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#512617 - November 17th 2011 2:05 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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nice work man, looks good on the outside and the inside
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#512648 - November 17th 2011 3:33 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
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Loc: Fircrest, WA
Originally Posted By: draggnastro
if i run 5w30 or 10w30 it rattles bad.


What oil filter do you run? Some brands are poorly made and lead to oil starvation due to collapsed and failed parts in the filter.

Originally Posted By: draggnastro
Truthfully, as long as it makes it to Illinois i could care if the damn thing explodes. I plan to completely rebuild/modify the motor once i make it there.


The less mechanical damage to the motor, the cheaper and easier it is to rebuild it. If you decide to keep the slant six, the best things you can do to make the slant six into an excellent truck motor are (1) 2 1/4 inch exhaust all the way back; (2) take the time to measure the head and cylinder chamber and mill the head enough to get a DYNAMIC compression ratio around 8 (there is a big difference between dynamic and static compression ratios); (3) convert to HEI ignition and fine tune the timing advance curve; (4) run synthetic oil of 5W-30 or even lighter; (5) keep the bands and kickdown adjusted right if you have an automatic transmission.
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#512665 - November 17th 2011 4:43 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Originally Posted By: draggnastro
Originally Posted By: riverratcustomz
You mean you dont like soggy BVD'S? LOL


gross, and no.



lmao!!
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#512674 - November 17th 2011 5:13 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Registered: February 13th 2008 7:14 pm
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Loc: new Jersey
Originally Posted By: draggnastro


hindquarter shot with the new chrome tail light trim installed. Been done a couple of months now, just got around to takin a pic, also took off the spare tire.



just a little glamour shot with the 4 new tires on it, See Wookee, Futuras look good lol!


new carpet and trim, yes the red door jamb is going, weather depending maybe today.







Man this Van has come long way , Looking great !!

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#512787 - November 17th 2011 10:10 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Loc: Springfield, Illinois
Thank you all! C1 hows that slant chop comin? Love that van.
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#512788 - November 17th 2011 10:14 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Your van is looking great. cheers
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#512804 - November 17th 2011 11:35 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: c1run1]
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Originally Posted By: c1run1
Originally Posted By: draggnastro


hindquarter shot with the new chrome tail light trim installed. Been done a couple of months now, just got around to takin a pic, also took off the spare tire.

[IMG]http://i291.photobucket.com/albums/ll286/750chop/100_mour shot with the 4 new tires on it, See Wookee, Futuras look good lol!


new carpet and trim, yes the red door jamb is going, weather depending maybe today.








Looks Great





Man this Van has come long way , Looking great !!
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#512815 - November 18th 2011 12:50 am Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Loc: puyallup,wa
i like the carpet, looking good! do you have to take your shoes off before you get in? don't want to get it dirty

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#513631 - November 20th 2011 7:30 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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men take shoes off,women take pants off. Dont want any blue jeans fading into the carpet lol!
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#513687 - November 20th 2011 9:47 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Originally Posted By: draggnastro
men take shoes off,women take pants off. Dont want any blue jeans fading into the carpet lol!


rofl
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