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by wacohen
Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: REMY model RL magneto parts needed
Replies: 1
Views: 4498

Did you have any luck finding parts?
If you are still in need of REMY RL parts, email me at thewacco@comcast.net
Bill
by wacohen
Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Restoration advice.
Replies: 4
Views: 5345

Hudson grease cups

Hudson used a fairly complex (10 pieces each) grease cup in the teens. It has a cylindrical barrel with a hex just above the taper to the 1/8 NPT threads. There is a knurled cap which turns with the "T" handle via a square hole. Turning the handle causes an internal piston to move up or down on the ...
by wacohen
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Jiffy side curtains
Replies: 1
Views: 6428

Jiffy Curtains

My 1914 Hudson was originally fitted with Jiffy Curtains, so I did a little research. There are wire cables anchored at the front bow, running along both sides (above the lower edge of the top sides), and tied tgether with a small (1/2" dia x 4" long) coil spring at the rear. The cable is held to th...
by wacohen
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Cast Aluminum Runningboards
Replies: 2
Views: 6707

Cast Aluminum Runningboards

I'm sure somone else must have experienced broken (cracked) cast aluminum pieces such as runningboards. Mine have cracked, been welded (heli-arced?), and cracked again. The old welds are from the underside to preserve the piramid pattern and perhaps the penetration was insufficient. Any suggestions ...
by wacohen
Wed Jul 26, 2006 8:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Calling All Prest-O-Lite Users
Replies: 1
Views: 5212

Sorry, but all vintage Prest-O-Lite tanks are "out-of-test", meaning they are too old to be re-filled. Be very careful with acetylene.
Bill
by wacohen
Fri Oct 07, 2005 8:28 am
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Clutch Fluid?
Replies: 3
Views: 9889

Clutch Fluid

Hudson also used a "wet" clutch. The fluid used was 1/2 motor oil and 1/2 kerosene (they called it Hudsonite).
Bill