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    Hey Thank you Moog... I will look for some...

    Hey Thank you Moog... I will look for some factory 5 lug 16" rims. This will at least open up my search a little.
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    Newer wheels on a old truck???

    As in my profile, I have a 1990 C1500 2wd V8 5.7L and now only 60K miles on it!!! I have been looking at upgrading my wheels from the factory steel wheels to some factory aluminum alloys. This...
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    2009 21 ft Skeeter Bass Boat 200hp Yamaha We...

    2009 21 ft Skeeter Bass Boat 200hp Yamaha
    We fish tourneys though.. this boat would be a little overkill for the hobby fisherman.
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    I started my son out last year...he is now three....

    I started my son out last year...he is now three. He loves it, we mostly fish for perch since they are easy to catch. We go out in the boat, or bank fish or dock, it doesn't matter. My father and...
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    Is the vehicle blowing out white smoke upon...

    Is the vehicle blowing out white smoke upon starting the vehicle? If so it is a pretty good indicator you have a head gasket leak and are burning antifreeze and water. I would probably agree more...
  6. I don't know if your auto store will sell a...

    I don't know if your auto store will sell a single wire or not but you might try. I got a new wire for my #1 plug not to long ago when my #1 fell out of a broken clip and laid against my exhaust...
  7. I use small zip ties as well. That seems to do...

    I use small zip ties as well. That seems to do the trick just fine and they are cheap. Unless you are going for looks of course!
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    I have a 1990 that I want to do the opposite as...

    I have a 1990 that I want to do the opposite as well....bench to buckets for the front. I would be willing to trade out! mine are dark blue.
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    I replaced all spark plugs for good measure and...

    I replaced all spark plugs for good measure and the #1 wire and the jumping indeed stopped. I noticed a little shutter every once in a while, not big enough for an amatuer but I know my truck and...
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    I can not get the truck to die anymore! Sounds...

    I can not get the truck to die anymore! Sounds so far that this has corrected the problem! A darn $24 pick up coil.....cost me about $150 in diagnosis. I sure did learn a bunch about the vehicle...
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    he didn't charge me to do this....he charges only...

    he didn't charge me to do this....he charges only $15.00 normally to time vehicles. alot cheaper then $150 for a decent timing light if you ask me!
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    also, just curious but it did not jump on the...

    also, just curious but it did not jump on the number 3 wire, only the number 1. Does this mean I have a bad spot or something in that particular wire? Also, he had the hold clip loosened the entire...
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    hope so appreciate it! It hasn't died again...

    hope so appreciate it! It hasn't died again since I put it in so I hope it fixed the other issue with the truck! fingers crossed!
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    will do! I am a little scared already! lol

    will do! I am a little scared already! lol
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    yes, I had a local mechanic do it with his...

    yes, I had a local mechanic do it with his professional timing light. The wire to the computer was disconnected. He also stated they have had a bunch of trouble with remain distributors because the...
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    Remainufactured parts?

    Has anybody had any luck with remainufactured parts on their trucks? I put a remain distributor on my 1990 GMC Seirra 5.7L and the darn thing will not stay timed. It is bouncing about 4 degrees...
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    Well All, I got the new distributor in and the...

    Well All, I got the new distributor in and the timing set. I will keep y'all posted as to how the truck runs now! Hopefully that took care of the problem! Thanks for all the help and MERRY...
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    my " 0 " mark is BTDC....should I place...

    my " 0 " mark is BTDC....should I place rotor/gear in the gear before it comes to the center?

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    apparently...
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    i don't think it is needed either.... It comes...

    i don't think it is needed either.... It comes out of the big wiring harness in the pic. It doesn't look like it has ever been used so I will probably just let it alone. I am replacing the entire...
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    a simple wire. 23428 between firewall and dist.

    a simple wire. 23428 between firewall and dist.
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    I went to replace the pick up coil this morning...

    I went to replace the pick up coil this morning and when I got everything ready I noticed a purple wire behind the distributor cap unplugged. I cannot find where it may plug into. Any ideas? I am...
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    yep, I am going to change oil after this gas...

    yep, I am going to change oil after this gas tank. Thanks!
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    are pick up coils hard to replace or should I let...

    are pick up coils hard to replace or should I let a mechanic do this? the coils themselves cost about $30. the entire distributor cost $125. that is a big difference, especially since the cap and...
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    I was given just over a year ago a 1990 GMC 1500...

    I was given just over a year ago a 1990 GMC 1500 pick up with 5.7L 350. I just went ahead and replaced a few things just because then some because they failed. My truck sat for 7 years without...
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    Well hey thanks murdog and everybody else for...

    Well hey thanks murdog and everybody else for their comments.... I will post after I get these fixed to let y'all know if that fixed the problem.

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