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  1. Just me

    Just me New Member

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    I recently purchased a 1976 scamp hard top needs some work but decent.car . I believe it has original 318 engine . t.he transmission leaks fluid bad . Hopefully I'll go pick it up next Sunday .and Tow it home..just wondering if there any members from Florida. And where are you finding interior parts for your cars I need a back seat my missing . .thank you
     
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    • dustertogo

      dustertogo Well-Known Member

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      Welcome to the site from Mississippi!
       
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      Car Nut Mopar Master

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      :welcome: aboard!
       
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      318willrun Utube channel 318willrun

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    • kursplat

      kursplat FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome...was in the same boat a year ago! Seller told me up front had a slight trans leak, probably pan. Not the sellers fault but I learned (from this site and from messing around) that the "pan leak" was actually shift shaft. Check it and your filler tube. Use cardboard my friend.
       
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      yep- super common O ring at dipstick tube.

      Don Garlits show/swap in November and Melbourne in Jan/Feb.

      VERY likely to find a seat.

      I have a nice black Duster top section.
      Not sure if it's the same.
       
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      66fyssh Don't Stop Believin' FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome to FABO from up North Georgia way!!

      Another area to check for a transmission leak is the front pump seal and rear extension housing seal. Together with the suggestions above I think we about covered all the areas they can leak.

      A&A Transmission out of Indy is good. They have most everything you need and they know their way around a transmission.
       
    • SGBARRACUDA

      SGBARRACUDA ROY FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome. From Plant City Fl. I probably have a few back seats.
       
    • R4Sedan

      R4Sedan Larry FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome Aboard.
       
    • Demonracer

      Demonracer 71 Demon 00 Ram 16 Chrysler 300S 05 Caravan FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome from Texas, post up some pictures so we know what you are working with.
       
    • 340doc

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      Welcome from the other side of the state!
       
    • Just me

      Just me New Member

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      Thanks for all the welcome's from all of you .I will post some pictures when I get home , as far as the leaking transmission I though the same probably dried seals.thanks
       
    • MOPARMITCH

      MOPARMITCH Mekong Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Welcome to the Madness !!!!
       
    • RAT ROD AL

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

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      :welcome: from S/W FLORIDA..
      What city you at?
      I'm on Pine Island , just off the Cape.:thumbsup:
       
    • Just me

      Just me New Member

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      Lehigh high acers
       
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        I brought my Duster over to Lehigh for some street racing many years ago. What a time.
         
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        69FBCuda Life in the Fast Lane FABO Gold Member

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        Welcome from Osteen, FLA
         
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