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  1. No Rich , cant find the bucket , I know I put it some ware safe a long time ago so I would not lose them if I ever rebuilt one for my self . Well its so safe it cant be found or I am getting to an age where I cant remember where I put it , will how have to find the dam thing to solve my memory laps . Ha ha ha , Bob
  2. There are two different drives for Dodge Brothers cars and yes they go in both directions . I have not got my parts book at moment to look it up , memory says the drive gears are cut in different directions . will look it up later. Bob
  4. Got books Matt will give you any information you need , let me know the frame number when you can, it will be under the front seat I think , parts are about if I twist some arms up here . Ha ha ha Bob
  5. Yes there is trim that goes around that area , going to have find you pics , bob
  6. The left side of dash would of had a dealers plate fixed where the two holes are , like Standard Motors [ Sydney ]. Austral Motors [ Brisbane ] etc . bob
  7. Good one Matt , what you mean it is the best Holdrich body on an fast four in Australia. Come on I know he has done the best job I have ever have seen ( beats me hands down ) but we have to say the original body makers had some thing to do with it in the beginning or he would never done such a good job , and I must say that it is better than the original . ( had some of them as original un restored ) . ha ha ha
  8. Dave the car in the second photo was in deed a 4 cylinder Dodge Brothers , it was a local car from Chilcots Rd Chillingham Murwillumbah , aquired by Phill in the 1970s and later sold to unknown buyer for the sum of 300 dollars . the car was rough and had no doors at the time . I will some more research on it and advise . regards Bob
  9. The second photo of the NSW festival in in Murwillumbah , and is The Tweed Valley Banana Festival. The 1928 Dodge Brothers Tourer was at that time owned by a David Taylor , in the pic the fellow with his hand on the word cars is hi brother Phill who still deals in cars to this day in Murwillumbah . On this car I can give many detailes . I will copy this print an have a talk to Phill about the DM and see what information can be found of it .It is possible that this car is a DL the was parked in a wrecking yard and rotted away ,should have pics of it in the early 80s , will look. Bob
  10. The other core that you sent is all butt finished . still got some holes to fill bu it looks good thanks. ps botton tank in on know , more pics to follow . bob
  12. Master Parts Book lists brake lever as 1925 and date stamp on pinion carrier is also 1925. Bob
  13. dodge brothers , " DB " casting on brake lever. Bob
  14. Richard I will have a look at my spares ,may have one , should have more than one , just got to find them in the mess at the moment, I know there is one on the kitchen table at home ,dont know which way the needle goes , will let you know tomorrow . bob
  15. Richard you have recreated the most original coach work for these holden body cars that I have seen ever when compairing it to the original body work , a lot you see patched and some a total loss in translation , thank you for this post and there will be a lot of future restorers use this as a guide to there cars . Yes you have to paint it to help preserve and weather proof them as our climate is hash on open cars . Good work mate , talk soon Bob
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. sintered bronze bushings NOT BRASS , they hold oil in them to lube the shaft . bob
  21. 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
  22. Just line up the ,O, son crank gear and cam gear with chain pulled tight with generator gear, very simple.
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