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1. [oletrucks] starter motor problems (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2001 08:08:55 -0400
Every once in a while I jump in the truck and hit the starter button and get this god-awful sound like someone just got "lectricuted". I will depress the foot peddle a couple of times until I get the
/html/oletrucks/2001-07/msg00114.html (7,351 bytes)

2. [oletrucks] re: tune up (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 08:18:54 -0400
Barb asks: I am trying to fine tune my 49 GMC 228. It runs pretty good but while idling every once in awhile will backfire thru the carb... I too experience some carb farts every once in a while. But
/html/oletrucks/2001-06/msg00574.html (8,004 bytes)

3. [oletrucks] '47 for sale (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 16:36:30 -0400
I came across a '47 panel delivery for sale yesterday. Its in pieces basically. Owner is asking $5900. The body has been bead blasted. Its one of those unfinished projects that someone gave up on. Th
/html/oletrucks/2001-05/msg00060.html (7,063 bytes)

4. [oletrucks] outside sunvisor (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 08:55:48 -0400
I recently had a sunvisor made based on the original design. Its currently "in the paint shop". The overall shape is pretty faithful. The brackets however are no where near as nice or authentic as th
/html/oletrucks/2001-05/msg00131.html (7,093 bytes)

5. [oletrucks] Rochester 1B carbs (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 07:39:40 -0400
I too am interested in these books. I think I'm running a little lean and would like to consult a manual or something before considering a rebuild. So more copies? Patrick '53 3100 1/2ton
/html/oletrucks/2001-04/msg00271.html (6,509 bytes)

6. [oletrucks] front tire wear (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 12:45:52 -0400
I have a pair of 225/70/15 radials on the front of my '53 1/2 ton (and 255/70's on the rear). The suspension is set a little lower on an otherwise stock/restored vehicle. The front tires are wearing
/html/oletrucks/2001-04/msg00423.html (7,347 bytes)

7. [oletrucks] hood emblems (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 16:24:52 -0400
So why -as a '53 1/2 tone- does my hood say Thriftmaster with the small and separate 3100 logo underneath? Donor? From what year? Patrick oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 194
/html/oletrucks/2001-04/msg00487.html (7,374 bytes)

8. Re: [oletrucks] 235/261 Heads (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 08:50:25 -0500
John, <...I am rebuilding a Carter and a Rochster Carbs for my two trucks and need some parts that do not come in the repair kits...> Whats this all about? Don't you know we're in the middle of a "de
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00100.html (8,528 bytes)

9. [oletrucks] tappet adjustment (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 07:51:44 -0500
I wish you luck and would like to hear the outcome. I did an adjustment to my '53 this summer. It was noisy, otherwise ran well (very well). I warmed up the engine thorougly, running around town doin
/html/oletrucks/2000-11/msg00221.html (8,865 bytes)

10. [oletrucks] fuel line leak (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 08:04:37 -0500
I have my truck ('53 1/2 ton blah blah blah) stored in a friend's garage for the winter (upstate Nyawk). He called me about 3 weeks ago to tell me there was a strong smell of gas that wasn't there be
/html/oletrucks/2000-11/msg00643.html (7,389 bytes)

11. [oletrucks] fuel valve where? (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 08:25:03 -0500
I visited the truck last night fully expecting to turn off the fuel valve and putter with the line going into the pump. I slid under the cab with a work light, WD40 and channel lock pliers but couldn
/html/oletrucks/2000-11/msg00680.html (7,585 bytes)

12. [oletrucks] split exhaust (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 12:49:45 -0400
I've got my mind set on setting up my 235 with dual Rochester carbs and dual exhaust coming out from an Offenhauser or Fenton split manifold. Any "watch-outs" I should be careful of? Is there a resou
/html/oletrucks/2000-10/msg00165.html (7,044 bytes)

13. [oletrucks] '53 For Sale...sniff, sniff (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 16:28:46 -0400
My palms are sweaty as I commit to this decision. Various budgetary constraints from too many bills to saving for 2 future college tuition bills forces me to this reaallly painful decision. I am putt
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00135.html (7,126 bytes)

14. [oletrucks] wobble/mecca (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 13:44:38 -0400
I've missed a couple of recent posts but caught this one which reminded me of a condition I have been experiencing but haven't admitted to myself that I might have a problem. At around 40-45 m/p/h I
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00941.html (9,600 bytes)

15. [oletrucks] rear end/valve adjustments (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 11:24:36 -0400
I would like to approach high way speeds on my '53 if I so desire and am planning to do the ring/pinion swap for a 4:11 rear. I haven't done this before but those around me assure me that it is very
/html/oletrucks/2000-07/msg00441.html (7,955 bytes)

16. [oletrucks] titles (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 15:48:47 -0400
...I don't have a title for my truck either. The man I got my truck from can't seem to find the original title, which kind of pisses me off just a little bit. Thanks Jake Heaton I didn't either, if y
/html/oletrucks/2000-07/msg00556.html (7,209 bytes)

17. [oletrucks] horn wiring? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 08:19:34 -0400
O.K., I admit to ignorance on the electrical side of things. Give me a wrench and I'm fine. I want to install a horn. It has 2 wires. My truck is 12 volt. It has one wire poking out of the steering c
/html/oletrucks/2000-07/msg01194.html (7,100 bytes)

18. [oletrucks] horn on '53 (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 12:34:45 -0400
I bought a horn at a swapmeet this past weekend cause my thriftmaster doesn't have one. Now I need to mount it. QUESTIONS: I've seen most located on the intake manifold. Is this "correct"? Are they a
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00115.html (7,585 bytes)

19. Re: [oletrucks] horn on '53 (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 14:51:15 -0400
Sounds more feasible. Thanks George. I already have an oil filter on the manifold. Not too much room left. I'll check it out. Patrick "La Fountaine Family" <> on 06/07/2000 0
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00137.html (9,843 bytes)

20. [oletrucks] speedometer/'53 (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 16:43:25 -0400
I just replaced a chewed up drive gear to get my speedo and odo working again, which it did...for a while. Everything worked like a charm but after about 10 miles the needle got a little jumpy. Now t
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00518.html (7,210 bytes)

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