View Full Version : 93 k1500 CHEV BEVERLY
04-10-2012, 06:34 PM
Alright new to the site, was introduced by bayko while i was doing my NV4500 swap which was extremely helpful thanks to 88GMC'S thread. Figured I'd share my sh**ty chevys story. This is my second OBS which i picked up after rolling my 98 k1500. I plan on owning an OBS for the rest of my life..I'm hooked!!
04-10-2012, 06:50 PM
after photobuckets finished uploading my pictures ill be sure to start this thread up, look forward to showing Beverly off. Lots of hard work and money has gone into her
04-10-2012, 07:25 PM
Alright here she is when i brought her home
04-10-2012, 07:59 PM
I payed 3000 for her saftied, and from there it started...
I first got rid of as much rust as possible and got rid of that horrible teal. Just not for me at all. When I was a young I always wanted this style truck but my first truck was bought without me ever seeing it. That ended after a year rolling it in a highway median feb 14 heading to the ski hill for some night boarding.
http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m494/thuotari/crash.jpg Made it out alright with a little bit of nerve damage on the back corner of my head. This all led me to Beverly. So rid of the rust I replaced some body parts and gave her a coat of Dodge viper GTS blue Pearl with some metal flake.
04-10-2012, 08:17 PM
It looks a lot better than when you got it. good work.
04-10-2012, 08:36 PM
Thanks just getting started though, bought her in march 2010
04-10-2012, 08:49 PM
Alright so shortly after the paint job i tossed a pair of 5 inch chrome stacks on. I was in high school working a p/t job so I kept the y pipe and had one pipe to the entire 2"x6" tubing.
Both stacks smoked sufficiently when the truck was burning oil..
My fathers been a truck driver since he was 16, and ever since I was a kid I've been his tool b**ch/apprentice. This got me hooked on lots of power, big pipes, and obnoxious noise.
04-10-2012, 09:25 PM
About time you joined up here!
old chevy man
04-11-2012, 06:36 AM
Ya i like your 93, pretty cool.
04-11-2012, 08:29 AM
Love that color! Nice!
04-11-2012, 09:02 AM
04-11-2012, 12:15 PM
Please for me, can you put the stacks going through the step side step's I've wanted to see that since I bought my truck lol.
04-11-2012, 05:13 PM
I like it!
04-11-2012, 06:31 PM
Clean truck dude, i think those stacks are starting to grow on me and i like`em
04-11-2012, 08:15 PM
Nice truck, glad to see more people from Ontario on here.
04-11-2012, 10:46 PM
Thanks guys much appreciated!! I was initially going to run them like that but rerouting the gas filler hose was more of a PITA then I thought of this way to mount them and IMO is the easiest way to run stacks. Anyways back to it, I put a set of BFG All Terrain on which made a huge difference.
Beginning of summer I replaced the fuel pump and cleaned some rust and the frame up. Our winters are horrible, the roads are full of salt every snowfall, so I'm always cleaning rust. And of course once the box was back on a few days later the spring for the door broke... Just my luck.
Camping trip to go into a lake for opening season of wallys, towing a pretty massive magyvered boat trailer. Tossed to quads on and went 2 hours east.
And of course the puny 4L60E that had lasted 330,000 original kms finally bit the dust. Never was sure if it was the torque converter or something in the case, just bought one used locally delivered and tossed it in, same time swapped the tired old 350, for a new 357 with the RV cam rebuilt by a local machine shop.
And shes rolling again, idles a bit funny with the tbi and the RV cam but eventually just wanna swap to CBI. The other truck is my dads K2500 6.5 turbo diesel OBS, 340,000 kms. And the car is my 94 BMW 325i fully loaded import from US which needs a head gasket and a structural safety. Owned it for almost a year now and still havent fixed it.. you can tell my trucks a little higher on the ladder.
All this was finished last summer in time for first semester of college.
04-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Alright guys gotta problem hopefully someone can help, just swapped a nv4500 in and cannot shift into third gear. It seems like its in gear but really it's not, won't go in even when its off.. Any suggestions ?!
07-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Alright been a while since ive posted, been reading quite a bit about the SAS swap lately and been busy with work and building the camp. Anyways 3 months after the initial NV4500/BW4401 swap the borg warner transfer case died on its way home from the lake. After limping home the transfer case and the NV4500 without 3 or 4 came out. I picked up a used tcase and another nv4500 from a parts dealer out of a 95 3/4 ton, with the external slave. Had to pick up a new belhousing though because this one was cracked.
5 gears a 4x4 again is nice, once I backed her out of the garage the AC compressor bracket bolt sheared off and stirred a ruckus.
Once I fixed that, she was good to go again for a trip out to the cabin.
It was fun pulling the boat with a stick. Totally different ride.
Caught this beauty up in a stream in the middle of nowhere.
Then I came home to this new project.
07-25-2012, 10:31 PM
Nice truck. NW Ontario eh. Where abouts?
07-26-2012, 07:43 PM
07-26-2012, 09:10 PM
I guess I could have read the Semi haha. Nice.
11-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Been awhile since i've been on. Been busy with my second year of school, and hunting season. Been out and about quite a bit as well. Trucks looking sharp with the new clearance lights and CB that i installed today. I've also been towing toyotas left and right because my buddys 87 turbo 4runner keeps breaking down, typical though. Heres some photos of the past three months....
12 Gauge slug
Old GMC dually out by my friends camp
Allison c20 turbo prop cold section inspection for school..(part donated to my school from one of General Motors planes)
11-04-2012, 07:41 PM
nice looking ride
having a little fun with a tilt-shift camera lens?? or was that just a little bit of photoshop magic??
11-05-2012, 04:22 PM
Just used some filters and brightened them up a bit. Not bad for an iphone 4 camera.
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