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Offline CarlosSJCA

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1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« on: October 15, 2021, 03:24:41 PM »
Where does this go? Took truck apart 10 years ago forgot where it goes? Picture kinda shrunk it actually longer.
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2021, 05:04:06 PM »
I'm guessing the steering column?
Hopefully someone that knows will chime in soon.

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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2021, 05:18:32 PM »
If it's about 2" in diameter and 3" long, it is a heat shield for the engine oil pressure sender.
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2021, 05:49:58 PM »
I do not think it goes around sender. I think it is a heat shield going down right side rear near exhaust?

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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2021, 08:30:41 PM »
Yes it’s the heat shield for the oil pressure sending unit.   I changed my OPS not too long ago on my ‘87 and it was exactly like that. 


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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2021, 09:36:56 PM »
Did they change the location of the sending unit that year? Historically to the right of the distributor.
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2021, 09:49:20 PM »
Yes they did. I crawled under the drivers side and it was right by the exhaust manifold.  Hence the need for the heat shield. 


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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2021, 11:24:15 PM »
The 1987 dash gauge OPS threads into the left side of the block down near the oil filter, adjacent to the exhaust.
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2021, 11:43:46 PM »
Ok thanks I will look in to it.

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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2021, 06:40:13 AM »
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2021, 12:50:30 PM »
is it me, or does FRT> indicate the front of the engine?

If so we must be looking at a Chrysler, no?

Or maybe it's missing a letter, like A... ::)
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2021, 07:02:29 PM »
When you fart near the front of the engine, the fan will carry the smell in the direction of the arrow.
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2021, 07:50:29 PM »
Ah right?! Into the Fart Receiving Tunnel!!

Good one VZ!  8)
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Re: 1987 Silverado 5.7 Part
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2021, 02:13:36 PM »
When you fart near the front of the engine, the fan will carry the smell in the direction of the arrow.
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