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Offline NASTY-LSX

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #315 on: August 22, 2015, 05:16:38 PM »
Thanks Kaos!!

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #316 on: August 26, 2015, 03:47:15 PM »
What's your plan with the exterior?
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #317 on: August 27, 2015, 10:46:36 PM »
Eventually plan to paint it.  Tan and Red 2 tone.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #318 on: September 01, 2015, 09:47:07 PM »
How do you like the air filters under the truck? Would it be better to build a housing for them, or do they seem to work well and stay dry exposed like that?
1979 Chevrolet Silverado C20 rclb cammed 355/th400/4.10 - sold
1977 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe c10 rcsb stepside 355/th350/3.42
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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #319 on: September 03, 2015, 06:57:43 PM »
Well every STS truck and car we have installed a remote kit on has them underneath and haven't had any issues with them.
I drive it everyday and haven't had any issues with it at all they are mounted up in the gas tank humps.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #320 on: September 04, 2015, 08:39:32 AM »
Thank you, I was concerned with them getting wet under there, but I suppose water probably wouldn't get up that high. Anyways, the build looks sweet and I really like the turbo setup, only thing I would do differently is hide the plumbing somehow, maybe just paint it black so it catches no one's eye.
1979 Chevrolet Silverado C20 rclb cammed 355/th400/4.10 - sold
1977 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe c10 rcsb stepside 355/th350/3.42
Vortec heads lunati cam edelbrock intake headers

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #321 on: September 04, 2015, 03:47:21 PM »
Short of running through 10" deep rivers my should not get wet.
The one side of piping was supposed to mimic the other side with a bend and I was going to blend it in with black paint, but oh well...

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #322 on: December 09, 2015, 09:04:32 PM »
Saturday, March 21st, 2015: Headliner finally gave up and started falling on the truck so this day I removed it.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #323 on: December 09, 2015, 09:07:04 PM »
Friday, April 10th, 2015: Random parking deck picture.  Truck is NASTY...  But I do drive it everyday.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #324 on: December 09, 2015, 09:08:23 PM »
Saturday, April 11th, 2015: Went to the local cruise-in and met up with my Twin (2000 Silverado) and my buddy Kevin in the 67-72

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #325 on: December 09, 2015, 09:14:45 PM »
Saturday, April 18th, 2015: Windows were getting really foggy over the past few weeks and I discovered that the heater core I replaced barely a year ago is now leaking in the floor, A LOT!  My daughter wanted to help take bolts out so... 


Pulled back the carpet and found this... Again...


This felt in the flooring was pretty bad, so I just cut it off and removed it.


Luckily the floor was easily cleaned back up.


Since it was LS powered I couldn't just cap everything off and the loop I had in the waterpump last time was collapsed, so I had to wait until the the parts store could get me the U hose and I just pulled the existing lines off.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #326 on: December 09, 2015, 09:18:21 PM »
Sunday, April 19th, 2015: The U hose came in and I wasted no time putting it back on.  Since I didn't have AC and I had a leak I left it like this until it got cold.

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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #327 on: December 09, 2015, 09:25:03 PM »
Saturday, May 9th, 2015: I went and picked up my spare bed so I can do some modifications to it that will allow me to drive anywhere and fill up the tank.  Previously I had two gas stations that I knew I could fill up at and it would only take me about 8 minutes to get gas as it wanted to spill out.  I had plans to go on Power Tour and I needed to be able to go anywhere.

Bed lacks much in the way of pretty, but I won't mind cutting it up as I found it from a friend and it was rotting in the woods.




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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #328 on: December 09, 2015, 09:28:37 PM »
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015: I spent the afternoon doing some serious washing on the bed.  I also talked to a place that said they would fill the door on the drivers side and put the gas fill hole on the passenger side.  I just needed to find a donor opening and either fab a gas fill or find one from a Blazer.
 





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Re: 1987 R10 Driver
« Reply #329 on: December 09, 2015, 09:35:56 PM »
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015: Seeing that I am going on Power Tour I figured I would need to charge my AC, so I vacuumed down the system and let it set overnight.  I ended up charging it later on prior to going to Power Tour but the pulley setup was giving me fits.  I had issues with the original Novack setup so I called them and the told me they would send me an updated setup that used a different pulley.  So far other than a weird vibration when the AC is on at the idler everything works ok..  I also ended up NOT using it during Power Tour, just ran with the windows down.
 


I also dropped the bed off with the body guy that evening.