1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel

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1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel

Postby Kendall124 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:42 am

Good Morning Gang,
spotted this morning during my craigslist hunt.
It probably belongs to a site member but I didn't see a post here so...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/2921911988.html
Last edited by JoeIsuzu on Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:50 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Changed Subject and moved the whole topic to "My P'up" since this P'up now has a home!
1986 Lil' Blue 1.9L Turbo
1st place, "Mini-Truck" Division. Greenwood Auto Show. Seattle / 2013

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby JoeIsuzu » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:12 am

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby csgt428 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 10:59 am

He is, just hasn't been here in awhile he says. He knows Soot Fart. Says I should talk to Soot Fart if I want a LB 4x4 or a turbo diesel 4x4. How bout it Soot Fart. I just got off the phone with him. Grant
82 LB 5-sp diesel P'up :D
82 GMC C30 diesel 4-sp
85 Toyota 4x4 5-sp gasser
72 F250 highboy 4x4 4-sp 400hp and posi F&R :twisted:
84 Mazda PU 5-sp 3o+mpg :shock:
And a bunch of Mustangs and Torinos :D

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby soot fart » Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:46 pm

How many you want Grant and What color?

btw That guy has a couple of my trucks traded for work either not done or not done right. Be very careful and have him call me and don't buy anything with out a title! I still have titles. Jerry

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby csgt428 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:30 pm

Innnnteresting. I just bought a gasser Trooper anyway......Don't really NEED another 4x4, just like the idea of getting 30+mpg! dingin around in the woods.
82 LB 5-sp diesel P'up :D
82 GMC C30 diesel 4-sp
85 Toyota 4x4 5-sp gasser
72 F250 highboy 4x4 4-sp 400hp and posi F&R :twisted:
84 Mazda PU 5-sp 3o+mpg :shock:
And a bunch of Mustangs and Torinos :D

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby rynMcdonald » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:26 pm

soot fart wrote:How many you want Grant and What color?

btw That guy has a couple of my trucks traded for work either not done or not done right. Be very careful and have him call me and don't buy anything with out a title! I still have titles. Jerry



I am looking for one on the west coast would like it to be a 5 spd. I will put a turbo kit on it so it can pull hills better. If you know of any out there I would appreciate it :D

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby jasonw86 » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:32 pm

soot fart wrote:I still have titles. Jerry


What? That means you have more than I do. :lol:
1984 diesel LS long bed 4x4
1983 diesel 4x2 long bed
1984 diesel 4x2 short bed MPG Plus
1984 diesel 4x2 automatic longbed
1982 diesel 4x4 LUV mikado shortbed
1986 gas LS 4x4 Trooper II 2 door
1984 turbodiesel 4x2 automatic longbed

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby my first pup » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:55 am

I bought this truck a couple of days ago seams to be good but I don't know as this is my first diesel and first ever p'up can you guys give me some advise on how to make it run more efficient and what about running 100% atf as fuel just need some know how to better my knowlage
The one thing I have learned is that hard work and dedication can get you anywhere
Boosted 81 p'up diesel 4x4 5 speed
82 p'up diesel 5 speed long bed

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby JoeIsuzu » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:58 am

my first pup wrote:I bought this truck a couple of days ago seams to be good but I don't know as this is my first diesel and first ever p'up can you guys give me some advise on how to make it run more efficient and what about running 100% atf as fuel just need some know how to better my knowlage

Welcome to the site. Hope you will post an Intro soon. Instructions are in the email you received. If you can't find it, let me know and I'll re-send it.

Jack

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel - $2000 on Craigslist (Graham

Postby JoeIsuzu » Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:49 pm

Better yet, I'll just move this entire topic to "My P'up". It tells your story just fine.

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Re: 1981 Isuzu P'up 4X4 diesel

Postby my first pup » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:19 pm

OK so after to tanks of fuel I am averaging about 24mpg have not done any maintenance yet on my truck. was wondering what I can do to improve this? I will be changing the fuel filter soon and air filter. As well as doing exhaust modifications soon. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks guys
The one thing I have learned is that hard work and dedication can get you anywhere
Boosted 81 p'up diesel 4x4 5 speed
82 p'up diesel 5 speed long bed


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