Category Archives: making it work

rear view mirror is glued back on

I glued up the ‘button’ on the rear view mirror assembly to the glass yesterday, then left it taped up over night. Today I hung the rear view mirror back on there, so far it is still on there, but … Continue reading

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Posted in fixing things, interior, making it work, mirrors, old trucks are fun, site related

heater core replacement – round two : April 2017

I had to replace my heater core again in the 1965 Chevrolet C10.  I documented it and uploaded and captioned the photos here :  04/19/2017 – heater core replacement – 44 pictures   Enjoy. Happy Wrenching and remember,  Old Trucks are … Continue reading

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new page, add a fuse block…

Hello folks, so I added a 3 circuit fuse block to the 1965 Chevrolet C10, you can read about it and view a few post-installation photos on this page here if you would like to : 02/17/2017 – add a … Continue reading

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pry bar for hubcaps

I took a few photos of the pry bar I use to take off my hubcaps… … check it out if you like. -W

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Posted in fixing things, interesting, making it work, old trucks are fun, Uncategorized, use what you have

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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Posted in Engine, fixing things, making it work, mechanical adventures with old trucks, old trucks are fun, Where do I find this part?

why is the blinker not going blinky? or why buy one when you can fix it?

So after another futile attempt at trying to adjust my driver side door so that it closes more smoothly… I went for a ride in the old truck. Along the way back I notice the passenger side dash blinker indicator … Continue reading

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Posted in electrical, Fiasco, fixing things, making it work, mechanical adventures with old trucks, old trucks are fun, use what you have