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Old March 22nd, 2012, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Lady72nRob71 View Post
This one is untrue in my case where they have to share a garage...
The neglected one DOES let me know....

Ah yes, the embarrassing fluid leaks on the garage floor.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 01:05 PM
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Ah yes, the embarrassing fluid leaks on the garage floor.
And the stubborness, and problems.....
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 01:18 PM
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Bryon,

Ouch.

My wife of 18 years had Mr. Marshall serve me with divorce papers on the day of our anniversay. Dumb ole me tought we were going out to dinner.
Wow , sorry to hear that ! We were together for almost 18yrs .
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Originally Posted by oldsguybry View Post
thanks to all for the funny and caring comments , but it's time to put this thread to rest and move on to the other repairs .... Nothing is Going to Keep Me Down For Long !
Yay!!! Do the engine, do the engine, do the engine.

That was sooo embarassing. I guess what I was really trying to say was:
do the engine!
do the engine!
do the engine!

I need someone to lead by example on this one.....
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Oh, my....
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Lady72nRob71 View Post
Oh, my....
Yes, my Master? You and I know the power of the dark side.....Bryon - embrace what you know is the truth.....


Do the engine, do the welding, do be do be doo, doo doo be doobie doobie doobie doo.....
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Old April 21st, 2012, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Allan R View Post
Yes, my Master? You and I know the power of the dark side.....Bryon - embrace what you know is the truth.....


Do the engine, do the welding, do be do be doo, doo doo be doobie doobie doobie doo.....
lol , I never even seen this one ... That got me laughing , and beleive me I don't have much to laugh at lately , but found out what the noise was !

THE NOISE IS ........( drum roll ) ....... the fan clutch ! I was preping the hood for the fender removal in about 10 hours from now , and spun the fan again . Everything seemed normal at that point , but when I went back and forth with it real fast it was squeeking like crazy ! I thought I was still having a belt spin on startup , but it was that thing the whole time .... after it gets hot , it changes to that hollow howling bearing sound . Now that I know what it is , I'm gonna leave it alone for awhile ( hope it dont fly off or anything )
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Glad you got it all figured out. Fan clutch is such an easy fix.
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Old April 21st, 2012, 07:01 PM
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Fix it now. If it comes off, you will have a radiator to replace also. Summer is coming, so the clutch will need to be reliable.
Hope everything is going better for ya!
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Old April 21st, 2012, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Lady72nRob71 View Post
Fix it now. If it comes off, you will have a radiator to replace also. Summer is coming, so the clutch will need to be reliable.
Hope everything is going better for ya!
Do you think the fan clutch off of my 68 455 will work ? and as far as going better for me ? ... well I'm gonna just have to get use to my new life .

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If the other fan clutch fits, it'll work.

It may not be perfect, but it'll work.

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Old April 21st, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by MDchanic View Post
If the other fan clutch fits, it'll work.

It may not be perfect, but it'll work.

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As long as it does work (engages and disengages when it should)...
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As long as it does work (engages and disengages when it should)...
should I stick a stick in there to find out ?
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