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#494155 - September 05th 2011 1:17 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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I forgot the camera. Im sure someone will have pics posted.
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#496969 - September 14th 2011 10:44 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Ripped the top half of the motor apart as soon as i got home from jr and glendas, shop called me today and the head will be done tomorrow or Friday. Gettin ready to see how she runs with the whole top end re-done! Suppose i should post up some pics of my progress so far, wife found the camera so ill get to that tomorrow!
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#496976 - September 14th 2011 11:06 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Your van is really look great.
Cant wait to see your motor build pics.
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#496979 - September 14th 2011 11:14 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Thanks Luke.
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#497013 - September 15th 2011 7:04 am Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Your van is really look great.
Cant wait to see your motor build pics. yeah

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#497015 - September 15th 2011 7:12 am Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Dude this thing is looking great!
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#497047 - September 15th 2011 10:03 am Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Thanks guys, now to make it run as good as it looks!
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#497135 - September 15th 2011 4:20 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Well, heres pics so far. Nothing much to look at except 6 big holes and the pos exhaust manifold. Plans o clean up the valve cover and intake and make em look halfway decent again. dropped off the new valve seals to the machine shop today so he can cook the head and clean er up. Many thanks to Reed for helping me out with a ton of missing hardware!




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#497137 - September 15th 2011 4:22 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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At this time I will also be reinstalling the A/C parts in hopes that maybe i can get them to work. Im tired of cookin.
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#497146 - September 15th 2011 4:32 pm Re: 87 Dodge "Southeast of Disorder" [Re: draggnastro]
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Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
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If you have removed the catalytic converters, you can also lose the AIR pump and the injection tube that goes to the back of the head. You can make a little plate out of flat steel and bolt it over the hole in the head, or you can track down one of the factory block off plates that was put on some 318s. You might also need to weld up a hole in a catalytic converter for the air injection if you remove the pump and hoses. However, the bracket for the pump is shared with the A/C compressor so you need to leave at least the bracket.

I strongly advocate for reinstalling the A/C. I live in Washington State and can't live (happily) without A/C. However, be ready for sticker shock when you go to get the system either recharged or converted to 134A. I have converted several vehicles and it always ends up costing around $1000. however, you may want to get in touch with Charlie_S over on Slantsix.org. He lives in Florida and is a slant six A/C guru. He might be able to help you out setting up your van's A/C.

Say, does your exhaust manifold have provisions for an O2 sensor?


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