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  1. Mopower71

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    Went to a local cruise last night,
    Had a good time, talked to a few people.
    Demon is leaking a small amount of anti freeze from the thermostat housing. It is a new one, thicker base, and the dang thing still leaks.
    It's also leaking a bit of oil, drips on the oil pan, on the k frame, and back towards the transmission.
    Also, the right rear tire is rubbing the fender, and is peeling rubber off. It is closer to the top on the right side than on the left. Sounds bad when I go over a bump. Then you can smell the burnt rubber in the car. I did just fill the fuel tank up full for the first time, So, all the weight from the fuel, plus the 3 kids in the back make it sit lower. I'll have to swap out one of the leaves on the passenger side, for a better one.
    I also know where a bunch of Dusters ended up. More Mopars at the cruise than anything else.
     
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    RedFish Well-Known Member

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    The leak at thermostat housing might be through those bolt threads instead of that gasket.
     
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    Mopower71 Speed Demon

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    Here's a few pictures from the Cruise.
    I have to say, My car was the worst looking car there.
    My 8 year old daughter was in charge of taking the pictures tonight.
    I think she did a really good job.

    Cuda Notch.jpg

    Cuda Vert.jpg

    Dart charger.jpg

    DartSport.jpg

    Duster BB.jpg

    RR at cruise.jpg

    Twisted.jpg

    Demon at Cruise.jpg
     
  4. Mopower71

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    It appears to be leaking out the side of the gasket, But I will seal the threads on the bolts next time I take it apart.
    Really need to find the exact place the oil is leaking from. There are some nice oil spots in the driveway now from where I parked it last night for it to cool before putting it away.
     
  5. Mopower71

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    Twisted

    Twisted1.jpg
     
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    Tnplumber Well-Known Member

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    great pics, thanks.
     
  7. HEMI-ITIS

    HEMI-ITIS PRO TOW

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    WOW!!!She has a great eye for the camera8)Tell her I said "GREAT JOB!!"
     
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    A chevy Truck with a little rat fink

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    Chevy truck1.jpg
     
  9. Mopower71

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    Big Block powered

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    V8 Pinto,
    Haven't seen one of these in years.

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  11. Mopower71

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    My Junk
    You can see how rough the paint is in the decal picture

    Demon Engine.jpg

    Demon Decal.jpg
     
  12. Mopower71

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    Under hood of another Duster.

    Duster under hood.jpg
     
  13. Snake

    Snake Mopar Nut

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    cool thanks,there seames to be more mopars there than the cruises we go to
     
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    Awesome pics! Is your thermostat housing chrome? I have always had problems with them leaking. I ended up taking mine off and ruffing up the surface on the bottom then used some "right-stuff" sealer as my gasket. No leaks anymore!
     
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    I was quite shocked to see all the Mopars.
    I figured it would be a Chevy cruise.
    Out of the 20 plus cars, there was 2 Barracudas, 1 Road Runner, 1 Dart Sport, 1 Charger, 1 Demon, 3 Dusters.
    3 Camaros, 1 27 T, 1 late 30's Pontiac, 1 GTO, 1 Chevy Truck,3 Mustangs, 1 Pinto, 1 Corvette.
    I don't recall the rest
     
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    Thank you for sharing. I like those first 2 pics of the cuda's and I especially love the 69 green swinger...What a beautiful car.......I really wish I had a 69 Dart...
     
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    thanks for sharing.......
     
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    smlveightis Confused in Confusion

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    Great pics! Thanks for posting. I think your daughter has a great camera "eye". Tell her thanks for the great pics!!
     
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    briankaplan greenduster

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    I really like the " Twisted" decal on the duster.
     
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    That Twisted Decal is pretty cool.
    I think I've seen it somewhere before.
     
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    Yes, it is a chrome one. It has a thicker base than the previous one, and I was hoping it would solve the leak. Until recently it hadn't leaked.
    Time to drain the system again, and get a new gasket. I'll scuff it up if I haven't already done that.
    Then I have to find where the oil is coming from. Could be the rear breather on the valve cover. It needs an evac system. Doesn't have a PCV valve, just 4 valve cover breathers.
     
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