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nice job McGyver
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April 22nd 2008

installed complete harness for engine bay
installed abs unit
completed power steering connections
some how got a crack or hole in the plastic valve cover.....
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thanks guys
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April 23rd 2008 was a set back because i got a hole in the valve cover so yea.........

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That really bites Steve. Good luck.
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thanks man i plan to hit up the junkyard tomorrow and see if i can get a valve cover and some other stuff i need
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I would put that valve cover back on until you get another. You don't want to take a chance on getting something in the engine.
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I would put that valve cover back on until you get another. You don't want to take a chance on getting something in the engine.
im going today to get a new valve cover so it wont be uncovered long...i also shut the hood so nothing falls in
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April 24th 2008 Replaced Broken Valve cover
Replaced broken a/c box
Reconnected Steering
Reconnected ECM
Reconnected A/c Freon Lines
Reconnected A/c Condensor
Body Back on body Mounts
installed Radiator and Connected Trans cooler Lines



Started Her Up!

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Awesome Steve! keep up the good work!!! The video is cool
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Awesome Steve! keep up the good work!!! The video is cool
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thanks man...lots of work will be done this weekend!!
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Good job man.
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truck is coming along great, keep up the work
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Hey Steve i got that diff u had on man 3 of those studs were damn near gone man haha...and the only reason u had some leakage was the front pinion bolt was loose..haha now that, thats all done shes great man thanks for tradein it to John! haha oo yeha and great progress with your truck man i expect to see it back together in no more then 1 week now haha.....with the progess u're makin haha
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Hey Steve i got that diff u had on man 3 of those studs were damn near gone man haha...and the only reason u had some leakage was the front pinion bolt was loose..haha now that, thats all done shes great man thanks for tradein it to John! haha oo yeha and great progress with your truck man i expect to see it back together in no more then 1 week now haha.....with the progess u're makin haha
yea man i showed john the studs he said it was cool because he probally wouldnt use it anyways....and that pinion bolt...figures...always the last thing i thought it was...well im glad you got it back in good shape and hope it works well for ya!
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looks good bud. getting there.

how are you dealing with the rain? getting it back inside at night?
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I like pics :) keep them coming
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looks good bud. getting there.

how are you dealing with the rain? getting it back inside at night?
hasn't rained here yet...its supposed to rain tomorrow night so im going to get it back in the garage tomorrow so i can get it fully drivable..
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this is freaking sweet thread... i dont think any body has posted up a whole frame swap.. keep up the good work dude!!
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thanks for all the kind words guys!!
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Awsome work Steve, keep it up.
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looks good!
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Thanks for all the kind words guys...im surprised i havent been "hated" on for what im doing!
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Thanks for all the kind words guys...im surprised i havent been "hated" on for what im doing!
Do I think you are dumb for making it a 2wd, yes. I am complamenting on your work and progress; trying to keep my other thoughts to myself
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