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  1. Those are the newer busses than mine.
  2. I started with ATF and thinner in the cylinders till I got movement then I gave them a heavy dose of straight ATF and got her to hand crank thru. I have not pulled the pan as that is a very big project and I am not planing on driving the car at this point as it needs all new wood. I did how ever pull the large cover / screen and drain the nasty sludge / sheet of petrified oil. I was able to reach in and scrap most of it out. After that I put it back together and filled it with mineral spirits to let it soak for a few days to get rid of the last of the sludge. It looks as though the nasty oil i
  3. Do you know if the manual could be gotten in pdf form. The engine has a sight glass with a float. The only place I have found to put oil in is the breather which requires taking a bolt out and is very clumsy for pouring oil in
  4. I will add pictures in the next couple days.
  5. After following this bus for 25 years I finally got it in my hands last weekend (My once in a lifetime barn find). I am hoping a expert may chime in and give me a little advise. I can not find any info or books on the engine. I am about to change the oil as the car has not run in over 25 years due to a stuck motor (that I have gotten freed up) and I don't know how much oil she takes, what grade or even where to pour it in. Also this bus has electric start and a generator system that looks factory. Thank you in advance.
  6. After following this bus for 25 years I finally got it in my hands last weekend. I am hoping a expert may chime in and give me a little advise. I can not find any info or books on the engine. I am about to change the oil as the car has not run in over 25 years due to a stuck motor (that I have gotten freed up) and I don't know how much oil she takes or even where to pour it in. Thank you in advance.
  7. The chrome is in great condition. I do agree with you that most likely the chrome would be painted out unless it was Patton's car as he had all polished chrome on his staff car. It would be a easy car to paint back to civilian colors and have nice chrome as well.
  8. 1940 Cadillac Lasalle Staff car. Original Cadillac V8 .Runs good (could use a new 6 volt battery) but needs a interior. No rust that I can see on this car. The floors are in near perfect condition. I do not know the past history on this car if it was ever originally a staff car or just painted this way later in it's life. $8000 obo You can reach at (949)244-5337 The car is located in Newport Beach, California
  9. What is the finish on it. all the repo ones appear to be chrome or brass. I am looking for nickle. Thank you
  10. I'm looking for a moto meter for a 1916 REO touring car.
  11. Sold pending payment. Looks like she is going to a nice home with a collection of military vehicles.
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