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Dreddstang
08-15-2007, 11:14 PM
.....and it looks like I'm in the minority, because it's a first Gen! I've always wanted one of these trucks, and tripped on this one for less than $3K!

Here's some pics, I had to change the I-beam and radius arm bushings, and put a MAP sensor and brake son it, but other than that all I had to do was buff out the paint. Lemme know what you guys think:

This is when I first brought it home a few weeks ago:

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n210/Dreddstang/Lightning004.jpg

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n210/Dreddstang/Lightning006.jpg

and after a few hundred gallons of sweat, here's the finished product:

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n210/Dreddstang/Lightning033.jpg

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n210/Dreddstang/Lightning028.jpg

tazzracing1
08-16-2007, 12:48 AM
looks good and a great find.

93 Cobra R
08-16-2007, 02:34 PM
It looks good. I really miss my old '95 L, that was a great truck.

dwblindref
09-10-2007, 05:04 PM
what kind of beer ya drinking?

red04svtcobra
09-10-2007, 05:36 PM
Looks great, I miss my 01 Lightning. Great find and looks like you got it buffed out pretty good to take out the faded paint on the bed. :thumbsup: