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Old 05-30-2013, 10:56 PM
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Wow, that's too cool! Any under-hood pics? What did the fluids look like?
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:37 PM
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thats sweet. jealous.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:51 PM
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I showed the pictures to my wife and she reminded me that it was made the same year I was...
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I think the '62 makes a more reliable DD...did you fix that smoke issue yet?
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I think the '62 makes a more reliable DD...did you fix that smoke issue yet?
The '59 smokes when I stop quickly. I'm thinking the valve seals are needing some attention and oil pooled on the head gets sucked in. No worries.

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Wow, that's too cool! Any under-hood pics? What did the fluids look like?
Here is what the fluids looked like... Pretty sure there was some water in the transmission. The engine oil was good and black and the diffs actually looked green still.

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I removed the hitch today. I'm thinking that looks a lot better...

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nice work with the hot wrench, looks grrreat!
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Old 06-10-2013, 08:08 AM
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That thing is sooo cool in person!!! Thanks for bringing it down & I'm really glad that some of "Old Blue's" parts will still see the road...
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