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Old 08-15-2016, 03:12 PM
BillGrissom BillGrissom is offline
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Originally Posted by jay_bob View Post
Install a Sanden

I am not a special pleader for Roll Guy, but I have thrown good money after bad replacing an R4.
A quick data point. I installed Roll Guy's Sanden bracket in my 1985 300D a few years ago. This weekend, I found a big crack. The part of the bracket with the round tubes that envelops the axial hole in the block had broken off. I had wondered what the rattling sound I had been hearing just off idle for a month was, and finally noted it was louder with AC on. For now, I just removed the AC belt and will suffer the rest of the summer (higher priorities). Maybe do a weld repair next spring and beef up the bracket. I am using the smaller SD7H13 on this car, so maybe others will crack sooner, though metal fatigue failure is statistical.
1984 & 1985 CA 300D's
1964 & 65 Mopar's - Valiant, Dart, Newport
1996 & 2002 Chrysler minivans
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