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Old 10-08-2017, 04:48 AM   #1
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Hi friends. Im currently in Northern Nevada and in the process of buying 5 acres. On this property i will be Temporarily living in my new to me 1961 bluebird gmc 401 ci v6. It needs TLC. It drives but I wont be going anywhere far in it.
My husband is a sheet metal mechanic and we camt wait to start setting up our girl! Check out the pics below.

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Old 10-08-2017, 04:49 AM   #2
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Old 10-08-2017, 04:51 AM   #3
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Old 10-08-2017, 04:54 AM   #5
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Old 10-08-2017, 08:06 AM   #6
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What a cool classic! I drove a GMC 10 wheeler with the same engine back in the 60's for a phone company. It weighed 24,620 empty and always got 3 mpg. had a 5 speed main and a 4 speed aux trans. That engine was bulletproof.

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Old 10-08-2017, 09:56 AM   #7
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Welcome guys...that is a pretty rare bird you have there. First one I have seen in many years. Have fun with it.
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Old 10-08-2017, 12:37 PM   #8
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Old 10-08-2017, 02:31 PM   #9
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Welcome to skoolie.net. That is going to be a great project bus. It has great lines. I can't wait to see you working on it.
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