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Old 03-10-2020, 12:49 PM
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My son bought a 1981 GMC 3500 Sierra Grande 4wd flat bed truck. Has a 350 with 4K miles and all new universal joints. Down side is it needs a brake job and a new carb. The PO put in the new motor in place of a 454. Another thing the PO did was use the 454 carb. Yup, runs like crap. So now a carb is in order.

Brake job is all finished and now topping off the rear end oil, since we lost some pulling the axles.

Someone remind me how rewarding it is to help out your kids!
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At least he is still not in CA and expecting you to go there to help him.

I remember what Zig Ziglar said. If he had known grandkids would be so much fun, he would have been nicer to their parents.




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Old 03-10-2020, 02:27 PM
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At least he is still not in CA and expecting you to go there to help him.

I remember what Zig Ziglar said. If he had known grandkids would be so much fun, he would have been nicer to their parents.




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He would have been SOL if he asked me to go to CA for anything.
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I had a Holley 4 barrel 600 cfm in storage so ditched the 454 Rochester carb. Had to fab new hardware for the linkage but it fired up and now runs much better. Still needs a little carb tuning, but I think it will work OK.
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