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Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' #724641
June 11th 2017 9:53 pm
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I recently bought a '94 G20 for $1000. I'm looking to take it from coast to coast and back again. I believe she will need some front end suspension work done as well as regular maintenance and repairs. Is this something I can accomplish in the $3000 range? Looking to get her road ready and reliable. Any info is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #724643
June 11th 2017 10:15 pm
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Welcome to the site Ryan....

Id start with rubber products, vac hoses, serp belt & tires ( dont skimp here )

Again welcome....


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Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #724646
June 11th 2017 11:11 pm
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Like Frscke1 said start with that kinda stuff. I would think a budget of 3k is more then enough. Especially if you can do some of the work yourself.


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Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #724673
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Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #724981
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Hi Ryan,

Welcome to the Site! Grats on the purchase of the Chevy. Score for sure.

A factory service manual comes in real handy sometimes, as do the parts, and the electrical manuals for our Vans.
When travelling, I carry tools, an electrical box, oil, water etc. If I have to crawl underneath, I won't be laying on dirt.

A few failures on my Vans have been in the AC clutch bearing, X3, 88, and 94 Dodge's, which made intermittent noise.
And Abrupt failure on the 90 Chevy, at 80,000 miles, which sounds like a big box of angry rocks!

Cheers and Good wrenching, Ryan!


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Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #724985
June 22nd 2017 6:42 am
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I had a '95 shorty conversion with L03 305 V8. Fun little truck.

Re: Working on my 94 Chevy G20 for epc vannin' [Re: RagtimeRyan] #725186
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welcome from Pittsburgh! Good to have ya here.


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