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Old 06-08-2010, 03:50 PM
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Since were all from Connecticut here. Anyone know of any good machine shops in the tolland county area? I figure this is cheaper to rebuild my 300/4.9 then order and rebuilt one from somewhere.
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i dont know where tolland is, but i use Kiwi Engineering in old saybrook. he has done many different types of jobs for me, his pricing is fair and the work is the best i have seen. he will also NEVER bullspit you, wich is really nice. he has done snowmobile, motorcycle, quad, american V8, and custom work for me without any issues to date.
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That only about just under and hour away from me. I wouldn't mind the drive to get good service. I want to get this done the right way the first time.
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KIWI ENGINEERING
175-2 Elm Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860- 395-0623
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Thanks very much for the contact info. I'll be shooting them a call in couple weeks.
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HOW IS THE TRUCK COMING?! post up some pics in the BS thread!
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Its gone no where sadly since the intro thread. I'll be starting some serious work soon. I did plug a battery in it, messed around with it. Figured out my radio antenna ground isn't attached to the hood, and that i might need a new turn signal switch. Thanks for asking.

Side thought. I should pick up a engine hoist and get the engine out and tear it down.
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I go to http://www.MFG.com when im looking for a <a href="http://www.mfg.com/en/">machine shop</a> to do work for me, sometimes noone will do what i need done, but sometimes they do. and the deals i get are good, I have never gotten anything done the tolland county area, but its worth a shot.
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Thanks for the suggesting. I put a rfq on the website. Hope i get some bites.
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same here, good luck
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there is a shop on rt 19 in stafford but i don't remember the name of it. i believe its is ____ and sons. i knew some guys that used them a couple of years ago and they liked the results. I'll try to get the full name and get back to you
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We send our stuff from the CarQuest parts store in Willi to:
J & R Auto Machining
63 School St.
Putnam, CT.
860-928-1239
It's right across the street from the CarQuest in Putnam.
No complaints from our commercial customers in the 2 1/2 years I've worked there.
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thanks guys! i'll check these out too.
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If you call J & R ask for Johnny and tell him CarQuest in Willimantic sent you.

I'm more of a lurker here, the last time I actually logged on was 5/07!
The boys at TurboFord keep me pretty busy so I don't have much time to visit other sites.

Today I was looking for info on swapping a manual tranny into my 1977 F-350 460/C-6 Ranger Camper Special.
I have two 1973 F-250 Custom Camper Special parts trucks but they are both 360-416 FE/T-18 creepers. I'm not sure what I can use other than the pedals.
I found some threads searching and printed them, now I need to read through and see if this is swap is going to be cost effective.

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