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Patrick W. Brooks

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  1. This posting is for the sale of the four page booklet found in the glove box of every new Buick which discussed the operation and use of the vent-heater system. See photos. Cost is $5.00 plus $4.00 shipping. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Email me at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Thanks for looking. Brooker
  2. This listing consists of the pictured 12 page booklet published by Buick explaining the fine suspension and ride provided by the new Buick. Cost is $12.50 plus $5.00 shipping. See photos. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Email be at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Thanks for looking. Brooker
  3. Pictured are sample pages from the sales brochure published by Buick to promote 1953 sales on their 50th Anniv. of existence. This item is in vibrant colors and pictures and discusses the models available. The pictures include the exteriors, interiors, convertibles, mechanics, and much more. The brochure is 20 pages in length. The condition is excellent as pictured. I have owned this piece for approximately 35 years and I had a 1953 Skylark when it was purchased. The price is $25.00 plus 6.00 shipping. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Email me at brooker50158@outlook.co
  4. This listing consists of two pages of 1938 Buick paint chips with related information. See photos. Cost is $6.00 plus shipping of $4.50. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Email me at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Thanks for looking. Brooker
  5. This listing consists of two pages of 1941-1942-1946 paint chips with related information. See photos. Cost is $6.00 plus shipping of $4.50. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Contact me by email at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Brooker
  6. This listing consists of two pages of paint chip information for 1938 Buicks. See photos for pictures of chips and related information. Cost is $6.00 plus $4.50 shipping. I accept PayPal and other methods of payment. Email me at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Thanks for looking.
  7. This listing consists of two pages of paint chips for 1948 Buicks. The pages also provide additional information on two-tone combinations and model use of each color, plus. Cost is $6.00 plus shipping of $4.50. Check photos carefully as there are no returns. I accept PayPal as well as other payment methods. You can email me at brooker50158@outlook.com or call 641-485-6413. Thanks for looking. Brooker
  8. The records of the participation of Austin Clark and Glen Cove of Long Island, NY, in the 1954 Rally in England are posted on Ebay for auction. They include the Rally Programme, dozens of pictures, and other items. To view this very interesting story and the records find the listing on Ebay by entering "1916 Pierce-Arrow records of participation in 1954 Anglo=American Vintage Car Rally". These records are being sold to the successful bidder without reserve. Thanks for listening. Brooker.
  9. For Sale on eBay an early dash mounted Waltham clock, for early open cars, which could be removed when the car was unattended. Clock slid in and out of a sheet metal mounting fastened to the dash. Search eBay under "Waltham dash mounted automotive clock". Item # 322793527360. Thanks, Brooker
  10. For Sale on eBay an early dash mounted Waltham clock, for early open cars, which could be removed when the car was unattended. Clock slid in and out of a sheet metal mounting fastened to the dash. Clock in excellent condition and works fine. Search eBay under" Waltham dash mounted automotive clock">. Item number 322793527360.
  11. Good Morning All: Sorry I haven't had time to check the Buick web for a week but wanted to say Grandpa is absolutely correct. Took the time to check my shop manuals for 1949 and 1952 to see the wordage used by Buick to describe the mistakes which can occur with timing. It is important to note that the prewar manuals simply are not as complete as the straight 8 manuals printed for the years after the war. I always check both when doing work on any prewar Buick. The engines are basicly the same even though there were improvements. With some exceptions, the manuals after the war are on poin
  12. Hello: The timing must be right for the car to run at speed. At idle is another matter. Notice that there are two marks on the flywheel. One is the TDC mark and just beyond it is one which says that it marks 6 or 8 degrees off Top Dead Center. I believe the small engine is 8 degrees and the large is 6 degrees, or the other way around. The flywheel marking will tell you without my checking further. Remember that the explosion in the combustion chamber does not occur when the piston is at the very top of the cylinder. It occurs a few degrees off TDC so as to reduce the stress to the bear
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