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Worden18

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About Worden18

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    Guru, have been a long time contributor

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    Male
  • Location
    Minnesota
  • Interests
    Working on and driving vintage Dodges
  • My Project Cars
    1951 Dodge Meadowbrook<br />
    1968 Dodge D-700 truck

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    U.S. Navy, Desert Storm Veteran
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    self employed

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    Houston MN
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    Old cars and trucks

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  1. Worden18

    Thermostat housing

    http://m.oldmoparts.com/parts-cooling.aspx#thermostathousing start here; might be the right one for you.
  2. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    May 21: Drove the Meadowbrook to work this morning not only because my newer cars aren’t reliable, but also because its more fun. Rained all the way home. Had a sock on the dash to catch the water leaking through. 😂 Will seal up the windshield soon. Stopped at the market for a few groceries.
  3. Worden18

    We and the Windsor 2018

    All the pics are back. Glad you were able to find the problem with the carb/linkage/screw etc. At least we can work on these cars when there's a problem. One of my newer cars the other day started acting up in the worst way. It was shifting really hard, then not at all, speedometer not working, and then finally check engine light came on. It only has 110K. So how do I react to that? I drove something reliable to work instead....my Meadowbrook!!
  4. Worden18

    '53 Meadowbrook

    Looks good man! I wish you luck on getting it running. Glad you’re going to leave the original paint. 😀
  5. Worden18

    Grinding Gears or Clashing

    This is exactly what I do with my car as well.
  6. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    Sounds good. Post up pics, tell us your story, etc. That's what people want to see/read.
  7. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    May 17: Drove into town for my son’s spring concert at the school. After that to Kwik Trip for a snack and then an evening cruise. It was a great night, 70s, no clouds, no bugs, no wind. I could’ve kept driving all night. Guess I’ll have to drive it to work again tomorrow morning!
  8. Worden18

    Cooling System Techie Talk

    I’m sure one of the factors was likely yesteryear’s coolant. We all know modern oil is much better than what they had in the 50’s. So the antifreeze probably falls in the same category. I know the coolant in my car is better than, well, yesterday’s coolant let alone anything from decades ago.
  9. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    May 16: Took a 30 mile cruise this evening after yard work. Filled up in a neighboring town; averaged just over 16mpg this past tank. Final pic is just before I checked the master cylinder fluid level. Driving it to work again tomorrow!
  10. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

  11. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    May 16: On the way home from work. Been meaning to stop and take a pic by this sign. 😉
  12. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    The boss drove his ‘69 Nova to work. It was originally a California car, 307 with a three on the tree, vinyl top and bench seats with cream colored paint. Now it’s a 575 hp 454 five speed with matte black paint, bucket seats and Brembo brakes. He had someone build it for him.
  13. Worden18

    Me and the Meadowbrook

    May 16: Drove the Meadowbrook into work again this morning. The sun was coming up at 4:30am, I had the heater on, and I was the only car on the road for most of my 35 miles. The pic is from right before I left work at 9:45am.
  14. Worden18

    Oil or Hydraulic Fluid

    Fleet Farm has it; bought some last fall.
  15. Worden18

    Another brake adjustment option

    Nice work!
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