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1992, Comanche, Pioneer

 

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4.0, Bone Stock, Ebay Truck

 

Build date: ??

 

Current Location: Slidell, LA

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Incredible! I bought this Comanche from the previous owner in Slidell, Louisiana on August 3, 2012 and drove it back to my house near Houston, Texas. I've been a Comanche Club member since before that time (I had a 1991 LWB, 2-WD base model 'manche previously) but have not been active on the forum for a while. I decided today to register my current truck and I see that has already been done by hornbrod. Thank you.

 

The VIN gives the important info about this truck but, to reiterate it is a long-wheelbase, 2-wheel drive model with the 4.0 liter six and 4-speed automatic transmission. It is black (needs some minor body work and a repaint) with a dark red interior. The interior is in very good shape but has no headliner fabric. The adhesive had let go and it was sagging so I removed it.

 

It has the Pioneer trim and there is a remnant of the decal on the left rear fender which has "PIONEER" spelled out in block letters. There were some squiggly stripes on both lower sides of the cab and bed (no hockey stick decals) but they were curling badly so I removed them.

 

It appears the truck spent its entire life in southern Louisiana before I bought it and moved it to Texas. The man who sold it to me was a neighbor of the woman who registration records show to be the original owner. I have kept it garaged since I purchased it. Except for some minor dents, and a pretty noticeable one on the front right of the bed my son put there, the sheet metal is in great shape. There is no rust to speak of and certainly no perforation.

 

It had steel wheels and a fiberglass bed cover (the type that is even with the top of the cab and has windows and a rear lift door) when I got it. I swapped the 2001 Cherokee wheels from my 1991 Comanche (also with a set of fairly new Hankook tires) and put the topper on the '91 before I donated it to Habitat for Humanity to be auctioned. I have no need for a bed cover and figured whoever bought the '91 probably wanted it for a work truck and might be able to use it.

 

This Comanche is pretty well optioned. It has power steering, air conditioning (working of course since i am in Texas), original AM-FM with cassette player (the speakers are pretty rough though), bucket seats with center console and floor mounted shifter (part of the Pioneer package -IDK), tilt steering, intermittent wipers, and cruise control. The later two don't work but all the pieces are there and in place. 

 

I am waffling about whether to do the body work and repaint the truck or sell it. I know doing the job right will be expensive but I don't want to do it half-a$$ed and have the body panels look like a sack of walnuts. I don't really need a truck and it is non the ideal vehicle for my 80-mile round trip commute into Houston each work day. That said, the truck runs great, has good power,and, with the long bed is very useful. FWIW, I'll post an image of the truck on this forum once I figure out how to do that.

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*A7 Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats
-H9  
165 Zone 65-New Orleans
1AA U.S. Dealer Retail
26E Customer Preferred Package 26E
2TE Customer Preferred Package 2TE
3VR Customer Preferred Discount
4HA Special Scheduling Condition I
4M1 Retail to Bid Diversion Tracking
4UA SCA Tissue North America LLC
ADA Light Group
ADH Heavy Duty Electrical Group
APA Monotone Paint
ARL 300 Premium Group
BAR 90 Amp Alternator
BCD 500 Amp Maintenance Free Battery
BGA Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
CAC Low Back Bucket Seats
CDB Reclining Front Seats
CKA Carpets - Floor and Cargo Area
CUF Full Length Floor Console
DGB All 4-Speed Automatic Transmissions
DGS 4-Speed Automatic AW4 Transmission
DHA Lock-Up Torque Converter
DHS Floor Mount Automatic Shift Lever
DMD 3.55 Rear Axle Ratio
DRJ 175MM Rear Axle
ERH 4.0L I6 Power Tech Engine
GAC Tinted Glass Windows
GBB Tinted Windshield Glass
GCB Front Door Tinted Glass
GEC Front Left Side Sliding Window
GFD Rear Sliding Window
GRZ Left Remote Mirror
GSZ Right Remote Control Mirror
GTZ Manual Remote Mirrors
HAA Air Conditioning
JAY DO NOT USE - See JP, KA classes
JCA 85 MPH Primary Speedometer
JHA Var Intermittent Windshield Wipers
JJA Cigar Lighter
K27 Do Not Use
K2B STRIPE/BADGE/MOLDING/COLOR
K3X STRIPE/BADGE/MOLDING/COLOR
KKS STRIPE/BADGE/MOLDING/COLOR
KWS STRIPE/BADGE/MOLDING/COLOR
LAJ Headlamps On Warning Chimes
LBB Courtesy Lamps
LBC Glove Box Lamp
LBD Ash Tray Lamp
LBE Door Armrest Storage Lamp
LDA Underhood Lamp
LHD Headlamp Off Time Delay
LMA Halogen Headlamps
MB1 Black Front Bumper
MBJ Black Powder Coated Front Bumper
MDA Front License Plate Bracket
MFF Black Grille
MHA Black Windshield Moldings
MMC Rear Door Solid Window Insert
MMG Belt Moldings
MMK Lower Grille Surround-Painted Silver
NAA Federal Emissions
NBK EVAP Control System
NF5 Fuel Tank - 23 Gallon
NHM Speed Control
PX8 Black Clear Coat
QX8 Black Clear Coat
RAA All Radio Equipped Vehicles
RAF AM/FM Cassette Radio
RCD 4 Speakers
SBA Power Rack and Pinion Steering
SCE Alcantara Wrap Steering Wheel
SFA Standard Duty Shock Absorbers
SGA Rear Shock Absorbers
SUA Tilt Steering Column
TBB Full Size Spare Tire
TBM Tire Carrier Winch
TMW P265/60r18 BSW A/S All Terrain Tires
TZA Goodyear Brand Tires
WJD 15X7.0 Styled Steel Wheels
WLY All Steel Wheels
XBS Pickup Box
YAA Build To U.S. Mkt. Specifications
YGE 5 Additional Gallons of Gas
Z03 Rear Spring Group Iii

 

Body Model TL62

Build Date 1/21/92

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