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  1. Grandpa, I know this is an older post, but I am trying to connect my washers this weekend. Could you tell me which port goes to the washer jar (side or back?) Any help appreciated, thanks! Anderson
  2. I'd love to see that all original, no mods, flathead 8! In case the ad disappears, it says: $2,500, contact Gerard (804) 393-8179
  3. Hi Paul, the Buick is looking fantastic, that color is just gorgeous! How has your progress been over the last few months? Anderson
  4. Wow, 20's indeed, very cool. I had no idea the McLaughlins had this difference too. I remembered the window crank/escutcheon differences you shared with me a while back. These Buicks always seem to have something new to teach, thanks!
  5. Thanks Keith, do you have a photo of the Canadian dash you could share? Interesting! A
  6. Ha, of course it was Doug, I was just being cheeky ; ) According to Lewis Jenkins, and supported by the 1941 Buick Engineering Information book (attached), the dash panels were tinted one of two colors. This was to match either the tan or grey upholstery.
  7. Yes Pete, the dash panels were the same for all 1941 series. This is a refinished set I bought from a guy in a cowboy hat from Ohio to use on my car, but then found a perfect NOS set that I used instead.
  8. I have a 1941 dash set with new engine-turning listed on eBay with an opening bid of $475 + $40 shipping to the lower 48. More photos listed on eBay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/202340324198?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 I have other items for 1941 Buick currently listed as well. You're welcome to PM me with questions. Anderson
  9. MajesticDean, find a pair of 21" ornaments if you don't care (they pop up on eBay every so often, and should be cheaper for sure.) I have a pair of 24" ornaments if you're still in need. They will need to be re-chromed for show. Send me a PM if interested, Anderson Barney, I agree with Matt. Those ornaments are killer! Zavoom!
  10. Wow, indeed! The contact info provided under the "reply" button: George (401) 258-2861
  11. Hill Jenkins in North Wilkesboro, NC. I bought my 1941-76C front floor mat from him and it was a nice fit. He sells to Bob's, so you might save by going direct. Last time we corresponded, his email address was: music_man_jetliner@yahoo.com
  12. OK, I have a follow-up question...which direction is the darn disc installed??? There are no markings, but one side the the hub is bigger (extends further away from the face of the disc.) I thought this big side faced the transmission, to the rear, but the transmission is not fully sliding back into place, so now I'm not sure. Or maybe it's something else entirely? The transmission is 1/2" or so shy of touching the housing. We've tried giving it a wiggle, but it won't go any farther. We've tried pulling it back a little to see if there is an obstruction, but all looks clear. The transmission shaft splines appear to have engaged with the teeth of the disc hub, so we don't think that is it. If the teeth are engaged, the pilot bearing would also be aligned to engage, right? Re-tracing our steps: we replaced the pilot bearing, installed the disc (using an alignment tool before tightening the pressure plate bolts), installed a new throw out bearing (the cause of all this fun!), support collar (didn't forget that pesky snap ring that fell out during removal) and re-engaged the fork (clips and socket greased.) Then we greased the transmission shaft and tip. Went to slide the transmission back in place...disappointment! I'd appreciate of any words of wisdom, thanks : ) Anderson
  13. Thanks so much for the replies, it gives me relief to hear others have had good results with the new stuff. I'll power onward! Anderson