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  1. 1994 Dodge diesel..595,000 and counting
  2. Hey Jake..if it wasn't for "hoarders" like Bernie, all of this stuff would be gone a long time ago. Bernie ran a wrecking yard for many years and bought up parts and vehicles from other wrecking yards when they shut down.
  3. These are the California only Stablites. Cheers,Pat
  4. I wouldn't let the timing chain issue stop me..TONS of room around the engine for access. Cheers,Pat
  5. New Packard and GMC trucks in front of Wentworth and Irwin in Portland,Oregon
  6. NorEaster, Congrats on getting the truck..did you ever find out how it ended up there? Post more pics of it when you get a chance. Cheers,Pat
  7. Solid rubber tires could support some serious weight.
  8. Great pictures. Looks like some kind of enclosed chain drive on those commers. Your Grandfather looks like a man used to heavy work all his life. Cheers,Pat
  9. I had a 79 with the Olds 350..nice car. Pull the 4.1 and put a 4.9 in and you would have a keeper.
  10. I like to change my tires every 70 years..whether they need it or not
  11. You might consider old leather coats from a thrift shop..or a big old leather couch for the "aged" material. Cheers,Pat
  12. Yes, That is the same Cadillac. The owner drives the car on a regular basis. There is at least one more 58 Biarritz lurking in a garage in Victoria.There has been two 53 Eldorado's..a 55 and a number of 56,7,8 and 59s here as well. Two 59 Bairritz convertibles were sold new here. Cheers,Pat
  13. all the stuff there to convert a roadster into a four door ! I'll see myself out.
  14. Murray Gammon passed on a number of years ago. Andy's tip is accurate..Tom Crook was a close friend of Murray and purchased a number of his cars. He would have the straight scoop. Cheers,Pat
  15. The bigger issue might be the loss of jobs.Truck driving seems to be the most common job in 29 ? states. Combine that with artificial intelligence that will be replacing lawyers,accountants, architects..could be a very different landscape in the next ten years. Cheers,Pat
  16. I would order a aluminum Champion radiator off ebay..$270 They have a fairly good reputation on the Mopar forums Cheers,Pat
  17. That is not a screw..it is a threaded nail ! Although I like to promote all things Canadian..the Robertson has been surpassed by the "star" (for construction) Cheers,Pat
  18. I second the air hammer idea..run the nuts back on the studs and apply air hammer judiciously...amazing what a few vibes will do ! Cheers,Pat
  19. Contact info... (530) 361-5965 ext. 530 ask for Deja
  20. Arrow trucks were made by the Arrow Transportation Company in Portland,Oregon during WW 2 . Most of them used Kenworth cabs and fenders with their own hood and radiator. Hard to get new trucks during the war so they made their own. Cheers,Pat Here is a shot of three of the four that are known to exist..
  21. Jerry, Do you have the contact info for Malcolm Barry ? My '38 K-25 needs one of these. Thanks,Pat
  22. Thanks guys ! I changed the title. Cheers,Pat
  23. This engine is advertised locally (Victoria, B.C.) http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/-280-OBO-RARE-1926-4-90-CHRYSLER-Open-Touring-Motor-_27337350
  24. I have two 1930's Buick dashes for sale. Top one has slight kink on right hand corner,,easily fixed. $50.00 plus shipping for both. Thank you,Pat