This is a "SUPER COOL" 72 GMC Jimmy - 2 wheel drive, 1 of 3,300 made, California vehicle, 1 family owned, 49,632 actual miles, rust free all original panels, Patina paint in its original Medium Blue with white double wall removable hard top, tinted side and back glass in excellent condition, tinted windshield, new side view mirrors, re-chromed rear bumper, new side marker lights - all other chrome and stainless is original in exceptional condition.
New bright blue Houndstooth interior - which has been completely redone, original dash pad in excellent condition, factory gauge package dash with factory tach - which all work correctly, retrofit AM/FM stereo with IPOD connector, nicely updated with Vintage air conditioning and heat - all vents in stock location, 3 spoke wood wheel, new front and rear seat covers - as well as foam, front and rear seat belts, door panels are original and look like new, new rear side panels, bucket seat up front with original center console, new carpet through our front to rear, new sill plates, originally was a 4 speed that was nicely updated with a 700R4 overdrive automatic transmission, LoKar shifter appears stock.
Under the hood we have the original #'s matching 350, 4 bolt main, factory quadrajet 4 barrel, nicely updated with dual snorkel air cleaner, factory ignition, nicely updated with Vintage air conditioning and heat, aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, factory power steering, power front disc brakes, factory manifolds into 2 1/2 inch dual exhaust out the back with stainless tips in stock location, this strong running 350 is backed up with a 700R4 overdrive trans, new drive shaft, factory suspension has been gone through, 2 inch drop spindles, 4 inch lowering rear springs, factory 12 bolt posi rear with 323 gear.
Rides on a set of 18 inch Ridler wheels 18x8 245/55/18 front and 18x9 255/55/18 rear.
This "COOL" Jimmy is ready to show and cruise. Runs and drives excellent.
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