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Offline joedkai

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my free clipper
« on: June 25, 2017, 11:40:06 AM »
guy wanted this out of his yard...I got it home got it running runs very good but the old gas made the valves sticky and bent some push rods...I am currently rebuilding the top end without removing the heads...all the valve have been freed up and I bought new push rods lifters and gaskets removed the tank and cleaned it bought new calipers wires plugs master cylinder and many other parts...anyone know where to get a new pickup tube/sending unit for the gas tank ? this one is shot...thanks

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Re: my free clipper
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 12:36:51 PM »
You can send in your old one to http://tristarrradiator.com/ and he will rebuild it for you.  I did it and it works great.  Cost was very reasonable too.

Congrats on the free deal.

Be sure to replace all rubber (hoses, belts, tires, fuel lines, etc.) - even if you can't see any damage, the fuel lines are often full of pinholes.  And get the propane system checked to make sure there aren't any leaks there.  Those are the biggest safest issues.

Looks like there might have been/currently is leaking in the overhead by the front window.  Check it carefully and re-seal everything before the rains.  You'll save a lot of trouble later on.
'75 American Clipper Dodge 360 821F; ACOC #3754

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Re: my free clipper
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2017, 10:00:36 AM »
 he rebuild my. & was about $ 150 for my.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2017, 09:43:46 AM by rvguy101 »
77 dodge clipper, with 20,000 miles. & a 76 Holiday Rambler class c, with 100,000 miles,. & a 78 dodge clipper, with 100,000 miles on it,.

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Re: my free clipper
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2017, 07:36:05 AM »
I'm going to rebuild it myself for about $20

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Re: my free clipper
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2017, 05:51:03 AM »
can i ask, where u got the parts from for it ?,. i have a old 77, that the sending unit have a mind of it own,.
77 dodge clipper, with 20,000 miles. & a 76 Holiday Rambler class c, with 100,000 miles,. & a 78 dodge clipper, with 100,000 miles on it,.