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    Suburban on semi chassis - photo


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    If that was an Excursion I'd be thinking about trying to buy it since I'll never have time to build one
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    Since they used the GMC logo, it'd be a Yukon XL, not a Suburban. (same sheet metal, either way)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jackhoying View Post
    Since they used the GMC logo, it'd be a Yukon XL, not a Suburban. (same sheet metal, either way)
    up until sometime in the late 90s both brands were Suburban
    A company I was with had an 89 3/4ton GMC suburban 454 V8 4 sp automatic when towing a 14,000 lb trailer it got 12MPG as opposed to my 89 Dodge with the 5.9 cummins with a mechanics bed loaded down would average better than 17 pulling the same load on the same trailer
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    My current project (desert expedition/overland) vehicle is an 85 GMC Suburban 3/4 ton (now 1 ton) currently with a late model (91 IIRC) HMMWV surplus with franken-turbo setup. May one day convert to 6BT. My buddy with equivalent expedition style build 72 Suburban installed a 6BT 12V into with my help on some of the fab/machine work. Hard to beat those Cummins diesels.


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