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Unread 05-27-2013, 09:41 PM   #16
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I used a piece of 3/4" off the water pump, then a 5/8"-3/4" hose transition back to the heater core. 5/8" from the intake to the core.

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Unread 05-28-2013, 10:43 AM   #17
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i used a piece of 3/4" off the water pump, then a 5/8"-3/4" hose transition back to the heater core. 5/8" from the intake to the core.
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Unread 05-28-2013, 12:29 PM   #18
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Looks like no one has commented on pic 1. That is about how far my pilot bushing stuck out. Doesn't seem to cause problems.
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Unread 05-28-2013, 01:17 PM   #19
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Looks like no one has commented on pic 1. That is about how far my pilot bushing stuck out. Doesn't seem to cause problems.
I question whether the OP has the correct pilot bushing.

Here's what my T19/AMC 360 pilot bushing looked like. I believe the T18 has the same input shaft size and length, so I would think the pilot should be the same.



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Unread 05-28-2013, 01:52 PM   #20
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This is what I used. Since the water pump takes a 3/4" hose, but the heater core is 5/8", this makes the transition very clean.



You can see it at the bottom of this pic.

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Unread 05-30-2013, 09:31 PM   #21
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yep, I have the correct pilot bushing.

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I question whether the OP has the correct pilot bushing.

Here's what my T19/AMC 360 pilot bushing looked like. I believe the T18 has the same input shaft size and length, so I would think the pilot should be the same.



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Unread 05-30-2013, 09:32 PM   #22
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Looks like no one has commented on pic 1. That is about how far my pilot bushing stuck out. Doesn't seem to cause problems.
Thanks OleBlue, I appreciate the reassurance!
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Unread 05-30-2013, 09:33 PM   #23
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Good option, thank you

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This is what I used. Since the water pump takes a 3/4" hose, but the heater core is 5/8", this makes the transition very clean.



You can see it at the bottom of this pic.

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Unread 05-30-2013, 10:06 PM   #24
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Unread 06-02-2013, 11:26 PM   #25
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Hey friends...i suppose I need to make an official build thread. I'll do that as soon as I can, in the meantime, I made good progress this weekend.
Hope to get the drivetrain into the Jeep by the weekend!
Thanks to all those that helped me with the many questions I have had to date, I am sure I will have many more

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Unread 06-03-2013, 11:31 AM   #26
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That engines way too purdy to put in anything I drive.
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Unread 06-08-2013, 10:45 PM   #27
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same here, it will be a challenge to keep her pretty!

hey, engine is in ....was an adventure for sure...but she's in. Big milestone today. Lots more to do, but this feels good to have accomplished.
thanks for everyone's advice!

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Unread 06-12-2013, 08:21 PM   #28
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Got the skid plate in place. Using the stock piece for now. It'll work just fine. Perhaps I'll look into a winter project to make it a better fit.
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Unread 10-07-2013, 06:38 PM   #29
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"done" ...never done..done for now?

still have many finishing touches, but the main items are out of the way and she is on the road as of today! thanks to all the help/guidance the wonderful people on this forum are always willing to give
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Unread 10-07-2013, 07:03 PM   #30
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Looks beautiful!!

How's she run?

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