15 years of dreaming, 8 years of building, and it moves under its own power for the first time e-v-a-r! The “rod knock” sound was a plastic shield hitting the flywheel (Whew! I did NOT want to have to pull the motor!).
OEM filler was between the driver’s door and rear wheel, feeding the gas tank under the back seat. Under the back seat is now 4-link suspension, driveshaft, and dual exhaust. Move the tank = move the filler.
Chasing the forever leaks on The Crusty Chevy. Apparently the last time I did the intake manifold, I did not do a very good job sealing the China Walls. Eating coolant (Blackstone Labs also reported coolant in the oil) became a bigger appetite, which became puddles on the floor.