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greg64 04-22-2015 02:13 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Cool stuff, Hatzie. I bought the repair manual for my 64 off eBay. I just like this stuff.

hatzie 04-22-2015 02:22 PM

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Originally Posted by greg64 (Post 7143985)
Cool stuff, Hatzie. I bought the repair manual for my 64 off eBay. I just like this stuff.

The 50's and 60's manuals seem to be easier to find. If you're looking for a maddening exercise in futility try to find very late 80's and 90's GM automobile & truck radio schematics.

greg64 04-22-2015 02:41 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by hatzie (Post 7143993)
The 50's and 60's manuals seem to be easier to find. If you're looking for a maddening exercise in futility try to find very late 80's and 90's GM automobile & truck radio schematics.

I can believe that. By the 90s, especially, I wouldn't think too many radios would be repaired. Not like the 50s / 60s.

MannyDantyla 04-22-2015 04:18 PM

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I've enjoyed reading this thread and have learned A LOT! from Greg and everyone who has helped him.

In fact! I knew that I would use this thread as a reference for my own build. And I thought that I should catalog the location within this huge thread of all the topics, so that I could look them up later to see how to fix things.

And, I figured, I might was well share :) I know it's outrageous, but here it is:

air cleaner: 7, 11, 43
blower motor: 4, 5, 7
body work: 13, 47-52
brakes: 38, 39, 40, 44, 45, 47, 55, 58
bumpers: 1
carb: 5, 17, 18, 19, 46
clutch: 27, 28
clutch fork: 34
clutch linkage: 30, 47
clutch pedal: 29, 30, 31
dipstick: 6
distributor: 12, 14, 20
door panels: 20, 21, 37
drive shaft: 30, 31
exhaust: 1, 8
fan shroud: 23, 24
flywheel: 27
frame: 5, 61
freeze plugs: 6, 7, 8
fuel problem: 43, 44, 45, 46
gauges: 2
gas tank: 12, 13
headers: 8, 11
headlights: 56
ignition: 53, 54
inner fender: 4
intake manifold: 14, 15, 18, 19, 46, 50
locks: 21
kick panels: 21, 22, 23
main seal: 27, 28
oil pan: 6, 27
oil pump: 6
power steering: 58, 59, 60, 61
radiator: 7
reverse light: 57
speedometer cable: 34, 38, 39, 41
starter: 7
steering column: 54, 58
stereo: 63
tachometer: 41
thermostat: 14, 18
transmission: 26, 31, 33, 34
transmission controlled spark system: 6, 10
turn signals: 58
u-joints: 35, 36
valvues: 48
windows: 38
window seals: 37

Gregski 04-22-2015 04:22 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MannyDantyla (Post 7144181)
And I thought that I should catalog the location within this huge thread of all the topics, so that I could look them up later to see how to fix things.

air cleaner: 7, 11, 43
blower motor: 4, 5, 7
body work: 13, 47-52
brakes: 38, 39, 40, 44, 45, 47, 55, 58
bumpers: 1
carb: 5, 17, 18, 19, 46
clutch: 27, 28
clutch fork: 34
clutch linkage: 30, 47
clutch pedal: 29, 30, 31
dipstick: 6
distributor: 12, 14, 20
door panels: 20, 21, 37
drive shaft: 30, 31
exhaust: 1, 8
fan shroud: 23, 24
flywheel: 27
frame: 5, 61
freeze plugs: 6, 7, 8
fuel problem: 43, 44, 45, 46
gauges: 2
gas tank: 12, 13
headers: 8, 11
headlights: 56
ignition: 53, 54
inner fender: 4
intake manifold: 14, 15, 18, 19, 46, 50
locks: 21
kick panels: 21, 22, 23
main seal: 27, 28
oil pan: 6, 27
oil pump: 6
power steering: 58, 59, 60, 61
radiator: 7
reverse light: 57
speedometer cable: 34, 38, 39, 41
starter: 7
steering column: 54, 58
stereo: 63
tachometer: 41
thermostat: 14, 18
transmission: 26, 31, 33, 34
transmission controlled spark system: 6, 10
turn signals: 58
u-joints: 35, 36
valvues: 48
windows: 38
window seals: 37

Goodness, The Greg did all that in 8 months!

SUBSCRIBED!

Gregski 04-22-2015 04:27 PM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by hatzie (Post 7143768)
I found a 1974 Delco all GM models radio manual and bought it. I'll scan it and post it up in the manuals thread.

You are Da Man when it comes to research and Manuals bar none, a pillar of this community, thank you so much for sharing all that you know / have

gratitude
G

rusty76 04-22-2015 04:40 PM

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My stock radio still worked and did so for many years. Then I retired it but left it in the stock location. I didn't want to cut up my dash so I bought one of those Highliners years ago and installed an aftermarket stereo. Best thing I did for that truck really. One of the few mods I ever did to my truck that made a real difference. That and the CB radio. Ten four.

greg64 04-22-2015 08:46 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Gregski (Post 7144186)
Goodness, The Greg did all that in 8 months!

SUBSCRIBED!

LOL!!

Great idea, Manny. It seems like many guys are referring to this thread for assistance.

Chaplain 04-22-2015 10:07 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MannyDantyla (Post 7144181)
I've enjoyed reading this thread and have learned A LOT! from Greg and everyone who has helped him.

In fact! I knew that I would use this thread as a reference for my own build. And I thought that I should catalog the location within this huge thread of all the topics, so that I could look them up later to see how to fix things.

And, I figured, I might was well share :) I know it's outrageous, but here it is:

air cleaner: 7, 11, 43
blower motor: 4, 5, 7
body work: 13, 47-52
brakes: 38, 39, 40, 44, 45, 47, 55, 58
bumpers: 1
carb: 5, 17, 18, 19, 46
clutch: 27, 28
clutch fork: 34
clutch linkage: 30, 47
clutch pedal: 29, 30, 31
dipstick: 6
distributor: 12, 14, 20
door panels: 20, 21, 37
drive shaft: 30, 31
exhaust: 1, 8
fan shroud: 23, 24
flywheel: 27
frame: 5, 61
freeze plugs: 6, 7, 8
fuel problem: 43, 44, 45, 46
gauges: 2
gas tank: 12, 13
headers: 8, 11
headlights: 56
ignition: 53, 54
inner fender: 4
intake manifold: 14, 15, 18, 19, 46, 50
locks: 21
kick panels: 21, 22, 23
main seal: 27, 28
oil pan: 6, 27
oil pump: 6
power steering: 58, 59, 60, 61
radiator: 7
reverse light: 57
speedometer cable: 34, 38, 39, 41
starter: 7
steering column: 54, 58
stereo: 63
tachometer: 41
thermostat: 14, 18
transmission: 26, 31, 33, 34
transmission controlled spark system: 6, 10
turn signals: 58
u-joints: 35, 36
valvues: 48
windows: 38
window seals: 37

.

On top of all Gregski's work this guy creates an index. Incredible...

Thanks.

MannyDantyla 04-23-2015 01:08 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Dude, you could write a new service manual with all the info in this thread.

Gregski 04-23-2015 05:08 PM

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free admission at the local junk yard and 15% off, if you guys have one of these Pick N Pulls in your area (and have a free Rewards membership) why not throw some tools in a bucket and head out there and see what they got, that's where I'll be

Gregski 04-23-2015 05:10 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MannyDantyla (Post 7145264)
Dude, you could write a new service manual with all the info in this thread.

Thank you Manny and thank you for your Catalog, I know I'll sure use it, I already have, LOL

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:24 PM

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ok, so let me walk you through what we found at the Pick N Pull

fist we found a rear view mirror (cost $6 bucks), now I wasn't really looking for one of these, but it was just laying there on the floor of this '73 pick up truck already removed, so I grabbed it

I like to document where my spare bits came from

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:26 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty - Rear View Mirror
 
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as you can see here, my old one has seen better days

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:32 PM

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next I found this lens for the gauge cluster in this '81 GMC - $13 bucks and a special thanks to the person who removed it without breaking it

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:36 PM

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ok so lets take a look at the gauge lens situation before and after, now those of you with square bodies know that they lenses tend to yellow kinda like these plastic headlights do these days

Side Note: by the way the Greg played the game of trying to buff out discolored plastic headlights before on multiple occasions and he wasn't going to waste time and money on trying it on the this lens as its hours with the drill vs 41 years of mother nature, we don't stand a chance fellers

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:39 PM

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so lets compare the old to the new lens, by the way a brand new replacement lens from LMC truck will run you about $50 bucks

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:45 PM

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and here's what the new(er) lens looks like on the truck

it's not perfect, but it's an improvement, when I have the moneys I may replace it for a new one, or go with different gauges all together, stay tuned

Now I can clearly tell that my Ammeter and Fuel Gauge don't work!!! hee hee

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:54 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty - Speakers
 
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as my friend used to say, even a blind squirrel finds a nut sometimes, well in this case the squirrel being me, and the nut being two nuts, or two speakers

I was looking for radios all day when low and behold I look inside of this green (pronounced "gorgeous") '86 and atop of it's dash are two of these speakers, properly removed, in excellent condition, just sitting there starring at me saying well pick us up man and put us in that there bucket

... and so I did...

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:58 PM

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now I am going to have to do some homework to figure out where one can install two such fine speakers in the cab of said truck, maybe one of youz can learn me, cause mine only had one speaker atop of the dash, do they go inside some fancy bulging door panels or do they live behind the bench seat in there them corners

here are the two purdy new ones and my old one

Gregski 04-23-2015 07:59 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
... mirror, lens, speakers, you are killing us Smallz, did you find a replacement radio or not ???

Gregski 04-23-2015 08:04 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty - AUDIOVOX C-977B
 
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then I came up on a magnificent '77 pickup truck, I swung the door open, and there she was, the AUDIOVOX 8 Track Car Stereo Tape Player with AM/FM Stereo Radio

FCC DATA MODEL NO C-977B

"Receiver certificated for compliance with FCC Rules Part 15" yeah baby, what ever that means, LOL

and yes I have the knobs, well most of them

Gregski 04-23-2015 08:08 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
HATZIE you are on the clock to find us a manual for this baby... shall we say you have 48 hours, LOL

flashed 04-23-2015 08:15 PM

Re: Restoring Rusty
 
What is a fair price to pay for a GM radio (AM/FM) from a 74 truck ? I know where one is in a yard but its a ways off (60 miles each way) and I have no way of knowing if it works .They were high on everything else so I didnt ask but I would like to have it if I get back that way.

y5mgisi 04-23-2015 08:34 PM

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Looks like a good junk yard!


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