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Where should an oil sensor go in on a straight 6?

Recently sourced VHX Dakota Digital gauges for an 84 c10 that has a straight 6. Found how the speed sensor should go in, the water temp sensor is attached to the inlet replacing what’s there but I’m ...
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How do c10 light gauges work?

Recently bought an 84 c10 as a project. The four small gauges on the left are not typical gauges I’ve seen but have a light behind them. Im looking to replace them with new gauges but I’m unsure how ...
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Help with my chevy c10 1985 about speedometer and transmission

So I'm changing my engine and transmission on my 1985 chevy c10 and I'm wondering if I need to switch my speedometer, and if I don't will it damage it if I go faster then 85 mph sense it is as far as ...
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Will a 63 silverado cab work on a c10 frame?

Working on a 63 build I have a custom frame that has 63 c10 mounts but I've found what the vin identifies as a 63 chevy silverado and I'm wondering if the cab will use the same body mounts as the c10? ...
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SBC electric choke issue

I have a 1969 Chevrolet C10 1/2 ton pickup with stock 350 small block engine. Don’t know much about internals of engine as I purchased the truck with engine in it and not much info. Had a Quadra jet ...
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Setting the steering box correctly on a 1967 Chevy C10 pickup

I’m rebuilding a 1967 Chevy C10 pickup and have replaced the entire front end with new parts. I changed from 6 lug to 5 lug, to new tires/rims to the ball joints, including a new steering box. The ...
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Replacing/upgrading from R12 to R134 system in 71 C10

I am upgrading to R134 in my 71 C10. I have a re manufactured compressor to use R134, I have replaced the POA valve, in the process I have replaced the o rings. Looking at the new POA valve (Old Air) ...
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1977 Chevrolet C10 Scottsdale v8 5.7

It cranks vigorously but won't start. How do I go about troubleshooting? So far, I've: Changed the battery, Checked all spark plugs and cap Could it be the carburetor?
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What can be used to protect the under-carriage of a hot rod?

With a sand blasted cab and bed I am looking for a solution to protect the metal body of a C10 hot rod on air ride. I have looked into possibly rhino lining the under side of the bed and cab but I ...