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Old 06-25-2018, 09:13 PM   #76
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Re: Build that 71 402 already

Excellent documentation! Pretty sure the low note horn has an L on it and the standard has the J. I’ll try to look at mine tomorrow as I have both!
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Old 06-26-2018, 01:49 AM   #77
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Excellent documentation! Pretty sure the low note horn has an L on it and the standard has the J. I’ll try to look at mine tomorrow as I have both!
You guys give me a lot of props for documentation and it's appreciated. Comes with the personality and former profession. It's really a sickness, you don't know the 100th of it. I have a few data sheets, and I wrote some manuals that by some measure has GM manuals beat (more details). Truck specific of course, but they're similar. Glad that's over, though I need to proof read and edit one last time as I build her.

I read "L" was the lower horn too. All I know is mine are stamped "H" (headlight) and "J" (core support rail). It's possible they were switched at some point, but I'd bet the house they're truck original. Wouldn't surprise me a bit there are variances in stamps. Interested to hear what your horns are marked.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:01 PM   #78
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Well, I don’t have a L but I do have a H on my ‘67 C10 Custom. and a D on my ‘68 GMC C&C which are both standard horns. Each of them have the circle on them where the H or L would be but are blank. The high/low horns I have from my ‘68 GMC Custom have H and L inside the circles. IMO you have a high and a standard horn.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:02 PM   #79
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I believe you were the one looking for an N bed bolt for your truck......I put one aside for you last summer I’ll locate it if your still needing it?
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Old 06-26-2018, 10:44 PM   #80
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Wow, standard, low and high horns. Thanks for checking. And thanks for the offer, but I scored some "N" bolts off a board member.

Someday I'll have to ID my 72. I do I see two horns however, one mounted below the headlight, and one mounted using the fender to core support bracket that's shaped like a trumpet. Appears original, the truck has an aux. battery tray.

I may have to rethink the "J" being a low note horn. Not much info. out there and I can't find a "J" horn. Low must be "L" and high must be "H" seems to be an over-simplification across vehicles anyway. More than a few notes in the "sea shell" form.

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Old 06-29-2018, 01:25 AM   #81
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These were removed from my project truck in 1993 when the engine was rebuilt. They were in a box of mystery parts that were also removed, mostly A/C stuff. They were only a mystery to me - didn't have a clue about most of it.

Be cool to hear someone else has these on their 71ish BBC. SBC chime in too. It's a transmission lines retainer, a dual spark plug wire retainer, which I'm pretty sure it uses a valve cover bolt, and a wire/hose retainer that takes a 3/8" bolt, maybe even a 7/16" bolt.
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Old 07-18-2018, 08:38 PM   #82
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The powder coat place is backed up, but I'm giving someone else a shot, starting out with these parts................ Post helps me ID stuff

Received the hinges back from Willie, the hood parts powder coated. He did a nice job. Springs are NOS. For what it's worth, and since it's per Willie it has value, Sea Foam DC-14 Deep Creep Lubricant for hinges. Soak the hood hinges up good before install. He said my hinges were nice considering I never lubricated Guilty as charged.
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Old 07-28-2018, 10:26 PM   #83
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Other than some details this is going NOWHERE. Don't mind the break, but come on. I checked on a different powder place and they won't work. The preferred PC shop is backed up "3-4 weeks" still, Painter is backed up too. No frame and no oil pan, can't very well build a truck. Real reason I posted is I didn't want to search for these again. Safe to say the transmissions were silver etc., but still some nice details.

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Incidentally, the intake manifold bolt business above, I ended up with NOS "M" bolts instead. I think there are more available on Ebay, nice bolts for a nice price. They have a regular recessed hex, not round like the OLD "M" bolts, but at least they'll all match. Anyone know if the original intake bolts were painted or were they just black phosphate? In other terms, were the blocks painted with the intake manifolds on?
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:37 PM   #84
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Engine painted with the intake manifold and its bolts in place.
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Engine painted with the intake manifold and its bolts in place.
I imagine so Deadhead, thank you. Not sure if I'm painting the new bolts, but I probably will. Pretty simple with a brush and nice affect too (POR15).

Good news today. I called the powder coating place and good timing. They have a break and the frame etc. goes in tomorrow. About time I start building this thing huh? Things are about to get REAL expensive
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Things are about to get REAL expensive
That doesn't bother me a bit. Let's roll.
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That doesn't bother me a bit. Let's roll.

Roll is right. Dropped the parts off then visited Hot August for a hint of what's there. A ton of amazing cars and trucks. Quite a few 67-72 Chevy P/U, people like them a lot, high show or not. Some decent originals, and a NICE 67 SWB mod. Sorry no pics, I need a smart phone (gulp). I can't quite taste it yet. 2020 or I quit
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Had the frame, cross members, A/C brackets and some other powder coated for the first run. $1150, and well worth it. Better than new. Along with some other stamps, until today I didn't realize they punched two serial numbers into the frame.

Dropped the axle off for the once over too. They're setting me up with a 1-piece shaft.
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