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Old July 8th, 2009, 2:15 PM
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I just bought a 1985 Chevy pickup with a 5.0L V8 and it needs an automatic transmission. I don't know much about these things.. What should I be looking for?
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well, that depends if its 4x4, or an overdrive, give your VIN number to a chevy parts counter person, if they are nice they will tell you what it left the factory with
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I have a 1985 Scottsdale, 1/2 ton. I want to axle swap it with 3/4 ton axles, lift it 12 inches and run 40s (maybe bigger but 40s are my main goal right now). I am extremely curious how much work and money on top of that will I need to invest for the drive line work and everything else that comes with making that truck run, sit and look great on that lift?
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Check with your local shops and see how much they want to rebuild it.
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I can rebuild it for about 100 bucks
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you might want to see if you can just swap it for a v8
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Default Heater Core HELP!

This is my first post. I have a 1985 K10 Silverado with a GM 350 engine. I changed the heater core myself but after putting everything back together, the blower switch is not working. It doesn't work at any speed. Could I have unplugged something under the dash while putting the heater box back? I didn't notice anything unplugged when putting everything back. The core is heating up, no leaks, I just cant turn the blower on to defrost or heat the car. Anything will help! I noticed there are two cables hanging with a connector on the end. The wires are brown and orange. I can't see anywhere this connector would plug in

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