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Reviving an "old thread", get some ideas.
Week or so back my fuel pump on LA 318 in 55 Fargo crapped out. I got home right into driveway after...
1955 Dodge pickup V8 nose badge, never seen 1 in my area ever.
I sometimes get to the point of serious burnout, 12.75 hour shift work 2 days followed by 2 nights.
Days off and I feel like I been on a jag....
Happy Retirement and yah get busy buildin, so as to avoid the "dirt nap"...keep on rollin
Okay just went out for a drive, and took a few pics.
Here you go,a little country and little bit Rick and roll. The trucks ride I mean.[ATTACH]...
Okay first of all, tailshaft parking brake on Mopar transmissions, are not ball and trunnion types.
1946 on in Canada used cross type ujoint...
Flip Phone that is...lol
Beats the huge walkie talkie cell phone of the 80s...
Hey all, anyone purchase a new 1 piece rubber windshield rubber from Robertsmotorparts for a C Series truck?
I bought the type, with channel cord...
My other external cooler. This type not as good as one I'm using however.
This was used in a 66 Nova, with T350 trans.
Oh its a lockup alright, 1986 fifth avenue, 999 type. Input shaft confirmed that 4 me.
Yup, locks up fairly low speed.
Thanx Bill, with respect to my current trans a 904 or 999 with lockup torque converter.
Does this work somewhat like an OD with respect to...
Stay Kool you know how us Canadians live on igloos and how snow skiing year round....lol
Hey 57, how did you hang the rear springs ?
You enjoying the heat? Gonna be 100 here Saturday.
Gotta get drivers side front spring pack.
Yes we have 3 big shops near my area in Winnipeg Canada
Yes Dodges same 1.75 wide .25 thick.
If I retrofit moderns, will have to mount in New shackles to accommodate.
I'm hoping to find stock type...
Hey all, gotta redo leaf springs and shackles bushings.
Front drivers side pack of 8 springs flattened right out.
Rears 1 side looks good, but...
Hey all took truck into town to fuel her up. 15 mile round trip.
Outdoor ambient temp near 90.
Truck ran in Normal temp range 185 or so.
Yes, they need to come apart 4 sure. The main spring eyelets are cause 4 concerns if outta round can't use em.
Hey all, 55 Fargo/Dodge still running stock I beam and stock steering.
Like to get the best possible ride out of it, and will not be clipping her....
Yes agree, but never hurts to ask...or does it...lol
Not sure where you got this idea?
And yes that hole is factory not cut out.
My rad is got great open airflow too.
But your hypothesis is dead...
Yes, it's a stock A999, or modern 904 with lockup torque converter.
Drove it like this for about 1500 miles so far.
Summer and vicious heat is...
Nope, never did...
I agree, 90% of my driving is rural, in flat country...
Just back from a drive, 80 outside trans cooler was 158
Jim, big hole open beside rad lots of airflow
Hey all, been using this external trans cooler in 55 Fargo.
It's a stock 1986 318, 904 trans.
No trailer pulling going on.
Is this cooler big...
My 55 Fargo, I first got a chassis, didn't paint it as it was to be a garbage hauler etc. Big mistake on my part, as it became my only "hotrod"....
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