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    Wheel adapters are used on high end trophy trucks...

    Wheel adapters are used on high end trophy trucks racing Baja 1000. If they can hold up to that, they can hold up to anything.

    The key is to get the right kind. They have to fit properly.

    Ford...
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    Driveshaft yoke Driveshaft length Trans cooler...

    Driveshaft yoke
    Driveshaft length
    Trans cooler mounting location and line routing
    Right shifter lever with correct geometry to engage the gears with a push/pull type cable and support brackets.
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    Considering the turbo 350 wasn't available until 1969, I doubt the carb you have has the appropriate hardware and linkage geometry.

    This means you will need to fabricate something up, determine...
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    i am interested in taking the front doors if you...

    i am interested in taking the front doors if you are scrapping your van.

    i'm in the portland area.
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    VHT paint works well in that it doesn't burn off,...

    VHT paint works well in that it doesn't burn off, but as far as heat reduction goes, it would take a lot of paint to provide any noticeable insulation.
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    The hotter you can run the engine, the more...

    The hotter you can run the engine, the more efficient it will be.

    I use a 180 thermostat year round and aim to keep my temps below 200. 185-195 it seems to run the best. Studies point to roughly...
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    I ran some wrapped headers for a bit. One...

    I ran some wrapped headers for a bit.

    One thing to consider is spark plug removal. Wrapped headers were always shedding fiberglass and access to the plugs typically meant crawling underneath.
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    My 1970 G20 did not have any ballast or...

    My 1970 G20 did not have any ballast or counterweight above the fuel tank.
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    Another solution would be to run a double cardan...

    Another solution would be to run a double cardan u-joint or a Cv style joint off the transmission end and set the pinion angle for zero on the axle end. Not the cheapest, but if your setup has funky...
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    You could always just raise the doghouse lid...

    You could always just raise the doghouse lid clearance.

    That is what I did to fit a blower on mine.

    I cut a big hole and fabbed up a drop on cover.

    This allowed the drivetrain geometry to...
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    Keep this thread alive! My front drums are...

    Keep this thread alive!

    My front drums are about trashed..so soon enough.

    Hopefully I can time this with new wheels and tires as my front tires are about done too.
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    Be careful when removing leafs to lower these...

    Be careful when removing leafs to lower these vans.

    The best way is to get springs dearched and/or changing shackle length.

    Springs need to be tuned for vehicle weight, otherwise poor...
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    Camber angles should be checked along with...

    Camber angles should be checked along with kingpin inclination. If the front end has ever been hit or van in a wreck, this could be out of spec. This would cause a van to wander and become unsettled...
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    Automatic transmissions run a torque converter. ...

    Automatic transmissions run a torque converter.

    When in gear, there will be a load on the engine.

    Most likley the problem is with the carb and ignition system.

    idle speed in neutral and...
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    I'm running a lokar shifter with no indicator. ...

    I'm running a lokar shifter with no indicator.

    After a while I had memorized the shift sequence and counted clicks from park or gear 1 to let me know what gear I was in.
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    I'm actually not in California anymore. I...

    I'm actually not in California anymore.

    I moved to the Portland area in Oregon.

    But I was back and forth between SoCal and Portland quite a bit over the last few years.
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    I just drove 3000 miles from Portland to San...

    I just drove 3000 miles from Portland to San Bernadino and back.

    Keeping the coolant flowing through the heater - even with the fan being off - was good for 10 degrees.

    When I shut the flow...
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    https://cliffordperformance.net/store/ols/categories/chevy-250292

    Ditch the single barrel, order up a Clifford intake and enjoy all the benefits of edlebrock and holley carb options plus the...
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    Don't forget to put some good heat insulation on...

    Don't forget to put some good heat insulation on the wiring harness. Exhaust heat will melt those wires. Especially with them being so close and in a confined space.
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    Question1 - Stick with a quality cam...

    Question1 - Stick with a quality cam manufacturer. Specifically one with a good warranty. Comp, Herberts, Crane..ect. The reason is due to reformulation of oils and increased cases of 1st run cam...
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    That's the long term plan. But I'm short on two...

    That's the long term plan. But I'm short on two things.... time and money.
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    42121 These were 31x15x13 tires. Stuck out so...

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    These were 31x15x13 tires. Stuck out so wide, I had to put some fender flares on.

    My new meats are 10 inches wide. I miss my fat rear tires.
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    42114 2nd gen dog houses are a tight fit for a...

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    2nd gen dog houses are a tight fit for a V8. It was a factory option too.
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    She runs like a raped ape 😁. 2700 stall tq...

    She runs like a raped ape 😁. 2700 stall tq converter, 3.73 posi, cam profile builds tq hard after 2500 rpm and the blower is over driven. This thing pulls hard off the line and sings from 2500 - 6000...
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    I looked into those drop in pumps. I decided to...

    I looked into those drop in pumps. I decided to go with a hyperfuel g surge setup that runs a low pressure pump and a high pressure pump.

    Running a return line was the worst part.
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