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      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      I didn’t find any great resources for total stack-up from engine block to transmission face for Chevy small blocks which is what...
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      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      With the oil pump (re-)primed, the flywheel and starter saga behind me, and reasonably confident that the engine wasn’t eating itself...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Since I had to hunt around a bit to find the information detailed below, I figured I would dedicate one entry in this build thread to...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Yes, keeping the stock Opti...for now. I know that it might come back to haunt me, but I factored that into my decision making as best I...
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      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Well, that's one form of keyless entry, I supposed. :) No shock. We're all guilty of it to some extent. Does anyone drive a rental car...
    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Alright friends, time to discuss the real (at least as of today) powertrain. While the truck was in the paint shop last fall, I realized...
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      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Sure thing! The spring install was waaay harder than I thought it would be. Installing the 2" drop springs on the front suspension was...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Since I made a point to mention the Majestic brand rear window, here are a few more pictures of it…in the cold spring rain. Some of...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      BellTech's idea of a teenie-tiny helper spring? (Kidding, of course.) Thank you, Anchor. Much appreciated. If I can get a few more...
    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      I'll check it out. Based on the pics here in this thread it looks like a cool and capable work truck that was brought back from the...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Yep, Richard, that cab looks much worse than mine did! Is that the same truck shown in the second picture? I was woozy after brushing...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Here's one last pic of the poor old truck, all torn down in the prep room of the paint shop. The truck was painted a nice shade of...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Thank you, jaybee; and thanks for the Virginia welcoming. Truth be told, I've been in Richmond longer than I ever anticipated -- 8.5...
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      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Here's the pedal I scored with the Hydroboost unit. Glad I took it because I didn't know that the pedal ratio was different between a...
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    • nineno
      nineno replied to the thread Slow Roller.
      Much appreciated. Thank you. Since I'm still in the midst of getting everyone caught up on a 3.5 year build, don't be to upset when my...
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