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by datank74
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: General Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Topic: Replaced head gasket - now no compression!
Replies: 0
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Replaced head gasket - now no compression!

Greetings, I have a 1979 Chevy LUV 4x4 with a 1.8L engine. I just went through the head gasket replacement on it and did a carburetor O/H (Hitachi piece seems to be a pretty bad design). I had the engine set at 6 degrees BTDC on #4 per the book and zip tied the timing chain to the camshaft sprocket ...
by datank74
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: My P'up! (Introduce yourself here)
Topic: 1.8L 1979 Chevy LUV
Replies: 1
Views: 208

1.8L 1979 Chevy LUV

Hey all, I have this little yellow truck that I barely fit in (I'm 6'4" :) ) that I bought a year ago for 600 and I did not expect to see this much enthusiasm for little isuzu trucks! I am an airplane mechanic, so I'm mechanically inclined, and I understand the gist of mechanical systems. This ...