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  1. Electrical: How big are the battery cables? they should look...

    How big are the battery cables? they should look like Goucho's Cigar, not the little 12V modern cables. A must for 6V systems.
    Clean the ends of the cables (both ends), as well as the ground strap...
  2. Fuel System: does it have a external resistor coil minus the...

    does it have a external resistor coil minus the resistor? I did that on a tractor once. it would run a while and overheat the coil.
    Had to change the coil for the right one as it was going bad at...
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    Engine: how about posting a picture of your setup and...

    how about posting a picture of your setup and clarify the stripped part.
    It could be worse. I once overtorqued a head bolt on a Champ 6 in my 2R5 and had to re-drill and tap it with the head still...
  4. Cool/Heat: I got my rad from Fleabay. I believe it was less...

    I got my rad from Fleabay. I believe it was less than $200. Classic Custom Cooling, I think. I think it was the SBC/Jeep style and I put it in a '58 truck. only problem I had was the lower rad hose...
  5. Body: I'll bet it'll look gooooood on there.

    I'll bet it'll look gooooood on there.
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    Other: Agreed.. Actually I stated that you have to have...

    Agreed.. Actually I stated that you have to have the bracket(Mount) as well.....
    I drilled the rivets out of a '56 parts truck and grabbed it before it went to the crusher.
    Now I just need the...
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    Cool/Heat: you can machine them if necessary.

    you can machine them if necessary.
  8. Engine: I'm diggin that flash suppressor air cleaner........

    I'm diggin that flash suppressor air cleaner..... Looks cool.
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    Engine: do you have an actual pressure reading? I'd try...

    do you have an actual pressure reading? I'd try to get one, before I opened up the engine.
    in any case it's a good idea to clean the pressure relief, as it should be a PM item.
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    Wheels: OK before this gets too dangerous, here's another...

    OK before this gets too dangerous, here's another angle on it. you can maybe get the whole shebang off if you have to by cutting the bolts off the backing plate and removing the whole works. not sure...
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    Rear Axle: beautiful. just beautiful!! :!: about 10...

    beautiful. just beautiful!! :!:



    about 10 minutes on the lift and he should know what's wrong with it. There should be another rear diff in a junkyard around somewhere.
    Seems like there was a...
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    Other: As a side, worst come to worse, you could always...

    As a side, worst come to worse, you could always rob an electric unit from a '56 and up C-Cab truck. You must use the bracket and wiper arms as well as the electrical.
    Essentially convert it to...
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    Yeah, I think the kids now will want a restored...

    Yeah, I think the kids now will want a restored "Cell Phone" later on... :(
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    Wheels: oh and be sure you're out of the way when it pops...

    oh and be sure you're out of the way when it pops off, unless you have the nut on the axle flush with the threads to keep it from flying off and hurting you.
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    we're waiting on that first BURNOUT!:!!:

    we're waiting on that first BURNOUT!:!!:
  16. definately a cool setup.

    definately a cool setup.
  17. Fuel System: AH the old Suicide Cruise Control.....

    AH the old Suicide Cruise Control.....
  18. is the truck studebaker as well?

    is the truck studebaker as well?
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    How 'bout some pictures?

    How 'bout some pictures?
  20. Brakes: I'm assuming this same setup would work on a 2R5,...

    I'm assuming this same setup would work on a 2R5, right? You guys got me thinking again.
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    You know, I like it. it should at least be...

    You know, I like it. it should at least be cleared over, to keep the rust from getting worse.
  22. Transmission: someone just asked that question on another post....

    someone just asked that question on another post. Essentially remove the little sleeve inside the grommet. lube up the whole works with dishwashing detergent. put it in there, and then slip the...
  23. Engine: Have you considered having that engine rebuilt...

    Have you considered having that engine rebuilt for more power?
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    Engine: romwhite: What's in there now? I'd spend my...

    romwhite: What's in there now? I'd spend my money on brakes first, then think about the engine.
  25. Transmission: You don't have to replace the column. There's a...

    You don't have to replace the column. There's a jig you can get or MAKE to check it with. My suggestion is to do that, AND REPLACE the rubber grommets at the transmission. Also, get a little practice...
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