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Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also is there a way that I can lower it without destroying the ride quality/cargo capacity?

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Drop Spindles and drop leafs. Did that to my Hardbody and it still hauls cargo just fine, but drop leafs cost far more than simply blocks...

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Drop Spindles and drop leafs. Did that to my Hardbody and it still hauls cargo just fine, but drop leafs cost far more than simply blocks...

Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs? Do I need a custom drive shaft too in order to prevent U-Joint failures?

 

Then put some air bags in the rear to keep it from throwing sparks when I weight it down. :rofl:

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Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs

 

If you did blocks, you could get some of these and just slap them on when towing?

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-OF-2-NEW-ADD-ON-DYNACHROME-1500-LB-LEAF-SPRING-HELPERS-CHEVY-FORD-DODGE-JEEP-/282260447920?hash=item41b808a2b0:g:RLQAAOSwImRYL0Qz&vxp=mtr

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Also, I don't think a tow dolly produces much tongue weight, does it?   :P

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Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

 

Yes. And yes. 

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Thanks. Um no I guess it doesn't put much weight on the tongue.

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Thanks, I was scarred of dropping it because I still need to pull around my busted Datsuns on dollies. So I could do drop leafs in the rear and shorter front coil overs from Summit and drop the whole thing a bit? Do I need the blocks and the leafs or just the leafs? Do I need a custom drive shaft too in order to prevent U-Joint failures?

 

Then put some air bags in the rear to keep it from throwing sparks when I weight it down. :rofl:

You'll need just drop leafs. They usually result in a 3-4" drop.

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Does this look like the transmission oil fill plug? Do I just put the oil in until it makes a mess on me?

 

 

No. Not to me at least. GMs normally have a 3/8" female plug.

 

Zoom out. I'd hate for you to pull a reverse spring/pin out by mistake.

 

 

You might be better off swinging it through a Jiffy Lube or something and letting one of their monkeys make the mess. They have the oil, the tools, and the liability insurance.

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Lolz flatcat I just had a monkey make the mess for me. I didn't want to mess it up right before canby

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No. Not to me at least. GMs normally have a 3/8" female plug.

 

Mine had 2 square plugs, one fill, one drain. 

 

Like so:

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I've seen the squares. Upon looking at OPs pic, it looks like it might be square too and not 17mm hex like I thought originally.

 

 

 

Sounds like he got it fixed though.

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Got her done.

 

Half way to Canby now.

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Had to replace the radiator as it was actually full of sediment. Did the thermostat and hoses too, now I can actually use the AC again.

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Update! sorry guys I had to take a break from all things fun to make money and work more than any rational person would.

 

So this little bugger is having tranni issues, it needs new AC parts, power steering pump, heater core................... the 2.8 is actually a kinda nasty engine, and yeah I am not sure what to do with this thing. I think it will get a little time to itself while I get back to important Datsun stuff that is actually fun to wrench on. #flatcat19 #Itoldyouso #yeahok

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