Thanks for the welcome.
I was afraid that the quality of the illustrations, etc. on the CD would be
less than those available in the printed manual, but assumed there would be
search functions that offered advantages. I'll probably end up springing
for both (I need all the help I can get...)
And I guess I'm going to try to remove the starter this weekend and clean
her up a little more.
Thanks for the input.
At 08:06 AM 5/10/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Manuals on cd-rom? what a concept! I have the GM service info for my
>wife's new 99 Silverado on CD rom, it was free from Helm...what a pain
>to use. I have good reprints of the factory shop and assembly manuals
>for my old trucks, and I much prefer the printed word.
>The engine casting date and number should be on the side of the block,
>near the starter, which means you may have to remove the starter to
>clean the block enough to see the numbers.
1956 Chevrolet 3100
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