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1984 GMC Suburban

1984 GMC Suburban

 

Date of Acquisition:   December 16, 1983
Built in:   Flint, Michigan
     
Colour:   White, black & blue
Engine:   6.2-litre V-8 diesel
Transmission:   4-speed manual
Odometer:   88,908 miles
     
Modifications:   Recaro seats
1.25 ton rear axle / differential spring assembly
Bosche auxilliary driving, fog and roof lights
Roof rack systen for 3 spare tires and 7 jerry cans
Storno Nordic communication system
Complete interior retrofit including sleeping bunks, fridge, Propane stove
Fuel computer
     
a.k.a.   Lucy Panzer

History

1984   Africa-Arctic Challenge
World Record for Fastest Drive from bottom of Africa to top of Europe (28 days, 13 hours, 10 minutes)
1984   Cannonball One Lap of America
1985   Alcan 5000 Rally
1994   Getting to School on Time (Backroads Halifax to Los Angeles)
1994 - 99   Petersen Automotive Museum exhibit
1999   Nova Scotia Museum of Industry exhibit