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07-01-2013, 01:56 PM #41
changed oil yesterday (puraltor pure one filter), rotated tires, checked front diff fluid level/color. A bit dirty but I'm not going to mess with it now. Sea foamed the intake manifold- actually didn't get much white smoke.
Had the gaskets to replace oil filter mount gasket, but decided I'll mess with that at next oil change. I think most of my oil is leaking from there.
Saturday replaced distributor cap and rotor. She's ready for the road.
Earlier in the week I replaced O2 sensors and air filter.
Fuel economy had taken a dive recently so I'm hoping that the O2 sensors, cap and rotor make difference. Checked plug wires by misting at night, and didn't see any mis-fires.Current Rides: |99 Chevy Suburban- the family truckster |93 Lincoln Town Car- 250K miles & still churning -now a fan of the Panther platform |95 BMW 325is coupe- Wheeee!
Former GM cars: |78 Suburban 454 |71 Buick Electra 225 (deuce & a quarter) |75 Monte Carlo- 400SB- heaviest doors GM every made |70 Impala coupe- my 1st car
07-04-2013, 02:38 PM #42
changed my engine oil today (mobil 1, 10W-30 fully synthetic) and mobil 1, M1-201 oil filter (the longer version of the OEM spec. M1-101 filter)2000 Chevrolet Silverado
4.3L V6, 4L60E, 2WD, Single Cab
Poweraid TB Spacer
Flowmaster 10-series exhaust (dumped)
Edge CS insight monitor
LS-1 Dual Electric fans
Corvette tranny servo swap
Head Unit: Alpine
Speakers: Alpine SPR-60C 6.5" component set, 4X6 Infinity Kappas
Subs: 2-12" Kicker CVT's
Amps: Alpine-M1000 (subs), Alpine MRX-F65 (Speakers)
305/70R16 NITTO Terra Grapplers
16" PROCOMP 7089's
2" leveling kit
3" Fabtech Spindle Lift Kit
Front/Rear-Bilstein 5100 shocks
35W HID Low Beams
RECON LED smoked roof cab lights
HELLA LED taillights and 3rd brakelight
HELLA FF-75 Aux. Reverse Lamps
RIGID dually D2, flush mount, wide beam
Hawk HPS Brake pads
Russell braided steel brake lines
Powerstop-red powdercoated brake calipers
Powerslot Cryo brake rotors
EGR in-channel window visors
07-04-2013, 05:10 PM #43
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Engine shampooed....glad rear wheel well installed last week..lso got front black Tow Hooks installed.....still have rear underneath storage unit to install and their Bowtie chrome brake light cover to put on as well.....too hot, too busy, and most of all, too LAZY......lol
Brianfrom CanadaSilverado Crew.....4.8 L
---Pendaliner BoxLiner and Side Rails....Van and Truck World
---Reese Adjustable Step Down Trailer Hitch....Van and Truck World
---PUTCO chrome eyebrow Mirror Covers.... Van and Truck World
---PUTCO chrome Bowtie 3rd Brake Light Cover....Van and Truck World
---DeeZee TailGate Assist ....Van and Truck World ( now Action Car and Truck Accessories )
---Westin Series side steps....Apple Auto Glass
---TRIFOLD rear soft Tonneau....Apple Auto Glass
---Chevrolet Bowtie Mudflaps...GM Dealer
---GM Rear Wheel Well liners...GM Dealer
---GM Front Black Tow Hooks w Hloks
---GM Chrome Tailgate Handle/matching key-lock....GM Dealer
---GM Driver Information Center Upgrade...GM Dealer
---GM Front Tinted Bug Deflector...GM Dealer
---GM Chrome Door Handles....GM Dealer
---Better Built rear hitch step .... Lowe's !!!
---AVS Window VentVisors...Canadian Tire
---AVS tinted License plate covers....Wal-Mart
07-07-2013, 06:43 PM #44
Added "new headlight housings" to the to-do list. Yesterday, I replaced my mom's oxidized headlight housings with some new ones on her 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis. After installing them, I parked my truck and her car next to each other in the street (at night) to see how far out they should aim. What I really discovered is how dim and washed out my headlights are. Her new lights are very bright, clear and direct. Mine are pretty blah. My headlight housings don't appear oxidized but after comparing beams, mine need to be replaced.Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
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07-11-2013, 07:25 PM #45
finished my prerunner bumper build
07-13-2013, 06:07 PM #46
07-17-2013, 07:31 PM #47
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Installed new spyder LED taillights...2009 Chevy Silverado 2500HDLT 6.0L w/ Towing Package, Dick Cepek GM8 Rims, Dick Cepek FC II 33X11.50R17,RKSport Ram-Air Hood(Functional), Lazer Lite Aluminum Tonneau Cover, Road Armor Stealth Bumper, PIAA Lighting, Diablo Trinity Tuner, Diablew Custom Tune, BullyDog Cold Air Intake, American Racing Headers w/highflow cats, Corsa Performance Sport Exhaust, Custom Striping, Black Bowties front and rear, Fuel Grille Inserts, Recon Headlights, Readylift Shocks, Readylift Upper Contol Arms, 2" Blocks in the Rear..
Future Plans: HD Tie Rods, Under hood upgrades, Crower Camshaft and possibly electric fans.
07-18-2013, 05:21 PM #48
rotated and balanced my tires! got about 20K on my nitto terra grapplers and I must say, they are wearin great!
07-21-2013, 11:24 PM #49
Replaced the right front hub on my truck today. Still need to get to the power steering pump eventually.David
2004 Silverado 2500 Crew Cab 4x4, AMSOIL EA air filter, Granatelli MAF sensor, Throttle body spacer, Magnaflow exhaust (true dual to 2 in 1 out muffler), 6" ProComp lift (add a leaf and 5" superlift rear block), Bilstein shocks, 35's (Cooper Disoverer ST) and 4.10 gears, Rhino Liner, EGRUSA fender Flares and widow visors, extended stainless steel brake lines, firestone airbags w/onboard air compressor, Pioneer Avic X940BT navigation, Accel backup camera.
1960 Land Rover Series II 88
2001 Pontiac Sunfire
2013 Toyota Avalon Limited (Wife's Car)
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07-22-2013, 05:40 PM #50
Wasn't done today, but e other day I finally got a new hitch receiver installed. Hauling the Camaro out to Oklahoma with me when I go in a week.93 Suburban (Southern Slayer): TBI 350, 4L60E
73 Z28 Camaro: L82, TKO 600
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