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Old 08-15-2007, 11:14 PM   #1
Dreddstang
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Just got my first Lightning.....

.....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:





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



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Old 08-16-2007, 12:48 AM   #2
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looks good and a great find.
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Old 08-16-2007, 02:34 PM   #3
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It looks good. I really miss my old '95 L, that was a great truck.
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:04 PM   #4
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what kind of beer ya drinking?
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:36 PM   #5
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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.
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