage cross bar behind the rear seat.
GMC Jimmy for Sale
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Mon, 05 May 2014 09:30:00 EST
With all eyes fixed on General Motors in the wake of the ignition recall debacle, the auto giant has been carefully calling in a wide array of vehicles to fix anything and everything that could prove problematic. Just the other day it issued two separate recalls - one concerning the Cadillac SRX and another its heavy-duty pickups - and now it is issuing another.
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:01:00 EST
This time the vehicles in question are the Buick Enclave, Chevy Traverse and GMC Acadia, three fullsize crossovers based on GM's Lambda platform. In an estimated 51,640 units manufactured between March 26 and August 15, 2013, the engine control module has been found to incorrectly display the level of fuel in the tank.
As a result, owners are being notified to bring their vehicles in to their local dealers to have the ECU reflashed to fix the problem. View the full details in the announcement below from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
General Motors is just coming off a complete redesign of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra for 2014, but in the US fullsize truck market, there is no rest for the weary. According to Reuters, plans are already unfurling for both trucks to drop pounds from their curb weight over the next few years, but this will unlikely be able to keep pace with the 700-pound diet targeted for the next-generation Ford F-150, a truck expected to debut late next year.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:33:00 EST
The biggest weight reduction for these trucks might not be available until the next full redesign, which will likely happen around 2019, but the article says that smaller updates could shave pounds in the meantime. Two examples given include an "aluminum-intensive" version of the Silverado that could shed 250 pounds and debut around the same time as the lighter-weight, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford, and there is also talk of reducing weight for driveline components such as axles and driveshafts. These changes are all part of an attempt to meet strict new fuel economy standards coming in 2017, targets which will get even tougher in 2025.
People are a weird sort. Even after registering over 70 recalls through the first three-quarters of 2014, General Motors saw its best Q3 results since Jimmy Carter was in the White House, registering over 2.4 million global sales between June and September on the back of strong results in the US and China.
US sales were marshaled by good results for GM's pickups, the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, which bumped the manufacturer's truck market share to 35.6 percent, up nearly three points from Q1 2014. Buick has seen healthy growth as well, with the Encore dominating its segment for the sixth month running.
It was China, though, that really bolstered GM's sales, as the company's efforts to top last year's record-setting 3.16 million units continued apace. Small SUV sales saw massive growth, with Encore, Chevrolet Trax and Captiva figures jumping 90 percent in Q3. Brand-wise, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Buick all saw sales gains in the PRC, with each recording double-digit year-over-year jumps. Cadillac sales alone were up 63 percent compared to the first nine months of 2013.