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    If you have the old one - - - take it to a...

    If you have the old one - - - take it to a radiator shop, see if they can recore it
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    Please share the "other source" instructions

    Please share the "other source" instructions
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    - - - to me $25.00 - - - we shall see just...

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    to me $25.00 - - - we shall see just how good it is :)
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    Stock - - I usually run my Air Shocks at 20 psi,...

    Stock - - I usually run my Air Shocks at 20 psi, unless I am towing or have a four passengers in the rear seats.

    When I am towing, I only put enough pressure in the shocks to return the ride...
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    Heater - - - unless you have a flow shutoff valve...

    Heater - - - unless you have a flow shutoff valve coolant will flow through all the time - - - blower off, door closed - - - the heater core will still disapate heat. - - - coolant flow valve - - -...
  6. The unit I bought came complete, including the cam

    The unit I bought came complete, including the cam
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    My '67 long wheel base Van has a stock '97 Vortec...

    My '67 long wheel base Van has a stock '97 Vortec Engine, except for the cam and springs, replaced the FI with a 600 Edelbrock Carb - - - 3.73 gears, 700R

    This set-up will easily tow the trailer...
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    the key - - - slow down - - - torque is what...

    the key - - - slow down - - - torque is what pulls the load, if you are running close to 4000 rpm's the engine is way past the tirque curve - - - as KK mentioned install 4.10 gears - - - keep the...
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    Agree 100% - - - - the heater core is a mini...

    Agree 100% - - - - the heater core is a mini radiator - - - it will help cool whether there is air flow through it or not - - - engine overheating, especially in our Vans, is all about air flow...
  10. [QUOTE=YORKSTER68;269623]Hey Y'all, Most GM...

    [QUOTE=YORKSTER68;269623]Hey Y'all,

    Most GM turn signal actuators are the across vehicles - - - I got mine here...
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    My 2 cents - - - My '67 had the original...

    My 2 cents - - -

    My '67 had the original springs on it when I bought the Van in 1983. When I replaced the springs, in 1985, I took them to a Spring Shop. They built the new springs. I installed...
  12. Thread: Discs

    by joyrde
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    I am running 14" Torque Thrusts, (no longer...

    I am running 14" Torque Thrusts, (no longer made)standard off-set - - - as with Kookie's thread, there was some grinding

    http://www.angelfire.com/wv/joyrde/vanstuff/brakes/caliperfit1.jpg
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  13. Once you figure out the length (6' ??) pick one...

    Once you figure out the length (6' ??) pick one of the following https://www.summitracing.com/search/part-type/choke-cables?SortBy=Default&SortOrder=Ascending&tw=choke%20cable&sw=Choke%20Cables
  14. Thread: Hinge seals

    by joyrde
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    Not necessarily - - - but a very good idea

    Not necessarily - - - but a very good idea
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    In my years of teaching Auto Tech, and working as...

    In my years of teaching Auto Tech, and working as an Auto Tech, trying to accurately, or even "coming close" is in my humble opinion, impossible. In my 30+ years of teaching Auto Tech, including...
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    Wheel/steering alignment is measured in a small...

    Wheel/steering alignment is measured in a small difference of degrees and 1/8" to 1/4" increments. No matter what "old School tricks" used, the steering may seem "better", but the likelihood of the...
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    Of all the kingpins I have replaced, I have never...

    Of all the kingpins I have replaced, I have never need a press to take them out - - - an air hammer, yes. Even then a few raps and the king pins came out. Once out, I take the spindle to a machine...
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    with Cherry Bomb mufflers, exiting behind the...

    with Cherry Bomb mufflers, exiting behind the rear wheels
    https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/low-buck-split-manifold-for-chevy-in-line-6.365906/
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    Self-adhesive - - - I will see if I can find the...

    Self-adhesive - - - I will see if I can find the source & P/N
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    been "stuck'on" all the doors since 2008 39557

    been "stuck'on" all the doors since 2008
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    FYI - - I am an ASE Master Certified Tech and...

    FYI - - I am an ASE Master Certified Tech and taught Auto tech for 30 years - - - small block Chevys have exhaust gaskets - - from the factory - - depends on the year . . used ALL of them the...
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    just an fyi - - - the original tires were on 14'...

    just an fyi - - - the original tires were on 14' rims, were about 26" in diameter, and sat inside the wheel lips

    F70X15 are between 28"-29" in diameter plus the wheel offset and possible weak...
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    agree with all that Wookee shared My '67 108'...

    agree with all that Wookee shared

    My '67 108' , back in the day it had a "stock" 350 out of "something" running the stock center dump 283 exhaust manifolds, The trans was a 350THM Trans and 3.36...
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    First if you are towing in second gear at 55 mph...

    First if you are towing in second gear at 55 mph that 350 is screaming, and way pass the max torque - - - - slow down. That mph is cooking exhaust valves, heads and exhaust manifolds

    If I were...
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    My experience using M1's front brakes and rears...

    My experience using M1's front brakes and rears from a Caddy

    http://www.angelfire.com/wv/joyrde/vanstuff/brakes/VanDiscBrakes1.html
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