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Old 04-14-2011, 08:51 PM
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Between yesterday and today I have:

-Removed the wiper fluid resevoir (Gonna replace it with a Focus resevoir)
-Finished the rest of the split loom I had, still need more
-Finished my neon lights in the grille

So here's my progress...



And here is some of my findings....

This is the brown crap that was in the radiator resevoir, and the overflow tube....Needless to say, I'm putting my new radiator in SOON....

And here is my nicely rusting radiator support brace....UGH...
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Im ready for the 351w!! im doing a 351w swap here soon also

should try some radiator flush to clean the rest of the cooling system so the new radiator doesnt get all rusty... its worked great for mine

Edit: i thought u were 351w swapping... maybe i was wrong
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I WAS going to....But can't bring myself to give the ole 300 up....

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ooo i hear ya.. thought i was goin a little crazy when i looked over your thread again and didnt see a word about a swap. ha
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LOL....Yup....I literally cannot bring myself to bring that engine out...

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run it till it dont run no mow... ha thats what i was gonna do with mine but i want more power
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my core support wasnt that bad, but it was close, even though there was metal there, it was super thin!
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run it till it dont run no mow... ha thats what i was gonna do with mine but i want more power
If I keep the oil changed, that will happen when Hell freezes over, thaws, and re-freezes....

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my core support wasnt that bad, but it was close, even though there was metal there, it was super thin!
I'm just gonna get a cutoff wheel, clip the bad, and re-do it....

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If I keep the oil changed, that will happen when Hell freezes over, thaws, and re-freezes....

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mine is tired with 230000 on it. im pretty sure the previous owners didnt change the oil as often as i do. so im wondering how long shes got
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Fixed half of the headlight issue....Had to replace my headlight switch to get the flickering lights to stop....Now I need a dimmer switch...

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I want your truck.
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Ha Ha!...Matte finished bumper an all Bill? WOW....lol
Thanks man...How are ya?

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I know a good truck when I see one. Yours just needs a paint job (I'm obsessed with black trucks, I'd have to paint it black).

I'm doing good man. Tired. Glad to have a job again. I tried to rep you but the rep police are out in force. =(

So I've been giving it very serious thought into selling my truck. The only thing stopping me is not having a truck to replace it currently. I would need to sell my truck to buy what I want. Kind of like cutting off the tree branch you're sitting on, you know?
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