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by MochetVelo
Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: how do you paint a radiator
Replies: 3
Views: 9588

Radiator Paint

Just a note: Eastwood Co. sells a spray-can radiator paint. See their web site.

Phil Jamison
PA
by MochetVelo
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Wheel Painting Tip
Replies: 1
Views: 5546

To continue with the wheel finishing: To replace the tires, I coated my tire irons with "Plastidip" from the hardware store. This is a rubbery coating for tool handles. I think it will prevent scratching the paint.

Phil Jamison
PA
by MochetVelo
Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Wheel Painting Tip
Replies: 1
Views: 5546

Wheel Painting Tip

Here's a tip for painting wheels. I thought I'd save possible scratches and chips by spraying them after mounting the tires. Unfortunately, I couldn't get masking tape to stick to the new tires, even after wiping them with various cleaners and solvents. Finally, I removed the tires for spraying on t...
by MochetVelo
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Any Recommendations For Carburetor Restorer?
Replies: 1
Views: 5481

Zenith Carb Rebuild

re: Zenith Carburetor from 1921 Peugeot Quadrilette I started work on the Zenith 18MH (c1921) carburetor today, having found no one who would touch it. I even wrote to a French carb restorer who asked for pictures, but then never responded. Anyway, this carb seems almost exactly like the Zeniths fro...
by MochetVelo
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Any Recommendations For Carburetor Restorer?
Replies: 1
Views: 5481

Any Recommendations For Carburetor Restorer?

Could anyone suggest a carburetor repair shop that can restore a French Zenith carb from 1921 (it's an 18MH from a Peugeot Type 161 Quadrilette)? I've tried a number of shops, but get turned down. With all those odd carbs out there, there must be someone who will tackle something a bit different. Th...