We were informed that said detonators were actually blasting caps, which can be activated by even the slightest static electricity on your body. My hand would have been blown clean off the limb, followed by a nearly untreatable infection.
Statements were given, hands shaken, and so on.
I know this story is so insane, but I kid you not! If you begin to question me, I invite you to call the Tennessee Sheriff's Department or the Tennessee Highway Patrol's Bomb Unit.
Do I still try to buy the '85?
One last question. I'm wondering if it would be better to try and get the 22RE out of the back end and put it back in under the hood, or get a 3RZ to swap in.
We replied: The 22RE is a great engine and would be easy to put back in, since everything bolts in.
The 3RZ is more powerful but not necessarily a cheap or easy swap.
A Chevy 4.3L V-6 is also a great swap candidate and a good engine, but would complicate things slightly.
I hope your truck is as explosive on the trail as it is sitting still. We'll be sending you a General Tire voucher soon.
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