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 Post subject: It's happened again....
PostPosted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 9:09 am 
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Location: Salem, Oregon
Car Model: 1984 D100 Shorty Custom
I thought I could go awhile without having a slanted vehicle; evidently not too long. Picked up this 1984 D100 Short-bed Custom with 833OD and 2WD. Engine appears to be a late 70s unit and the Lean-Burn has been *ahem* "deleted" be a previous owner. I've already installed an HEI conversion, a nice Carter BBS (to replace the 1945), adjusted valves and all that good stuff. It now runs very well, though I suspect the advance springs in the distributor are too heavy so it's a turd at RPM.

I've taken a few photos just for reference, and will be uploading more as time goes on. You can find themhere.

Future plans are to get a better torque-producing cam ground and installed, installing my custom intake/header assembly purchased from Andrew over a year ago. It will then get a 390 Holley 4bbl and dual 2" header pipes. Additional plans are to rid the truck of all the wiring for the lean-burn system and other items no longer needed. Other than that, it will be used as my daily driver and it may make a few trips down the track too, we shall see.

Anyways, good to be back (again)!

~THOR~

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 30, 2022 3:47 pm 
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Some people never learn...


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2022 8:02 pm 
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Location: SW Washington
Car Model: 66 Valiant, 82 D150, 94 Ram 2500 TCD, 69 Dart
Sweet deal! Sounds just about like the twin to my 82 D150.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 4:30 am 
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Welcome Back THOR,

Even when you sell off your slanted vehicles you don't have to leave :D :D

Have fun with your next project!

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 5:29 am 
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Slants happen! Welcome back...

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2022 11:21 pm 
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Enjoy the new project!


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