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1. Re: [oletrucks] need help please (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 15:27:07 -0700
I know this reply is late but maybe of help. I have a 3 window '53 3100 with a 327 in it and stock steering box. My manifolds are the "rams horn" style that go up and across from port to port. This
/html/oletrucks/2001-10/msg00203.html (7,344 bytes)

2. Re: [oletrucks] Sway Bar Question (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2001 22:23:10 -0700
I put a chevy duty anti-sway bar on my '63 was the best $140 I have spent on the truck..It used to ride like a conestoga wagon. Now it is very flat. I say, GET ONE NOW!!! Jon '53 3100 w/ H
/html/oletrucks/2001-08/msg00182.html (8,359 bytes)

3. Re: [oletrucks] Hedders (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 21:42:34 -0700
I looked in my Chevy by the Number, 1965-69 and Chevrolet Small-Block V-8 nterchange Maunals. The only reference I can find to oval ports is on a big-block. Chevy by the Numbers says "Oval ports wer
/html/oletrucks/2001-06/msg00293.html (7,856 bytes)

4. Re: [oletrucks] Headers (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 00:53:38 -0700
IF you have the original steering box, there aren't any. I have a 327 and I have to use the rams horn exhausts to go over the top of the box. I tried about 10 different ones that didn't work and fina
/html/oletrucks/2001-04/msg00445.html (7,714 bytes)

5. Re: [oletrucks] Cam removal (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 22:56:13 -0800
Have you removed the fuel pump? The fuel pump is driven by a special lobe on the cam. If the fuel pump is still in, you wont get the cam out. jon -- Original Message -- From: David G Shier <dshier@rm
/html/oletrucks/2001-03/msg00267.html (8,343 bytes)

6. Re: [oletrucks] HEI Distributor (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 23:07:33 -0800
I got one at PEP Boys. oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
/html/oletrucks/2001-03/msg00567.html (8,397 bytes)

7. Re: [oletrucks] electrical harness (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 23:14:27 -0800
I read several reputable books to wire gage correct (including the wiring manual for a '75-'79 Camaro) and made my own. I added a great fuse panel, HEI, turn sugnals, power seats, etc. oletrucks is d
/html/oletrucks/2001-03/msg00568.html (8,787 bytes)

8. Re: [oletrucks] back spacing/wheel size on 3100 w/front pdb (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 15:12:52 -0800
I bought the ChevyDuty kit for my 53-3100. It worked pretty well. In my case, the spacer allows the outer wheel bearing race to go onto the axle so far that the id interferes with the taper of the ax
/html/oletrucks/2001-02/msg00275.html (9,491 bytes)

9. Re: [oletrucks] General Sway bar question (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 13:30:04 -0800
Sway bars are definitely NOT electrical conduit. They are solid steel bars that are tempered, just as any spring. Conduit has virtually no spring properties and no strength. Don't even begin to try t
/html/oletrucks/2001-02/msg00287.html (8,597 bytes)

10. Re: [oletrucks] sway bar (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 21:15:40 -0800
Having taken metallurgy classes in college, I agree with Woody. It IS all that complicated. There is a big difference between saying "cool the molten metal slowly" and actually achieving a specific s
/html/oletrucks/2001-02/msg00335.html (10,196 bytes)

11. Re: [oletrucks] alternator or generator? (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 21:18:45 -0800
Take it to NAPA. If it's an alternator, he probably has it in stock. If it is a generator, he can tell you, and you'll probably need to take it to a generator shop. They often can rebuild them. a few
/html/oletrucks/2001-02/msg00336.html (7,994 bytes)

12. Re: [oletrucks] Rear axle position (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 15:42:56 -0800
Hi All, I am about to do this spring reversal and I am wondering where to get a drive shaft to use. The one I currently have will be way too short. My truck is a '53 3100. I have a 327 with saginaw 4
/html/oletrucks/2001-01/msg00151.html (9,242 bytes)

13. [oletrucks] This is for trucks. To Talk snow, go to the weather channel (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 17:00:18 -0800
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
/html/oletrucks/2000-12/msg00463.html (6,662 bytes)

14. Re: [oletrucks] Sway Bars & Steering Stabilizers. (score: 1)
Author: "Jon Elerath" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 14:20:00 -0700
Hi All, I put an anti-sway bar on my 53' 1/2 ton. It has stock suspension, disc brakes (Camaro) and steel belted tires. The truck swayed like an old conestoga wagon. After, putting on the antiswaybar
/html/oletrucks/2000-10/msg00745.html (9,739 bytes)

15. [oletrucks] testin (score: 1)
Date: 19 Sep 2000 11:42:36 -0700
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/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00609.html (6,339 bytes)

16. [oletrucks] Body crevasses (keep it clean) (score: 1)
Date: 19 Sep 2000 13:26:43 -0700
Hi all, I just put some 1952 fenders on my 1953 3100. There are big crevasses between the fender and the body...much bigger than with the original fenders. In places they are 1/4 inch wide and 1/2 in
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00614.html (7,033 bytes)

17. [oletrucks] Anti-sway bar..BEST $140 ever spent!!! (score: 1)
Date: 20 Sep 2000 08:40:39 -0700
Hi all, I have a '53 3100 with all original leaf springs. The truck rode like a connestoga wagon going over the Oregon Trail!! I installed a front anti-sway bar and WOW, what a difference. I highly r
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00652.html (7,070 bytes)

18. [oletrucks] rear wheels not centered in opening (score: 1)
Date: 20 Sep 2000 08:55:32 -0700
Hi All, When you look at my '53 3100 from the side, it is obvious that the rear wheels are not centered in the fender opening. Instead of being approximately centered, they are about 4 inches to the
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00653.html (8,674 bytes)

19. [oletrucks] HEI on a V8 (score: 1)
Date: 21 Sep 2000 14:31:20 -0700
Alfie and others.. I have an HEI on a 327. It is a "no brainer" to do. Get an HEI distributor for almost any Chevrolet between the years of 1974 and 1979. (I'm not positive of the beginning and end d
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00711.html (9,244 bytes)

20. [oletrucks] Rear Leaf Springs (score: 1)
Date: 28 Sep 2000 10:49:37 -0700
I saw the discussion on rear leaf springs and thought I'd pass on my experience. I bought new ones from Chevy Duty. The are great. The back of the truck is back up in the air where it belongs. I don'
/html/oletrucks/2000-09/msg00942.html (7,483 bytes)

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