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Higher amp alternator.
Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 02:00PM

Hey guys, here's a question I don't remember being asked here. Can you rebuild an alternator to put out more amperage? Reason for me asking is that I might have to get an electric pusher fan for my ...more
"dennis.1963ply" <dennis.1963ply@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 06:32AM -0800

Hello,
 
Yes, there are kits to increase the amperage of your alternator and there
are larger alternators that range for moderate to expensive in price.
 
However more important I would look at ...more
Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 02:47PM

Hey Denis. The rad was rebuilt. At least it damn well better have been rebuilt. Sumbitch charged me $750 for it, which is $50 less than what I paid for the car, and about $200 less than what I paid ...more
Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 02:51PM

Also Denis, do you have a lead on where to get these kits? Thanks.
 
 
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"dennis.1963ply" <dennis.1963ply@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 07:16AM -0800

Yes,
 
Here are a couple of links:
 
http://store.alternatorparts.com/daimlerchrysler.aspx
 
https://alternatorparts.com/chrysler-alt-repair-upgrade-kits.html
 
Here is an example of new ...more
"dennis.1963ply" <dennis.1963ply@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 07:36AM -0800

Just a couple of thoughts:
 
Does it overheat at highway speed? If it does in my experience the pusher
fan will not work and you have another problem.
 
When you upgrade the alternator take the ...more
Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 03:38PM

Thanks for the info Denis.
 
 
 
 
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Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 03:44PM

I don't remember if it overheats at highway speeds. I didn't drive it at all last year cuz the brand new brakes didn't work for shit. This year my buddy said we'll put discs on it from one of his ...more
Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 10:04AM -0600

If your car does cool down at reasonable speeds such as over 45, probably
less, then you have an airflow issue. A shroud will be your best friend.
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Cory Rempel <Cory_383@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 05:15PM

Okay, the one time I remember driving it on the highway (it gets driven like 95% in city) I do remember it was a comfortably warm day. About 25 Celsius so like 80 Fahrenheit. me and a buddy drove ...more
Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 11:20AM -0600

Yep if day the shroud was very instrumental in helping cure my overheating.
A retired sheet metal friend built mine from mirror stainless.
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Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 11:22AM -0600

Weird message? If day? Thanks spell check.
On Jan 31, 2016 11:20 AM, "Richard Kinsley" <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
 
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"dennis.1963ply" <dennis.1963ply@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 10:10AM -0800

Here is a very nice list posted by Jim Jablonski last year. I went with a
Powermaster because I wanted a single belt pulley. I also wanted one that
would line up correctly, I did not want to get ...more
george smith <bt6t4@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 06:30PM

You can put a newer single field alt. on. I used a 70 amp and have instruction sheets I got form Olsen Dodge when they were open. Fairly easy.
 
 
George
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JimJablonski <groovinjim@xxxxxxx>: Jan 31 04:03PM -0800

Yes, indeed. I pulled one from the list below right off the shelf at
O'Reilly's, and it is a single pulley. It is for a 76 Volare and it's a 60
amper...
 
On Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 1:10:40 ...more
Bob <64ragtop@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 07:07PM -0600

Can you scan and post the instructions? Good to know that you have
them, but can you share them??
 
BC
 
On 1/31/2016 12:30 PM, 'george smith' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail
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Pusher fan
Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 10:00AM -0600

From my experience the pusher fan did more harm than good. Paul Lenneman
and I both tried them to no avail. Overheating is a common and aggravating
issue with the older cars. I believe it is due to ...more
Bill M <y1topbanana73@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 12:34PM -0500

Also make sure your cooling system (read block & heads) are CLEAN! I
thought mine was after the rebuild but wasn't close. I recently had to
literally run 50 gallons of flush & water to get mine to ...more
george smith <bt6t4@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 06:23PM

I had a pusher fan on for while. The plastic tabs that go throuh the rad to hold it on eventually wore holes in the rad and I had leaks. Didn't help much in cooling either.
 
George
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"dennis.1963ply" <dennis.1963ply@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 12:09PM -0800

George,
 
Great comment, I forgot about the number of radiator leaks that have been
caused by the mounting of electric fans with the pins that push through the
core.
 
Dennis C.
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"bt6t4@xxxxxxxxx" <bt6t4@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 05:00PM -0600

Thanks Dennnis. Took it off,fixed the rad and.no overheat probe in 2 years. Runnning a 180 degree in my 426 4 speed. Chucked the fan. Let me know how yours turns out.Good luck because it never hurts ...more
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Carb Needed for 65 Monaco with 383
"Jerry L Pullin Jr" <jerrypullinjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 02:03PM -0600

Hey Guys,
 
My 383 has the Carter AFB carb. It was left un-protected & was filled with
varmint scrapings. This engine has been sitting I think since 72. I pulled
the carb. The bottom side of the ...more
Scott Preston <penstarperformance@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 03:51PM -0500

There are 10 different carbs that COULD have been used on this 383
depending on region,and HP rating.I would post the number on the right
front base bolt hole and I can see if I have one as I have ...more
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Complete Exhaust System Needed for 65 Monaco with 383
"Jerry L Pullin Jr" <jerrypullinjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 02:03PM -0600

Hey Guys,
 
>From the exhaust manifolds back.
 
Got some suggestions & sources?
 

 
Thanks Again!
 
Jerry
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Bill M <y1topbanana73@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 03:26PM -0500

TTI might have a system but it will be ~$800 shipped. My suggestion is
research some local exhaust shops...small Independent guys (not midas, etc)
would be your best bet I got mIne done from headers ...more
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Drive shaft clunk
James Hunt <jshunt41@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 07:03AM -0800

It's most likely the Universal as the previous owner bought one but didn't
install it.
I haven't gotten under the car to have a look, is there anything out of the
ordinary that I should know ...more
Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 09:41AM -0600

I'm having trouble keeping up on exactly what the car is but our Mopars had
a ball and trunnion driveshaft in which case you simply unbolt it from the
trans and rear end. No seals involved.
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James Hunt <jshunt41@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 11:03AM -0500

Thanks Richard, 1962 New Yorker 413 engine.
I'm buying ramps today...
 
On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 10:41 AM, Richard Kinsley <
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Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 10:07AM -0600

I love those old Chryslers. I bet it's a ball and trunnion.
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Gary Wilson <gwwilson70@xxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 11:13AM -0800

When I replace the front universal or pull the drive line out I always
replace the seal .
 
 
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Gwwilson
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Keeping the Rain out
MO <micher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 30 10:17PM -0800

Joe has a complete list of his parts on our mail list. I think it is under
swap meet..Gary can tell us for sure.It is a big list, but a little hard to
find
Call Joe Suchy by phone. ...more
<62-65-mail-list-club@xxxxxxxxxxx>: Jan 31 08:44AM -0600

http://1962to1965mopar.ornocar.com/swapmeetcurrent.pdf has the current Suchy parts list. Not "everything" he has is there, so calling him is good to do if you don't see the item you want listed.
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