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What did you do to your wagon today?

Discussion in 'Escort Wagons' started by NightWulf, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. novanutcase

    novanutcase FEOA Member

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    I've kept an eye on mine and after a couple years it's still going strong with no leaks or anything.

    John
  2. Failingschool

    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    its a beand new one i got. Should be mostly calibrated. I'll check have to check it against another one.
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    1993tracer FEOA Member

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    I would hope they would have a whole section on the old Mopar suspensions. The torsion bar front ends with offset bushing upper control arms worked exceptionally well. Almost no nose drive on hard braking, forces transferred directly in to the frames and extremely low roll axis. The rear axles with the offset leaf springs that acted like traction bars and built in anti roll bars also worked very well. I had a small block 74 Dart which I upgraded to heavier torsion bars and springs and a little 3/4 to 7/8 inch front roll bar and Diplomat 15x7 rims with gatorbacks. I could outrun z 28's preludes etc on clover leafs and out brake Lincoln mark VIIs
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  4. wasthatawagon

    wasthatawagon FEOA Member

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    Hey hey!! Got my tie bar for my wagon 2 days ago!! Annnnd these!!
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  5. novanutcase

    novanutcase FEOA Member

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    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Nice, I need a set of those for the front and rear sometime whenever I decide to lower my wagon.
  7. Failingschool

    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Had to rebleed my master cylinder. Hate bleeding them

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  8. Failingschool

    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Working on going to 10.25 front brakes, got some mx-3 seats also to install. Even lucked out and got a dual lid center console.

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    Intuit FEOA Member

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    Got a vacuum bleeder?
  10. Failingschool

    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    1. I do. It just would get the air bubble. Had to mobe it around till i got it.
  11. novanutcase

    novanutcase FEOA Member

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    Nice score on the seats!

    John
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  12. Failingschool

    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Thanks John. I got a steal on all three of these items and I just had to. The drivers had a very small tear which E6000 took care of.
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    novanutcase FEOA Member

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    Denim iron on repair patches work really good too!

    John
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    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Good idea, didn't think of that.
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    Failingschool FEOA Member

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    Good idea. Maybe I'll do over my E6000 patch.
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    I think I finally figured out my clunk in the right back end. The swaybar endlink was loose. Tightened it up and most of the clunk is gone. I guess I'll need to get a new Moog endlink...The nice hard polythylene kind.
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    My 92 wagon developed a clunk in the right rear. In that case it was a broken ring near the top of the suspension spring. A new strut fixed it.
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    1993tracer FEOA Member

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    I'll have to check that too.
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    Great job and congrats on the MX-3 seats! Wish I could find/afford some. If anyone is curious my wagon-no start problem is posted over on the 3rd gen. section.

    Have not posted here in quite a while due to poor health of elderly parents.
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    In my prayers...

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