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    Does anyone know the max tire and wheel size I can fit on a stock 1969 Chevy C10 fleet side longbox?
  2. First generation 1960–1966 Chevy C10 Trucks
    I need to hook up my HEI ignition. My wiring harness has + and - connections for the old cylindrical coil. The HEI harness that came with the 77 engine has a heavy cable with orange insulation. Do I connect this to the ignition switch? Do I need a relay? I shifted the mounting position of...
  3. First generation 1960–1966 Chevy C10 Trucks
    When I was cleaning up and painting this engine, I missed the fact that the front alternator bracket mounting hole has a 3/8-16 bolt broken off in it about 3/16” below flush. What to do? 1) Drill and tap the old bolt for a 5/16 bolt. Use a left hand drill bit in the event it is willing to...
  4. First generation 1960–1966 Chevy C10 Trucks
    I am replacing the spent 292 in my 66 C10 with a 1977 292 I purchased on craigslist. While cleaning it up and installing new gaskets (valve cover, valve lifter, oil pan), I noticed that two of the twelve valve lifter bearings appear to be higher than the rest - see photo. Should I try to drive...
  5. First generation 1960–1966 Chevy C10 Trucks
    Due to the amazing noises emanating forth from my 292, I think it will need to be pulled. Besides another 292 or a 250, I would like to consider putting in a 283, 327, or 350 from that era. Are there any special considerations for mounting or connecting a V8 to this 66 C10 chassis?
  6. First generation 1960–1966 Chevy C10 Trucks
    I got my engine running, sort of. It was not running nor sounding well when I bought it. I attributed it to the leaky connection between the exhaust manifold and exhaust pipe (no donut) and a leak exhaust manifold gasket. I replaced that gasket and that donut. I also put in a new fuel tank...
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