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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      You know you're garage is small when you need to make room for a 40
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      Ordered a gasket set from JT. Got the case of beer ready, now just need to clean some space in the garage and get all the tools together.
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      yes
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      This is a pieced together rig. It has the 3 speed diagram on the glove box which I assumed meant the PO swapped the tranny's, but obviously it was easier to swap an entire drivetrain. The tub is a '73, but the top is a later year so there's some...
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      Well the explanation for the 4 speed is it's not the original F. Looked at the serial number and its a 2F, so looks like I'll just order a gasket set and hope I don't make things worse.
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      You're correct that it's probably a head gasket but if there's a local running F available why not swap it in and have a spare motor? I've never done an engine rebuild so I'd like to be able to take my time and do it right. With that being said...
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      DKBrulles replied to the thread 1973 Red Ryder shenanigans.
      Too many components to change for me to do that right now. Goal is have it back up and running in as little time as possible.
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      Alright, here we go. Bought this 1973 to be a good little rig to take my daughter on some adventures in Colorado as she grows up. While I thought I did a decent job going through it beforehand I obviously missed quite a few things. I was hoping...
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