How to Store your Classic Chevy Truck for Winter 1. Purge the tank of oxygenated gasoline. This stuff has a shelf life of only weeks. In Minnesota we can get non-oxygenated 91 octane premium at some stations for collector cars, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, etc. Holiday and Amoco seem the most likely to have this. 2. Fill the tank full and use Sta-Bil or some other gasoline … [Read more...] about How to Store your Classic Chevy Truck for Winter
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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
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?
Classic Chevy Truck Tie Rods What is the easiest way people have found to get tie rod ends out? Is there any special thing I need to know when I put new ones in? The tie rods on the stock front end components are the ball stud type connections - if you're going to replace with traditional type tie rod ends, you'll have to grind off the peening of the old ball stud and drive … [Read more...] about Tie Rods