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  1. Yes it sure looks like they started with roadsters.
  2. I know of many pre-1920's cars. What is the most you can spend? When are you prepared to act? This lets me know if I can help you.
  3. Trucks were considered essential to the war effort. So a lot of trucks were built during the war. More so than cars. You had to proof of essential activities to purchase a new truck.
  4. I am trying to help you. The most important thing is the budget. Figure that out then only look at cars in that range. When you find your car go and buy it. Getting upset at others for recognizing a good deal and buying a car before you do will not find you a car. It is better to have a car and enjoy it than to look forever.
  5. I get people in my shop all the time that say "I can spend anything I want on a car!" Then after wasting a bunch of time they might have $10,000. Which is plenty to find a fun car. But you shouldn't be asking to test drive a brand new Ferrari. The days of the little old lady giving away a Duesenberg for $5 are long gone. Today most of the little old ladies think their 84 Corvette is worth $1,000,000. So setting a price range or getting pre qualified for a loan is the best route. When someone calls me to find them a car. But can't tell me their budget I tell them I can't help you.
  6. The amount of money you have to spend determines what cars you can buy. Therefore is the most important factor in what you should be looking at. It will also help folks to know what they should be showing you.
  7. 1912 Brush Liberty Runabout. Call Peter or Andy 419-668-1884. Excellent. Off frame restoration. The Brush was a reliable and rugged 1-cylinder Runabout. Designed by Alanson Brush a self-taught engineer who had worked with Henry Leland at Oldsmobile and Cadillac. It was Mr. Brush who designed the engine for the Cadillac Model M. The Brush was built with pride in Detroit. One famous exploit of the Brush occurred when the Abernathy brothers drove their newly purchased Brush from New York City home to Oklahoma City. The brothers were ages 6 and 10! The “Little Cowboys from Oklahoma” became celebrities along the way with newspapers covering their progress. Finished in Blue and Red with White Coach Stripe. Red Leather seating. Black Convertible Top. Lots of Brass Trim E&J Headlamps, Side Lamps and Tail lamp. Carbide Generator. Folding Brass Windshield. Powered by the Brush 62 Cubic Inch 1-cylinder engine with was rated at 7 horsepower. Two forward speeds with reverse. Chain drive rear axle. Wood axles. Coil Spring Suspension. Excellent automobile for 1 and 2-cylinder brass era touring. Welcome at Horseless Carriage Club of America (HCCA) tours and club events. Ready to Drive, Show and Enjoy. $29,900 Call Pete or Andy 419-668-1884 Located in Norwalk Ohio, 44857 "Home of the Fisher Brothers" Watch this great automobile in action:
  8. Probably came in second place at the county fair demo derby in 1983.
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