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  1. The car number is located above the right spring shackle rear, letters and numbers about 3/4" high and spaced about the same , also if right front mud guard is off it is on the top of the frame above the same point. Bob
  2. He has two to go on with , the Air Stream in the background . Boy have I got a book on them that you will go crazy over , haha
  3. 30 Dodge , The little truck is a 1996 Toyota Hilux ute with a 2.4 lt motor and it had no trouble towing it home , only 20 miles or so. Ron your not supposed to tell the would that about the Ford and it was 4 years ago, you now i have lost memory since than . ha ha ha . Matt I think the boss has ideas of that , don"t know yet, my be .Will load more soon when I start getting it ready for rego . bob
  4. A closed delivery ute Australian style. This one I done a mechanical rebuild on about 20 years ago and since has done very little work , runs well and will need some small work before being on the road again , bob
  5. sintered bronze bushings NOT BRASS , they hold oil in them to lube the shaft . bob
  6. Ron its starting to look to much like a car now , you know you will have start driving it soon and you know you will never stop doing so and wonder why you didnt do this years ago ,ha ha . Its only been ne on 40 years for me and i cant ever stop , they are just so practical for every day use , good work mate . Bob
  7. Just line up the ,O, son crank gear and cam gear with chain pulled tight with generator gear, very simple.
  8. The car is a 1928 series 128 Fast Four Dodge brothers Sedan with two wheel brakes and all steel body , very good car to restore and very reliable.
  9. More coming over the next few weeks as we have a 1900 Tabolt, 1915 Alldays Onions, 1915 Swift, 1926 Mercedes Benz to be repaired .
  10. The frame of the radiator is of cast bronze , soldered to the cartridge honeycombe core with stainless steel top tank and side plates ,lots of time had to be spent on the soldering to the core as it is of very fine copper and very heat sensitive to heat.
  11. The car in question is a 1936 Rolls Royce , the core was made in New Zealand by Replcore , there work is outstanding and to date we have put more than 30 hours of work in re coreing this radiator , still more to do before it is finished .
  12. Yeah i agree as I am repairing one in the radiator shop at the moment . bob
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