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swapping 350 into 52 GMC 5 window shortbed #1250617
Fri Jan 12 2018 05:30 PM
Fri Jan 12 2018 05:30 PM
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Hedgeapple51  Offline OP
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Hutchinson Kansas
I have been building a 52 GMC. it has been on the back burner for 25 yrs and i have forgotten a lot... i read somewhere about using a 57-58 truck steering gearbox to alleviate clearance issues with headers and such......has anyone heard of this?? i have a gearbox that was given to me and may just jump in and do it blind!!
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Re: swapping 350 into 52 GMC 5 window shortbed [Re: Hedgeapple51] #1250834
Sat Jan 13 2018 10:21 PM
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Steve1940  Offline
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Murphy,N.C.
Hi, I used a power steering box from a 1969 C10 mounted outside the frame in front of the axle on my 53 GMC with a 350 in it and a set of rams horn exhaust.

Re: swapping 350 into 52 GMC 5 window shortbed [Re: Hedgeapple51] #1250837
Sat Jan 13 2018 11:18 PM
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This has to do with engines how???


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Re: swapping 350 into 52 GMC 5 window shortbed [Re: Hedgeapple51] #1250839
Sun Jan 14 2018 12:10 AM
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1954 3106 Carryall Suburban - part of the family for 47 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic
Z-series (54/55) GMC 350 (2-ton) COE
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engine are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler.
Re: swapping 350 into 52 GMC 5 window shortbed [Re: Hedgeapple51] #1250852
Sun Jan 14 2018 01:28 AM
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Clearance issues with the v8 exhaust would be my guess.

Tim


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