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1991 Chevy Suburban - Mckrill's Thrillz

Posted in Project Vehicles on May 1, 2008 Comment (0)
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If you've been to a large truck show east of the Mississippi River, chances are you've seen one of Denny McKrill's creations. You see, this Elkhart, Indiana, resident has churned out 12 show-stopping rigs in the past 25 years and they've been a staple of eastern truck shows, earning numerous awards in the process.

His latest creation is this fascinating '91 Chevy Suburban. When he found it on a car lot in 1998 it was a bone-stock grocery-getter. "I wanted to build something different," McKrill says, so he plunked down the cash and took it home. After an enormous effort, he trotted out this amazing rig that is not only a large, juicy piece of eye-candy, but also an intriguing fusion of off-highway technology.

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Owner: Denny and Sue McKrill, Elkhart, Indiana
Vehicle/Model: '91 Chevy Suburban
Estimated Value: $35,000

Type: 350ci V-8
Aspiration: Dual 450-cfm Carter carburetors, Weiand 6-71 Series supercharger, Hedman headers, Flowmaster mufflers, 4-inch-diameter dual exhaust
Output, hp/torque (estimated): 450/Not available

Transmission: Turbo 350, B&M components
Transfer Case: NP205

Front: BDS 8-inch-lift leaf springs, dual BDS shocks
Rear: BDS 8-inch-lift leaf springs, dual BDS shocks, custom traction bars

Front: GM 10-bolt, trussed/open
Rear: GM 14-bolt, trussed, disc-brake conversion/limited-slip
Ring-and-pinion: 4.10:1

Wheels: 15x14 Weld Racing
Tires: 46x19.5-15 Mickey Thompson Baja Claw


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