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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #15 on: January 20 2023, 03:23:09 PM »
Back saver 9000 - so far it's been worth every penny.
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #16 on: January 20 2023, 06:45:53 PM »
My little experience with one suggests tht it might be worth more than gold, or catalytic converters!
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #17 on: January 21 2023, 10:36:22 PM »
That reminds me while itís apart I need to get the numbers off the cars and see what they are worth. Might pay for headers/ypipe lol
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #18 on: January 22 2023, 09:34:18 AM »
LOL, I gave about three to some guy if he would haul off some other junk for me.  Another dumb thing I could have made some money from but hate going to places and getting screwed on stuff I sell
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #19 on: February 01 2023, 10:17:44 AM »
I fired it up Sunday - let it run for 30 seconds. Instant 60+psi of oil pressure, and I couldn't believe how quiet it was with all the exhaust leaks fixed and a quiet valve train. It's way too cold to heat cycle it in the barn at the moment, so that'll wait until all the maintenance is done.
Yesterday I changed the ball joints, the idler arm, and the pitman arm. I've still got to install inner/outer tie rod ends, sway bar bushing/endlinks, and then service the transmission and differentials since I'm sure it hasn't been done ever.
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #20 on: February 01 2023, 07:31:29 PM »
About to be too nice to use in bad weather.
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #21 on: February 02 2023, 04:50:07 PM »
https://youtu.be/8u69oiDxgtQ

Just need to change the trans fluid/filter and check the toe. Like a dumbass I forgot to measure first so I guess Iíll see where it is and how well I can get it to drive. Might need to go for an alignment
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Re: 04 Silverado - rusty parts hauler
« Reply #22 on: February 02 2023, 06:00:57 PM »
set up some string across (and parallel to) the rear tires and across the front tires.  Set the toe on the front within the two strings
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