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Ask Bob... Code 504's New Layaway Plan

CODE 504 HOLIDAY LAYAWAYThere’s no opening feeDown Payment of 10% of Total Order, NONREFUNDABLEThe Rules:Terms - Layaway begins September 1st. Final payment must be made on or before December 20th.Cancellation – If account is canceled, items will be returned to inventory. Down payment and payments made will refunded, less the 10% down payment. Returns – Code 504 Return Policy [...]

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And The Winner Is....

CODE 504 attended the NSRA Nationals in Louisville Kentucky August 3rd through the 6th.  This is the second year that CODE 504 has participated at Nationals.  This year we decided to have a drawing to give away one of our conversion kits.  The lucky winner was drawn on Sunday at Noon.  The lucky winner was [...]

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Ask Bob... Can I use the factory S-10 gas tank?

Q. Can I use the factory gas tank out of the S-10 with a Code 504 Conversion Kit? A. You can use the factory gas tank out of the S-10, however you will have to make the factory straps work with our brackets or make new ones. In addition, you will need to cut and remove the [...]

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Code 504 To Attend MSRA's Back to the 50's

Code 504 is pleased to announce that we will be attending, as a vendor, MSRA's Back to the 50's car show.  This is MSRA's 44th Year for the show. The show is June 23, 24 & 25.  Our booth will be in the Progress Building and we will be there from 8A - 6P Friday [...]

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Ask Bob... My Box on my 47-54 Chevy Truck does not sit down on my S-10 frame. What do I need to do?

http://files.constantcontact.com/4aee071b601/de509...Click on the Link above to view the full pdf on what Bob says you need to do to get that box sitting right! If you have any questions, give us a call here at the shop, or shoot us an email!

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Ask Bob... What do you recommend if I don't have enough room for my radiator and fan?

Q. When installing my small block Chevy Engine with your S-10 Conversion Kit, I don’t have enough room for my radiator and fan, what do you recommend?A. Our tech support line receives this question frequently. When installing the Small Block Chevy Engine, customers say they do not have enough room for the radiator [...]

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Ask Bob... If I want to use an aftermarket steering column which one do I need to use?

Q. If I want to use an aftermarket steering column which one do I need to use? A. Code 504 offers IDIDIT columns for your S-10 Conversion. Depending on the type of column and shifter you want to run with your truck, will depend on what column you will need. If you want to run a tilt column [...]

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Ask Bob... Do I have to use a drop shock if I use 2" drop spindles?

Q. When I place 2” drop spindles on my S-10 for my Conversion, do I have to use a drop shock? A. No. You do not need to use a drop shock when using 2” drop spindles because the spindle shaft and the pickup points for the caliper have been moved up. We have not changed the [...]

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Ask Bob ... Measure accurately for your drive shaft

Q. How do I measure for my driveshaft?A. When completing your S-10 Conversion Build, it is important to measure for your driveshaft accurately. If you do not have a yoke, you will want to measure from the outer lip of seal to center line of universal joint or face of pinion yoke as shown in the photo below:If you have [...]

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Co-Founder Robert Heater Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we report that we lost Co-Founder and President of Code504, Robert L Heater. Bob’s passion was street rods and he was a member of the NSRA (The National Street Rod Association) and a former member of the Lincoln Street Rods Club. Bob was the Nebraska safety rep for the National [...]

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