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Offline Billman

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1980 Motor
« on: March 19, 2014, 07:48:06 PM »
After a few hours cleaning I found this and put it in an '84 Wagon. Does anyone know what is supposed to attach to the bracket thats welded onto the top middle of the valve cover?
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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2014, 07:51:10 PM »
There is a vacuum line assembly that goes there I think.
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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2014, 09:47:59 PM »
Here are a couple pictures of  my 1980 engine.  I believe the engine is pretty stock and very complete.  There is nothing attached to that bracket on my engine.



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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2014, 11:59:56 PM »
Because we need to compare here is a picture of my '80 wagon's valve cover


But nothing attached. As a side note what is attached to the bracket above the PS pump?
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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2014, 12:01:57 AM »

But nothing attached. As a side note what is attached to the bracket above the PS pump?

smog pump
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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2014, 12:05:43 AM »
Why would you want to pump smog..  :rotfl:  JK..
Hoping there was where the air ride pump went.. Maybe the covers were used from the jeeps or something and that's why that bracket is there on 1 and not the other.
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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2014, 12:19:13 AM »
That bracket on the cover was used in Pacers to mount the offset air cleaner assembly.

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Re: 1980 Motor
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2014, 02:59:41 PM »
   Hello everyone,  Just surfing the "engine" picts and noticed that the fuel filters shown are not properly positioned ... the smaller of the two output lines is suppose to be at 12 oclock ... I know it really doesn't make much difference normally, but it's to prevent vapor lock on hot days.  Just sayin'   Regards, Iron Horse  :o