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Old 05-15-2013, 11:07 PM
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Looking for someone willing to help out in Nashville

A friend of my uncle's lives in the Nashville area. She has 4 autistic children, and the ex-husband left her. He has the money to pay good child support, but refuses to just for spite. With the children being autistic, it is pretty much impossible for her to get a job, so she is getting by on next to nothing. She has a suburban which has cracked the block. What we are looking for is if we can get a motor to her, if somebody would be willing to help her out by putting it in. Currently she is running the 89 Ford van my sister recently purchased, but left with her to use until something can be done with the Burban. My uncle was looking at hauling it all the way back to Texas but that isn't exactly economical either. Any assistance on this would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:52 AM
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Pm me some info.. Whatever info I need... And if I can't do it due to the way my scheduling is I may be able to find someone who can..


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Old 05-16-2013, 08:06 PM
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If you're not opposed to strangers, I'll spread the word to some of the E TN wheelers I know.
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Old 05-16-2013, 11:22 PM
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As I know more for sure, I will let you know. Just kinda testing the waters to see what is do-able. It isn't going to be immediate, but relatively soon. I would entertain anyone competent to do the job. If you guys recommend them, that is enough for me.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:57 AM
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Update: My uncle has ended up in the hospital in Texas, so unknown when/if he will be able to bring a motor up. Next, apparently she had hit a deer with it about that time, so have to wonder if it will need a clip and radiator. Again, as I know more, I will advise.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:58 AM
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Alright! Keep us posted


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Old 05-25-2013, 11:02 AM
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She needs most of a front clip for it. It is a 92 Suburban, so just into the newer body style for them. 88 up 1500 and 2500, 92 up otherwise. Driver fender is ok, but need hood, pass fender, grille, and bumper. Need not be cosmetically pretty, just useable. No mention of radiator or rad support.

Plans are to have the motor there in a few weeks hopefully. Might need someone to meet to unload the motor as well, not sure how that will work out either.
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The workhorse, 86 F250 4x4 6.9 nat aspirated, 3.25 exhaust, custom intake, electric fuel pump, otherwise well used stock... not real pretty but just loves to work!

The other heavy hauler, 92 F350 2wd dually crew cab, flatbed/toolboxes, 92 Cummins VE 12V with intercooler, NV4500 manual

The beater: 88 F250 4x4, 5.8 5 speed
The project ... 1978 F150 4wd shortbed 351 auto

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Old 05-25-2013, 02:57 PM
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I'll see what I can find local.. Live in walking distance of a pullapart


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