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    Wow, what a beautiful van! That dash makes me...

    Wow, what a beautiful van! That dash makes me want to cry since I've sliced mine up, wish I could go back to original.

    Glad to hear you had success with S&J engines in Spokane. I'm planning to...
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    Well.....sorta, I'm a slow learner. The...

    Well.....sorta, I'm a slow learner. The following summer we decided to quit tent camping (in the rain here in the PAcific NW) and buy a travel trailer. Bought a 19 foot Prowler, had a hitch custom...
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    As if an early doesn't already have enough...

    As if an early doesn't already have enough storage space, lots of xtra in front of that 4. Have to wonder about the power-to-wind resistence ratio. One time with the old 230, me and the family were...
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    update

    After looking a many '04-'08 Yukon Denali's, XL (and Tahoe style), and finding that they are usually quite worn and not nearly as nice as our '94 Suburban, I've decided to have the engine replaced...
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    how much $ was it?

    how much $ was it?
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    Oregon being close to Montana is relative, if...

    Oregon being close to Montana is relative, if he's from eastern Montana and the early is in western Oregon, that's about 900 miles as you also have to go thru Idaho. However, I agree, you should...
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    LZ, Fantastic stuff you're doing to your van!! I...

    LZ, Fantastic stuff you're doing to your van!! I seem to remember that you had a car cover for your van that fit pretty well. If so, where did you get it?
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    I've run Clifford headers since day one of the...

    I've run Clifford headers since day one of the 292. Mine are'nt split like the pic above, all on one flange. Still going strong and not rusting out. They dump into a 3" exhaust pipe to a 2-in one...
  9. As I started adding things (fans, electric fuel...

    As I started adding things (fans, electric fuel pump, trailer lites, etc.) in '88 with the installation of the 292, at first I just found empty fuse prongs in the existing fuse block. After a while...
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    So, the Pace Setter headers came and took one...

    So, the Pace Setter headers came and took one look and sent them back. The middle flange area was an eight of an inch higher than the two end ones when I put a straight edge across it. So there was...
  11. Nope, the Volare and Aspen (Dodge) cars, '76 to...

    Nope, the Volare and Aspen (Dodge) cars, '76 to '80 were before the K car, '81 til ???. Our Volare wagon had the big slant 6 which was a great motor, was silver with a burgundy interior, rally...
  12. I owned '78 four door HO four speed Chevette,...

    I owned '78 four door HO four speed Chevette, twice. In 1978, When we found out we were pregnant with child #2 , we decided to downsize from a '77 Plymouth Volare station wagon (that was a great...
  13. you've only got about 19" of width on the...

    you've only got about 19" of width on the passenger side, so since those seats look narrow, should work. I'm using Chevette seats, shows you how old I am.
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    Yeah, I was really surprised to hear that about...

    Yeah, I was really surprised to hear that about the gaskets, or not. Btw- have always appreciated your expert help. My engine definitely did not have exhaust manifold gaskets from the factory. If...
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    joyrde you reminded me of something maybe weird...

    joyrde you reminded me of something maybe weird about the Burb when you mentioned that your 350 ran at 190. That's what mine does, runs real cool all the time even in 2nd gear at 4,000 rpm, never...
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    So this morning, I'm ready to take the Burb 40...

    So this morning, I'm ready to take the Burb 40 miles up in the hills to Loren the mechanic to replace the cracked exhaust manifold. Check under the hood first and see that the other one cracked too....
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    68 ON Barret Jackson aution show

    Just saw a '68 shorty that was part of SEMA in 2012 sell for $13,500 on the Barrett-Jackson aution. Looked like brushed aluminum some kind of round tank sunk into front bumper area and military...
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    I've got 3.73's. Truck has towing package which...

    I've got 3.73's. Truck has towing package which includes this lower gearing. Most of the time it does fine in 3rd. When the road has a slight rise it will seem to shift down a couple hundred rpm's,...
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    too late, we're home. by the time we saw them we...

    too late, we're home. by the time we saw them we were long past, its hard to turn around when towing a trailer, so just kept going.
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    I was thinking headers but the ones for $250 at...

    I was thinking headers but the ones for $250 at Rock Auto, etc., are probably real cheap and won't seal well. How expensive would I need to go to get good ones? I'd want shorty headers that connect...
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    Saw a couple of earlies on our trip.

    We're on a 4,000 mile trip and on the way home we just drove thru Terrebonne Oregon and caught a glance of a green 2nd gen window van in a sales lot. Wife thought it was a real ugly green.

    Also...
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    Exhaust manifold crack again

    Help, don't know what to do. Every time we tow our trailer with the '94 Suburban something breaks, this time, for the second time, new exhaust manifold cracked. I had had them replaced a few months...
  23. Thread: 1964 gmc g10

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    ouch, that just seems wrong from every angle,...

    ouch, that just seems wrong from every angle, like wart on Cinderalla's nose.
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    When you are towing a long travel trailer, trans...

    When you are towing a long travel trailer, trans temp is the most important gage. Tranny is the weak point in the drivetrain when towing if it gets too hot.
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