General Site Info => Welcome => Topic started by: Irish_Alley on February 10, 2016, 09:25:25 AM

Title: Welcome to the community
Post by: Irish_Alley on February 10, 2016, 09:25:25 AM
Want to take a moment to welcome you from the rest of the form members, this post is more for the newbs of the community and some areas/post to check out.

Technical Section (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?board=5.0)- This area is for our technical information. you will find most these post from here in this section plus much more useful information

Ignition Timing for First-Generation GM V-8 Engines (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=32085.0) Ignition timing, including base timing, total timing, mechanical advance, and vacuum advance

Areas to look at when buying a 73-87 Truck (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=29780.0)

VIN Decoding (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=25654.0)

RPO codes (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=32316.0)-These are the Regular Production Option (RPO) that Gm used and should be on a sticker in the glove box. But this doesnt mean your 40 year old truck still has these stock options. so use only as a reference only

A note about carburetor flow capacities (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=31379.0)- Bigger isnt always better. take a minute to read before you think about buying a new carb for "more power"

1973-87(91) GM Pickup Manuals (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=30115.0)- Find your manual and find most answers to the question/s you may have. you will also find wire diagrams here plus a few more.

73-87 Brochures (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=30143.0)- From here you can see how GM advertised their trucks back in the day

1973-87(91) Cab Identification (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=25958.0)- What year do I have?

73-87 Door Shell Differences and Door component info/swapability (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=14625.0)- What year do I have?

Door Panel Identification (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=25957.0)- What year do I have?

1973-87(91) Door handle Identification (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=25956.0)- What year do I have?

Tailgate Identification (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=6065.0)- What year do I have?

Dash Cluster Pin Diagrams (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=31456.0)

Functional Tests of Factory GM Electric Gauges (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=25339.0)

Testing for a inoperative fuel gauge sending unit (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=16071.0)

How-To: Fixing a Sloppy GM Tilt Column (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=12525.0)

Annual cleaning out the cowl (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=12521.0)

ball joint replacement (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=5228.0)- a nice write-up on ball joint replacement on a 2wd

DIY: Replace front axle components (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=20739.0)- 4wd

How to upload pics to the forum from your PC (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=6428.0)- you can use the website to host your pictures. but you might have to resize them

How to link a PDF page (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=30512.0)

Obd1 code retrieval and decoding (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=29949.0)

Transfer case Tech (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=30295.0)- Not sure which transfer case you have or need to rebuild one?

New and improved master cylinder bench bleeding procedure (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=31332.0)

Want to know what size tires will fit with no lift or 2",4" or 6" lift (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=31301.0)

Diagnosing dash lights that don't work (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=26558.msg221363#msg221363)

How to determine what ratio you have without removing the cover (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=30546.0)- this is a quick way to find your ratio. But to be sure the best bet is to remove the cover

Acronym Definition (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=32586.msg275799#new)- sometimes acronyms can be confusing heres a list to help you not get lost

Exhaust pipe size (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=24561.msg205069#msg205069)

Getting to know your brakes part 1 (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=33548.0)

Getting to know your brakes part 2 (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?topic=28592.msg238566#msg238566)

most times you will find the question you want to know has been asked before so dont be afraid to use the search (http://forum.73-87chevytrucks.com/smforum/index.php?action=search) button. you might find the answer there before someone else logs on and finds it for you.