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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Dirt-Church-raised » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:44 pm

Hey i just got my first Isuzu trooper today. i live in Williamston S.C in anderson county. if anyone is near me i sure could use some help.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby vtxstar » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:31 pm

Congrats! How much of a project is this Trooper?
I've got to get back on my Rodeo project and with the weather hopefully turning cooler (and me not having to keep other vehicles here running) I can make some progress.

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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Dirt-Church-raised » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:45 pm

Body wise its in descent shape the thrust bearing is shot but I was planning on using a 2.6l block the clutch is brand new installed by the mechanic I bought it from.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby vtxstar » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:05 pm

Definitely some elbow grease required, but the Gen 1 Troop is my favorite style.
Made me pick through my Rodeo project and try to remember where I left off.
I was working through the battery tray and power harness mess.
The Rodeo has a Trooper V6 and so the guys that swapped the engine took some liberty with authenticity.
A new positive cable assembly is around $150 (OEM) and the new neg harness took months to deliver.
My plan is to add an auxiliary pos block for accessories (if the need arises).

I *really* need to clear out my garage and roll the Rodeo in there... yeah right.

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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Short Round » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:53 pm

Going to try an put together a Rendezvous for troopers of the Upstate sometime in late May/ June . Let me know if you'd be interested. I have a friend who owns a first gen trooper as well and owns a restaurant here in Spartanburg I'm going to try to collaborate with. Cold beer, great food a a parking lot full of troopers. Other isuzus welcome too. Let me know if your interested please. Would love to put some faces with names and talk zoos for night.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby paulevans76 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:55 am

I'd be down for that.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby TrooperChris » Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:14 pm

Is anyone around six mile, SC? I have a lead on a 1st gen there and would love someone to look at for me if possible. I live about 4 hours away and will buy you a beer or a meal for your help!
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Van » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:17 pm

Short Round wrote:Going to try an put together a Rendezvous for troopers of the Upstate sometime in late May/ June . Let me know if you'd be interested. I have a friend who owns a first gen trooper as well and owns a restaurant here in Spartanburg I'm going to try to collaborate with. Cold beer, great food a a parking lot full of troopers. Other isuzus welcome too. Let me know if your interested please. Would love to put some faces with names and talk zoos for night.


I'm in with about another 2-3 members who would probably show up also.

TrooperChris wrote:Is anyone around six mile, SC? I have a lead on a 1st gen there and would love someone to look at for me if possible. I live about 4 hours away and will buy you a beer or a meal for your help!


Hey Chris, I'm about 50 miles away from Six Mile, PM me with some info... thought I saw your old Trooper for sale awhile back in Saluda, NC. :shock:

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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Van » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:16 pm

Any word yet on when? Got a lot of stuff coming up and trying to plan in advance, thanks. :thumbup:
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Dirt-Church-raised » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:52 pm

Hey all, im about to get my trooper project underway and i want to have it driving by next month, is there anyone in the upstate aria who wants to have a get together? Whether my trooper is driving or not i would enjoy meeting some fellow owners in my area,
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby MarcusInMD » Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:01 pm

Dirt-Church-raised wrote:Hey all, im about to get my trooper project underway and i want to have it driving by next month, is there anyone in the upstate aria who wants to have a get together? Whether my trooper is driving or not i would enjoy meeting some fellow owners in my area,
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby vtxstar » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:21 am

Dirt-Church-raised wrote:Hey all, im about to get my trooper project underway and i want to have it driving by next month...
Garrett


How's the progress going?
I'm about done with the electrical work under the hood of my Rodeo.
Next big task is doing something with the ancient sun roof. It is gonna to lose the old mechanisms but, I am inclined to put a slightly bigger pop-up type in.
(I hate sunroofs BTW)

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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby AxiomMan » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:39 pm

Hey upstate! Never seen this this stream before. I'm just north of spartanburg. Would love to meet up to talk and compare our rides. Hope to hear from y'all. I've got a lot of parts too!
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Short Round » Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:10 am

Just bought my second Trooper. Anyone in the area want to get together soon let me know. Was thinking about going up to Horse pasture trail soon.

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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby Van » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:17 am

Short Round wrote:Just bought my second Trooper. Anyone in the area want to get together soon let me know. Was thinking about going up to Horse pasture trail soon.

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If y"all can wait until it gets a little cooler in late September, I'd be down for that ride. From the videos that I've seen, might have to bring along some gold panning equipment. 8)
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby TroopinSC » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:26 pm

Don’t know if any of you all are still around but you’ve got a new owner Of a ‘92 gen 2 and a ‘95 Dakar Limited.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby TroopinSC » Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:28 pm

I’m new and I’m game. I have two Troops. Both Gen 2’s one Dakar.
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Re: Anyone in Upstate South Carolina? Greenville/ Spartanbu

Postby superswire » Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:08 am

TroopinSC wrote:Don’t know if any of you all are still around but you’ve got a new owner Of a ‘92 gen 2 and a ‘95 Dakar Limited.



check the uwharrie thread, its a pretty good gathering of people from all over. Also check out isuzutrader(tm) on facebook. ALOT of active people on there.
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