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1981 GMC Suburban 1500, Lehi Hartwell - 2009 Top Truck Challenge Challengers

Posted in Events on April 1, 2008
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Lehi Hartwell, Mountain Home, Idaho
1981 GMC Suburban 1500
Propane injection is fast becoming the alt-fuel of choice for many wheelers, and this rig combines a dollop of V-8 power with a full plate of driveline beef.

Engine: 383ci GM stroker V-8, Edelbrock AVS, Impco propane injection
Transmission: Turbo 400
Transfer case: Stak three-speed
Axles, f/r: Dana 60, Warn hubs/GM Corporate 14-bolt
Traction aids, f/r: Ox Locker/Spool
Ratio: 5.13:1
Suspension, f/r: 12-inch Superlift springs, ES 9000 shocks/8-inch Superlift springs, shackle flip, ES 9000 shocks
Tires: 7-inch Super Swamper LTB
Special Features: Hummer H1 double-beadlock rims, Warn 16.5ti winch, Alloy USA 4350 35-spline axles (front), Dutchman 1541 shafts (rear), Redneck Ram hydro-assist steering, 30-gallon propane tank, crossover steering, custom cage, bumpers and rock sliders, all joints converted to 1410-series, dual batteries
Driver Experience: 8 years

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