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  1. Hello, I am in need of the drivers side horn bracket (13829). This is welded to the hood support so I assume it would need to come from a parts car. I am also in need of the cup washers for the upper front grill or a solution for proper mount. My car had washer stacks behind this trim. Any help or suggestions appreciated. Thanks, Dennis
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    From the HAMB....what is it?

    Keiser, In 1930 they made the model 70B , the 87 and 66A. This looks like a 70 or 87. Is this engine available? It may have some value due to the rarity of the internals. Dennis
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    From the HAMB....what is it?

    Willy's Knight. Hard to tell the model. 70 or 87 ??? Dennis
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    Antique sliding steering wheel

    Dan, I sent you a Pm a couple days ago. I was wondering if you could provide details and pictures of the spline area. Thanks, Dennis
  5. Midman, I sent you a PM. Dennis
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    35 to 41 Cadillac Parts. Too much to list. Priced right.

    Richelieumotors, I sent you a PM. Thanks, Dennis
  7. Hello,, In need of a drivers side or set of exhaust manifolds for full size. Please pm if you can help. Thanks, Dennis
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    1920 Big Six

    Thanks Ken, Pictures would be great. I had the car running fair yesterday. Not ready for prime time. It has an adaptor and a Carter B&B on it now. Throttle linkage from the steering sector is missing and the carb. is sitting at on odd angle making it near impossible to hook things up correctly. I also need a distributor cap and rotor for Remy 358-A . Any suggestions? Thanks, Dennis
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    1920 Big Six

    Thanks, I'll take a look.
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    1920 Big Six

    Jon, Thanks for the reply. I am digesting this info. and pretty sure I get it. The comment about tires and the link puts things in a clear perspective. Dennis PS: We were lucky enough to bail for a farmer that bought a large implement trailer about 12 inches off the ground. You could stack 5 high (155 bales) and barely break a sweat. Better than a Toyota or a Ford. Those were the days!
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    1920 Big Six

    Thanks for the comments. My manual says the same. Listing the model of the Stromberg as LS-2 for the EH but omitting the model of the Penberthy for the big six. Anybody have a SV-29 to measure the throat size? Jon, What are your major issues with the Penberthy? Can you recommend a good replacement? I like to keep things original but will make some compromises for reliability and performance. I have a Rayfield running good on my Mitchell after considerable tweeking. Not an impressive or easy to understand carb. Dennis
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    1920 Big Six

    Hello Jon, I have a LS-2 on my Special six (288 CI) and I have an extra. I assumed the big six (354 CI) would need something in the range of 1.75" venturi. I would like to hear your thoughts on recommended throat size and best carb. for touring. Thanks, Dennis
  13. Hello, Looking for the model number of the B&B carb. used on the Studebaker Big Six for 1920 so I can start my search. Please let me know what to look for or if you know where one exists. Thanks, Dennis
  14. Steve, Center the hole and start with a 1/4'' or slightly larger bit. Then use a step drill to proper size. It will look like a factory punched hole. You could probably get by with a harbor freight tool but a Irwin will last forever. This is also the best method to enlarge any existing hole. Dennis
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    hose clamps,

    Thanks for the reply Todd, The only evidence I have is from a early engine removal (old time drag racer) and that engine had all corbin style clamps on it. I have a 57 Buick with 5800 miles and it has Wittek tower clamps on the cooling and Corbin clamps on the fuel. I have searched for a period photo but unfortunately the only ones I have found, don't really show what I need. I would also like to find documentation on the fuel filter and clamping arrangement. Any ideas on this? Dennis