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by nambu1810
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: prestolite decal
Replies: 2
Views: 1163

Re: prestolite decal

Restoration Supply Company lists them in their 2018 catalog. I believe they are about $25.00
by nambu1810
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Front Wheel Bearings for 1913 Buick
Replies: 0
Views: 1751

Front Wheel Bearings for 1913 Buick

Outer front wheel bearing cups are shot after many years and any miles. Has anyone found a suitable replacement; either for the cup or with tapered, modern bearing? Thank for any help. (It is a Model 31), but the parts book shows the race was used on a number of Buicks: all of the following models s...
by nambu1810
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Restoration Tips & Advice
Topic: Front Wheel Bearings for 1913 Buick
Replies: 0
Views: 1677

Front Wheel Bearings for 1913 Buick

Outer front wheel bearing cups are shot after many years and any miles. Has anyone found a suitable replacement; either for the cup or with tapered, modern bearing? Thank for any help. (It is a Model 31), but the parts book shows the race was used on a number of Buicks: all of the following models s...
by nambu1810
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: Gas headlamp concave mirrors 7 1/2" diameter
Replies: 7
Views: 6599

Re: Gas headlamp concave mirrors 7 1/2" diameter

I just looked at the CARS online catalog, and they listed two sizes of concave glass reflectors, but said they had "any size." From the on=line catalog picture, they look much thinner than the originals, so you might have to machine a fiber spacer for correct fit and appearance. They also said they ...
by nambu1810
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Automotive Discussions
Topic: What is the make and purpose of this speedometer?
Replies: 2
Views: 3308

What is the make and purpose of this speedometer?

Looks very similar inside and out to a Warner Autometer. Nickle plated brass case. Works when you turn input; high quality inside, it looks like shaft for dial rides in jewel bearings, like a quality watch. No markings. With the external shafts, first thought was truck application, but ruled that ou...