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Default Original Heater Control Valve

I was really surprised to see this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rebuilt-1957...4e9e94&vxp=mtr

Thought I would post, just in case anyone is interested.

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Old 10-08-2013, 11:41 AM
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Here's how you can do it yourself for a lot less. All the Ranco valves are pretty much the same. The T-Bird valve uses the same seal.
http://www.packardinfo.com/xoops/htm...eplacement.pdf

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John, your depth of knowledge and references amazes me. This is a great how-to. I never would have thought to look on the Packard site.

Ray, I hope you copy this link to the TRL:
http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mo...rticle.php?253

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Sometimes you just have to think outside the box.

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I have put this information into the Technical Resource Library (TRL) for posterity. Although this is a Packard link, this unit was used by many different auto manufacturers for a good number of years. This information will tell you how to repair the unit and replace the seal.
http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mo...rticle.php?253

Below the picture of the Ranco Heater Valve is a blue HOW TO: link to the Heater Valve Seal Replacement .pdf file. Left click on it to open and view it, or right click on it to do a Save Link or Save Target As to save it.

As always, the link to the Technical Resource Library (TRL) is right below my signature element.
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