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1985 GMC Jimmy Restomod - classic with 425 hp V8!

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Photos by Mecum Auctions

The manufacturer GMC said goodbye to the model in 1991 Jimmy and replaced it with the Yukon. That worked because it was at least as good. The Jimmy was sold for two generations, and the model you see here is a second generation vehicle from 1985. But it hardly looks like it did back then. That's because it's a well-done one Restomod acts. So a classic with a revised look, a new interior and various modifications to the drive train. And they are noticeable with every burst of gas. Why? Because according to the Mecum auction (the vehicle will be auctioned there) the classic SUV is a powerful one 454 ci (7,4 L) V8 engine with 425 PS under the hood.

with 6-piston brake system

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He works with the help of two quadruple carburetors, Has Sanderson manifold, one Magnaflow 2 ½ inch sports exhaust system made of stainless steel and a few minor changes. That's enough to keep up with many a contemporary athlete. Visually, there were particularly eye-catching forged ones Aluminum rims in 22 inches forward and crazy 24 inch behind with Pirelli tires, and there is one right behind it 6-piston brake system with 14 inch (approx. 36 cm) perforated and slotted discs as well Stainless steel brake lines. As an eye catcher to the black body, the saddles are painted red. And of course it is also clear lowered. And by means of coilover. This does not make the Jimmy the ultimate curve predator, but a contemporary pace is definitely feasible. And as already mentioned, the interior has also been completely redesigned. There was a brand new one dashboard, Aluminum sports steering wheel with leather wreath, plus new ones door panels and also the Carpets as well as the Dakota Custom Ads were in the course of full Restauration and revision installed.

many electrical helpers in the cabin

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And nice amenities like electric windows, one Central locking and an electrically retractable rear window are installed over the retrofitted American Auto Wire Harness reliably controlled. An unbelievable vehicle that for the first moment, based on the pictures, we even thought it would be a model car have held. For us, it is definitely a particularly hot candidate for the manufacturer Hot Wheels. They could do a small series, right? If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply use ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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