• Ray H.'s 1966 Chevy Suburban

The Suburban was purchased by my late brother in law Hughie whom had bought it from the original owner who had brought the the vehicle from Phoenix Arizona to Chicago Illinois in 1976 it had 156,000 on the inline 6 cyclinder 292 CID Engine that was pushing oil at this point . We pulled the engine, and 4 speed Muncie SM420 transmission rebuilt the engine, replaced clutch assembly,and reinstalled engine, transmission back into vehicle. Time for a road trip we took the vehicle on a fishing trip to Ontario Canada without any mechanical problems. I had bought the vehicle from my brother in law im 1978 in hopes of restoring the vehicle. So after 40 years of owning the vehicle I have spent the last 6 years working to restore the Suburban when time allowed for. We have done a frame off restore with many of new upgrades including front disc brakes ,power brakes, and steering ,air conditioning . Lowered the ride height 2.5” . The engine is from my late brother Steve’s 1974 Chevy Scottsdale C20 pickup,and is a V-8-350 CID 4 bolt main that has been completely rebuilt, bored 10 thousandth over, forged crank shaft , RV / mild lift cam, larger CC cyclinder heads,Edelbrock performer RPM intake manifold with a Holley 600 CFM Carberator. The Muncie SM 420 -4 speed transmission was mated to the V-8 engine, along with the original Eaton 3:72 posi rear that the pinion gears,and clutch pack were replaced in. We call the Suburban the family affair due to it’s history in the family. My brother, brother in law, and I took many of hunting, and fishing trips in this old Suburban, and has a lot of great stories, and memories attached to it that I will always hold near, and dear .