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Pulled the rear tires off after work to check on the "rusty drum experiment ".

Looks like they are cleaning themselves up, but way more slowly than I would have thought given the constant abrasion.

Anyhoo, they are going, and I turned each starwheel out 4 clicks while there, testing after each click.

Probably not so much as to make them drag but hopefully enough to help them do more of the work...

:anitoof:
 

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Pulled the rear tires off after work to check on the "rusty drum experiment ".

Looks like they are cleaning themselves up, but way more slowly than I would have thought given the constant abrasion.

Anyhoo, they are going, and I turned each starwheel out 4 clicks while there, testing after each click.

Probably not so much as to make them drag but hopefully enough to help them do more of the work...

:anitoof:
No more free rides for the rear brakes!
 

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Changed 6 of 8 plugs. Man, they were black. 2 tomorrow and see how it acts. Just changed them 4 or 5 months ago.
You got an oil consumption problem? Maybe it's time to boost the heat range on them thangs.
 

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Ouch...
Just spent 2k on a brand new 350 crate engine for my 86.
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And finally got to the junkyard to pick up the blown up 350 so I can get my core charge back. Should be able to strip some good parts of it before I give it back.
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And bought brand new bolts for the exhaust manifolds on my 78 build. Was all excited to get those put on, and none of the 3 sets of manifolds I have fit.
They're all physically fit, and they're all for a 350 chevy, all say GM bla bla bla on them, but none of the bolt holes line up.
The center 2 bolts line up on all of them, but the outer 4 dont. I can look in threw the hole, and see the bolt hole is all crooked, and if you put one of those in, the other 5 don't line up.
One of the sets I know was on the 350 that came out this truck, now, they won't go back on.
Can anybody explain why or what I did wrong?
 

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Ouch...
Just spent 2k on a brand new 350 crate engine for my 86.
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And finally got to the junkyard to pick up the blown up 350 so I can get my core charge back. Should be able to strip some good parts of it before I give it back.
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Nice! Where’d you buy your engine from?!
 

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Looking for a crate engine also, may i ask where you purchased yours for that price, sounds like a good deal compared to what I've been looking into.
 

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And bought brand new bolts for the exhaust manifolds on my 78 build. Was all excited to get those put on, and none of the 3 sets of manifolds I have fit.
They're all physically fit, and they're all for a 350 chevy, all say GM bla bla bla on them, but none of the bolt holes line up.
The center 2 bolts line up on all of them, but the outer 4 dont. I can look in threw the hole, and see the bolt hole is all crooked, and if you put one of those in, the other 5 don't line up.
One of the sets I know was on the 350 that came out this truck, now, they won't go back on.
Can anybody explain why or what I did wrong?
Those types of manifolds have a tendency to deform after years of heat cycles. You bolt up the center two, then use a "manifold spreader" to get the outer holes lined up.
 

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Those types of manifolds have a tendency to deform after years of heat cycles. You bolt up the center two, then use a "manifold spreader" to get the outer holes lined up.
Hmm, that's what I suspected. I need more of a "manifold shrinker".
Might be able to take the ones of my core engine. They've been bolted up all this time, hopefully there still the same size.
 

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Looking for a crate engine also, may i ask where you purchased yours for that price, sounds like a good deal compared to what I've been looking into.
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Added Fuel Pressure Sensor to my OEM Stainless Fuel Rail.
Step one: Cut Hole
Step two: realizing I was not going to get all that metal out, cut one end off for cleaning
Step three, weld everything
Step four: Re-Cerakote
Step Five: watch paint dry
Step six: Insall everything

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