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by nickelroadster
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1914 Premier Z2 touring
Replies: 7
Views: 5898

Re: 1914 Premier Z2 touring

I do not think that that car looks all that shabby! It just looks like a good touring car.
by nickelroadster
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: 1917 Jeffery
Replies: 3
Views: 2989

Re: 1917 Jeffery

Your Jeffrey should be either a four cylinder, 116" wheel base model 472 or a six cylinder, 125" wheel base model 671. Your car probably has an aftermarket California hardtop on it as it is doubtful that it is a factory top. A 1917 would be one of the last Jeffreys made before the name was changed t...
by nickelroadster
Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Turn signal lights
Replies: 1
Views: 4896

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by nickelroadster
Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: getting max go at 2000 t 2400 rpm??
Replies: 5
Views: 9181

I would say don't try to get too radical. I agree with most of what slight miss has to say. You need to find out what the original compression ratio was (3.8 - 4.0 to one or thereabouts) and you can take that up to maybe 5.5- 5.8 to one. This will give you alot more usable power all through the powe...
by nickelroadster
Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Any Argyll's Out There?
Replies: 20
Views: 28525

dear Argyll, I think that you may have already tracked the cars down, but the new HCCA 2006-2007 roster lists nine Argylls. The ones that you might not have are 1901 Argyll roadster Australia 1905 Argyll wagonette New Zealand 1908 Argyll Connecticut 1911 Argyll Flying Fifteen touring California I ho...
by nickelroadster
Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Jiffy side curtains
Replies: 1
Views: 6546

Jiffy side curtains

I have a 1915 Oldsmobile that originally came from the factory with Jiffy side curtains. I know gnerally what they look like but am a little hazy on the mounting details and the kind of hardware that was used . I would appreciate any information, pictures or location of pictures that any one could p...
by nickelroadster
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Distributor Cap??
Replies: 2
Views: 7107

1915 oldsmobile dist cap

Ihave looked for a cap for a 1915 model 42 (you don't say whether you have a model 42 0r 43) and haven't been able to find one. Mine is ok and I just wanted a spare. Caps and rotors appear to be the same on the two models although the points are not, although points are available. I have seen a 1914...