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  1. Coming back to the old topic... As I told in previous, the body tag is missing. Was there any other place they marked the body/frame id /VIN in 1942? 1948 shop manual shows the place in right side frame, near to master brake cylinder, where the VIN was stamped to the steel beam. However, that place was obviously not used in 1942.
  2. Sir, Any news on the fender extensions? Thanks, Pekka
  3. Hi Auburncoupe, Please let me know what size extensions you have. Thanks, Pekka
  4. Sorry it took this long to reply, but my car was snowed in for a couple of months this winter... Here you see appx. dimensions for the extensions I'm looking for: - the bottom extension for front ender should be appx. 19" long - pretty sure the rear fender bottom extension is the same for roadmaster and super? ...re-post "the big picture" what I'm missing...
  5. Hi again, I also do need the hood center chrome molding, see below photo. I believe this molding is spesific for ser.70, because of longer wheelbase compared to ser. 40, 50... Thanks, Pekka
  6. Hi Auburncoupe, I am very sorry but myself I do not know enough to answer your question for Super (ser.50) interchangeability with Roadmaster (ser.70). However I quote what Gary (g-g-g0) told me yesterday; "It appears from what I decipher in the parts book that if your car does have fender skirts then there appears to be a metal extension as well as a gravel guard. <for rear fender extensions> Skirts and/or no skirts require two pieces of stainless trim. Don't believe there is any stainless on the rocker panel under the doors. In response to AUBURNCOUPE's
  7. Hello Auburncoupe, I need some sheet metal parts for my 1942 series 70 Roadmaster, see below please.... Some special sheet metal parts of the fender extensions are missing under the doors; the front fender lower extension is supposed to be attached to rocker panel, the rear fender extension probably to the door bottom? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Also I need the ivory colored push buttons and speaker "screen" for the Sonomatic radio, see below link for details Thanks, Pekka
  8. Thank you Spineyhill for the valuable information. Looks like the rocker arm of #9762 is longer than of #529 & 530, also the "foot" is at different angle. Could it be the camshaft is different for 1952 series 70 compared to previous models? Unfortunately I do not have ANYTHING but the delete plate left of what has been with my car, no rocker arm, no core, not even smell... I'll keep hunting for #529 or #530 Is there any source for the diaphragm material - rubber canvas? - I most probably need to rebuild the pump anyway if I will find a
  9. I wonder, would this pump fit & work on my engine...? #9762 Some eBay sellers say it would fit 320 cu in engines from 1940...-52 ??? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1952-Buick-Series-70-Double-Action-Fuel-Pump-NEW/371244349574?hash=item566fe33886:g:IOcAAOSwmrlUxch0&vxp=mtr
  10. Thanks in advance Spineyhill. There's no hurry, your help will be appreciated.
  11. Some of the previous owners has removed the mechanical fuel pump and put a delete plate on. My car is 1942 series 70 Roadmaster, 320cid engine. Very difficult to find the pump here n Scandinavia... ...thus I ask you fellows to help finding "alternative donors" for it... Which models & years fuel pumps are interchangeable with my engine? Thanks, Pekka aka tinsled
  12. Please excuse me being shamefully late, but... ... Thanks, the same... and - Happy & Successfull Year 2018!
  13. I am sorry, but the sign looks like a repro/lookalike to me. May be made in 1970's, 80's or 90's, but not in beginning of 1900's. Let me list some issues that made me suspicious: 1) signs used by dealers or garages tend to follows the factory graphics standards, this does not 2) the general design & appearance, especially the proportions of the sculpted car figure (looks like drawn by someone who do not know cars - compare to Chinese toys) 3) why would a dealership or garage mention a specific model/style car in the business sign? - that was not the practice in b
  14. I probably added the picture via Google+ photo service... Now added another uploaded from my PC hd. - Hope this helps. Sorry for inconvenience. /TS
  15. My 1942 Series 70 Roadmaster is still a project car, but this must be my favorite photo of it: This is when and where I first saw it "live"; On the freight forwarder's back yard when I came to pick her up after the ocean freight. I bought the car by photographs and had it hauled from Las Vegas to Helsinki past winter....
  16. Thanks for all the information. Yes, You're right the shop manual states the 1942 series 70 cars came with 15"x7.00" wheels. My car has 16"x6.50" which would be series 50 if the same year. Series 90 had 16"x7.50". What about the hub caps? As I told, I have 3 pcs 16"x6.50" rims with 9" diam cap and one same tire size but 10" diam hub cap... Best for me would be to find one more to match the 3 odd (could use the odd 16" rim w. 10" cap as spare) --- Or else I need 4+1 pcs (4+spare!) original size 15"x7.00". This is how the car looks like with the incorrect 16"x6.
  17. One of the steel wheel rims on my 1942 series 70 roadmaster project car is different from the others... All are 16", with 5x5" bolt pattern, but while the originals support 9" hub caps, one seems to fit with 10" cap. Are the post war car rims different in this respect (only)? Was the 1942 one year specific wheel rim? Thanks, Pekka p.s. Below the 1942 wheel rim with 9" hub cap supports
  18. Thank You Sean! Looks like my car is "real", numbers are correct to the year. Only bits and pieces missing here & there... One of the many parts: The external door handles are missing but the one in drivers door. I suppose there is no reproductions for Buick door handles? Only salvaged ones?
  19. Thanks Brian, Any link for 40's vin decoder?
  20. Hello Folks, I just hauled home the 1942 series 70 Roadmaster sedan I bought by photographs... Frame, engine & body seems to be solid & quite allright, but the grille is 1946 and the body tag is missing. Engine nr. 4 497 276-7 appears correct for the year. Tittle states vin# 1 42 99 378 and body color 06/20/2008 - what this could tell de-coded? Can I get the body tag plate somewhere? Thanks!
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