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Username Post: 1979 Chevy G30 cutaway van        (Topic#349135)
Mariahhh26 
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01-12-18 09:48 PM - Post#2720903    

I bought this 1979 Chevy G30 van and I am unsure what kind of condition anything is in but everything looks pretty good for its age and I wanted to know what should be my first step from starting to build it up as in getting it to run. My first thing I was thinking was dropping fluids, pans, gas tank, replacing the fuel pump, and replacing seals/gaskets. If anyone has any better place I should start I would love to hear it. It was last driven in 2012, and starts with starting fluid I was told. Thanks!



Edited by Mariahhh26 on 01-12-18 09:49 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

 
CowboyTrukr 
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01-12-18 11:35 PM - Post#2720911    
    In response to Mariahhh26

That plus checking compression, new plugs/wires/distributor, carb rebuild kit, all new hoses

Greg

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Mariahhh26 
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01-13-18 01:03 AM - Post#2720917    
    In response to CowboyTrukr

Thanks very helpful, will do!



 
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