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    Loadstar 1600 door hinges

    The driver's door on our Loadstar 1600 needs a couple of new innges. I was told the truck is an early to mid 1970"s model.
    Looking for some hinges as one of them has rusted to the point it has...
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    Never thought of that! Thanks, I'll try it....

    Never thought of that! Thanks, I'll try it.
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    cargostar 1600 clutch

    I've got a 1972 cargostar 1600 as a water truck. A while back the outboard end of the linkage (the horizontal tube) broke loose from the body. It still works but as there is now a lot of slop in the...
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    -------------- I'd appreciate the photos. Send...

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    I'd appreciate the photos. Send them to Ronamitchell@aol.com. With your photos and the part #'s from 76xic I hope we can get this thing solved.
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    Allen, I've got a clear filter between the pump...

    Allen, I've got a clear filter between the pump and the carb. It's facing the correct way and it always has fuel in it. I'm really starting to think the problem is heat related and in the carb or the...
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    Bill,...I cleaned the bronze filter. It wasn't...

    Bill,...I cleaned the bronze filter. It wasn't dirty but I sprayed it with cleaner and blew it out.

    The 1/4" thick gasket?...never had one. We got the truck last year and it looked like the carb...
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    Sounds like a possibility but it happened with...

    Sounds like a possibility but it happened with the old carb and the same symptom is there with the rebuilt carb which includes a new needle and seat.
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    The coil is less than a year old but maybe it...

    The coil is less than a year old but maybe it went bad. Anyway, it's the easiest thing to replace so I might as well start there. Thanks!
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    possible vapor lock

    In regards to a 1970's vintage Cargo Star water truck. with a 304....recently got it running pretty good with a cam replacement, new water and fuel pump and a few misc. things. Before this work not...
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    Thanks for the tips. I found a guy that had a lot...

    Thanks for the tips. I found a guy that had a lot of good used ones. Sounded a little reluctant to sell any until the stock of new ones ran out but I pled poverty and got a couple!
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    Water Pump Parts

    I've got a 345 in a 1600 Loadstar. We had to pull the water pump and housing to get to the gear cover. The two water pipes weren't leaking but when removed the ends were really corroded. Rotted away...
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    Backfiring thru the carb.

    I've got a Loadstar 1600 with either a 304 or a 345 with a backfiring problem.
    It starts without to much of a problem and idles ok, hot or cold. The backfiring happens when a load is applied. Come...
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    ------------------------ That sounds exactly...

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    That sounds exactly like the problem I have on a Loadstar1600 w/345(?). Would a couple of pushrods be easy enough to find?
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