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Power Steering Threads

REZ Engineering power steering kit - a mini review
by Tx Firefighter commentary and photos by others.

Another Power Steering Conversion Thread

did 64 have factory power steering?
info about '63-'66 factory power steering
1965 Power Steering Conversion / December 2009/ 50+ posts

65 c10 power steering question : July 2013
with a breakdown of component parts needed if you are using used parts.
Power steering in a I-6 / September 2009
modifying 6 cylinder Camaro brackets...
305 v6 power steering question / January 2012

did 64 have factory power steering? : January 2013 /+15 posts (01/2014)

1964-66 chevy Power steering : October 2010 / 15+ posts

Power Steering Conversion for 60-62-answers / January 2007

4x4 Power Steering : January 2013 /+80 posts

power steering on a 65 chevy truck : August 2013
power steering gear diagrams
Problems aligning power steering pump with crank : November 2013 /+25 posts

Radio

(Delco-GM) Radio Model #: 985227 Service Manual For The 1962 Chevrolet Truck Models. : February 2013

My Factory AM Radio is now mp3 Compatible! by Frizzle Fry
see also the Truck Audio section for more information and help from your fellow old truck loving experts.
Registration / VIN/Vehicle Identification Number

Where is my 60-66 Chevy or GMC VIN number? : November 2008 / 100+ posts(07/2013)
photos showing the locations, plus a discussion
60-66 VIN Decoder : November 2008
a long list of the production codes that the VIN translates into
1963 Truck VIN's : November 2013

External Link:

1960-1966 Canadian Chevrolet & GMC VIN
Restorations

The 1960 - 1966 Chevrolet & GMC Pickups Factory Correct Restoration Thread : October 2011

Rust Removal

Vinegar for rust removal : June 2013

Seats

Show us your Seats - in 60-66 trucks : October 2008 / 300+ posts

Factory Bucket Seats Pic Thread : June 2011 / 25+ posts

60-66 Bench Seat Pictures / February 2009 : 50+ posts

Need seat pictures please : July 2013 /+80 posts

How about pics of your Bench Seat? : May 2011

Custom Comfort Option aka. Deluxe Seat : August 2012

Seats.. what are you using / June 2013 : 20+ posts

The rare "Red Seat" / March 2013 : 50+ posts

Original (sorta) 66 "Deluxe" seatcover : July 2014

Factory style seat upholstery? : July 2013

Once and 4 all.......66' GMC Bucket seat question? / October 2011 : 20+ posts
photos and scans of option books showing some neat GMC option bucket seats
Seat Belts

Aftermarket Seatbelts???
a long thread about seat belt options
Seat belts for stock bench seat, purchase and install info

a thread with information about a aftermarket seat belt kit for a bench seat, with photos.
1965 Seat Belts??? : July 2010 /60+ posts

anybody make the seat shoulder bolts : November 2013

1966 shoulder strap cab holes : April 2011

Seat belts???? : August 2014 /+15 posts, some photos and scanned diagrams

(what is) the best 2 point retractable seat belt? : September 2014

66' 3 Point Seatbelts_B Pillar Plug... March 2014

Shocks

JED- New Shocks- Install- Hammered suspension- Pics : March 2013
PLEASE READ THIS for anyone who is lowering their truck and looking for the correct shocks. this process and is a real head banger!
kyb shocks/ part numbers : March 2009 / a list of shocks used for 4-6 inches or great drop / Suspension forum

Lowered shock parts numbers? : September 2013 / brands and parts numbers

shocks for my '65 c10 ? : July 2005

Steering Columns

tilt steering for our trucks, aftermarket or later model swap ins? : May 2008 / 15 posts

DPowers 1966 build thread - post 8
shows the install of a tilt steering column from a 1964 Impala into his truck.
Tilt column How to install : January 2005 / 24 posts

Neutral safety on van column : August 2003 / 9 posts

Steering column Q : December 2002 / 2 posts

Everything you wanted to know about van column install : August 2003 / 25+ posts

Steering column question???? : February 2007 / 15+ posts

tilt column : March 2005 / 10+ posts

GM Column help : February 2008 / 9 posts

Tilt column help needed please : January 2014
information about which wires go where, by color and purpose
steering column question : June 2014
1960 steering column, turn signal parts and discussion on repairs, etc..
Steering Wheel

This article in the FAQ Truck Tech section of the 67-72 area, is for a 1967 steering wheel, but the methods are the same for our 60-66 steering wheels.

Restore 67 Wheel by EAST SIDE LOW LIFE(RIP).

Cutting down steering wheel : May 2014

1960 -1966 Deluxe steering wheel assembly : July 2014 - lots of details and photos


did the deluxe steering wheel have a rpo code? : September 2014

discussion and information about the deluxe steering wheel
How to remove 66 deluxe steering wheel : December 2011 /+15 posts

Storage

as in long term storing of your truck...

winter storage

Suburban Archive
Threads that contain information that apply specifically to the Suburbans.
1965 Suburban body mounts

SiX-fo SuBuRbAn : February 2011 a build thread by jonzcustomshop
lots of photos, details of the work, etc..
CARPAC roof rack : January 2014

Suspension Stuff

There is also a special forum that is all about Suspension for trucks.

Swaybar Install FAQ With Pictures

Swaybar Install FAQ With Pictures UPDATE!

1960-62 Front Suspension Upgrade

Opinions about original helper springs : October 2013
Auxiliary Springs for coil spring trucks.
Front Suspension Rebuild('64-'66 truck) : October 2013

coil spring to leaf spring swap : July 2014

Jeep Coil Spring Drop : November 2007

Best way to lower torsion front suspension? : February 2014

Track arm bushing : June 2014

What Ball Joints ? : January 2014
looking for which ball joints for 1971 disc spindles with 1964 A-Arms
Torsion Bar Settings : January 2014

Ball joint and spindle spreading much easier : April 2014
A way to separate ball joints from spindles without the spreader fork and hammering.
lots of (front)sway bar mumbo jumbo : August 2006
a list of links to threads and off site tech articles about sway bars on our trucks
Heavy Duty Lower Control Arm U-Bolt Modification : October 2013

sway bar questions : March 2012 / 75+ posts (05/2013) - thread started by jocko
a very handy thread with questions and answers... and also photos of things about sway bars on our trucks.
Front anti sway bar question : September 2012
A thread involving the Moog stabilizer bushings for a front sway bar of 15/16 inch diameter. Thread includes part numbers and things.
front sway bar on '63-'66 : March 2008

Best "Rake/Stance" for a Hot Rodded 60-66 C10? : August 2011 /+180 posts

Sway bar choices : February 2012

1964-1966 trucks - rear sway bars with coil springs? : March 2013

Make it handle : August 2010 /+1600 posts[Suspension forum]
all years, all sorts of trucks... lots of golden information in this one.
rear coils the same for 60-62 &63-72? : January 2014

'89 3/4T 'burb front-end swap to '66 C20 : August 2009 /+70 posts
Suspension Marketplace Vendors that cater to our trucks suspension needs, we now have the Suspension Marketplace. The Vendors forum is located within the Suspension Forum .
Speakers


various threads about the on dash speaker and the hole... options on what speakers to use, have been used, etc.. The original dash speaker was a single mono speaker.a few pics in

under dash speakers : December 2008

Replacement Speaker : July 2012

In dash speaker installation on '66 GMC : April 2012 / with some neat diagrams scanned in

Under Dash Speaker mounting? May 2013 / 15+ posts w/photos

dash speaker 1964-1966 - mounting tips? / January 2013
assorted photos of different speakers, brackets and stock radios

1964 Radio stock speaker : October 2010


Kick panel speakers. : January 2014
options, ideas, measurements, suggestions, etc..
also see Truck Audio forum.Or : FAQ Truck Tech > Interior > Audio
Home-Made Speaker Kick Panels by Frizzle Fry

Do-it-yourself custom kick panels by greasemonkey

Toolboxes

toolboxes or other storage containers in your truck? : September 2010 /70+ posts
If you have some details & images of the setup in your truck, add yours to the thread!
Truck bed tool box ideas? : March 2013 /17+ posts

Towing

Factory Tow Hooks : December 2009 /+30 posts

Tow Hitch Install Keeping the Under Bed Spare Tire In Place : October 2013

New bumper and receiver : December 2013
shows a 67-72 fleetside bumper installed on a '64 c10 fleetside,
with a new trailer box hitch receiver installed.
slide in receiver hitch options for a 1966 GMC suburban
shows some photos of different hitches folks have used on our model burbs...
trailer hitch options for 1964-1966 C10 trucks

Tow Hitch Receiver : December 2010 /+35 posts

Show us your receiver hitches! : December 2013

Wipers & Windshield Washers

Windshield Washer Pump Replacement by SFTorange : October 2011

How to put a modern windshield washer pump on your wiper motor.This should work 66 (all) and 64-65 with the optional washer wiper.

Windshield wiper arms

Windshield washer nozzle options : September 2014

Need pictures of washer hoses : April 2014

Windshield wiper blade change : August 2014

1966 stock wiper blade search. No luck finding quality. : March 2014

60-66 wiper blades : April 2014

1966 windshield wiper stud too small????? : February 2014

Wiper Motor Replacement - Newport Engineering - May 2008 - parts information

Weight

How much does a 1965 GMC weigh?

The Wheels & Tires of 60-66 trucks : information and photo threads

6lug rear to 5 lug rear : April 2011

correct wheels : September 2014
information on markings and things for stock wheels
White Wall Pics : February 2010 /200+ posts (01/2013)

Red steel wheels : February 2014


NEW bias ply tires : January 2014
a discussion about running modern bias ply tires on our trucks
Factory split Rims?
information about factory split wheels and why they are dangerous... proceed with caution!
Hubcaps : January 2012 /110+ posts

hubcaps center color 1966 ? : March 2014

60-66 Tire/Wheel Pics : January 2010 / 240+ posts (12/2013)

Who's running steelies and dog dish caps??? : March 2013 /+30 posts

steel wheels : August 2012 /+45 posts


disc brakes w/ stock wheels? : June 2014

q & a about why stock steel 15x6 wheels do not work with disc brakes... why the larger ones do, etc..
six lug rims whatcha got? : January 2012

6 luggers / November 2008 / 125+ posts(01/2013)
photos, options & details of various wheels that will fit the original 6 lug setup.
Spare Tires / stock locations / custom locations & mounts / Later model donut spares that fit 6 lugs

Where did you put your spare tire? : March 2013

Idea on spare tire location / May 2012

Donut Fitment for '66? / May 2013

Donut Spare / January 2011

Winch for under-bed spare : August 2013

under bed spare tire carrier : October 2013

Underneath spare tire carrier : April 2014

Spare Tire carriers: '60-'66 same as '67-72?: February 2013 - stepside side parts and underneath bed pieces, diagrams, etc..
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