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Old August 21st, 2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Default Secret Spy pics - 53 GMC with Jag Suspension

Well, my first post here so i figured start it out with a good picture show. I have been holding off to post pics of the 53 GMC until it is further along. But here are spy pics, condensed version of the story.

First strip all the stock suspension and drivetrain from the truck:


Next get your Jag front and rear suspension assy's, as removed from the 86 Jag donor:




Now weld them into the frame, still need to make the rear forward control arms:




Here is where I am at now, engine and trans (350 SBC and 700R4) installed, the engine is set off to pass side about 1 inch for extra steering clearance, that is the Jag booster and master cyl on the firewall:


Once it is assembled more and all the stuff hooked up, the running boards should be about 7 inches to the bottom. Not super low, but should look and ride nice. A lot more work to do, but so far it is working out pretty good.
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Old August 27th, 2011, 04:52 PM   #2
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Default Re: Secret Spy pics - 53 GMC with Jag Suspension

wow looks killer. what else do you have to do to get the suspension finished? that is a cool setup
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Old August 30th, 2011, 05:37 AM   #3
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Slick installation.
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Old August 30th, 2011, 07:50 AM   #4
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think I'll just go home and break my fingers now!!!!
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