picked up another rancho

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Any suggestions, I'm stating a new project, this ones been sit-in 20 years, no animals in it ! Has 3

  1. where to start ?

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  1. jim finn

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    Hi, I picked up this 70 rancho 500. All original from original owner and it needs love. Checked so far and it needs a head gasket. So guessing on 20 years of sittin, gas tank, brakes, tranny,carb and other basics. Any other pitfalls I may be missing before I get started ? jim
     

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  2. HuevosRanchero

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    looks like its got great possibilites!!!!
     
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    thanks !
     
  4. Basstrix

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    Agreed, looks very complete and in great shape! What engine, trans, and rear end does it have?
     
  5. jim finn

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    it's got the 302 ,two barrel and i'm pretty sure the stock c4 trans and the 9 rear, had the tow package on it
     
  6. Jeff B

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    Poke around for rust/holes. Floor pans, around the rear wheel on the quarters, cowl. Check the small diameter vacuum lines and the fittings for cracks. The stock wiring is kind of light duty, check grounds and fuses first if something does not work. Looks like it has potential. Good luck.
     
  7. jim finn

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    thank you !
     
  8. Saff54

    Saff54 In Overdrive GOLD MEMBER

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    Looks like ya got a good start,keep us in the loop!
     
  9. jim finn

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    you bet !
     
  10. PonyExpressRider

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    Another one saved!
     
  11. Gary Gray

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    good luck with it.
     
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