Old26Buick

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  1. I called Bob's Automobilia today and was told they can't get the runninboard trim for my 27 Buick. Has anyone used another supplier?? I found some at Restoration Supply Company but don't know which one would be correct. thanks for any help.
  2. Does anyone have a pattern for the front door posts for a 1927 Buick Model 27? Mine are all rotted out and not enough to make a pattern. Thanks for any help.
  3. I'm looking for the heat control knob and plate for my 27 Buick standard. I do have the choke knob. thanks
  4. I have a 26 and 27 Buick. When I took all the parts to be nickeled, the palter said do it in chrome as will last alot longer. I'm not a purest and think the chrome lasts longer. Never have and never intend on having them judged. I do my cars my way.
  5. We stopped in while traveling Route 66. Only found a couple cars that where decent. Most have new paint right over the bondo and sand marks. Waste of time going there. About same quality as Golden-Rod garge up here in Freeport, ME WASTE OF TIME
  6. Has anyone bought from Vintage Reproduction Parts in Australia? I'm looking at parts for my 27 Buick Woodie, Hubcaps and windshield crank handle. Would anyone else have these parts? Thanks
  7. Has anyone bought from Vintage Reproductions in Australia?? I was looking at parts for my 27 Buick woodie, Hubcaps and windshield crank. would anyone ese have these parts? Thanks
  8. I'm looking for a 6 volt round gas gauge with a chrome rim. I need it for my 27 Buick. I plan on using a 6 volt Jeep sending unit with it. thanks
  9. I bought a Delco 640K 46991 Distributor for my 27 but doesn't fit. Does anyone know what this would fit?? Thanks
  10. i'm looking for the front wheel grease seals on my 27 Standard. I need 2 of the metal holder. Could also use the felts. thanks
  11. I have a 26-27 Buick that was restored 35 years ago by a friend of mine. He had a new visor made at a local sheet metal shop. I have never had it covered but it is an exact copy of the orginial. I was at LeBarron Bonney a couple of week ago and they can make a cover for it. good luck.
  12. I just had pistond made for my 27 standard by Arias in CA. Very pricey $1150 for 6 but I needed .30 oversize. They have nice pistons, used them in my 26 two years ago. Good Luck
  13. How do you remove the windup windshield handle on a 27 standard?. My 26 has a scew in middle of handle. The 27 doesn't, it hasn't been used since 1942. Thanks
  14. How much end play should there be in the rear wheel roller bearings on a 27 Standard? Mine seem to move in and out quite a bite. Does it need more spacers and where to buy the spacers? Thanks
  15. 4 fenders from 48 Ford Conv. Left rear rust free, Other 3 have small rust bottom fenders. Includes front inner fenders. Can e-mail pictures. $400 plus shipping
  16. A friend of mine is looking for headlight lenses and rims for his 26 Buick. Thanks
  17. The rear roller bearings seem to move in and out. Should there be any play? Also where can I find the inner washer as one was missing? Thanks
  18. I'll drive the 27 buick maybe 1,000 to 1,500 miles per year. I do have Lesters on my 26 Buick and very pleased with them but kind of pricy.
  19. I noticed prices on Universal tires seem to be a lot cheaper than other brands. Are they as good?? I'm looking for 450/475-21 or 525/550-21 for my 27 Buick woodie. Thanks
  20. Is a Delco 640Y distributor the same as a 640A or 640J? Thanks
  21. I'm looking for a mirror with wood screws to mount on the wood door of my 27 Buick woodie wagon. Thanks
  22. I'm looking for a Delco 640A distributor to put in my 27 buick. Thanks
  23. MARK Is Bob's good quality as I have bought some things from him that was not good quality? Thanks steve
  24. I'm getting ready to replace runningboard material and trim on both my 1926 Model 27 and my 1927 Model27 which was made into a woodie wagon in 1927. Who has good material and correct trim pieces? One of my cars has alum trim on rear of runninmgboard next to rear fender and the other has a metal plate painted same color as fender. Which way is correct. Thanks
  25. Looking for Delco 640 or 650 Distributor for 28-30 Buick. thanks