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  1. Thread: 454 Swap

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    I loved my 454 'Burb. Yes bad gas mileage but I...

    I loved my 454 'Burb. Yes bad gas mileage but I used mine primarily to tow, so mileage was bad anyway. 10,000 Lb trailer is too much for 4:10 geared 350. 454 hardly knew it was back there. Kept my...
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    You didn't say how old you rig is. Check a few...

    You didn't say how old you rig is. Check a few things. Rag joint that connects the steering column to the Steering box. Has there been any front end damage? check tire rod ends. Could even be a...
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    I've bought at all kinds of places. If NAPA has...

    I've bought at all kinds of places. If NAPA has it it will be of good quality. Everything I have bought fro them has been great. May be a little more than autozone, etc but well worth it.
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  4. Thread: 454 Swap

    by mv86dually
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    It's still possible to find old rusty Chevy...

    It's still possible to find old rusty Chevy Trucks and suburbans that have big blocks. Then you have everything you need for the swap at a reasonable cost
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    Thanks for the suggestions. After a beer or 2.. ...

    Thanks for the suggestions. After a beer or 2.. I took another stab at it. It was really off 180 (half a turn). Much easier to fix. When I got into it I discovered what must have happened when...
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    It could be possible that you were either giver...

    It could be possible that you were either giver the wrong starter or it was mislabeled. I'd take it back and maybe even try another supplier.
  7. 321251986 350/th700r4 (454 in the garage) DUALLY

    321251986 350/th700r4 (454 in the garage) DUALLY
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    Steering Wheel of 90 degrees

    My 86 suburban dually was raised 3" before I got it and I noticed that the turn signals were not cancelling correctly. It had a Grant GT steering wheel on it that I was not crazy about anyway so I...
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    Welcome from Ky.

    Welcome from Ky.
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    Quadra-jets have always been bad from the factory...

    Quadra-jets have always been bad from the factory over time by leaking fuel out where the factory pressed in plugs at the underside of the fuel bowl. Requires a rebuild, drill/pry (depending on...
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    There are a couple of things I can think of. ...

    There are a couple of things I can think of. u-Joint wear and center carrier bearing wear
  12. Driveshaft when converting from thm400to 700r4

    HI folks.

    I've just mostly completed a 400 to 700r4 conversion on my '86 suburban 2wd. The problem that I'm experiencing is that the rear driveshaft appears to be bottoming on the front. I've...
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    New to the GMTruck Forum

    HI folks,

    Mine is a 1986 1ton Dually 2wd, looks like it started life as a 3/4 ton, 350, currently converting to 700r4 from thm400
    Previous 'Burbans: 1979 454 C10, thm400, 1986 350-700r4, 4x4
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