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  1. The Corvair bolts would have had a too small outer diameter so the locks wouldn’t have worked. Turns out Dave Tachney had a bunch of NOS ones. Perfect fit and great price.
  2. Just a quick update, the nuts for the Corvairs are 7/16-20. The 36 Buick bolts are 9/16-18.
  3. Thanks for the tips. I just ordered two from a Corvair place in CA.
  4. Thanks, Stuart that's just what I wanted to see. Now to find two of those nuts... Greg
  5. Does any one have a picture of the lug nuts used for the side mount spares? These would be the ones that the locks fit over. I have all the pieces except for the nuts. Thanks, Greg
  6. Here’s the original master cylinder from my 1936 Special. I also show the order that the parts came out f it. More photos
  7. Here’s a picture of the back of the passenger side floor panel. The felt is just an approximate 1in wide strip tacked down about every 3 inches
  8. Mine had a piece of canvas tacked over the back of the finger hole. I replaced it with new canvas that has a slit cut into it to allow the connector for my trickle charger to pass through. My battery door also seems to have been painted red originally.
  9. Paul if I remember correctly they slide in but have a small lip that fits into the door frame. It seems like mine had turned rock hard and came out in pieces as I tried to pry them out. Steele Rubber makes replacements. I believe the part number is 70-1159-71
  10. Here's a better set of pictures of the metal plate on both side of the floor board. I also found the original boards and have included a picture of the driver's side board. I'd be happy to make some sketches for you or even ship the two original boards your way. Greg
  11. Paul, My 1936 40 sedan had the original floor boards. They look just like the ones that Tom has shown except there is a larger cutout for the pedals and steering column. The extra space is taken up by two metal plates with slots for the pedals and column. One mounts to the bottom and the other to the top of the floor board. There is a felt pad sandwiched between the two to seal the space. Here a few not so good pictures but you should be able to make out the top plate. One is the original, the other is my replacement. I can take better pictures when I get home tonight. I might also still have the original floor boards.
  12. Just an FYI, I've listed a pair of headlight mounting pads for all 1936 Buicks and a set of trunk hinge pads for 1936 Series 40 and 60 on eBay. Both are new in unopened packages. The headlight pads are Steele Rubber and the trunk pads are Metro Moulded Parts. The links are here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/284083277036 https://www.ebay.com/itm/284083277754 I'm happy to deal outside of eBay on these as well. Greg
  13. Here's a few pictures I found in my collection. It shows the bracket installed at the front of the engine to hold the oil bath. Phillips head screws were used in late 1936 cars for the garnish molding. There's even a special section about these new screws in the body service manual. I don't think they were used anywhere else on the cars. If you'd like any more pictures let me know. It's about 5 degrees in my garage right now so it may have to wait until this afternoon or tomorrow.
  14. Have you look at a lawn sprinkler valve. They use a similar diaphragm setup, so maybe you could scavenge the material from one. Another option is McMaster-Karr (https://www.mcmaster.com/). I've had great luck finding raw materials from them.
  15. If you ever run across a 1930 66 radiator or shell let me know. I'd also be interested in the headlight reflectors. I've got the buckets and lenses but not the internals. I also updated my website to a new host and domain if you want to see my Buick and a few other projects. www.1936buick.com
  16. The pictures were just what I was looking for. I had the same problem tonight trying to get some pictures of my 1936 Buick for someone. It was so cold in the garage that the lights were not cooperating. I have a website with some pictures but when I tried to go to it tonight it appears they have stopped hosting it. But here's a link to some pictures of the Chrysler. https://webmailbyui-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/groselle_byui_edu/Es5qbj_UDkREskr47Yb404IBR0h8ffPLoU7kRGxvQ6QAIg?e=xuklj7 I rescued it from teenage and homeless vandals on my father-in-laws back 40. It needs a lot of work but I have most of the bits and pieces. The exception being the radiator and shell and headlight reflectors which seem to have been stolen at some point. I've managed to get a 1929 Dodge radiator that is very close and a 1930 77 radiator shell. I just picked up the emblem the other day on eBay. The Chrysler will have to wait until a few other projects are further along, but I try to keep an eye for needed parts. Let me know if the link doesn't work. Greg
  17. Here's a couple pictures from my 1936 Series 40 sedan. It was a little dark in the garage so they are not the best. There is a metal center plate that is one piece from about the front of the seats to the rise in the firewall. I think it may be one piece with the bent part. I can check tomorrow. It does not have much of a hump at all. One either side are wooden access panels made of plywood.
  18. Thanks for the pictures. Now I need to learn how to do cloisonne enameling.
  19. I just picked up this emblem for my 1930 series 66. The enamel is missing from the oval. When I look at online pictures some look purple and others appear blue. Does anyone know the correct color?
  20. My 1936 40 was sold new in Bisbee, AZ. It came with the long heavy duty air cleaner that had a bent support rod to clear the air cleaner. I'll get some pictures tomorrow.
  21. Here's a few more pictures of my gravel deflector after I painted it. Based on a comment from a year ago I installed it at the bottom of the bumper. I have never like this orientation. Based on an image in the Master Parts book (attached below) I think it should be reversed. I'm also posting a picture of the listing in the parts book. It makes no distinction among the various body types for the 1935 Series 40 cars. groselle Greg
  22. Greg, Section 7.833 of my Buick Master Parts book lists a number of different rear bumper gravel deflectors for the 1935 Buick. For series 40 it lists a right, left, and center. So it may be in three pieces. I've attached a picture of the one for my 1936 41 trunk back sedan. It's installed upside down in this picture according to other folks on this forum. I've since painted it and installed the correct way. I can get you pictures tomorrow if you like. Hope this helps, Greg
  23. Apologies if it appeared I was stirring the pot earlier when I reposted a quote from someone else's earlier post. I did not intend to do so, sometimes my phone and fat fingers don't get along with each other.
  24. Does anyone know what the proper color scheme for the Fisher tag is on a 36 Special? It seems like they've varied slightly over the years from all black background to black with a blue coach. Also has anybody repainted one and have any tips. Thanks in advance.
  25. On my 1936 Special Sedan one key fits all locks: ignition, glove box, door, trunk, and side mount spare tires. Greg
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