Previous Project – Project LT10

This was my previous project: Project LT10. A 1996 Chevrolet S10 regular cab pickup, it was originally a 2.2liter four cylinder five speed truck. It was replaced with a 350LT1 and a TH350 transmission (with a 3,000 stall and a TCI race kit). Fuel was controlled via a MS2.2Extra setup and spark was delivered via a EDIS8 DIS conversion using GM coils. The suspension was lowered 5″ in the rear and 4″ in the front. Read more
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Bodywork

Having an issue with this low spot where I welded the antenna hole shut in the fender. I have tried filling it twice, but each time I block it, the filler is completely removed. Pardon the scratches, I only had a piece of 320 grit handy. After getting some advice, I am going to try lightly hammering the plug down, dimpling the area to give the filler more room. I also will be switching to a better round block. Read more
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Power Steering and Accessories

This is my power steering pump, it is mounted to the front of the drivers cylinder head. It is a late model GM pump (used on about everything since the early 90’s. I am currently trying to track down a flat V belt pulley for this pump, it was never equipped with one from the factory on any GM vehicle, so this hasn’t been an easy task, however I believe I have found a solution. Moroso part#64860 is a flat V belt style pulley, which will work I believe. It requires a remotely mounted reservoir, but that isn’t an issue since I will be running one already. Read more
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Read something interesting the other day

I came across this article, it is written by an automotive technician explaining why your friendly technician and himself are NOT trying to rip you off when they make you aware of a problem or worn item on your vehicle. Having been in the industry for almost 20 years myself, I can personally vouch for everything he states, people will absolutely scream, insult and threaten you when you try to save their lives, or the lives of their children. There have been instances where I have had to call the local police and make them aware of an unsafe vehicles condition as the irate customer left my lot, with their 4 kids in the back and the vehicle having one working brake caliper and nothing else. Read more
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