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201. RE: [oletrucks] stupid questions (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 14:02:04 -0600
Narrowing a rear end means making the distance between the hubs smaller. It involves shortening both the axles and the axle tubes. It is usually done so that wider wheels and tires can be placed insi
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00396.html (8,565 bytes)

202. [oletrucks] TF steering box question (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 09:04:33 -0600
Can I remove the side cover (3 bolts and the backslash adjustment) on my 57 GMC steering box and easily put it back on? The lubricant currently in (actually slowly leaking out of) the box is typical
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00459.html (7,416 bytes)

203. RE: [oletrucks] TF steering gear (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 17:08:26 -0600
Thanks for the information Jim. I've read the manual's overhaul procedure and it sounds a little bit much for a first-timer who depends on his truck as a daily driver. Because the steering box curren
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00472.html (8,119 bytes)

204. RE: [oletrucks] Steering gear box (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 07:45:48 -0600
Heavy Chevy ( or 1-800-297-9694 ) lists a "Steering Gear Rebuild Kit" containing "bearings, races, adjustment screw, balls, seals, gaskets, bushings, shims &
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00526.html (7,421 bytes)

205. RE: [oletrucks] back spacing/wheel size on 3100 w/front pdb (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 14:55:07 -0600
I used a similar kit on my 57 GMC. The wheels I used were 15x8 stock wheels from a 78 4WD Chevy pickup. Plenty of space for the calipers without needing the 1/4" spacers that came with my brake kits.
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00544.html (7,899 bytes)

206. RE: [oletrucks] New member with a quest (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 12:01:51 -0600
Might help with Chevy trucks. Wont help with PorkChop's GMC. The GMC VIN numbers do not give as much data as Chevy VINs do. 253 8C Y1018 decodes to 1018 --> incrementing serial number Y --> Y = 55 se
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00576.html (10,132 bytes)

207. RE: [oletrucks] have ya'll ever heard of butterfly carbs?? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:02:02 -0600
The carburetor on the Briggs and Stratton engine on my lawn mower only has one moving part, the butterfly. It doesn't get anywhere near 25 MPG. I think that is what this specific prototype I saw is c
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00582.html (9,480 bytes)

208. RE: [oletrucks] Number on tranny? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 10:34:04 -0600
My GMC Master Parts Manual says that your 253 model should have a 210U Hydra-Matic. The markings are found on a tag just above the rear side of the transmission pan. My 177CA Hydra-Matic is marked so
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00620.html (8,636 bytes)

209. RE: [oletrucks] Number on tranny? (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 12:06:22 -0600
The 288, 316, 347 and 336 all looked the same and mounted the same. All external engine dimensions are the same. Actually, Pontiac continued to make this engine until 1963 as a 370" (1958) and 389" (
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00624.html (9,509 bytes)

210. [oletrucks] I was wrong ... (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 08:55:56 -0600
Yesterday I made the statement that '55.2 GMC 25x models did not have a dual rear wheel option. I did some more reading through the Master Parts manual last night (yeah, I know I should get a life) a
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00642.html (7,436 bytes)

211. [oletrucks] 58 GMC sales brochure (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 08:01:57 -0600
I have purchased what I thought was a 57 GMC sales brochure (see details in the e-mail to "John" below) that was actually a 58 brochure. Before I send it back, I thought that I would offer it to othe
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00652.html (7,870 bytes)

212. RE: [oletrucks] Parts needed (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2000 07:54:21 -0600
Many 1970-1980 rice burner carbs (Yeah, I drove a 77 Honda for 203K miles) had an external adjustment screw to set the float height. They also had a screw in plug on the side of the float bowl that o
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00101.html (9,036 bytes)

213. [oletrucks] I need a source for radio nuts (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2000 21:52:47 -0600
These are the nuts that go on the volume and tuning shafts that stick out through the dash on a 57 GMC. I don't know if they are the same size on a Chevy radio or not. I do know that they are an extr
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00326.html (7,736 bytes)

214. RE: [oletrucks] 1955 2nd series heater (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 21:04:30 -0600
In 55.2 thru 59 GM trucks two OPTIONAL heaters were offered. The recirculating heater used only in-cab air. It had a rheostat to control fan speed. There was no control of how much water went through
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00399.html (8,767 bytes)

215. RE: [oletrucks] grease (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 08:18:59 -0600
If you are talking about the lube in the steering box (south end of the steering column) the proper lubricant is GM part #1052182. Anything thinner tends to leak past the seals in the box. Anything t
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00407.html (7,310 bytes)

216. RE: [oletrucks] old brakes and water and...... (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 14:32:44 -0600
The nut on my TF has a vent hole. I have been rebuilding my brake system (drum/drum) and finally got the master cylinder cleaned up. What a mess!! It had been sitting out side for many years. About 1
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00423.html (8,877 bytes)

217. RE: [oletrucks] 1955 2nd series heater (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 16:21:18 -0600
I hooked the deluxe fan switch to my recirculating heater's fan and put an in-line water control valve in the heater hose with no problems. Only things you have to watch out for are: a. whether the v
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00427.html (8,670 bytes)

218. RE: [oletrucks] Wiper arms (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 09:29:47 -0600
Maybe the PO chopped the top. I'm not much of a contributor to the list since I'm rather new with these trucks, but I've enjoyed all the information that has passed by. When I find something useful I
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00472.html (7,992 bytes)

219. RE: [oletrucks] Wiper arms (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 13:45:28 -0600
Sorry, I don't know. Actually, I was joking. I assumed that you would know if the top was chopped. Maybe one of the AD guys could answer this question. Mine is a TF. I was thinking the same thing mys
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00483.html (9,339 bytes)

220. RE: [oletrucks] New radio old speaker. (score: 1)
Author: "Hanlon, Bill" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 08:04:50 -0600
The easiest solution for the speaker would be to find one with a dual winding in the coil. Hook one winding to the radio's left channel and the other to the right channel. There is one caveat though.
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00538.html (8,601 bytes)

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