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Hi Scott, yes they were called 5 quads and they were good trucks. I believe the civy equalivant was a K30 but these truck had thicker frame rails and cross members. The engines were 350's with 4 bolt mains, Rochester 4 barrel carbs and dual fuel tanks. Very strong trucks but were very thirsty for gasoline, hence the dual tanks.
 

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Hi Scott, yes they were called 5 quads and they were good trucks. I believe the civy equalivant was a K30 but these truck had thicker frame rails and cross members. The engines were 350's with 4 bolt mains, Rochester 4 barrel carbs and dual fuel tanks. Very strong trucks but were very thirsty for gasoline, hence the dual tanks.
A guy I watch on YouTube says I should put a 5.9 12 valve cummins in one. Not sure it depends if the 350 runs or not. I have a few photos of them things when they were in service ill see if I can ad them on here
 

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ScottG2005

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Hi Scott, yes they were called 5 quads and they were good trucks. I believe the civy equalivant was a K30 but these truck had thicker frame rails and cross members. The engines were 350's with 4 bolt mains, Rochester 4 barrel carbs and dual fuel tanks. Very strong trucks but were very thirsty for gasoline, hence the dual tanks.
I forgot to mention thanks for the reply
 

ScottG2005

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Hi Scott, yes they were called 5 quads and they were good trucks. I believe the civy equalivant was a K30 but these truck had thicker frame rails and cross members. The engines were 350's with 4 bolt mains, Rochester 4 barrel carbs and dual fuel tanks. Very strong trucks but were very thirsty for gasoline, hence the dual tanks.
Hi Scott, yes they were called 5 quads and they were good trucks. I believe the civy equalivant was a K30 but these truck had thicker frame rails and cross members. The engines were 350's with 4 bolt mains, Rochester 4 barrel carbs and dual fuel tanks. Very strong trucks but were very thirsty for gasoline, hence the dual tanks.
I built a model of one here while back what do you think?
 

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ScottG2005

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Nice model. The real version had no chrome or tires that size but nice rendering just the same.
Thanks. Its also a short bed which sucks. Its got a gmc grill. The next one will be all camo with the big signal unit box. I would've added a brush guard but I couldnt find one anywhere in the same scale. But I knew t was gonna turn out good. I've got some photos of when I was building it. Ill post em up
 

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