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  1. I'm going to have a new roof installed on my 1926 Buick Standard 4-door sedan. It doesn't have the correct moulding. What should it have on the rear and sides?? Did it have any on front or should roof material be tucked under sun visor. Would like to get some pictures and source of moulding. THANKS
  2. Have you tried Lebaron Bonney. I was there today and they had quite a selction of wood bows. good Luck Steve
  3. I was actually down to LeBaron Bonney this morning. They just bought out a company that made seat covers. You might give them a call and see if they could make some for you. Good Luck Steve
  4. I have the front floor boards out of my 27 Buick Woodie which was a 27 Buick Model 27 (Standrad 4-door sedan) I also have a 26 Model 27. I'm going to make new floor boards for the front of the 27 and can make your some patterns or send you my old boards. These are just the removable floor boards in front. e-mail ssmith105@maine.rr.com. Good Luck Steve
  5. A friend of mine is looking for an upper block for a 1929 Buick Model 48, alos needs the water tube. Thanks
  6. I have some 26 Buick Standard push rods you can have for postage Steve e-mail ssmith105@maine.rr.com
  7. I;m looking for an inexpensive car cover, only need to keep dust off my cars. About 34 years ago I bought a nice soft car cover from J.C.Whitney and am still using it today. Does anyone know where to get a nice soft cover?? Thanks
  8. I have been there and you really need to look at the cars in person and make your own decesion.
  9. I haven't check other brands of cars but my 26 and my 27 buick have the same junction boxes for the conduit.
  10. I'm wiring my 27 Buick Woody. I'm looking for the metal junction boxes to connect three wiring conduits. Does anyone make these or has anyone made some?? Thanks
  11. I'm painting my 27 Woodie Washington Blue and Black, same as my 26 Standard. Napa Paint Number for the Washington Blue is 57311. The 27 came back from body shop and is an exact match. Just incase anyone is interested.
  12. I'm looking for an ignition-light switch for my 27 Buick Woodie. Thanks
  13. I have had the clutch discs and pressure plates rebuilt on both my 26 and 27 Buicks by Fort Wayne Clutch. Very nice work and quick turn around. They also did the clutch on my 48 ford Conv. Good Luck
  14. I need to get the Martin senior Paint number for Washington Blue on my 27 Buick. I using base coat-clear coat. thanks
  15. I'm looking for a muffler for my 27 standard. I found some Walker tractor mufflers but don't know how they will sound. Thanks for any help.
  16. I need to remove the guide pins on Bottom of 27 Standard bellhousing. The ones that match bottom half of bellhousing. I did a stupid thing, I forgot to put bottom bellhousing on, now I have trans and rear end all bolted up. Do these pins screw in or driven in?? Should I just try to drill out and get new pins? Thanks
  17. I'm looking for a Ignition switch lever for my 27 Buick woodie. IThe lever has a hole that a cotter pin holds it on. thanks
  18. BEN, I finally just figured that out. With the spring holding push rods down I can see why they won't turn. I did have engine completely rebuilt. New 030 pistons, all rods babbitted, and crank checked and balanced. Thanks for your Help, Steve
  19. I'm also looking for one. I think i saw it in BOB'S
  20. Rebuilding my 27 Buick Standard. I notice after putting everything together the valve push rods don't turn when the pressure is off them. Are they suppose to turn or not??. I just check my 26 standard and only one would turn. I took rocker arms assem off and lossen the nut that hold the cage between the valve push rods and rods would turn. once I tighten them up they wouldn't turn. Also engine turns over very hard with crank. It turned over easier when I put 3/4" rachet on crank shaftnut before putting hand crank adapter on. Is this normal?? Thanks for any help.
  21. Does anyone have an older Stewart Warner Catalog that could look up a fuel gauge part number D-300B. I'm trying to figure out if it is 6 volt and the ohms. Thanks
  22. I'm trying to find out if a Stewart Warner gas gauge Model D-300B is 6 volt and what the ohm's are? This is an old stock gauge and the factory don't have books that list that number. Also of coarse the local dealers have thrown their old books out. Thanks for any Help
  23. I'm looking for an inner axle nut for a 1927 Buick Standard. Threads are 3/4x16", takes wrench size of 1 1/4" and height is about .45" This is a sloted nut.. My threads wre stripped on mine. This is called a heavy castle nut. Thanks for any help.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
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