Category Archives: Engine

making new threads

  Hiyas, I added a new page in the 2018 section. I had to make some new threads in a hole on the old ’65 C10. I felt like documenting the adventure while I was at it, 9 photos. Enjoy, … Continue reading

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voltage regulator

After my water pump adventure my truck stopped charging the battery. I thought maybe I had not hooked something up right and I did break a wire going to the alternator, but I thought I had fixed it. After checking continuity … Continue reading

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changing the oil and “may I buy a fuel filter, please?”

Today I changed the oil & filter… and lubed the front end. I will be glad when I run out of this synthetic grease that I accidentally bought… it degrades and just turns to liquid in the grease gun. Then … Continue reading

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