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Old 08-01-2012, 07:56 PM   #1
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Re: 89 chevy thomas 8.2l

change rear axle ratio.. or just put in a normal truck rear end of the same weight classifcation, as they normally are geared for freeway speeds and not the 55mph pick up the kids speed.
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Chevy49 does stuff like that for fun on a free afternoon. If he needs to work on the brakes he first removes the body. He's not like us.
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Chevy49 does stuff like that for fun on a free afternoon. If he needs to work on the brakes he first removes the body. He's not like us.
don't forget i paint everything twice before reassembly...
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don't forget i paint everything twice before reassembly...

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haha ok i was thinking about that but i wonder how tedious of job that would be.
A lot of races we bring a "spare" vehicle so we have parts...altho lighter than this topic....easy swap except for the wt of parts
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I normally end up doing everything twice. i noramlly mess it up on the first try, so i have no choice but to do it again.

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