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Old 06-15-2011, 09:48 PM
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Not to derail the thread, but what happened to the rotary turbo swap you had on the boil? I would love to see how that turned out!!
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Old 06-15-2011, 10:11 PM
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The 60 rotary wagon has been shelved for awhile due to the 59 coupe..I keep seeing it sitting in the corner and it drives me crazy but I want to complete the 59 to the point that I feel its done... I also have and old 4x4 Trooper that I have been "restoring" as a daily driver so that puts the squeeze on me too...I will start back on the wagon..I have been picking up parts for the wagon here and there and my next step is to move on the rearend. I will fire up the wagon thread once we start again. Chances are the green coupe will go up for sale soon and that will help complete the wagon sooner..I want to enjoy the coupe some before offering it up though...
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Old 06-25-2011, 06:21 PM
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out of paint:



front bumper is out for rechrome and still need to throw the rims and tires on next week and change the stance...
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Old 07-02-2011, 08:12 PM
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First show after paint and wheels..still need my front bumper!





The little Rambler is running so good! Had a great time
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Very nice, The car is beautiful! The perfect sleeper!
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First show after paint and wheels..still need my front bumper!





The little Rambler is running so good! Had a great time
So you're the guy Car Craft did the engine shot on! When I first saw the engine then, I didn't have a clue what it was. They were trying to see if someone could guess.

You definitely have a beautiful ride. How's it on the gas, by the way?
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Thanks guys!
Mileage..well I havent really checked

I havent hooked up the stock fuel gauge yet..I'd like to install a better gauge so I just havent dove into that yet..I can throw a couple gallons in it and it does seem to last..it runs great on 91 pump gas..anyone know what the stock sending unit ohm range is??
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Old 07-08-2011, 11:53 AM
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Yep, same as an older model Ford -- 73 ohms empty, 9 ohms full. I think the universal type units are advertised 9-75 or 10-75, something like that. I took a universal unit apart and wired the sending unit to the base of the old one, pried the old one off the pickup tube. Cheaper than a replacement unit, and works fine. Just bend the float arm like you need it.

To check the gauge ground the sending unit wire at the tank. Gauge should go to full. If the gas and temp gauge read high or low together it's the voltage regulator behind the instrument cluster. Wire in a 5V regulator from Radio Shack to replace it (see http://www.wps.com/AMC/dashreg/index.html -- yours will look a bit different, but principle is the same).
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Thanks Frank!
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Anything new on this? Great car! Been lurking watching this thread.
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Just driving it . Have a show this Sat...then up for adoption
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Old 08-24-2011, 12:18 PM
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Just driving it . Have a show this Sat...then up for adoption
Make sure to take more pics!
I wonder how a Ford Zetec would work in one of these
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Not sure how it would fit?? I can say the Q4 required a slight notch at firewall and the oil pan clears the front drag link by just enough...it appears you could move the Q4 more forward towards radiator but the steering is in the way and the Q4 cannot be moved any more towards the front then what i have done..
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The little Quad 4 Rambler is officially for sale..posted in the classifieds here on Hotrodders...now for the Rambler wagon

Thanks for all the nice comments guys!
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I heard the Quad4 Rambler made it in Street Rodder magazine for June..I am on my way out to grab a copy and check it out!
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