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Old 07-11-2013, 11:45 AM
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There was one of those V12's for sale at Portland Swap meet this year.

Since I had no interest in buying it, I didn't take note of the price

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i think i will go for the new ls12. if they are selling one!

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i think i will go for the new ls12. if they are selling one!

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That should not be much over 100K. LOL
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You have to wonder WHY on earth would they put something like that on a production vehicle? And who the person was that was able to talk them into it.
No need to wonder... just read the link previously posted.... GMC Plaid Valve Covers
G.M.C. sought to improve the economy of the 305 in light duty trucks, and was dyno-testing 305's with different carburetion and camshafts. Engineers in the dyno lab identified the improved engines by putting adhesive shelf paper on the valve covers, and wouldn't you just know it, 'Scotch Plaid' was what they were using. One day, some guys from marketing saw these engines being tested, and though it would be a great marking idea to actually build them that way.
Here's a neat GMC V-12 related thread.... 702 GMC V-12 powered '62 GMC 1-ton - The 1947 - Present Chevrolet & GMC Truck Message Board Network

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All the cheap kilt wearing truckers just had to have a set.
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This is exactly the truck I was thinking of. Thank you!



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Probably ran better in the p/u than it did when it came in this truck.lol
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