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    ST10 from 3rd gen

    That shifter in the picture is a bit different than I one I had. On mine the levers were longer coming off the shifter body, so the rods were going straight back and not up like those shown. The shifter I had wouldn't work lower down. Might be able to use a 2nd gen shifter with it instead, but I...
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    ST10 from 3rd gen

    I can't tell how far, it was 20+ years ago when I had it. My Camaro was an AT car, so it didn't have the shifter hump, so no point of reference.
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    ST10 from 3rd gen

    It isn't in the same position, it is a bit further back and sits high, here is a link to what it looks like, down in the thread a bit: https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/transmissions-drivetrain/604036-t10-shifter-mounting-plate.html It bolted up no problem, shifter is the main difference. Also...
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    ST10 from 3rd gen

    The 4-speed did stop in 1982 and the tail shaft is a bit different. I had one with a Hurst comp plus shifter, the shifter sits on top of the tail housing with an L-shaped bracket that bolts on the pass side. This made room for the torque arm mount. It still had a traditional trans mount and...
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    4 Row Radiator

    The issue with using a Firebird radiator is the width, the radiator will hit the hood, due to the shape of the hood. FB hoods are pretty much flat across. Tried using a Chevelle radiator I had once, same issue.
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    Reverse Water Pump?

    Since GM already did a reverse cooling small block (1992-97 LT1/1996 LT4), why try and convert an older block. Sure it could be done, a few have tried it but nothing seems to have come of it. Not sure the end result is worth the effort. Some good info here...
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    Anyone know someone at a kawasaki dealer? Mule pro stop sale?

    Per this https://www.dirtlegal.com/blog/2019/kawasaki-mule-fire-recall They are recalled for a fire hazard and problem with the ROPS roll bar not being strong enough. At least that is what I could find out.
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    Be prepared, C-Prepared Autocross (1981 Camaro)

    I used Magnaflow mufflers along with these baffles in the pipe after the mufflers https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speedway-Auger-Style-Muffler,1736.html It worked quite well, never close to sound limit. After rerounting the exhaust, I ended up shortening the baffles halfway and it was a bit louder.
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    Which 4L80E TCU??

    GM did put the 4L60e behind non-turbo 6.2L and 6.5L diesels in the early 90's, probably 1991-93 range, so there should be an ecu out there for it. Rockauto has ecu #16147609 listed for a 92 6.2L C1500, so that is one possibility. look up 1/2 ton trucks and you should be able to find more ecu...
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    1994 Chevrolet Blazer 6.5 Liter Turbo Diesel

    PMD is Pump mounted driver, It controls the fueling in the injector pump. More info on it: https://www.accuratediesel.com/pmd_list.html
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    1994 Chevrolet Blazer 6.5 Liter Turbo Diesel

    I have a 1993 6.5L TD Silverado with a 2000s HumVee takeout engine in it. They are decent engines, just don't expect them to perform like the newer diesels do. Fuel economy is pretty good, getting about 20-22 on the hwy, 17-18 on back roads. With the 1994-up trucks, you do have to deal with the...
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    Mark v 454

    The truck oil pan may work, but if not Summit, Jegs and others do offer pans that will. Summit GM pan for example https://www.summitracing.com/parts/nal-14091356?seid=srese1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0KeK9Yu15QIVFaSzCh2eHwSwEAQYBSABEgJ0C_D_BwE
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    Chevy Avalanche - experience?

    Most have already mentioned the things to look for. Plenty of info out there on eliminating the AFM/DOD, so you can solve that issue. Since it is the same chassis as the Suburban, parts availability is good for them. I haven't heard anyone complaining about the mid gate setup. I personally...
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    Yamaha NIKEN Sport Touring Motorcycle

    There have been a few scooters with that wheel arrangement. The Niken still has a kickstand as the bike will fall over even with 3 wheels. Neat idea, but not sure I would want one.
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    Which 4L80E TCU??

    If you feel adventurous, you can use the TCM from a 1991-93 Chevy truck with 6.5L Diesel and 4L80E. Engine was mechanical injection so the TCM was standalone. The chip in it can be changed/reprogrammed, seen info on it on gearhead-efi.com. Not sure how common they are though, might be hard to...




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