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    Yesterday, 19:09
    The early LDS injectors were 1 hole, later on they were switched to two hole. The 1 hole was the earlier design for engine. As for piston grooves I...
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    Yesterday, 16:14
    Oerthedge21 replied to a thread Hard top advise in The Deuce
    Jb weld and caulk will both crack/fail very quickly, and then trap more moisture and exponentially expand the rot. While you have it off and easily...
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    Yesterday, 16:11
    That cut in the edge of the cup is supposed to be there, the injector sprays into that groove which directs the fuel spray into the piston cup in a...
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    09-06-2019, 17:42
    Oerthedge21 replied to a thread Dead Deuce in The Deuce
    He has a YouTube channel, just search Tactical Repair on there and you'll find it, dudes got loads of incredibly useful information there
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    09-06-2019, 17:34
    Oerthedge21 replied to a thread First Deuce owner in The Deuce
    Make sure you check brake lines, especially the soft lines between the frame and axles. I had to put a rubber hose around my front one to protect it...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-06-2019, 17:30
    Got the heads all buttoned up today, really nothing else I can do now without the pistons. Gonna order that set of 6 and hopefully get this thing...
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    09-06-2019, 10:46
    That kit is what had me wondering about dual oil squirters. If they come with the solid piston kit then I assume they need it for proper, even...
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    09-06-2019, 05:42
    You just aren't gonna let up with that are you lol. And yes I had thought the piston were the same aside from he # of rings, my main concern was the...
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    09-05-2019, 20:05
    Had to do a good bit of cleaning and a lot of looking around but I found the numbers on the bearings and managed to find another set. Pistons are up...
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    09-05-2019, 16:36
    For rod bearings, are there differences? Aside form the oversize/undersize. What I mean is are there different styles of bearing or something I need...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-05-2019, 15:38
    Well I pulled piston #1 and weighed it, 3052g. Still way lighter than the new one. I guess I'm buying 5 more then and his trucks getting a full...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-05-2019, 05:52
    Thatd be cool for sure, you gotta let us know what goes on with that! If the rain stays away today I'll yank another piston and see what happens
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    09-04-2019, 22:30
    They're the solid type pins, not the hollow ones. Therefore they should weigh exactly the same, no?
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    09-04-2019, 17:20
    Yeah I had reached the same conclusion, I'm at my friend's house right now, gotta help him fix a truck as payment for me using his parts washer,...
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    09-04-2019, 15:52
    Well, I found an unused kitchen scale we had here and did a quick measure. The old piston, wristpin and clips included, weighs in at 3025 Grams. New...
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    09-04-2019, 15:29
    I saw, anyone know why he stopped making them? Such a great idea and apparently a very high quality final product
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    09-04-2019, 12:54
    Im quite upset that Waterloo doesn't make he overdrive kit anymore, would've bought it in a heartbeat
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    09-04-2019, 12:41
    Yeah I had figured it most of the differences between the two in terms of modifications, but all that matters is he pistons. I'm hoping that this new...
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    09-04-2019, 12:22
    It's amazing how much of a powerhouse the LDS is compared to an LDT. Even many if my friend's were surprised that a truck this size with only a 7.8L...
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    09-04-2019, 08:01
    I'll try to get them weighed today, after work I was gonna try to get over my friend's house and wash the heads down so I could out the valves back...
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    09-04-2019, 07:45
    It's great, I'm confident this truck would've beat my M1010 had I ever raced the two. Another reason I bothered to spend this much money and time to...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-04-2019, 05:49
    Yes unfortunately I have been unable to locate an original style piston. I'll get it weighed and hope to God it's the same. Really don't wanna have...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 20:06
    I'm not sure. This engine has the single oil squirter. I had figured it shot up into that hole on the pistons to live and cool everything up there...
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    09-03-2019, 19:48
    The top of my rod has a hole drilled through the center. I'll take a better look at the holes and see exactly which way they go, as well as the...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 19:29
    No piston I can find online has these, all the 4 ring LDS pistons I can find look like the new one I got
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 19:29
    Isnt that what this hole here is for? It goes up into the piston and I believe vents out brought the small holes near the oil ring.
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    09-03-2019, 18:42
    Oerthedge21 replied to a thread New duece owner in The Deuce
    Gonna have to put up some pictures of this stuff for an accurate diagnosis of what those lines and fittings and whatnot may be
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 17:57
    And if not, does anyone know somewhere I can get the style piston that my truck has? Or do I have to buy a full set of 6 and really hurt the wallet a...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-03-2019, 17:15
    Gasket set came in today, along with the piston and sleeve set. Sleeve is a Z stamp and measures up exactly the same as the old one. The piston...
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  • Oerthedge21's Avatar
    09-02-2019, 13:36
    Got the rear head off yesterday, pulled he valves out of the front one, wetsanded and polished them all, had some nasty buildup on the intakes. In...
    125 replies | 2526 view(s)
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1985 Chevy M1010
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