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Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 9, 2018 at 6:11pm
Clovis
I do see your point as i am recalling the rubber drain tube that directs the water flow away from the evaporator core
How many of those are still there doing the job they should be might be the better question to ask ?
If the core should freeze where will the thaw water overflow wind up ?
There is surely a moisture issue in that location for a variety of reasons that are AC related
When would a rust preventative not be a good idea ?

Enjoy
Comment by Clovis on August 9, 2018 at 5:40pm

Nope the a/c dosent drip on the fender. It drips out the bottom of the inner cowl where the evaporator is. Lots of factory undercoating there.

Comment by Jeroen Welgemoed on August 9, 2018 at 4:31pm

I dont have the parts for the ac, bought the car last year without pump, lines and so on.. So making the ac work again will be a plan for the future. But your right about the rust. My panels do need attention. I just painted the inside of the panels with a special primer that digs in to rust for now. Going to buy a weldmachine next summer and teach myself how to do bodywork. Shouldnt be that difficult right? Ghehheh.

Thanks! 

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 9, 2018 at 10:20am
As you have the passenger front fender off the car
I would use a good rust preventaive on the inside of that fender
The evaporator core of the AC in our year cars drips down the inside of that fender when the Ac is working and working correctly
That AC driping is the major cause of the rust that developes in that lower fender Corner which already may require some repair and attention from age

Enjoy
Comment by Russ Austin on August 8, 2018 at 9:40am

Wow, you  threw an overkill grenade. Everything was  blown off the car!  The results will be well worth the effort.

Comment by Jason Edge on August 8, 2018 at 7:02am

Looks very nice!

Comment by Jeroen Welgemoed on August 8, 2018 at 3:04am

Had to pull the engine so might ass well freshn up everything. It has taken alot of patience and money but it is totally worth it.

Will keep posting. 

Comment by Chris Codd on August 7, 2018 at 2:50pm

Wow that looks good! I've been painting things little by little in my engine bay,but that makes me want to pull my motor and just knock it all out. Please keep posting your progress.

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