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Author Topic: It's a work in progress  (Read 220 times)

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Offline bottomfeeder

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It's a work in progress
« on: January 15, 2019, 09:54:23 PM »
It all started with a broken accelerator cable that ended up taking 5 weeks to show up.  While I was waiting I decided that I might as well make the most of it and put a lift on my Eagle.  After finishing the lift and installing the new accelerator cable I drove around the block for a shake down ride and found that my transmission had decided to lose reverse and 3rd gear.  I pulled the transmission and while I was at it I pulled the engine because it was leaking real good.  I replaced every single oz of fluid that I could and found a donor eagle with a 5 speed transmission.  I swapped the transmission and found out exactly what everyone is talking about when they say that bleeding the clutch is a pain in the  :censored:.  Put some new wheels and tires on it and finally was able to officially drive it this past Sunday without a hitch. Grabbed a couple pics while I was out.  It's a work in progress so there are some things that aren't completely buttoned up but here it is as of right now.

Offline Taylor Williams

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Re: It's a work in progress
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2019, 01:33:13 PM »
Good looking Eagle.
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Offline vangremlin

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Re: It's a work in progress
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2019, 04:55:04 PM »
Looks good!  Glad to hear you got all those jobs done and the Eagle is back on the road!!
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Offline trucker79005

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Re: It's a work in progress
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2019, 05:31:39 PM »
Made all that sound easy ;D and i know for a fact that the clutch bleeding is not! Good job! Like it.
Laura (Shorty)
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1983 AMC Eagle Wagon Limited w/ 5 speed
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