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    Could it be I solved one problem and created...

    Could it be I solved one problem and created another? It wouldn't be the first time... Cylinders 1 and 6 show no signs of vacuum leak. Cylinders 3 and 4 do.

    I will get y'all some fresh pictures....
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    CORRECTION!!! Bill installed the oil pan...

    CORRECTION!!!


    Bill installed the oil pan with anaerobic sealant, not the transmission pan. Oil pan is leak-free.
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    Yes, he does. Bill's O-rings are square and since...

    Yes, he does. Bill's O-rings are square and since they use English measurement instead of metric they are slightly smaller than the O-rings I purchased. These are the ones that failed after a few...
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    I don't know. The adapter plates are glued on...

    I don't know. The adapter plates are glued on with anaerobic sealant. When I removed the old O-rings, the cylinder #4 O-ring had about 1/4" right at the top of the mating surface which was dirty, so...
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    They do not. Hence "they fit but I still have...

    They do not.

    Hence "they fit but I still have a vacuum leak" in the earlier post.
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    Oh, man! That stuff is even harder to remove than...

    Oh, man! That stuff is even harder to remove than RTV! LOL Good thinking, though. I had forgotten about that stuff. Thanks!
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    What would you use instead?

    What would you use instead?
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    Well, the Dodge Monaco O-rings are a perfect fit...

    Well, the Dodge Monaco O-rings are a perfect fit (of course) but I still have a vacuum leak at cylinder #4.

    Although the package says "Not for use with gasoline," I decided to use some leftover...
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    I have sourced intake manifold O-rings from...

    I have sourced intake manifold O-rings from RockAuto using the 1990 Dodge Monaco V6 as a cross-reference. They should be here next week, and then I can continue troubleshooting the vacuum leak.
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    [General] Not too hard, I hope...

    Not too hard, I hope...
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    Cooling fan problem solved. Turns out the...

    Cooling fan problem solved.

    Turns out the terminal on the black/orange wire was just barely hanging on. When I went remove it from the "Otter" switch and insert a jumper to test the fans, the...
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    Definitely a vacuum leak. This is good news....

    Definitely a vacuum leak. This is good news. Vacuum leaks are annoying, but easy.

    Now I just have to check and see which side of the adapter plates the leak is on. I may have to replace some...
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    Jonathan, Good thinking. The fuel pump, fuel...

    Jonathan,

    Good thinking. The fuel pump, fuel line, fuel filter, etc. were all changed along with the engine. I suspected gas at first because there's still some varnish in the tank from when the...
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    [General] Replaced the steel fasteners, washers, and shims...

    Replaced the steel fasteners, washers, and shims on both front fenders with stainless steel. (Fender washers instead of shims. Trick to lining them up is to lift up on the fender lip a little bit...
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    Sidetracked by other things so the car sat for a...

    Sidetracked by other things so the car sat for a few weeks. I guess that was a mistake.

    The PRV really doesn't seem to like anything other than fresh gas. The 3.0L is now doing the same thing that...
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    [General] Threw the T-Panel and louvres back on with a...

    Threw the T-Panel and louvres back on with a minimum of damage.
    Added some coolant.
    Fired it up. That was a mistake.
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    [General] Fixed the door alignment problems by fastening...

    Fixed the door alignment problems by fastening down the roof box and adjusting the striker pins.
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    [Frame & Body] I had forgotten that the torsion bars remaining...

    I had forgotten that the torsion bars remaining installed would create some resistance while torquing down the fasteners. So I tightened them until they essentially bottomed out. Good results: doors...
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    [Frame & Body] Thanks, Gary! I like that solution. I finished...

    Thanks, Gary! I like that solution.

    I finished the "roof cage fix" tonight, slowly tightening the fasteners until they wouldn't travel any more and covering them with black RTV (my tribute to...
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    [General] Roof cage "fix" part one: drilled holes and...

    Roof cage "fix" part one: drilled holes and installed fasteners.

    (Cured neither of the problems I was having with the doors, but managed to render the rear headliner useless in the process:...
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    [Frame & Body] Well, I installed and tightened the nuts & bolts...

    Well, I installed and tightened the nuts & bolts in the roof cage today and solved zero problems. The doors are still binding in the plastic at the front, and the passenger door still creaks like a...
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    [General] New tires. Cha-ching.

    New tires. Cha-ching.
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    I ended up at Pep Boys today to buy tires. For...

    I ended up at Pep Boys today to buy tires. For the fronts I went with one of their house brands, Definity HP 800. For the rears I went with the Mickey Thompson Sportman S/T. They're both all-weather...
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    There's plenty of room on the passenger side of...

    There's plenty of room on the passenger side of #2613's engine compartment for a Roots-style, er, "pre-muffler" ... ;-) But that is not happening. LOL
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