1972 CHEVELLE

Old 07-29-2009, 06:56 PM
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Ok guys just please dont get me wrong. I do like Fords(I live on a horse ranch and all I pull with is a ford) but i do also like Chevy's. I got a 55 series one chevy that I will be building as a street rod and a chevy 4x4. I also like my Toyota Celica at the same time. So please go easy on me. :lol:
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:10 PM
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I knew I could wake you guys up!!. Been kinda quiet on here for a while.
I like all brands, but I hate Ford Power Strokes. Don't care what year I hate 'em all. I've been in the rental business for 15 years and all we have ever run has been Ford F450 and F550 service trucks. I could tell you so many problems with 'em till you would laugh. From 1999 until 2004 we didn't have 1 make it past 25k miles without having major engine failure. This was about 10 or 12 trucks. I 1998 I was sitting at a red light in my '97 F450 with only 22k miles on it with the clutch pushed in when the camshaft broke!
This was after a dozen camshaft sensors and 2 computers had been replaced. Not to mention dozens of injectors gone bad over the years.
To be honest on my personal vehicles I've had more trouble out of my Chevys than Fords, but never owned a Power Choke.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:19 PM
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Well I can honestly say that the power stroke aint abad engine. I own a 2005 F-350 with 120,000 miles on the 6.0 power stroke diesel. The only hting I am having probs with it right now is i need to change the other 6 injectors and rebuild the tranny. But even then the only thing wrong witht the tranny is the tow/haul option. When i am towing I cant put it in tow/haul or it will shift extremely hard when slowing down to stop. Anyways, I'm not trying to write a book just trying to be brought into the racing family here on RJ. I am hoping to have a car that I can run with you guys down the track one day.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:29 PM
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NOT to brag,BUT my 96 chevy 3/4 ton 6.5 trubo has 229,000 miles on it and still has the factory drive train in it.I will drive it anywhere.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:34 PM
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Its not bragging if it is the truth. Thats one reason why I love diesels. They last forever!!
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:37 PM
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Bought it from my brother,He bought it new.

pic is in my racespace.
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:46 PM
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Nice truck. How can I get one of those race space profiles? I am new here and yeah I get lost everytime I am on here. :lol:
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:55 PM
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I don't remember,but you should be able to click on racespace in the tabs at the top of the page and set it up.
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:14 PM
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Hey I got. i am loving this site the more I am on it. It's just to bad I keep getting into trouble with the wife cuz I want so much on here. :lol:
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:32 PM
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Welcome to our family Dirka!

Just tell your wife it could be worse, you could be on myspace or facebook looking for her replacement..... :lol:
It's all good here and you dam sure aint gonna leave her for one of us.

As long as were talking about high mileage vehicles, I've got 270K something on my 95 CHEVY suburban, original motor and transmission.

I load it up to the gills every weekend, trailor, racecar, generator, battery charger, 2 coolers, spare for trailor, floorjack, usually 2 or 3 kids, my girlfriend, my fat a$$ and it's never let me down - now it might croak on me tomorrow but for now its still ginning.

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