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Im looking into getting a 97 S-10, with the 4.3, ZQ8 suspension, auto, stepside.

My main qustion is what are the differences betwen a normal 4.3, and the SS 4.3? Should I hold out and look for a SS?

After looking at the SS's the look like they have normal suspension. Is it the regular suspension?

How does the 4.3 respond to mods? Which ones should I do first? I have an Explorer with the 4.0, and it didnt seem to respond to anything I gave it. When I get an S-10 my Explorer will become my beater :D

Im selling my turbo Rx7 for this, so im sure you can see how much I like this truck.

I look forward to hanging out on the forum.

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well today i just put on a 40 series flowmaster none delta singl in/dual out sounds pretty good, had a dual out glasspack was alot faster but didnt sound as nice
 

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I think im looking for an exhaust that will wake he neighbors when its idling. :evilg: That and performance. Ive got a flowmaster on my Explorer now, but I got it so long ago I cant remember the series. It has a droning sound to it at about 3000 rpms on the highway....
 

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Stl-XoG and Stl SoG........!

Welcome to the S10 Forum Board ZQ8U............!

ZQ8U So, do you guys have any get-togethers
ZQ8U......do you know where Hooters is in So.County On Lindbergh.....?
Thats where Stl Xog and Stl Sog... gather at most of the time......!

I my self am new To St.Louis Xtreme owners group and the S10 Owners group.......!

You need to talk to Rhino... I believe he is one of the Founders of Stl Xog and SoG........!
 

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Yeah, A bunch of Rx7 people I know gather at that Hooters. Unfortunately the ZQ8 I was looking at was too old. It was a 1997, black with silver racing stripes, and 57,xxx miles. I got tired of hearing people tell me it has too many miles. I thought it was perfect, because I like that style nose thats on it. It was only $9K. Well, Ive got 3 more to go check out. There is a red xcab stepside Xtreme by my house, but I dont think I trust the little dealer. Its been there forever.
 

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USed and oR New TruCks......!

I bought a 2000 Xtreme Reg cab stepside back in May with 4777.X Miles for 14.000.. off a Mo.Chevrolet Dealer Lot.........!

So Keep looking.........57.XXX isnnt to bad for a 95......!

I had a 94 S10-SS But i lost it in May and it Had 122203.X on it......!:cry:
 
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