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I am trying to get my old 1984 S-10 Running again. It was stored at a rental house and some of the engine parts have been removed by the renters. I'm having a hard time finding the air filter assembly and the valve cover nuts. Any ideas on how or where I can find? See pictures
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Wrecking yards maybe, classifieds for the air cleaner or go after market sammich type. For the nuts, you will be able to find them at a hardware store, they are just acorn style in metric, and the grommets usually come with a valve cover gasket set.
 

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IIRC, thenuts are standard 8mm x 1.25. The grommets are still on the valve cover.
It looks like the rest that is missing is standard early Isuzu pickup or Chevy LUV parts.

I am pretty sure you will find that your carb is going to be clapped out unfortunately.
Before you try to rebuild it or buy a rebuilt unit, save your pesos and buy a Weber conversion.
You will be amazed at how well the engine will run.
They usually cost about $250 to $300 and come as a complete kit including air filter.
Prices vary!
I generally find them on eBay, but they are also listed in Amazon and various other sites
I have lots of parts for these engines, but of course they are at home and I am rarely there.
Post pix of the truck if you can
 

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It is super unlikely you will find an Isuzu S10 at a yard...
You will probably have to source many of the parts from Rock Auto, eBay or similar.
Example - the cap, rotor and wires are available ( less expensive) from Rock, as well as the coil.
I would empty the radiator and add new anti freeze, and change the oil/filter before you start it.
 

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Mad Max,

Thanks for the intel on S-10 parts. Safe travels. Project will be gin this year.
 

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Does the truck have Isuzu badges on it? I've seen some 2nd gen body-style Isuzu S10's, and the Isuzu versions of the Chevy Colorado, but I don't believe I've ever seen a 1st gen Isuzu S10. There's some interesting stuff happening under the hood.
 

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It's an S10 with the 1.9L Isuzu engine, same one used in the LUV I believe.
 

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It is in fact a 1984 S-10 with a 1.9 Isuzu, 4 on the floor. Ran great before I parked it. No body rust. Approximately 175000 miles. Purchased in North Carolina in 1984. No A/C.
 

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No power steering or brakes either. Did it come with a radio?
 

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If you want to sell it, let me know.
I have headers, Weber carb conversions and I think I even have a Mallory old stock performance distributor...
They only used the Isuzu engine for 2 years IIRC.
 
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