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  1. huptoy

    question- shipping a body US to ENgland

    There are 2 or 3 companies at Hershey that ship to Europe etc. Also, Hemings Magazine has shippers advertised. Me, I have never used a shipping co.
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    Sears Allstate tires

    Sears did not mfg any tires but contracted with Armstrong Rubber Co. 50% of Armstrong’s yearly production in the 50s - 70s were Allstate. The contract called for Armstrong to be paid on a cost plus by Sears. Sears warehoused tires in 1 of 5 plants and shipped tires directly from plant to stores. Michelin tires were imported by Sears to the Armstrong plants to be distributed to the stores. Armstrong built radial tires starting in the late 60’s. Surprisingly, the Des Moines plant, in the 60’s, built tires for Firestone, Good Year, Goodrich, Phillips Oil, and others. The Firestone plant across town sent a truck every evening to pickup the days production.
  3. Tuesday is setup day, some setup Wednesday morning. We arrive Tuesday at noon but setup Wednesday morning. Tuesday afternoon 60 to 70% of spaces will be empty. The large retail vendors will be setup by Tuesday morning. Skip Tuesday if raining.
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    Hershey 2018

    2001 was my first trip & my 21 year old nephew came from western Iowa. When my brother asked about the swap meet, all Joe would say was “I can’t describe it”. You have to go next year.
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    Tire source

    Have you purchased a Hemmings Magazine & checked the last 6 or 8 pages? They will be at Hershey & you can pick them there. Best of luck.
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    where did my ad go - anyone know??

    It’s posted in the forum “Cars For Sale”
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    The AACA club does not require you to own an antique vehicle, you only have to have an interest. Our local club tours monthly from April thru October and normally 10 to 50 percent will drive a modern car. We tour about 40 MPH unless a slower car shows up. In Ohio there is the “Ohio Region” & 7 local Chapters around the state. Three times a year we have a weekend region gathering with both modern & antique vehicles. Join in the National club and visit your local chapter/region tours before joining.
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    Hudson Or Hupmobile Threaded Brass Hubcaps

    Late 1920’s Hupmobile. Try posting under Hupmobile forum.
  9. If you post your zip code, someone may recommend a good shop. How far are you willing to travel?
  10. They are the front & rear wheel. They look like 1930/31 Hupmobile wheels & 1930 Chrysler wheels. Also may fit 1931 Desoto.
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    In 1988 I was looking for a good used car for my daughter and seriously considered a new Yugo. I purchased a used low mileage 5 year old car from a church member. In checking with my machanic, he discouraged my purchasing a Yugo calling it a “throw away car”. You don’t fix it, junk it. Yugo shipped cars but not repair parts & it took weeks to months to repair them. The part that held the hatch back window in place was faulty & people taped a plywood pannel in place driving the car for months. I listened to my machanic’s advice & thanked him for years. if you are keeping it in a museum, it ok. It was never a dependable daily driver.
  12. Bump due to drop in price.
  13. huptoy

    1932 Hupp Engine Color????

    Hupmobile painted their 8 cyl block & head Black. The 6 cyl were a green close to Packard,s with some in black.
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    1965 Ford Mustang

    Area code 385 is the Salt Lake area.
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    1931 Hupp top closed car roof replacement

    I suggest you post on the forum “Technical”. More members will see it there.