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Old 05-13-2008, 08:55 AM   #21
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Al. The GMC Pickup with the V6 is quite the rig. The V6s were known for their very high low end torque while being economical. I have done a few upgrades, i.e HEI Dist etc. Heritage is very key for me as this was a family truck. Restoration story & pics can been seen here **Past Project----1968 GMC 2500 305EV6 4x4. | jakesgeneralstore.com

Take a look at some of the other muscle car restorations I have done. The nice thing about the switch to the Airsream is I can include the entire family. Looking forward to many years of enjoyment.
thejake,

That is a really excellent point. My wife is almost as eager as I am to find and restore a vintage Airstream. She already has all kinds of plans for the decorations and details she'd like to implement. And we're both excited to raise our newborn daughter camping in it. I was raised as a tent camper and that's what my wife and I have always done as well, but I'm really loving the idea of trailer camping as our family grows.

Good luck and have fun!
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Old 05-13-2008, 09:48 AM   #22
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Nice truck and trailer there, 'Jake! Probably a '73 judging by the clearance light placement on the front and back corners. Always possible changes toward the beginning/end of the model years.

I like the Jimmy! Great resto.
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Old 05-13-2008, 01:20 PM   #23
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Congratulations on the Tradewind,, from one Newbie to another, you are in the right spot to help troubleshoot any problems and get answers to questions that come up... Good Luck
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