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by 1Gary
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Casual
Topic: Been a long,long time since........
Replies: 2
Views: 2128

Been a long,long time since........

I have been on here.Just stopping by to check up on all you guys.
by 1Gary
Sun Dec 20, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Sorry to have to do this.
Replies: 7
Views: 4669

Sorry to have to do this.

gofund.me/uvfkt7k4
by 1Gary
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: EXHAUST
Topic: Shorty Header for V8 Conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 8735

Re: Shorty Header for V8 Conversion

The Astro T5's are a special off set shifter and bell housing because a the Astro's one of a kind offset driveline.Using anything else places the shifter in a unusable location.

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by 1Gary
Fri Jul 24, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: NON-STOCK ENGINE SWAP
Topic: V8swap / Ole Yellar
Replies: 0
Views: 2135

V8swap / Ole Yellar

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Keep the faith
by 1Gary
Wed Jun 24, 2015 2:07 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Back in the day......
Replies: 10
Views: 5471

Back in the day......

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That is a NECO.That is when members got together for a campout.
by 1Gary
Sun May 10, 2015 4:42 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: OH Peter!!
Replies: 7
Views: 4668

Re: OH Peter!!

We still email back and forth.He sends me jokes and stuff.
by 1Gary
Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: On the move
Replies: 4
Views: 3515

Re: On the move

Well everyone knows how long I have been chipping away at this project.I am still going to be chipping away at it...................just much bigger chips. :yawinkle: :muhaha: :muhaha:
by 1Gary
Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:50 am
Forum: Camping & Outdoors
Topic: How many miles is too many miles for a camper conversion?
Replies: 6
Views: 4261

Re: How many miles is too many miles for a camper conversion

Carbon up EGR valves are pretty common.A screened EGR valve gasket prevents that from happening.
by 1Gary
Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: On the move
Replies: 4
Views: 3515

On the move

The shop I have that I rented four yrs ago was 15 miles away from the rented apt I have been living in.Kind of a pain.There is four apt's in front of the shop.So I waited until the one I have been wanting to become available for four yrs.I am in the process of moving in there by the 15th.I'm furnish...
by 1Gary
Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: V8 - SMALL BLOCK
Topic: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build
Replies: 113
Views: 51626

Re: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build

The after the wall I took down for the shop expansion: http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w33/garysgifts/other/the%20wall%203%20001_zps0fgslhcd.jpg Alot more work than I had planed for. Some days are good and other days COPD slows me down alot.Here is a internet bud that drove from Syr to help me ge...
by 1Gary
Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: V8 - SMALL BLOCK
Topic: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build
Replies: 113
Views: 51626

Re: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build

The short block at long last is done awaiting for my pick up. http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w33/garysgifts/Ole%20Yellar/383%20SBC%20OLE%20Yellar%20build/11007489_1064094216940945_772175294_n_zpseyl160vf.jpg http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w33/garysgifts/Ole%20Yellar/383%20SBC%20OLE%20Yellar%...
by 1Gary
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:32 am
Forum: Off-Road
Topic: Subframe extension to spring shackle using 2"x2" box tubing
Replies: 35
Views: 13125

Re: Subframe extension to spring shackle using 2"x2" box tub

Nice.I have been considering how to reinforce the sub frame the trailer hitch bolts to in case I cheat alittle and go over 5,000lbs.Maybe slice open the floor pan and slide square tubing inside of that sub frame and weld that in and then close weld the floor pan. :-k
by 1Gary
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:43 am
Forum: V8 - SMALL BLOCK
Topic: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build
Replies: 113
Views: 51626

Re: 383 L31 V8 Ole Yellar build

At long last this van will be moved to a separate space on Monday after this weekend and after I've completed taking a wall down in the shop.That is where it will be until it's done.I've contacted a sand blaster to take the sub frame frame to them on Monday as well.What this means is I can finally t...
by 1Gary
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:10 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Well guys I did it.
Replies: 7
Views: 4827

Re: Well guys I did it.

by 1Gary
Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Well guys I did it.
Replies: 7
Views: 4827

Well guys I did it.

I've always want to have both a cherry picker and a gantry lift to swap out the 4.3 and a second sub frame for 383 V8 to put it back in the Ole Yellar van.I've had the cherry picker all along and tonight I bought this: http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w33/garysgifts/other/image_21628_zpsy96b7jze.j...