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What have you done to your square lately??

Discussion in 'Garage' started by Old77, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. 80BrownK10

    80BrownK10 Full Access Member

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    I would just fix the leak. I wouldn't put that in if it were mine...unless I was on the road and had to get home.
     
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    Bextreme04 Full Access Member

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    Agreed, that stuff is horrible for everything in the cooling system and rarely actually seals a leak.
     
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    I've had better luck than that with it sealing leaks, but I wouldn't put it in a cooling system I loved or planned to keep for a long time.
     
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    Fire will get it
     
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    82sbshortbed Fuckemall!!

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    Yes I will be buying a bigger radiator with electric fans for it. So I just wanted to stop the leak. It did just that. So I'm happy for now. Lol
     
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    I'd leave it as is. Wouldn't fool with it next year
     
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    How about heat and big hammer?
     
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    Frankenchevy Lying Dog-Faced Pony Soldier

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    What? No Scandinavian flick?
     
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    bucket Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I can't fathom it either. I've never had one this stuck before. And I've now put around 200 miles on it. Still stuck!

    They really dumped the salt this year, but they must have last year too and I forgot about it.

    This ain't my first rodeo, a mule kick is always the first thing I try. Lol, see what I did there? That was punny :rofl:

    Tried the big ass sledgehammer already too.

    I've got the brakes cooking hot a couple times, in hopes the heat would help. But nope.


    I'm thinking a replacement wheel is going to be in my future. I hate to say that destruction may be the answer, but I'm out of ideas. 200 miles with loose lugnuts. If railroad tracks, tight cloverleaf interchanges and Ohio's generally bad roads won't loosen the wheel from the hub, I don't know what will.
     
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    Installed a DUI distributor cap,rotor,and module.Also put on a insulator gasket to help heat sink.Gotta say,my truck has never ran better.Really happy with DUI products.Put spring loaded seats in my carburetor.The truck did well on inclines already,but the last dedicated offroad Chevy I had,had the same set up.I nearly had that girl on her side and she still keep running,even with fuel pouring out the carb.Wish I could say the install went smooth,but dropped one of the module bolts in the carb.Ended up having to pull the carb off again to get it out....

    Almost had a new rear bumper installed as well.However just a couple of small modifications needed.Main thing is the bumper is about 150lbs.A tad heavy for myself,but I figured it out.Got some trick door panels for the truck.

    Will have pics tomorrow.
     
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    ^Im sorry, but that’s unfuckingbelievable!
    Just crazy

    edit: The wheel not a new distributor
     
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    I asked my technician, who used to work for a car dealer, and he said they would loosen the lugnuts on both sides of the axle so the wheels could flex a little further and get a guy on each side of it and rock it. So get a friend. A big friend. Sometimes they would add heat, but you want to be real careful with that. Tires do some nasty things when heated.
     
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    So the bushings on the '85 K20 Suburban were well past their 35 year old expiration date. Just spent the last hour installing new urethane bushings on it. Yay!
     
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