Interested in a complete chassis conversion kits for '41-early '55 Chevys (S-10), & for '55 -'59 pickups (Caprice) Please visit E-Z Chassis Swaps for more information. The testimonials below are from customers who have used their kits. Hello, My friend and I just done an S-10 swap for my 51 Chevy truck. In my opinion, it is the way to do it. First of all, you get … [Read more...] about Interested in a complete chassis conversion kits
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BEWARE, HOW OLD ARE YOUR TIRES? July 15 I was returning from a show, driving my truck in 98 degree + weather. All was going well (doing about 65 MPH) on a great stretch of 2-lane state highway when I heard a loud noise from the passenger rear of my truck and the 'flap-flap-flap' of a bad tire. By the time I slowed down and pulled off the side the damage was done. The … [Read more...] about Beware, How Old are your Tires?
Generator Info I'm using a 6V (or 12V) generator and a voltage regulator. What's this about connecting two wires? To make sure you have the proper polarity after connecting a new generator with the regulator you must *momentarily* connect a jumper lead between the generator (GEN) terminal and the (BAT) terminal of the regulator *BEFORE* starting the engine. The momentary … [Read more...] about Generators
Torque Tubes What was the purpose of the "enclosed drive line"? Was there a reason for it, or was that just the way it was done? Someone told me that was designed for the terrain of fields and such "out on the farm", so as to not get things wrapped up in the shaft...? The enclosed driveline, or torque tube, is really a very effective design. Its advantages are positive … [Read more...] about Torque Tubes
The Trials and Tribulations of Installing a GMC 302 engine into a 1950 ¾ ton Chevrolet Pick Up Background: About 5 years ago I "upgraded" the engine in my truck from a 216 to a 235. Lately I have felt that I wanted/needed a little more torque (especially while the bed is full of something heavy) and while one option was to rebuild and re-cam my 235 and another was to install … [Read more...] about Installing a GMC 302 engine into a 1950 ¾ ton Chevy Pickup