Author Topic: Trunk Fluid Reservoir  (Read 527 times)

90077merc

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Trunk Fluid Reservoir
« on: 01 August 2021, 02:36 PM »
Eh.. what’s this? It’s in the trunk of a 1974 450 SEL..
« Last Edit: 01 August 2021, 02:42 PM by 90077merc »
1974 450 SEL

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Re: Trunk Fluid Reservoir
« Reply #1 on: 01 August 2021, 03:30 PM »
That is a vacuum tank for door locks and such.
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Re: Trunk Fluid Reservoir
« Reply #2 on: 01 August 2021, 04:30 PM »
There's also another one, more bottle shaped, behind the driver side front fender.
That one stores vacuum for the HVAC system actuators (including cars that have no AC).
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Re: Trunk Fluid Reservoir
« Reply #3 on: 02 August 2021, 10:29 PM »
Wild.
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