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  1. dartnabout

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    I haven't been working on it...too many other projects
     
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    • Mattax

      Mattax Just the facts, ma'am FABO Gold Member

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      Yup. Think all Dusters and Dart Sports were sans vent windows. Later ones only had pop out rear windows. That's just wrong.
      When I was looking at XJs, working vent windows are limited. An important feature IMO.
       
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      • toolmanmike

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        I had Autolites in both my cars and I wend back to Champs. Wrong heat range in both and the ones in the Swinger I could hardly get out. They didn't appear to be carboned up on the end but it was like the threads were oversized or they were Loctited in. :wtf:
         
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        • Ddaddy

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          I pulled the Champions out of my 360 Magnum MP crate engine in favor of the Autolights. Even the Mopar paperwork that came with it recommended the Autolights. Why the previous owner chose Champions, IDK.

          It runs much better with the Autolight copper core plugs.
           
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          • Rainy Day Auto

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            All dusters had pop out rear windows. I have a 71 and a 75 duster and some in between and they all pop out the same.
             
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            • dukeboy_318

              dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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              Kegan converted his to vent wing. I’ve been torn between doing it as well.
               
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                I think it's a great idea only because the doors with the wing windows are the metal top doors and the non vent ones are the later ones with the plastic upper trim.

                That plastic trim is a bear to find these days. Much simpler with the metal tops, except you can burn your arm on the hot metal in the summer (I have a few times but so worth it) :eek:
                 
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                • Mopar Tim

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                  I always favored AC plugs....
                   
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                  I stopped using them years ago. Autolights and NGK are better.
                   
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                  dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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                  Hmmm what do you mean by trim? I took mine off and it was all metal, unless we’re talking about two different things
                   
                • toolmanmike

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                  Not in Mopars, Fords, or AMC's. GM only.
                   
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                  • Mopar Tim

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                    NGK plugs are good.....I have not used AC plugs in years....
                     
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                    • Mopar Tim

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                      I defiantly used them in my Mopars. At the time, there were Champion, AC, and Autolite.
                       
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                      • WTruo

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                        Who me?

                        Better than being George Costanza.
                         
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                        • Ddaddy

                          Ddaddy I'm changing the World... one pixel at a time! FABO Gold Member

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                          Agree. Autolights are in mine...those using Champions...wanna race?
                           
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                              Ddaddy I'm changing the World... one pixel at a time! FABO Gold Member

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                              Bring it! :D
                               
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                                Mopar Tim FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                                And the gauntlet has been thrown down!!:lol:
                                 
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                                • WTruo

                                  WTruo FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                                  Just run glow plugs instead of spark plugs.
                                   
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                                  • toolmanmike

                                    toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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                                    Better get some Cal Trax. That 66 will have a hard time hooking up with that stroker under the hood. :poke::poke::thumbsup:
                                     
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                                      toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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                                      Just sayin'

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                                      • Ddaddy

                                        Ddaddy I'm changing the World... one pixel at a time! FABO Gold Member

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                                        LOL, that ought to be interesting in a gasoline engine!

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                                        • Mopar Tim

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                                          AND BFG hockey pucks. BUT, Dave's car has the same BFG tires, so equal in that DEPT/
                                           
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