Jim Bird

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  1. Thanks Hemi. Will order as the accumulator in my 1990 16 valve is still original.
  2. Looked at the above site. They list specs and a list of compatible vehicles but that list does not include our TC. Has anyone checked the specs for compatibility with the TC?
  3. I need to convert the AC on my 1990 16 valve from R12 to 134a. Very interested in what components you are replacing and in others experience in doing this.
  4. Nasty surprise today. A rock through my driver side headlight. Light is still functional but lens is cracked and has hole in it. Can lens be replaced or does the whole unit have to be replaced? Is there a recommended source for necessary parts? Jim Bird 1990 16 valve
  5. Thanks to all My tool kit is missing the gloves, the swiss army knife and the Sterilix bandages .Not too difficult to replace. Also did not realize the screw driver was reversible. BTW the handle on mine is blue. The reality is we are probably never going to use these as they are not exactly high quality tools
  6. Can anyone post a photo of a complete tool kit? I have a tool kit but it is obviously not complete and I don't know what is missing Thanks Jim Bird
  7. Can anyone post a picture of a complete tool kit? My car has a tool kit but it is not complete and I don't know what is missing. Thanks Jim Bird
  8. Are you anywhere near Hamilton Ont? I too have a 1990 16 valve TC (red and ginger) Can't imagine that there are many 16 valves in Canada. Mine has 35000 miles on the odometer, but I have not had it as long as you have yours. I have however been a member of TC America for several years. It is a great source of info and advice for TC owners. Welcome to the club.
  9. I have not bought or sold on BAT but I have watched numerous auctions over the past couple of years and have seen surprising results in both senses. They are always interesting if only for the shear number of mostly knowledgeable comments. There seems to be a very large community that follows BAT. I think the key is good photography and lots of it. You will also need to be prepared to answer promptly to the large volume of questions, comments, etc. that you will generate. If you go this route it will be very interesting to see how one of our favourite vehicles fares. It is not a 16 valve but as you describe it I would think that $5000 is very reachable. Not sure of BAT's rules governing their auctions but in some cases there are reserves in place. Good Luck if you go this route.
  10. I agree with mensaguy. Hemi is an invaluable resource for our club. Along with many others
  11. Thanks to all for the input. Does not look too difficult. Jim Bird
  12. I need to replace the rubber sealing strip that is attached to the front edge of the small quarter window and is the seal between that and the front window. Has anyone suggestions for doing this? Does the quarter window have to be removed or can it be done with the window in place? Looks like two separate pieces. A metal frame attached to the window and a rubber/plastic weather strip mounted in the frame. The rubber/plastic is what I need to replace
  13. Would you have the two plastic seat belt protectors that are located at the floor mounts on the outside of each seat?
  14. I need to replace the oil pressure sender on my 1990 16 valve TC. It is leaking oil. Does the same sender fit both the 16 V engine and the 8V engine??? One of the Canadian on line parts suppliers ( I am in Canada ) lists a BWD Oil Pressure Sender with gauge ( BWD part # S4034 ) as the correct part for the 2.2 liter Chrysler TC engine I could not find anything listed on the Rock Auto site Jim Bird
  15. Thanks Marty but I just needed to adjust the tension on the driver side belt because it was not retracting. However I do need the lower half of a timing belt cover for a 16 valve engine ( which you indicated you had when you replied to my post a couple of weeks ago ) and also a back up light switch for the Getrag transmission. I will call you this week with an order. To Reaper--Your memory is pretty damn good. The set up is exactly as you described and as you said the key is to remove the interior trim piece. Thanks to all for the help Jim Bird