General Maintenance Addition:

Under the Hood

The Rover needed a few normal procedures done, especially with the arrival of snow. The points & condenser had already been replaced, but I also wanted to install new spark plugs and wires.

The Alaska Thermostat & Gaskets

More importantly, I needed to remove the “Texas” Thermostat, and replace it with one more appropriate for a Fairbanks winter.
Sadly, when I placed my order, I found out that the 190 degree “Fairbanks” T-stat was no longer available. When you live in the Arctic, words like that will put a chill into your heart.
I ordered the next best thing, and am fairly confident that the loss of 10 degrees or so, will barely be noticeable.

Sort of confident.

I’m hopeful.

So, I may not be feeling all warm & fuzzy about the news, but I’m kind of stuck with the “Minnesota” thermostat, so that’s what went into the truck.

All of which will lead me to the next project…

About icefogger

Just a basic, down to Earth, laid back type of guy here, who loves the outdoors, the indoors, jazz on the turntable, a fire in the woodstove, the northern lights blazing across the sky, and the company of good friends. View all posts by icefogger

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