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I was surprised to find a two-barrel 351W V-8 under the hood instead of the more common 302. Thanks to California smog laws you could only get the HO 351 four-barrel engine in the other 49 states. Not that I'm complaining, mind you. I replaced the $59 air pump (it seized) and installed the Bosch spark plugs the previous owner left in a NAPA bag on the front seat. I never got around to changing the oil, but I should since there was a new Fram filter in the bag with the spark plugs. As you read this I'm probably still working on replumbing all those vacuum lines for the emissions system. And I'm a little worried about why there was a spare radiator in the back seat when I bought the truck....
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