Category Archives: old trucks are fun

when bad wiring strikes

My ’65 C10 started doing a wonky thing, sometimes the starter would not do anything… and I replaced it earlier this year. Then it was doing the same thing… of course when I was out and about and on the … Continue reading

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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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two new pages added

I finished up two new pages today for the Gallery and Projects section, under 2017 :   07/30/2017 – 8 pictures painted the original type under the bed spare tire holder and mounted it up   08/12/2017 – 3 pictures … Continue reading

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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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rear view mirror fell off

I was cleaning the windows on the ’65 C10 and my inside rear view mirror fell off the windshield.  Ooops. old trucks are fun. right? After asking around some of the other online old Chevy truck folks, they told me … Continue reading

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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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