bdas

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  1. good afternoon could you tell me how many miles the car has do all the gauges work what is wrong if anything thanks
  2. thanks Spinneyhill I never heard of that I will do some research and see
  3. My problem is I took my 1940 Cadillac to my mechanic to replace seals in the trans to clear up some leaks. When I got it back the trans was making noise and vibration only in second gear. It seemed okay if you didn't put pressure on the gas, but as soon as you did it would make this loud rumbling noise. It would also happen when down shifting into second. This was only in second gear. I took it back to the mechanic they took it all apart and couldn't find anything wrong. The car was then towed to a transmission shop and they can't find the problem. They sent the trans to their sister transmission shop and still no answers. Anybody run across something like this. It's going on three weeks now. Thanks for any input:confused:
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    1937 chevy sedan

    Thank you for the answer I couldn't seem to find it bob
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    1937 chevy sedan

    can someone tell if the fuel sending unit on a 1937 Chevy is on the top of the tank in the middle or on one side. Looked for pictures but it shows a lot of different tanks. This is a stock tank I'm talking about. Thanks for any information:)
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    1937 chevy sedan

    Thank yo very much
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    1937 chevy sedan

    Can someone tell me how many quarts of oil a 1937 Chevy sedan takes I haven't received manuals yet thanks in advance for any information
  8. Thanks for clearing that up for me I appreciate it b
  9. can anyone tell me what the fans are for under the front seat. I also would like to know where the knob or button should be to make them work. Just in case I want to hook them up again. Thanks, b:o
  10. I am interested in your radiators I have a 1928 Oakland in need of one. If you still have them I could take measurements of mine and see if yours fits. Let me know Bob Dunn 818-400-8043 Thanks
  11. looking for differential pinion seal trans selector shaft seal trans output shaft seal stabilizer links hood latch cable and I'm sure more to come any links to somebody selling these parts would be helpful thanks in advanced
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    adjusting brakes

    thanks for all the input. I do have the Oakland Pontiac Manual, and have read it several times. I just can't seem to get the brakes to work like I think they should. I do not have Midland Steeldraulic brakes they are banded brakes as stated in the book. They mention a rounding tool, I know what it looks like but not how to use it. I had the brakes all relined several weeks ago and the hubs turned, it seemed to work for a little bit but then I had to start pushing harder and harder on the brakes to stop. Now I have all the wheels off checking seals and ready to adjust them one more time. I guess I haven't found the secret yet.
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    adjusting brakes

    Sorry I forgot Yes it is a 1929 Oakland Sedan I was just out looking at the shoes and I wonder if the pads are to hard. They are new and fell so rough and hard
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    adjusting brakes

    Hi guys Does anybody have some information on how to properly adjust band brakes. I just had new shoes put on and I'm having a hell of a time.
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    wireing problems

    problem solved it was bad receptacles for the head lights once they were replaced the electric seems fine thanks for the help bob
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    wireing problems

    Thought I report back what I ended up with today on this wiring problem. took the headlights apart and the tail lights checked all the wires from the back to the front and check wires and connections under the dash. All seems to check out OK but maybe a problem with the connectors in the headlights and tail lights. The last thing I ran across today was when the ignition is on lights I have no tail light. when the switch is turned to the left (lights) I have headlights and running lights and brake lights all at once. Tomorrow I plan to start with the brake/running light and replace the connector and ground and do continuity check on the two wires running thru the loom. Also today I checked the brake light switch seems to work fine. Side lights seem to work like their suppose to. Headlights are disconnected for now.
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    wireing problems

    Larry thank you for your thoughts I worked on it today and everything looks good that I checked I have to get into it deeper I now noticed the lights only come on when I hit the brake and the car is off couldn't get them to do that when the car was running
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    wireing problems

    Thanks for the advise I start trying to find the problem tomorrow. It looks to me that this is the original wiring harness and yes I have always had brake lights. It seems to me that all the lights work the way there suppose to except when I step on the brake the headlights and side lights come on. Also sometimes the brake light sticks on. I'll check out the wires and also the brake light switch and try to see whats up. Thanks again for the help
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    wireing problems

    Sorry I forgot to put the car information. Its a 1928 Oakland and it runs good but I just noticed this problem. No test were done yet that I am aware of. I'm not looking for anyone to fix this for me, just suggestions what to look for. I will find the problem if I have to wire the whole car Thanks
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    wireing problems

    My problem is when I step on the brake the headlights and side lights come on. Is it the brake light switch or what? I just checked all the wires under the dash and all looks good. Any suggestions would be helpfull bob
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    window handles

    Thanks all for your help and input I found all the handles I need from the good people in Australia. Also Rich was very helpfull Thanks again Bob
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    window handles

    Thanks Carl I will keep trying
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    window handles

    The picture that keiser31 posted is exactly what I am looking for. 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The window handles are 5/16 square with screw on escutcheon. The place http://www.vintageandclassicreproductions.com/ doesn't seem to respond to emails or phone calls does anybody know if their still in business. thanks for helping
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    window handles

    Thank you very much for the lead I am on there site now:rolleyes:
  25. I am looking for inside window handles that will fit 1928 Oakland. I understand other cars of that era may also fit They have a square hole about 3/8 square Thanks for looking