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new season, different truck

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by 85 Toyota 22R, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. 85 Toyota 22R

    85 Toyota 22R Member
    from IL
    Messages: 68

    I'm sure you all remember when i converted my 2wd s10 to 4wd last year http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=72455 and it was great for plowing but then I decided that it needed to be straight axled and lifted 14", needless to say the pimp 10's days of plowing snow are over. I was at a loss for what to use for a plow truck since I sold my powerstroke, I had nothing lined up to plow with for this year. Until I heard from a friend who knew a friend blah blah blah....who had a 97 zr2 extended cab 5 speed for sale, (the exact truck I wanted).
    Needless to say a few days later I had a nice platform to start with. I wish I took some pictures of when she was brought home. The paint was as cloudy as the flares look, but a little buffing and waxing got it back in presentable shape. It had the front differential out when I got it, so I got a new one and put that in along with rebuilding the whole front suspension, new brakes all around,changed all the fluids etc. Then I had to modify my already modified mount to work on the zr2 frame, while I was at it i went ahead and powdercoated the mount. Got a cheap led lightbar off ebay, then I threw on a 2" body lift and should have new copper stt's on her on Saturday. All that is left to do is herculine it and enjoy plowing this winter.

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    cute little fella :) and that plow looks tiny lol
  3. born2farm

    born2farm 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,310

    thats one heck of a driveway rig....looks nice man
  4. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Nice and good luck
  5. JaimeG

    JaimeG Senior Member
    Messages: 448

    Nice truck. Where in IL are you?
  6. cfdeng7

    cfdeng7 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 376

    lets see some pics of the lifted truck
  7. chcav1218

    chcav1218 Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    wow you don't mess around. looks great. good luck
  8. JaimeG

    JaimeG Senior Member
    Messages: 448

    I just noticed the right rear wheel is different, why?
  9. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good, I want a small sno-way like that but idk if my truck could do it....only being 2wd
  10. cfdeng7

    cfdeng7 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 376

    you could do it just pick ur accounts wisely. get nice flat drives or lots and put like 700# in the bed ull be fine
  11. 85 Toyota 22R

    85 Toyota 22R Member
    from IL
    Messages: 68

    Im located in Streator IL. It had a different wheel on the right rear because those are my junk wheels and tires, she now has 4 matching wheels with 31" cooper discover stt and I'm happy with them so far, I had the st's on my ford and liked them but wanted something a little more aggressive, plus it was buy 3 get 1 free and a $75 rebate on top of that so I couldn't go wrong.
  12. JDWalkbehind

    JDWalkbehind Senior Member
    Messages: 274

    very cool set up! what kind of LED light bar is that? Looks good!
  13. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 719

    Nice truck, also interested in the bar lol
  14. 04WhiteSport

    04WhiteSport Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    it Is CUTE... The plow makes your truck look huge!!!
  15. 85 Toyota 22R

    85 Toyota 22R Member
    from IL
    Messages: 68

    Sorry It took so long to reply, the bar is just one of those $150 eBay specials not the greatest, water would get in it even for the short time I had it on the truck. I ended up selling the truck already, some kid offered me way more then I had in it and I kept everything I put on it so I figured I might as well dump it.

    I also made some wings for the little snoway and now its an 8 footer. Little over kill for an s10 but at least now it'll cover the tires. Now just need another s10 to put it on....