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  1. I bought my '79 Road Runner new, and still have...

    I bought my '79 Road Runner new, and still have it. It was special ordered by the dealer with engine option E46, which was the 318 4barrel - Thermoquad.
    it also came with the California emissions...
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    In our area (Wisconsin/Minnesota), Keystone...

    In our area (Wisconsin/Minnesota), Keystone Industries, the same outfit that made the Keystone 'mag' wheels, has a restoration service for aluminum wheels. They would re-polish the aluminum, repaint...
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    Thanks again, everybody!

    Thanks again, everybody!
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    Thank you, everyone for your responses and...

    Thank you, everyone for your responses and comments. I'll have to check the part number and go from there.

    Stew
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    By passing Lean Burn Computer

    I have a '79 Road Runner that I bought new, and have always babied it. It has a 318 with a Thermoquad as original equipment. It has a hard starting problem, which I am starting to suspect the...
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    it was pinned. I carefully made a thin cardboard...

    it was pinned. I carefully made a thin cardboard template in the outline of the emblem, with the holes in the right places, taped it to the door and carefully drilled. I sized the holes to take...
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    I put one one the glove box door of my '79 shorty...

    I put one one the glove box door of my '79 shorty after I bought it new. I think thats' the spot for it.
  8. I bought my 79 Road Runner new, had it Ziebart...

    I bought my 79 Road Runner new, had it Ziebart rust proofed, and had water coming in on the right side. The cowl vent rubber flaps in the engine compartment had a little rust proofing on them, and...
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    Could any of these things be made on a 3-D...

    Could any of these things be made on a 3-D printer? Grilles? Just a thought
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    Nothing has been added to this post in quite some...

    Nothing has been added to this post in quite some time, so I guess there's no topping it! Still holds true today, IMHO, Should have cloned Ronnie!!!!!
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    On my car, I used "Steam" brand engine cleaner,...

    On my car, I used "Steam" brand engine cleaner, and a parts cleaning brush to loosen the Ziebart, then power washed the engine bay. A little cleaner and wax, along with a liberal amount of elbow...
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    I heard the Chinese handles also had good old...

    I heard the Chinese handles also had good old fashioned radium in them to make them easy to find in the dark
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    Sorry to interrupt, but I've got a drive shaft...

    Sorry to interrupt, but I've got a drive shaft story that will make you chuckle. My folks operated a trucking company when I was a kid. In high school, I worked nights and weekends for a local...
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    Its time for everybody to check with local...

    Its time for everybody to check with local salvage yards, usually smaller ones that have older vehicles. There is one I can think of near by that still has a lot of vehicles from the 50's and up,...
  15. Thread: '78 Volare

    by bbeep79
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    I have a '79 Road Runner that I bought new. It...

    I have a '79 Road Runner that I bought new. It came with the 'California Emissions', and part of that system was a valve that mounted on top of the intake manifold, in plain view when you opened the...
  16. Where's The Ford?

    Where's The Ford?
  17. Thread: K member swap

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    Also bought mine new, June 30, 1979. It's been...

    Also bought mine new, June 30, 1979. It's been stored winters, 116k miles. Surviving family members will have to fight over it when I'm in Mopar Heaven. Just down the block from Rock 'n Roll...
  18. Thread: Volare Emblems

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    On some of the Road Runners with rear spoilers...

    On some of the Road Runners with rear spoilers that I've seen, they had a 'Plymouth' emblem that was held on with adhesive backing on the lower right corner. My car had that when it was new, though...
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