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Old January 30th, 2013, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Mybluett View Post
This is exactly what I have done; twice now. Low risk, higher initial cost. If you plan to keep the vehicle long term a fresh rebuild by you or a reliable shop in the USA allows you to "reset the odometer" and start fresh. With a galv. frame and rebuilt engine there is no reason why the truck shouldn't be able to run another 25years without another major overhaul.

Personally I feel that the intimacy gained through a full rebuild/restore/upgrade helps build knowledge and confidence for the owner; resulting in better upkeep and preventative maintenance.
and pride in ownership.

Good judgement comes from experience,experience comes from bad judgement.

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