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  1. Looks like it sold already. Wes in VT
  2. John, You might check on the CLC Forum for this info. There's quite a few people with this issue and I'm sure someone is making repops of these. Wes in VT
  3. Good Catch, Broker-len. This particular scam has been around for a while now. Sometimes it's groceries, sometimes it's a FedEx package. Your friend's email was found somewhere and is being spoofed by the bad guys. This can happen when folks have their email addresses posted on a website for the whole world to see. Thanks for the warning. Wes in VT
  4. I'm thinking that would be an awesome ice fishing shanty. Wes in VT
  5. Have you tried to Google it?
  6. John, Check out If you use the suggestions from the support pages you can fine tune your searches I've had mixed results so it's a roll of the dice regarding the accuracy of your searches. Wes in VT
  7. These guys are using "vintage" buses with modern chassis. Here's more info: Wes in VT
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    There's a discussion about this same website on HAMB. General consensus is the site is a scam. As someone already said, nice work if you can get it. Wes in VT
  9. If you need it to be 1 1/2" tall buy a stack of them or get a machine shop to cut one out of a thick piece of the same material.
  10. Will this one work for you? Wes in VT
  11. Are you a member of the Cadillac Lasalle Club? Or, at least have you looked at their online forum? They have worldwide membership so I'll bet one of those guys will be able to help you. Good luck! Wes in VT
  12. Again, It's my opinion eBay is not the best venue for these parts. I looked the Completed Listings and saw only one crankshaft that closed with bids lately and that one had a starting bid of $20, 12 bids later closed at $104.49 with flat rate shipping of $25. The sale didn't complete because it was relisted several more times with the same starting bid and closed with no bids. It's active now if you go look. A lot of Model A parts offered have a shipping cost associated with the listing and those don't seem to be at a competitive disadvantage to the items with free shipping. Your Question "Don't know why shipping items or objects is so expensive these days?" My opinion is this. Retail shipping is high to make up for the discounts the volume sellers (Amazon is one example) get so the little guy who isn't shipping millions of boxes has to pay the difference. It becomes very obvious as other people have pointed out. Open an account with Fedup or UPS and you'll see a discount from retail just for that one step. Start shipping a huge number of boxes and you can tell the shipper what you'll pay. Good luck, Wes in VT
  13. And, your other parts are still active on eBay, with free shipping, even after all of this discussion... I can't wait to hear what it will cost to ship that head or crankshaft. Personally, I don't post things on eBay unless I know there's a good chance they will sell. From what I see, Model A engine parts aren't movers on eBay so I would look for a more viable selling venue. Perhaps a Model A forum? Wes in VT
  14. My dad was into woodworking and used a brace as a drill. It looks like a speed wrench only it has a chuck on the end instead of a square end to attach sockets. Wes in VT
  15. Any chance a 115v bulb work? Try these guys: Here's an example of something they have. Wes in VT