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Need help re-assembling components on a 1960 Rambler American


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I am trying to replace all the hoses and wires after replacing the engine on in my 1960 Rambler American with a 1963 engine. I have a single wiper hose (coming from the fuel pump) which then splits into 2 hoses. One of these hoses goes to the windschield wiper I cannot figure out where the other ones goes. I also have a copper tube coming from a unit off the automatic transmission with a coupling which I don't seem to find a home for. Does anyone have photos of the components under the hood which would show me where these hoses go? Is it possible these two go together and I am just missing some sort of connection?

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I seriously doubt that they go together. <P>The line out of the fuel pump is probably the wipers' primary vaccuum source, and likely connects up to a vaccuum port on either the intake manifold or the carburator. The fuel pump is used to boost vaccuum under acceleration so that your wipers only slow to an imperceptable crawl when you step on the gas, and not stop completely.<P>The copper tube on the tranny is probably the line to the tranny cooler in the 1963's radiator. You may not have had one in the 1960, in which case you'll need to install an after-market cooler in it's place. Look for a second tube or port on the tranny for the return line. <P>For this kind of project I'd reccommend getting ahold of both the 1960 and 1963 shop manuals for this car. That way you'll have a guide for these kinds of conundrums when they occur.

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Thanks. Now that you mention it, I am fairly sure the line from the transmission goes to the modulator valve. A single tube comes off the fuel pump where it says "wiper". It then comes to a round connector from which two hoses are connected. I know and have found the connection to the wiper blades. I cannot find a connection for the second tube. If it is a vacum line and the modulator valve need vaccum I assume the two need to be connected. I will try to research further but, I only have access to a motors manual that goes over several years and sometimes they don't tell you all you need to know.

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I don't have specific info on Ramblers but the fuel pump ususlly has two vacuum lines on it. One goes to manifold vacuum the other to the wipers. Transmission modulators are connected to intake manifold vacuum. Maybe the split line goes to the vacuum side of the pump and the trans with the other end to the manifold. Al

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