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croquest87

Member Since 02 Apr 2016
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In Topic: Fender Marker Lights

Yesterday, 05:59 AM

That's  wide.  I will look for them this evening.

In Topic: Proud New Owner of a 87 Flatty with 69k Miles

14 January 2019 - 06:22 AM

Car looks pretty solid to me. Little TLC and good to go.
As far as switches go? Carefully take them apart clean very carefully and use dialectic grease to bring it all back alive and moving again. When l say carefully l mean it.Most plastic parts on them are old and brittle but it can be done. I have used dish soap to remove old grease and such on plastic parts. As far as cleaning electronic parts? Some electronic cleaner and blow it out good let dry real good before use.

In Topic: Fender Marker Lights

14 January 2019 - 06:09 AM

Post a picture of your car. If wide? l have what you are looking for.

In Topic: Looking into engine possibilities / questions

13 January 2019 - 08:47 PM

Hoses yes.    Freeze plugs just inspect for leaks they should be good but good to keep on eye on one under the exhaust manifold like l stated above (l wouldn't be replacing them if they dont leak that's to much work) they dont fail often.
Pretty much anything rubber should be looked into.

Onother thing that l think is a good idea is to put a new valve cover gasket set (gasket set comes w couple of pcs) not just a gasket.

Perhaps  distributor oil seal.

Just recommend all this if unknown condition/leaks  


In Topic: Looking into engine possibilities / questions

13 January 2019 - 07:23 PM

Ebay silicone lines  they are very affordable.

As far as leaks go  l would replace all coolant related hoses.
Upper lower radiator hose
Couple of heater hoses in the back
Dont forget the short hose that goes from water pump to the metal tube(they bubble up) that goes around block to the heater hose area. This also supplies throttle body w coolant and also there is a hose for that(can't remember metric size but it's around 3/8)
One coolant leak that l noticed on all 3 of my cars and had to deal with  was that freeze plug right under the exhaust manifold on the block (heat kills it) l would check it just to make sure.