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1940 Chevy Dubl Duti, Will It Run After 80 Years? | Turnin Rust

Jun 06, 2021
it's going to be hard to do the next step well i say let's take it out these little rollers and put some air in it put some air in the tires and see if we can get it moving down the road he said the clutch is at least moving the pedal , as long as the clutch disc isn't too

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y all the way to the flywheel end there and it's springy so yeah it's not like it's going down and you haven't got it back up right get it out of this stuff and I'll have to give myself a seat , although I don't think this is going to also work with me standing up trying to drive it so I don't think the battery

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clear up putting that back in there so yeah we should have another one albeit a bit smaller maybe in the volkswagen yeah that should work that was a little narrower yeah yeah it should work oh yeah that one fits in there pretty good yeah yeah it worked i think instead of running that coil wire right through down to the positive, I think we just have to We have to attach it to the starter like that once we're driving it if we need to kill it it's kinda easy It's harder to grab than down here so yeah once we get that base plate up here it's going to be hard to get it right so I guess I'll test it to make sure we have a good connection.
1940 chevy dubl duti will it run after 80 years turnin rust
I'll get all this junk out of the way, grab that seat. I think I'll go ahead and ask you to help me a little more to get in. It's heavier than you think it would be. Yes, this seat is heavy. part of the seat if i don't fall through the floor that flower is pretty soft ok let me leave it for a second ok it should work i don't think we're going to put the other panels in there yet I hate putting them in there and I need to get something right yeah I guess as long as I can sit here and get to the pedals and everything yeah it should work fine it's a bit of a weird feeling but it should work.
1940 chevy dubl duti will it run after 80 years turnin rust

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I guess that's how they were pushed back. back in the day yeah cool well i thought we'd probably go ahead and shoot some air in the tires and get it moving around a bit and shoot for the crazy outdoors these old tires even try to hold there yeah you want to know something crazy what is that if that's a lot of these tires have the date code on them if that's the date code most of the time it's the week and the year it shows those would have been week 20 of 39 so , I guess those would have basically been the original tires yeah that's crazy so you know this has been out of order forever always scares me yeah especially shooting air at these elephants. when they creak I'm going to say scary that one in the back still yeah yeah crazy that's a worse looking tire and it still has air it's the best we've got and I think it goes down fast something cool like re- angle just a bit so that it breaks straight up, yes, because it's too much trouble trying to fight it on the inside.
1940 chevy dubl duti will it run after 80 years turnin rust
Let's see how it looks. Ah, maybe a little more. I think I can get out of the angle. pull it off the wrists and see if it'll even try to go forward or back I think so I mean we're at that point yeah alright on my side all right two down two to go still no leaks on that radiator go bar should be ok you know we have some sheet metal

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here and there on the van but the frame is as solid as can be everything looks great underneath ok ok going down ok , things are getting serious, I think we need a leash, the old gas tank, yes.
1940 chevy dubl duti will it run after 80 years turnin rust
I'm going to go ahead and put that in there just to see if I can hold it. I think there's a short little one there next to the oh yeah I see one. It should work anywhere you can find it. same place yeah i guess having the gas tank strapped to the heater isn't going to be anything did i say we wouldn't drive too far

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that give us something to keep our enemies happy? Anyway it should be fine I don't even know if that thing is still plugged in I doubt it we won't turn it on ok we want to turn it on see if I can make it let's see if it moves a bit let's try it I don't know where it will be placed that choke she might be a little stubborn we'll definitely need a new choke cable so we can adjust that huh let's go for it we know where the reverse is forward that works fine the reverse is on a weird spot in there yeah I guess it would be a four speed so reverse is about here where second would be but about a little bit more so you can try to get it out yeah let me get some for help close the door because we have to get up a little more, okay, it seems that we jumped some kind of oh yeah, finally dripping, isn't it, yeah, huh? doesn't look like it's coming out of the radiator yeah that upper hose that upper hose coming out of the radiator it's dry and rotten probably building up a little bit of pressure from the heat it should be ok i guess i have to go ahead and get my truck, no. brakes and being in there don't add up well i think those doors will stick there they should or at least close as well as they did keep me a little warmer anyway i don't know which one goes first and check the water and make sure it doesn't it's leaking too much, okay, it's got a little puddle, no.
Lots of man let's go ahead and finish real quick just for fun we're not gonna go too far even warm up by the time we get there I'll take it out and ride in it with me down there yeah I'll take it outside real quick watch her move through her own means after who knows how long on the stock tires with the gas tank strapped to the back of the heater ok i can let you go ahead and give it a whack that starter is out of reach voila yeah Ok check I'm ready try it don't look it seatbelt across me should definitely get some looks on this thing going down the road. that's all the gears that's all the gears that's all she wrote they're shooting at us oh slow down half queen ju We stopped good we did it we did it good it's crazy this still works so good yeah yeah I mean, it's our first ride and after who knows how many

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, when we first came across this old truck, we were so excited to find it. all in all my searching i've never seen a step fan not even familiar with this i've searched the internet and i'm pretty sure i know this is probably the only one of her existence and to know that she actually still works it's great know but the only one is still up and running now there has been a lot of controversy as to what we should do with this whole truck we love custom builds in the shop but with such a rare piece it would be really cool to see it come back to its originality that being said , we're going to keep working on it, we'd love to hear your feedback, I hope you enjoyed this video and be sure to join it with the rest

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