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The first thing to check is for power at the trailer plug on the truck. Use the ground within the plug to check it as well. There might be separate fuses for the trailer lights. If it is ok the...
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It is hard to say if the problem is from the distributor advancing timing or if your carburetor is not pumping fuel into the engine. With engine off, look into the carburetor and move the throttle to see if you...
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Rebuild rear end brakes - 1966 Chevrolet C20
This is a rather specialized modification. Check local and Internet sources of truck customization or modifications. Experience and good technical resources can be found with appropriate search criteria and careful fact checking.
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Blinkers do not work - 1973 Chevrolet C20
Check the fuse for the turn signal circuit. If the fuse is good, then a mutimeter will be needed to check the turn signal switch, and wiring to each turn signal bulb socket. A professional mechanic with good electrical diagnostic...
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Shifting won't go into gear - 1973 Chevrolet C20
Check fluid level in the transmission. Did you correctly engage the front pump with the torque convertor, and filled the torque convertor with fluid before installing it? Let the truck idle 15 minutes or so, and check for Drive/Reverse after...
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Reverse gear causes wobbling and shaking - 1966 Chevrolet C20
Sounds like something is loose or disconnected back there still: trailing arm bolts, panhard rod bolts? Are the shocks bolted up? Are the "blocks" you mention allowing the axle housing to rotate (under torque), relative to the trailing arms? ...

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