well now, it seems you have a lot to do in the next 2-3 years or deep pockets. sounds like deep pockets. first, to get the cab and bed in reasonably good condition with paint, probably 8-9 K$. what size engine are we looking at?? 4.3 to a 5.7L would be appropriate with a TH400 tranny, and probably a new drive line and rear end. all that with out any hot rod additions will be another 5-7 K$. lets toss in another 1K$ to get the wiring upgraded. the upholstering and glass could easily be another 4 K$. that might get you some ribbons. you could cut the cost way down if you could do some of the work yourself . all in all i think 20 K$ will get you on the road in style. barret jackson quality will be 40-50 K$ most any quality auto body shop would be glad to help, but ask for reciepts and ask what you can do to help.
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