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Old 11-09-2009, 09:40 AM
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My truck!

Got her home yesterday these pics are from when we were working on it. Still needs work and cleaning but she turned over with the new battery on the first try, started and died on the second with the starter fluid, and started and ran for about half an hour (until I turned off the engine) on the third try. The four flat tires gave us fits since my buddies air compressor decided it was a good day to just die. Three cans of fix of flat, and one spare tire later I had 15lbs of preassure in all four tires (that need 35 pounds in them) and rolled at 15 miles an hour down to the local truckstop to air up and gas up. Not bad for a truck that has been sitting for more than a year. She took the 62 mile trip home without a hiccup.

needs a good cleaning still and more than a few repairs on electical system.

Love my new old '79!

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Old 11-09-2009, 02:23 PM
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Being a old chevy man i am jealous what size moter do you have in it ?
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:36 AM
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350, 4 barrel, with a 4 bolt main.

not bad for $500 huh?

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 11-10-2009, 06:05 PM
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Where are the air bags? LOL

If I wasn't a Ford man, I would be jealous. My dad owned a 76 Ford F-150 pickup that was awesome. I wish he had never traded it in on a dump truck.

By the way, nice truck, especially for $500.
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Old 11-10-2009, 11:55 PM
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you could scater the moter and i could still get you a $1000 just for thw moter
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Old 11-11-2009, 12:11 AM
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Heckuva deal, GOB.
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Old 11-11-2009, 04:56 PM
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I dunno already spending money on it. I spent $20 yesterday at the auto parts store on a window handle (to roll down the window) and the replacement lock pulls. Gotta clean ten years of transformer oil off of the steerin wheel somehow too. Then there is the bidness of changin the oil, rechargin the AC, getting the wiring fixed so I can get her inspected, and all that kinda good stuff.

And just think no computers will be harmed in the workin on o dis truck. . . .

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 11-13-2009, 07:31 AM
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That is a good looking truck.
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:39 AM
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Thanks Okie, I started her up the other night and let her run for a bit. She is doing good, though she could desperately use a good lube job. Probably will get it this weekend at the house.

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 11-13-2009, 12:25 PM
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Hey GPB, One way to elimate all the problems is drop 30K on a new one. Problems solved.
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Old 11-13-2009, 01:50 PM
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Find me a new one with a carberator, and no computer and we will talk.

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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - John 3:16 KJV

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 11-13-2009, 04:17 PM
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That truck's a real classic. Heck of a deal. Looks like little or no rust too. Great find.

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Old 11-15-2009, 04:49 PM
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Good buy, nice looking truck.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:30 AM
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And after three cans of coolant (an an adapter kit) the ac blows cold cold. We spent a few hours cleaning up the inside of her and in the process found two holes in the floorboard about the size of a nickle each (one on drivers, one on passengers side). So I will have to fix those after I replace the window seals, etc.

I am enjoying the heck outa workin on this truck.

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 11-17-2009, 12:22 PM
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Leave the holes in the floor. Will save you vacuming out the water. Just kidding. Good luck. You own a classic.
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