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1. Re: [oletrucks] Truck Stalls (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2006 20:16:49 -0800 (PST)
I had the same problem with my truck (350 w/4bbl), I thought something was going wrong, until I took my wifes 93 New Yorker for a ride and it behaved the same way. Then i remembered that both had ga
/html/oletrucks/2006-03/msg00009.html (7,998 bytes)

2. Re: [oletrucks] Suspension Question (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 07:19:32 -0800 (PST)
I can't answer your comparison questions. I installed a Firebird front clip because it was way less expensive. Even after new rotors, calipers, shocks, and bearings it was under $500. It does not loo
/html/oletrucks/2005-11/msg00028.html (9,129 bytes)

3. RE: [oletrucks] Problems finding screw (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2005 20:07:53 -0700 (PDT)
Check in the phone book under "fasteners". Companies I have done business with in the past include Fastenal, Bowman,and Lawson. There are several others. These are national chains that supply nuts an
/html/oletrucks/2005-10/msg00035.html (8,119 bytes)

4. Re: [oletrucks] AD Cab Bracket (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 21:34:33 -0700 (PDT)
By design, this piece is only used on the drivers side. My guess is that it is to allow clearance for the dimmer switch. The inner fender will bolt to the totoeboardithout the piece, but, the dimmer
/html/oletrucks/2005-10/msg00049.html (8,356 bytes)

5. Re: [oletrucks] Building a Generator (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 20:53:09 -0700 (PDT)
Building your own generator is a very elegant solution. Unless the building is far-far away, it is a whole lot more cost effective and practical to run new wire from a nearby power source. For instan
/html/oletrucks/2005-07/msg00077.html (7,901 bytes)

6. Re: [oletrucks] Brakes (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 14:34:38 -0700 (PDT)
The proprtioning valve from a 69 Camero would be my choice. When I modified my truck, I used 74 Firebird front clip and proportioning valve. The rear end is from a 65 Nova. The master clylinder and b
/html/oletrucks/2005-05/msg00025.html (7,839 bytes)

7. Re: [oletrucks] Vehicle Title Problems (long !@#$#!) (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 21:41:35 -0700 (PDT)
The employees of the Illinois Department Of Motor Vehichles are not very helpful in the metropolitan areas. I used to live in a southern suburb of Chicago. If I had to to do anything out of the ordin
/html/oletrucks/2005-04/msg00100.html (8,876 bytes)

8. Re: [oletrucks] 57 1/2 Ton. (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 21:01:09 -0700 (PDT)
My recommendation would be try to save the doors you have until you can find better ones for less than $800 or until you have the money available to buy new ones. This way you will at least get to u
/html/oletrucks/2005-04/msg00128.html (8,143 bytes)

9. Re: [oletrucks] Redoing the steering wheel (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 05:55:19 -0800 (PST)
On an episode of TRUCKS! they repaired an original steering wheel. They opened up the cracks all of the way to the steel in the steering wheel and filled it with a product called "PC-7". It is a wate
/html/oletrucks/2004-12/msg00024.html (8,325 bytes)

10. RE: [oletrucks] YOM Tag question (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 20:25:17 -0800 (PST)
I have lived in Illinois for a long time. I am real sure that YOM plates are not an option. The state of Illinois requires a front and a rear plate and I might add the the state police are anal about
/html/oletrucks/2004-12/msg00064.html (9,356 bytes)

11. [oletrucks] wiper motor (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2004 11:21:57 -0800 (PST)
Santa decided that I should replace the vacuum wipers in my 1950 3100 with an electric wiper motor. The truck has been converted to 12 volts. I know that ChevyDuty offers an electric wiper motor, bra
/html/oletrucks/2004-12/msg00097.html (7,190 bytes)

12. Re: [oletrucks] Electric Wipers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 06:30:27 -0800 (PST)
Thanks for the infomation. The information generated new questions. I want the original opposing wipers because I think they look cool and original. That means I will probably spent the $150 for the
/html/oletrucks/2004-12/msg00107.html (7,975 bytes)

13. Re: [oletrucks] Steering box lube - give me your best answers (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 18:00:23 -0800 (PST)
Not sure if it was the right stuff or not, back in the Sixties when I worked in a garage, we checked steering boxes as part of a lube job. If the steering box lube was low, we added 80 weight gear lu
/html/oletrucks/2004-11/msg00125.html (8,255 bytes)

14. Re: [oletrucks] synthetic gear lube (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 05:59:25 -0700 (PDT)
My experience with industrial gear boxes says that this is a very smart thing to do. Where we have had frequent failures of gearbox bearings and broken gears, synthetic gear lube has reduced those fa
/html/oletrucks/2004-10/msg00000.html (6,878 bytes)

15. Re: [oletrucks] spare tire (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 06:06:44 -0700 (PDT)
My 1996 Dodge Dakota has the same type of mechanism. Once I solve the gas tank, spare tire issue, I intend to install one of these. Since I am a non-purist, I don't care if it comes from a Chevy, Dod
/html/oletrucks/2004-10/msg00001.html (7,293 bytes)

16. Re: [oletrucks] Head gasket (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 06:32:39 -0700 (PDT)
I worked in a garage for many years, we rebuilt a lot of engines, copper coat was definately our favorite gasket sealant. Permatex No. 2 was our least favorite. It did not always seal, was nasty to r
/html/oletrucks/2004-10/msg00131.html (8,230 bytes)

17. Re: [oletrucks] cooling system2 (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 12:09:51 -0700 (PDT)
In the 60's and 70's we flushed radiators and blocks every year and added rust inhibitor each time. With the introduction of Prestone II, that became unnecessary. I would recommend that if you have n
/html/oletrucks/2004-07/msg00002.html (7,912 bytes)

18. Re: [oletrucks] sale items (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 20:58:52 -0700 (PDT)
Load up all of those parts and drive them back to Colorado. People there are looking for parts for whatever old trucks haven't been hijacked and taken to Texas. I wish I could find doors and fenders
/html/oletrucks/2004-06/msg00030.html (7,612 bytes)

19. Re: [oletrucks] Ring & pinion (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 21:54:35 -0700 (PDT)
I recently replaced the ring and pinion in my 10 bolt, 8 1/2" Chevy rearend. A torque wrench was needed when mounting the ring gear. I did buy some marking compound from JEGS so I could tell when I h
/html/oletrucks/2004-06/msg00088.html (7,891 bytes)

20. Re: [oletrucks] 55 2nd series truck problem (score: 1)
Author: Jim Nordwall <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 20:10:40 -0700 (PDT)
on the grease rack. When a zerk won't take grease, with the grease gun connected to the fitting, pump up the pressure, once the pressure is high ( the hose will get stiff and the pump will operate ha
/html/oletrucks/2004-06/msg00153.html (8,206 bytes)

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