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Ron Lawson

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About Ron Lawson

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  • Birthday 01/20/1951

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  1. True that Matt Said I would fix their stuff ups so I have no choice Oh well it's more shed money as the bride calls nit He wont have any change out of 1500 by the time I am finished Maybe a bit more Depends on his attitude
  2. I see you still have your Italian Love Affair there in the backround
  3. The thermostat that fits my 2249 Senior is a 160 deg unit
  4. Richard I made new running boards for my Senior Not having the facilities to do that double fold I made up the 4 sections and the spot welded them together
  5. I have a 29 DeSoto Roadster with the insert at the bottom I have not started restoring this car yet but that piece on mine looks like cast alluminium
  6. Hey Matt its good to see a bench like mine Stuff all spread out so you can see it The blue looks good
  7. Gosh Cobber that's terrible news WE from Down Under that have followed your journey of Daphne's restoration wish you a speedy recovery Shingles alone are horrible things to experience So painful I can sympathise with you with the tiredness and lack of get up and go as I have contracted Ross River Virus for the second time The last being in the early 80s It is carried by mosquitos and they have been in plague proportions in our area this year Take care and get well my friend
  8. Hey Cobber I notice that you put the end plates in the right way up
  9. Matt you look like a little kid in his first pedal car A DB Victory Sports Roadster of course Mate I am so happy for you Jude Sounded tickled pink as well taking the video Congratulations cobber we are proud of you
  10. Well mate you are almost there Makes my effort with the Senior look silly Taken me 40 years and you 18 months You need to give yourself a big pat on the back SHE LOOKS BEAUTIFUL Congratulations on a restoration done well and well done
  11. Matt When I bought the tyres for my car and they were supposed to be black walls (I got them for B/W price) the fella told me then that the next lot of B/Ws would be more expensive than the then current price for white walls There was a huge price hike around that time Plus the $ conversion was not in our favour
  12. As long as you didn't need bridging finance mate That's the killer
  13. Start in the center and tighten in a clockwise direction Do this in 3 stages 15, 30 and 45 ft lbs Don't over engineer these old cars as they were made fairly simple because people those days were not as smart about mechanics as we are today One only has to look at they way some of then were repaired to realize this
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