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Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1217122 Sat May 13 2017 07:53 PM
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Hoff Offline
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Removed the distributor, cleaned out the old grease, fresh grease in, and ready for a test drive.


1938 Chevy 1/2 ton
She looks good at 50 yards and 35 miles per hour on a dark night.
Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1218621 Thu May 25 2017 04:30 AM
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doyle1950 Offline
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After 4 years of repair rebuild and cleanup I started the old girl up today.
I put 10 gallons of gas in the tank and after cranking with no plugs and checking the compression in all cyls all at (90 to 95 not to bad for being cold I'll check again with the engine warmed up). The fuel pumped into the bowl and up to the carb. A little dribble of gas down the air cleaner and with choke out fingers crossed I stomped on the starter. Within a couple of turns over what a amazing sound and feeling. Probably in a couple of days I'll take her out for a first drive.


1950 Chevrolet 5-Window Canadian manufactured 1-Ton with Dump Bed / Hoist
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Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1218665 Thu May 25 2017 03:13 PM
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BIG CHEVY 3600 Offline OP
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Congratulations, the ultimate thrill accomplished.


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Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1219627 Thu Jun 01 2017 04:34 PM
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Justhorsenround Offline
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Been prepping the '48 Burb for this weekends festivities (see Events Forum). Topped off the Freon in the A/C. Fixed a leak in the power steering and topped it off. Rain-xed the windshield in preparation for a rainy forecast weekend. Cleaned the inside door panels and dash. Got hot so came in for some iced tea. Wash/wax tomorrow and detail the wheels and tires. Then off to the show and cruise Saturday.🛠😎


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2)
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1219636 Thu Jun 01 2017 06:19 PM
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Wish I could come. I know you'll have fun.


"It's just a phase. He'll grow out of it." Mama, 1964

1956 Chevy 1/2-ton 3100
1953 Chevy 6100 "The Yard dog"
1954 GMC Suburban Now with a new proud owner.
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Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1219640 Thu Jun 01 2017 06:29 PM
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Justhorsenround Offline
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Cletis, you know we will miss seeing you and June. Will be thinking of you.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2)
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1219966 Sun Jun 04 2017 06:35 PM
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Justhorsenround Offline
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Had issues with idle speed and shifting transmission. Tightened carburetor mounting nuts and readjusted the throttle cable and kick down cable. Fixed the problems. Cruise last night went well.🛠


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2)
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1220060 Mon Jun 05 2017 05:19 AM
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Uncle Brad Offline
Shop Shark
I installed a new water pump on the 55.2 235. The original one worked great. This is for the second iteration of re-installing the engine...
Stovebolt Catch-up: (June 2016-today) engine developed rod knock @ less than 200 miles, I pulled the engine, a whole lot of life happened, the machine shop re-did the engine, and I'm about to get it back in the truck.
Brad


Wrench Fetcher, PhD
Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1220175 Tue Jun 06 2017 01:22 AM
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Jeff Ogden Offline
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Even though its now in the 80s I worked on the heater,the heater I got must had the smallest motor ever made on it and I did pick up a small motor for a 39 car but it was still too long. I had to make new brackets to attach it to the housing and drill a hole so the rear bearing bulge on the motor would clear but I think its ready to assemble. Now to find the reproduction knobs I bought a few years ago.

Re: What did you get done on your bolt today???? [Re: BIG CHEVY 3600] #1220823 Sat Jun 10 2017 03:24 PM
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42465967 Offline
DLBrooks
Painted both doors this morning on the 46. Should be dry to touch in another hour. Will hang them next week.

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/showthread.php?p=7963869#post7963869

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