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this is some general info on the LiL Red Express Package for '78 and '79 trucks

the code is YH6

sometimes the YH6 code is referred to as the "High Performance Package"

it included:

D150 model Pickup on 115" wheelbase

Utiline body style

Bright rear bumper

Bright Cayon Red exterior paint

Red Bench or Black bucket seats (only)

Gold Accent tape stripes for front and rear wheel openings

6100# GVW

360 V8 4bbl carb

3.55:1 rear axle ratio

Auto transmission (required)

Power Steering (required)

AM/FM Stereo (required)

Oil Pressure gauge

Convenience Group package

Dual mufflers with chrome plated vertical tail pipes with heat shields

Chrome plated valve covers

Chrome plated air cleaner cover

Chrome plated side steps

Oak Utiline body side and tailgate body trim panels with chrome headed bolts

Gold decal - Tail gate and doors

Tuff Steering wheel (1978 and early 1979)
4 spoke Deep Dish SPORT Steering wheel (late 1979)

Chrome 5 slot Road Wheels

15 x 7 front (1978 only)
15 x 8 rear (all 4 - 1979)

Goodyear GT Radial Outline white letter tires
General "Dual Steel II" LR70 x 15 Outline white letter tires
(confirmed by Gavin Govier)

Air Conditioning

Tinted glass available as an option

the '79 LRE was NOT available in CA, Florida, Maryland, Oregon, and Washington state

and did NOT meet some special dB noiser standards in some locations

W2 heads were NOT factory installed with the YH6 package

Hope this helps
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