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  1. Please would you kindly tell me the turning circle for a '38 Roadmaster
  2. If you use a momentary push button switch which you press and let go at the same time as you press the accedlrator pedal . . . :)
  3. Thank you very much Spinneyhill. Would you happen to know what size tyres were fitted to Series 4 between 1936 and 1939 please? Thanks, Mike
  4. Excellent, thank you very much Don ? Now I can work out tyre sizes
  5. Please would someone kindly tell me, Buick Special '36 to '39 Rim widths ?
  6. Easy and rewarding job. Fit a later 12v dynamo or an alternator Fit a later12 regulator, not needed with an alternator. Fit a second 6v battery. It doesn't need to be a big battery. Connect 2nd battery earth to 1st battery live. Connect regulator output to 2nd battery. Connect old lighting circuit to 2nd battery live. Change bulbs. Use headlights as normal Used to take me a couple of hours from scratch. 1st one took a bit longer of course. I found a good place the put the 2nd battery was
  7. http://www.upgi.com/media/2485/breakaway-kits.pdf
  8. Us calls 'em seesaws. The skinny kid sits at the end. The fat kid sits nearer the middle. Trailers and tugs are much like seesaws. If yer puts a heavy kid on the bar, yer takes weight off the front wheels. Mucks up your steering summat wrotten, Smart folks move the load backards and foreuds to get the nose weight right. A longer nose means you can overload your trailer front axle wi'out lifting so much weight orf of the front wheels on your tug. Not so much swings and roundabouts
  9. How about sloping the front of the box ?
  10. Would you be after knowing this trick? Clamp all hoses just enough to stop flow, then slack one clamp off just enough to act as a one way valve while you bleed it's downstream nipple? Repeat for other corners. Please remember to take all clamps off afterwards ?
  11. Lower viscosity = higher flow rate. Lower oil pressure = higher flow rate. Higher flow rate = better lubrication. Better still, ask, say Castrol, what oil they recommend. Contactus@bp.com
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