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Little rough,but my new project and future daily.

1993 s10
2.6,5 speed manual transmission

Plans are to clean it up right now and do some tune-up stuff,and solve a small over-heating issue. After that i intend to put a mild lift on,and some 30's. Nothing too crazy,as i want a fairly simple truck.

 

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I felt something shaking once i got back to mobile with the truck.. Wonder why?



Inside once i cleaned a little


Before i cleaned out the 20lbs of dirt and trash..


Rear


Front


Engine bay


I've never seen adjustable shackles on a first gen..?



Thinking about installing the 30s onto these rims,after painting them flat-black.


And ignore the 2.6 in my previous post... I meant 2.8 obviously
 

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Soon as funds allow. I'm going to be hitting up parts stores first,to fix the overheating and for plugs/wires cause it's hard to idle when you first crank. I also have to fix some rigged battery wiring. Once it runs good,i plan to look around for tires.
 

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Kiko,You know I work at a shop that sells tired right? I get some good used tires and discount on tires both from work and ATD! I got several used 15" tires at the house too,that can hold ya till you get those. I also have access to an alignment rack with the newest hunter machine.
 

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Did not know that,but that's awesome. Pm me your # or something and i'll get with you on some tires.
 

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Getting a little work done..

 

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Got this over the weekend and i thought it would be funny. Can't see it on the back,cause of the tint,so for now it's on the front.



Wtf is this on the coils??


Random shots after replacing 3 of the rims/tires with my old stocks,and washing thoroughly





 

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thats a 'lift' aid, basically the WRONG way to get some lift from sagging springs, they ultimately bend the spring, which looks to have happened, so plan on some new springs for that while you are at it. I have a set of springs in my basement you can have for the cost of shipping if you want, they were from my old truck, they are z85s (heavy duty) and were removed at around 88kmi
 

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Thats ok. If i have to pull the coils,i'm going to go ahead and buy a set of lift coils that i've been wanting. I can kill two birds with one stone.
 

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the shackles are a bit shady too, you can pick em up at any parts store, but theyre just two flat plates with nothing holding the two together in shear, which may cause unwanted side to side movement, abnormal bushing wear, etc, id swap them out for a stock set or aftermarket lift shackles
 

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Fixed a leaky radiator cap,but i'm leaking coolant from somewhere around the rear of the engine. I can see it dripping. I looked for a few minutes,but was in church clothes so i couldnt get too into it. Hopefully i'll figure it out tuesday. Any ideas? I can see it dripping by the starter.
 

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I kneeled down and looked under the truck,and it looked like it was running down the engine where it bolts to the trans.
 

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lol ya man someone already lifted that thing. those are spring spreaders to lift the front like someone else already mentioned. The shackles are advanced auto parts special, $15 jobbers. They are really weak, because they don't have a cross brace. You might look into getting a better set.

EDIT: Driveway Kustoms hit the nail on the head already, guess I shoulda read the whole thread before I posted
 
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