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85 gmc Dually(Brutus)

james poland

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Hi, my name is James. I'm from Calgary, Alberta Canada. I currently drive a 85' gmc 1ton dually which was originally built at the St. Louis truck plant. Equipped with a 6.2 Detroit, 4spd granny low, and a 3.73 rear. I've been driving this truck now for 8 years since purchased. I've had few issues with Brutus except for regular maintenance. In the near future I'm hoping to retire the Detroit and install a fresh 355 smallblock pushing 400 horses with a 5-speed tremac. A much better combination for cruising as Brutus days of being a workhorse are over. I will miss the diesel with it's low end torque and great mileage, but Brutus and I are both retired now and will look forward to cruising the roads with an easier drivetrain. Best wishes to all in truck land.56508
 
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