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281. Re: [oletrucks] Bolting a stock 1950's bell housing to a V-8 (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 18:51:31 -0600
you need a bell housing from a TF truck with a V8
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00196.html (7,588 bytes)

282. Re: [oletrucks] horn on '53 (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 18:59:24 -0600
16's look very good. I am running the stock 16" wheels with Big)'s brand without tubes. It is equivelent to about 700X16 or a tad bigger.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00197.html (8,950 bytes)

283. Re: [oletrucks] Turn Signal Flasher Acc. (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 07:26:45 -0600
look at a jap car or truck for a loud type flasher. nissans seem way to loud to me. that might work in your 2 ton hope this helps
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00214.html (7,900 bytes)

284. Re: [oletrucks] Coating for rusty gas tank (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 19:53:30 -0600
the best way is with steam. i have welded on a gas tank after a steam clean. how's that for clean! actually you can do a good job by adding 2 or 3 handful of pea gravel and a quart of Zep brand calci
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00259.html (8,510 bytes)

285. Re: [oletrucks] alternator vs. generator (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 06:36:21 -0600
yeah, no more dead batteries.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00272.html (7,928 bytes)

286. Re: [oletrucks] alternator vs. generator (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 17:15:06 -0600
I have done a lot of these conversions and use an internally regulator GM alternator. Use whatever pulley comes on the alternator. It will charge at at full output at about 1,500 engine rpms, maybe 3
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00303.html (8,515 bytes)

287. Re: [oletrucks] Gunk (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 19:49:56 -0600
steaming is the best way, some welding shops can do this. find a shop that is osha approved to weld on fuel tanks, they will have one.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00311.html (7,794 bytes)

288. Re: [oletrucks] alternator vs. generator (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 19:20:23 -0600
i doscovered it by chance. i replaced my water pump and the bolt pattern different for the pulley too so i used a ford pulley thats twice as big. once warmed up the needle in the gauge never moves up
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00332.html (8,264 bytes)

289. Re: [oletrucks] Valve adjustment of 216 Eng (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 12:42:52 -0600
no, you cannot do that. the risks of bending something is too great. do it with engine off, you will get a more accurate adjustment that way by far.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00349.html (9,037 bytes)

290. Re: [oletrucks] A/C in my AD (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 21:31:23 -0600
charles, would it be possable for you to send me your instructions if you are done with them. i can send them back. i wanted to look how the system installs. thx new mexico jim 50 ton 51 two ton
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00364.html (7,714 bytes)

291. Re: [oletrucks] pulley size, water pump speed... (score: 1)
Author: advent@thuntek.net
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 19:26:53 -0600
most all vehicles flow from top to bottom regardless of radiator design, vs horizontal flow. The water flows from the top hose to the radiator and the head(s) are the last thing to get cooled. Revers
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00385.html (9,057 bytes)

292. Re: [oletrucks] Trip along the "Mother Road" (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 15:21:37 -0600
i live 14 miles south of hwy 66 on south14 just east of albuquerque nm. in the cool mountains, don't forget a light sweater, it gets cool at night at almost 8,000 feet elevation.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00411.html (6,820 bytes)

293. Re: [oletrucks] Shop suggestions (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 15:29:17 -0600
i have a friend who has a metal garage. i dont like them, they are cold and drafty in the winter and are hot as heck in the summer and it never gets over 90 up here. the garage roll up door does n
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00412.html (8,508 bytes)

294. Re: [oletrucks] Emblem Paint (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 15:54:43 -0600
i don't know what would be the best paint, but i do know that paint or primer doesn't stick well to chrome, so I am wondering if the chrome shop can etch the painted areas for better paint adhesion.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00414.html (7,818 bytes)

295. Re: [oletrucks] 3/4 or 1/2 ton? (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 16:16:31 -0600
our old trucks are a lot like goldylocks and the 3 bowls of porridge ordeal. There was the baby truck, a half ton with a six foot bed-good for cruising and carrying a couple bales of hay, then there
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00415.html (7,654 bytes)

296. Re: [oletrucks] Truck Cover (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2000 16:26:52 -0600
do those 2X4's bow with snow on that shed roof?
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00416.html (8,838 bytes)

297. Re: [oletrucks] 454 is running hot (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 20:42:37 -0600
What you need is a custom made radiator. They are not as expensive as one might think. I think the original HD radiators were 3 core and you may be able to have your old tanks mounted on a 4 row core
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00453.html (10,386 bytes)

298. Re: [oletrucks] 454 is running hot (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 20:44:52 -0600
Oh yeah, I forgot. You need a fan shroud or an electric fan. I had one on my 57 I liked it.
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00454.html (7,138 bytes)

299. Re: [oletrucks] 454 running hot (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 13:03:46 -0600
When I suggested an electric fan, i didnt mean to just mount it to thr radiator. I did one once and mounted the electric fan and pop riveted it to the inside of the factory shroud. This way you get a
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00465.html (6,951 bytes)

300. Re: [oletrucks] Thanks for hot 454 info (score: 1)
Author: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 13:32:44 -0600
it should cost about 300 bucks to recore it to a 4 row if the tanks can handle that. you can have them make the rad taller if there hood clearance enough. 581 is a lot of money
/html/oletrucks/2000-06/msg00467.html (8,792 bytes)


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