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Old 11-02-2011, 08:51 PM   #589
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I'm originally from York, Pa and sold a green '73 Land Rover 88 to a guy in Indiana, 25 years ago...I want it back if you see him. Who knew they would be worth money.

Myrtle Lynn,
Not suggesting it, but when I was looking for my 345, I saw some real creative uses of Tupperware jugs and bottles.
Tupperware is very durable as we know. And we can get at any Walmart when staying over night in parking lot. :-) that's a great idea.
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Old 11-02-2011, 08:55 PM   #590
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LOL... why ask me... as if I know anything???

Oh, ok...
I have been talking to these guys, as I need one too...

LMC Truck...
Not pinned it down yet, but Item 22 and 23 looks good to me.
They are supposed to be sending me a pic today... but nothing yet...
Item #32-0094, and its cap #32-0106 under $30 for both shipped will work if its right..
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Can't you make one for me? Lol you know mold it out of something that you find in your garage? The amazing things you do this is an easy project. I actually think the universal one looks good to me. I am going to hit some local places tomorrow and see if they sell universal ones. Thanks agin.
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Old 11-02-2011, 10:28 PM   #591
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Not sure of the specifics, but Andy has a radiator recovery tank listed on sale at Inland RV.
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Old 11-03-2011, 04:56 AM   #592
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Bought a replacement at Airstream, Jackson Center for mine.
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:46 PM   #593
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Bought a replacement at Airstream, Jackson Center for mine.
Well I ordered one from car quest today. Just saw these posts tonight. It looks to be an exact one. It's a universal with basket. When I find out more details I will post. Thanks again for the help.
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Old 11-03-2011, 06:54 PM   #594
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Well I ordered one from car quest today. Just saw these posts tonight. It looks to be an exact one. It's a universal with basket. When I find out more details I will post. Thanks again for the help.
Myrtle, I would definitely like to know what you end up with. I need to replace both the radiator overflow and the wiper washer tanks. Mine are as brittle as can be.
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Old 11-03-2011, 07:23 PM   #595
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Myrtle, I would definitely like to know what you end up with. I need to replace both the radiator overflow and the wiper washer tanks. Mine are as brittle as can be.
For sure. Ha. My wiper one is bad too. I forgot about it until now. They said they will have it at my shop in the morning.
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:40 PM   #596
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Myrtle, I would definitely like to know what you end up with. I need to replace both the radiator overflow and the wiper washer tanks. Mine are as brittle as can be.
Well got it this morning. Exact one. Wow! Can't believe it. And for $17. Now I have to figure out how to set up the low coolant sensor
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:56 PM   #597
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Looks great...
This is what I have...
Complete with special venting!



Not sure if its the same as mine tho, but at $17 I will go for that too!

Ok, time for an update...

The Cherokee went back to the girl, and she is pleased... But I still had to flush the radiator, replace the Thermostat... and I finally figured out why it was running too warm... Fan Clutch was toast... Jeez, my hand are trashed... its tricky to do!

That was in the morning, so to save me from getting bored, I did a transmission filter and fluid on my Grand Cherokee... I think its been running on the Mobil 1 fluid for 40k... it was time. Also did the adjustment on the front and rear bands while I was there.

Then I got a call from here to say the Check Engine Light came on...


Then I had a little SCORE...
10 top quality wool buffing pads...
If anyone needs to buy some to do some polishing, PM me...
I got a deal for you!

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Old 11-04-2011, 11:00 PM   #598
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Today, was Airstream day!
Today it was raining too!
So good chance to check for leaks...
Rear corner still leaking slightly, but I need to buff out the Upper marker lamps mounting spots before I reseal..

So, I ripped into the floor...
Set my Circular saw to just under depth, marked the nails...
And away I went...


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I didnt get much further than that, as I needed some more tools, so stopped when the rain stopped, and moved onto Gas pipes.
Amongst the things I got this last week was 3' of 1 3/4.


I pulled the 2" pipe off the tank that I has put on as a stop-gap, and replaced it with the correct 1, 3/4" pipe.. and I used a piece of the 2" to replace the section in the bedroom...
Done.

Then I wanted to revisit the Front window seals....

I swear, I cannot do these fin seals... the one between the fixed and sliding glasses.
There is no way to get the old one out... I did by destroying it...
So you cannot get the new ones in intact either!!
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Then I wanted to revisit the Front window seals....
I swear, I cannot do these fin seals... the one between the fixed and sliding glasses.There is no way to get the old one out... I did by destroying it...
So you cannot get the new ones in intact either!!
Seems like Dan The Man (Smartstream) replaced his with the parts he got from Andy. I'd sure like a update from Dan 'cause mine are shot, too.
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Despite what I have read and been told, the channel that the fin seal sits in is boxed in... there is no slip in or relief area top or bottom...
Looks like someone alread hacked the rubber seal channel...




I also got my seals from Andy, and what is odd is that the one i took out is deeper than the new one.. I dont think it will cover the gap between the panes.
I am taking my Dremel over there next time, and will be cutting a bit of it out!
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Well got it this morning. Exact one. Wow! Can't believe it. And for $17. Now I have to figure out how to set up the low coolant sensor
Got same one at O'Reilly Auto Parts today...$12.49
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