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The truck we finally decided on is an '86 Chevy also known as a Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle (CUCV). These rigs are basically a bare-bones 1-ton with a 6.2L diesel, a TH400 tranny, a 208 transfer case, a Dana 60 front, a Corporate 14-bolt rear with 4.56 gears, and a Detroit Locker. There were also some CUCV Blazers, but they weren't 1-tons and didn't have the burly axles we wanted. After we bid and won our truck, we headed back to Vandenburg to pick it up. Though we hoped to drive it home, we eventually towed it due to some rotten tires and a bent rear driveshaft.

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