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  1. That was a good choice . Bruce is a great guy . Kings32
  2. Yes I haved used Graves they are good ,great people . I use Librandi's They do good work and they are close ,I can take it in and pick it up . The big part of plating is the prep work . I know a local plater and have watched him work . it's all in the prep. Time. Kings32
  3. Yes Bruce Hall is the best , Every car is handled like it is his. He hauls new Lamborghini's ,I drove for Bruce when he first started . He is a good friend .I would say Bruce and Applewood Motors is the best out there .He delivers on time when it he says it will be there . Kings32
  4. Thanks for the info . My bumpers are 66 inches long These won't work thanks again I posted on the pontic Oakland site Kings32
  5. Hi I am restoring a 1930 Oakland 4dr 101. I am looking for a rear bumper bars .I have the bumper bracket but need the bars , they measure 66 in center bolt hole to center bolt . They are 1 3/4 in wide need to be platable . Howard kings32.
  6. What is the width of each bar ? could I get apicture to show how much bow is in the ends ? What would it cost to ship about ? My bumper is 66 in bolt to bolt Howard
  7. Are these parts still available I would like an response as would like to have these Kings 32
  8. If you still have these parts let me know . I am looking for a set of bumpers . Hope they are the right length or longer kings32
  9. Could yoo send me some measurements on the bumpers length ( bolt center to center ) width of each bar . Along with price kings32 thankyou
  11. Been running radials on my cars last 20 years 1966 Plymouth fury run it it highway speeds all over the country don't buy cheap ! when I bought the car it had cheap radials on it , first trip I had a blow out on 81 . put good tires on , haven't had trouble since . We have put about 50,000 on this car touring. Have 50 Chrysler put radials on it handles better haven't had any trouble with it . I don't drive it like a hot rod it's a old car use some %%%%%%% kings32
  12. Sterling Walsh Passed away Oct 26 . He was agood friend . Long time car guy He was on th museum board Ex board . He will be greatly missed in our Region and by the AACA also Howard 32chevy
  13. I have seen some great and award winning cars done by " back yard restoreers ". When people tell some one they can,t do it more than likely they are in the trade and need work. Years ago there wasn't the shops around , a lot of these were started by back yard guys that where good . not alllllll .
  14. We had a great time Tuesday nite at the sale . Found a few nice Oakland pieces . Some nice interchange books from 20's thru 40's . Nice to see some new faces . Kings32
  15. I used interstate batteries until they priced them themselves out [ have to pay for that race car ] I now use battery warehouse. great service and the batteries last . I also use battery tenders on all my old cars . Get about 10 to 15 years out of a battery.kings32
  16. As president of Gettsburg Region I have the pleasure of working with Don ,Great guy . Works hard for the AACA and our Region. I would like to see evey member go out and get one new member. None of us are getting younger and the cars need a home in the future. Howard
  17. Well its satu rday ,Its all over we all had a great week . The chevy made it through the week , the only thing we had to do was ajust the third brush on the generator . Ran great we did about 500 miles . Made some new friends. What great food and lots of it ! The club did a great job tour routes where done very well , Never a wrong turn. Only when I wasn't paying attention. Love these tours hope to it again next year . Howard
  18. like some say I enjoy working on the cars myself . I have done a number of cars for that I tour with , I don't like doing show cars because then people don't drive them.Cars are suppose to be driven . When more cars are being done by shops that what has put this hobby above most peoples head .( money ) Howard
  19. Hi all Chris and myself are our way to the glidden , this will be our 11 one .We are in Lexington Ohio will be in sunday morning . Looking to meet up with old friends and make new ones . Always the big question is who will be on this tour Howard
  20. I pull a gosseneck 30 ft with a 2001 Dodge dually diesel Before this one I had a 96 Dodge 3/4 ton The 96 had 300000 miles on it. 24 mpg 18 pulling trailer ,Pull about anywhere . The 2001 pulls about the same but I get about 13 mpg ,20 around town . Both trucks had the same trans and rear gears. With the24 valves the mpg is not there . I have owned many other trucks but will stay with cummins . low maintain ,The new diesels Have very high maintaince unless you modif them ALL EPA Howard
  21. My email is Give me your address and I will send you a check . What else do you have for a 32 chevy? Howard
  22. I would like to have both gauges . How can I send you the money or can I pick up at Hershey. Howard King Mt. Airy Md Kings 32 chevy @ aol .com
  23. Sounds like it will be a smaller group this year . Cut off at a 150 cars, last year was a lot more . With a smaller group you get to talk to more people .The Chandler sounds like a nice car . How is it for touring? This part of Ohio there are few hills . Howard
  24. I found some ash in the penna farm paper . Guy had it cut to redo a barn , never did it . I bought it all about two large truck loads for $200 . I did my 1930 Oakland and had enough to do maybe two or more cars , he had it for a few years so it was nice and dry. I have a logging fellow near me who is a good friend and keeps a eye out for me . I also do other wood work beside cars. Woodturning ! Kings32
  25. I agree with that ,if don't drive them why have them? Show the people what us crazy ones do afther we spent all that time restoring them . We use them. kings32