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I listened to Dave Ramsey...yet my argument of "but I don't have that one yet!!" Seems to triumph when looking at new guns.
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Going through olllld messages ( to delete them) was not the best of ideas... now where did I put that knob creek
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Harbor frieght sells a case tumbling barrel for like $30
I have a rock tumbler, would that work to clean brass? Not that I have any other reloading equipment anyway.
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May go try to seduce the other half if the dang kids will shut the hell up and sleep ....... but then again they can be major mood killers .
kinda like '' hey , we could end up with more of that ''
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I have a rock tumbler, would that work to clean brass? Not that I have any other reloading equipment anyway.
Yes, absolutely it would. You have to put the right cleaning media in it, though.
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I have a rock tumbler, would that work to clean brass? Not that I have any other reloading equipment anyway.
Yes it will if its clean inside.
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And this is why I only work on myown cars
Btw, the El Camino isn't a car, it isn't a truck.... it's.... a hermaphrodite!
El Caminos and Rancheros are pickup cars.
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El Caminos and Rancheros are pickup cars.
I still want one... just drop my engine and radios in it...
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What motor is in the maxima ? Rental cars are great used part sources LMAO
Sounds like it needs a bushin set ..... push it in the bushes and set it on fire
We have some nissans around but the maximas we have a re all 3.0 , damn good motor back int he day . I use to be old school hardcore nissan monkey , they were so cross compatible , the cars parts would fit the trucks and vice versa . Hell the trucks stayed about the same from 87 thru what 2000's ?
The old tbi z24 was 1 tough lil biotch and the vg30's were strong too , oil system lacked a bit but they would hold it .
This was the last hardbody I built , I never got to drive it , traded it for my 56 new yorker , the kid who got it totaled it less than 2 miles from his shop after he finished it , I was more heart broke than he was .
Ohhhh man, your bringing up some good memories for me there. I had a turd brown bare bones 84 Nissan 720 with the z24 engine for years, IT WOULD NOT DIE!!! I finally ended up just selling it to my dad for $1 so he could have a pickup for doing stuff around the house. It lived on with him until probably 1999 or 2000, when he gave it away to a charity organization still going strong; hell it might still be out there for all I know. Still to this day, that was one of the most hassle-free best trucks I've ever owned.

Can only imagine what it's like having your build destroyed in such a way. I might just shed a tear on something like that...


Maxima engine is the VQ30DE 3.0
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I still want one... just drop my engine and radios in it...
I have a '64 Ranchero. Bought it back around 1985. Its been dead for several years now (I traded it to a friend maybe 15-20 years ago and then got it back a year or two ago). Ultimately I would like to convert it to electric.

What kind of radios are you talking about?
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The old tbi z24 was 1 tough lil biotch and the vg30's were strong too , oil system lacked a bit but they would hold it .
This was the last hardbody I built , I never got to drive it , traded it for my 56 new yorker , the kid who got it totaled it less than 2 miles from his shop after he finished it , I was more heart broke than he was .
Those engines were so bulletproof because of Electromotive Racing. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_GTP_ZX-Turbo
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