Does anyone have a 50-year-old car that doesn’t drip a drop of something from somewhere?

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    Do you not have an oil pan on the garage floor?
     
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    Hahaha... you funny guy !
     
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    • Jeff Seighman

      Jeff Seighman not my real name

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      Just finished dropping my trans to replace all the external seals, I can now say my 70' Dart is drip free.
       
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      • A56

        A56 MoPar Affliction FABO Gold Member

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        I don't personally name my vehicles, but I know they're alpha males marking their territory. Can't be helped.
         
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        • toolmanmike

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          We all drip a little when we get old. :rofl::rofl:
           
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            Every car I've ever owned was nicknamed "Spot".
             
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            • Professor Fate

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              Hell, even my "new" cars aren't perfect.
              I just throw puppy training pads under there.
               
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              • Demonracer

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                My car doesn't leak, yeah right. If I beat on my bracket car, over the course of the season it develops a leak or two. When I first see any sign, I get the car up & find the problem. If you have a 40-50 year old car, no matter how much time, money, blood, sweat & tears you put in, it will eventually develop a leak. My suggestion is to find them before they cause any problems & do what it takes to rectify the problem.
                 
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                • j par

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                  No leaks here...
                   
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                  • Scody21

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                    Every car leaks, other than the brand new one right off the transporter…

                    This years F1, Indy, Le Mans, NASCARs all leak. Ever walk the garages on Sunday night after a Pro race?
                     
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                      Yes I have a 3 60’s mopars that don’t leak a drop. If you have not gone through it all then yes they leak.

                      Yes the more you use it the more change of developing a leak. Seems to happen. Get on it before the bottom looks like a road Oiler truck and it can stay nice.

                      If people tell you it can’t be done, it just means they don’t know how to do it, yet.
                       
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                        My Roadrunner pinion yoke seeps a little as does my A833 but a rag wipe keeps the garage floor dry and I drive the car a good amount. Well 3k a year....that's all I can afford! 440 and manual steering box are dry.
                         
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                        • RAT ROD AL

                          RAT ROD AL I know just enough to be dangerous FABO Gold Member

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                          The old Harley Davidson guys would say
                          " If it ain't leaking better fill it with oil "
                           
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                          • A56

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                            lol, I resemble that remark. :poke:Actually, none of my Harley's leaked for long. It's easier to address those issues quickly since the motor isn't between a set of fenders.
                             
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                            • TT5.9mag

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                              My 72 dart hasn’t leaked a drop in 4 years. Turns out that is exactly how long it’s been sitting with no engine or trans.
                               
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                                Hell even my ball joints drip a little sumpin every now and then ...lol
                                 
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                                  :rofl::rofl:
                                   
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                                    And when it comes to old Mopars, "It ain't a real Mopar if it don't leak. And if it don't, it will !"
                                     
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                                      The only leak I have is the pinion seal and it's a very small drip I can live with. The engine and 727 are drip free that makes me HAPPY.
                                       
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                                        Some more than others!!!
                                         
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                                          In the 70s I was with a friend of mine in a Triumph motorcycle dealership, and he asked the salesman how come all the bikes on the showroom floor didn't leak and the salesman said that's because there is no oil or fuel in them.
                                           
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                                          • Dana67Dart

                                            Dana67Dart The parts you don't add don't cause you no trouble FABO Gold Member

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                                            Engine - front seal, rear seal, oil pan

                                            Transmission - front seal, rear seal, shift lever, throttle position lever, speedo gear, pan

                                            Differential - pinion seal

                                            Master cyl - cover seal.

                                            Where doesn't it leak!
                                             
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                                            • Dicer

                                              Dicer The past is practice. FABO Gold Member

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                                              Oil leak.... what oil leak, that's just sweat from all that horse power.
                                               
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                                                Neither of these leak a drop of anything. I now have the '69 Swinger absolutely drip free as well. Oh and the push button auto '64.. not a drop! The Bird is a work in progress but we'z getting there with the fleet!
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                                                  Now that's confidence of no leaks
                                                   
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