All buttoned up

The conversion of the front engine accessories is complete. This included relocation the alternator, and going with a older Delco style power steering pump, also relocated. You can read about what was required here. I was even lucky enough to be able to use the alternator harness in the new location, only moving the lead from the under hood relay panel, to the main battery post on the starter. You may notice the alternator does not have a typical wiring harness, it is a one wire setup, designed to self-excite (no not like that lol). Read more
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New power steering and pulley setup

Earlier in this project I had decided to run a Gen3 Delco power steering pump from a 97′ Dodge Neon, using a Sweet cylinder head mount. While, this setup was compact, and unique, it presented it’s own problems. The first being it required the use of a custom race purpose pump with AN style fittings already installed, or tearing it down and tig welding my own on. Secondly, it required a remote reservoir and braided hose and AN fittings. The cheapest cost involved was going to be in the $300-$350 range. With the truck getting close to it’s first maiden voyage, the prospect of having to wait for the funds for lines, and the rest wasn’t acceptable. Read more
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How To Drive Properly

Sometimes you just have to appreciate a nice, clear concept, delivered clearly. With clarity. This little flowchart of How To Drive Properly has been floating around on the Internet and Twitter for some time, but we thought it was worth making a nice clean version. Read more
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