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Thread: ducatipaso's (now twardnw's) parts hauler

  1. #101
    if I lower it, it will be a mild drop on some proper 80s 15" wheels
    I can't lose capacity or make the ride worse

    something like this


  2. #102
    Classy. I like the wheels too.
    I make pretty stuff

  3. #103
    its nothing that I'm actively pursuing, but if an opportunity presented itself, I'd consider it. nice thing, it's super cheap and easily reversed if I don't like it.

    but i need to do this carb, then exhaust, and i need a plastic bed liner.

  4. #104
    been around the block a few times unimogken has a spectacular aura about unimogken has a spectacular aura about unimogken's Avatar
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    I'd leave it the way it is and not lower it. It would look nice with some period correct wheels or some other Toyota wheel from that generation.

  5. #105
    unfortunately, all the cool old school celica wheels etc are 4-lug. these are 5x4.5 but that means i have lots to choose from.

  6. #106
    Jeep jeep!
    I make pretty stuff

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  8. #108
    cherokee limited wheels!

  9. #109
    well, the old carb is out, the new one is fitted, the linkage is hooked up and works nicely.
    i have lots of vacuum ports and thermo switches that are no longer used that need to be tidied up.
    i have to decide where to pull vacuum from for the advance, and hook up 12v to the choke.
    couple more evenings should do it.

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  11. #111
    goddamnit flooded it. she started and ran wonderfully, for about 10 seconds.

  12. #112
    vroom vroom. needed a new fuel pump to make it all work. now she's got some git up.

  13. #113
    everyone probably knows me by now buddylove is a jewel in the rough buddylove is a jewel in the rough
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    My Mini had a Weber 45 on it when I first got it... Weber's are damn loud.

  14. #114

    part of the problem is the lack of a noise supressing air filter setup.

  15. #115
    The truck sounds dead sexy now!
    I make pretty stuff

  16. #116
    wait'll I get a header and exhaust on it.

  17. #117
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    Weber's sound great!
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  18. #118
    everyone probably knows me by now buddylove is a jewel in the rough buddylove is a jewel in the rough
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    lol, I didn't say they don't sound good. They are just a bit loud for what I would like a daily to be.

  19. #119
    heh it's a 32 year old pickup with no sound deadening in it.

  20. #120
    so, think this was leaking for awhile? lol.

    thankfully, toyota was smart to design the booster in a way that it won't fill up with fluid

    cleaned things up a bit

    bench bled the new rig

    installed it and did some further engine bay cleaning

    and since my mityvac is broken and my bleed helper went to bed early, I did some additional cleaning, including scrubbing out the washer/overflow bottle. this engine bay is going to come out like new.

  21. #121
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    I love this truck... I want something carbureted to work on.

  22. #122
    Where's the turbo gunna go?
    I make pretty stuff

  23. #123
    if this engine lets go in my ownership lifetime, I would definitely replace it with at 22RET

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  25. #125
    I need to start finding some toy versions of my cars past and present.

    I make pretty stuff

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