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  1. Brian, I was going to take some photos of the car, but several people were standing around. I planned to come back but between the off and on rain and having to ditch the camera before I started judging, I guess I never got back. I did get these for you though...
  2. Welcome to the AACA Discussion Forum. Clearly, your approximate budget and location will be important when attempting to help you find a suitable car. I would suggest you consider joining the 36-38 Buick Club. Check the club out at: http://www.3638buickclub.org/ If you send me an email through the contact the webmaster link on the 36-38 Buick Club website, or else send me a private message with your email address vis this forum, I will be happy to send you a sample .pdf issue of the club newsletter. We have cars advertised from time to time on the website as well as in the newslett
  3. Yes, Dave Tacheny is the most likely source. You can best reach him by calling him at 763-427-3460 between 4 and 7 pm. He supplies 1936-1941 Buick parts.
  4. The 2021 Spring Rummage Box is now online: https://aaca.org/images/rummage_box/2021_Spring_Rummage_Box.pdf
  5. I still subscribe. Back in October, I found a small print ad with no photo in Hemmings Motor News for a car that I never expected to be able to buy. It was about a 4 hour drive from my home. I called the guy and set up an appointment to see the car. A week later, I owned the car. If it were not for Hemmings Motor News I would have never had the chance to buy the car. I realize it is not as entertaining as it was years ago. I realize its business model is antiquated. Despite that, it still seems to be working fine for many people. I will continue subscribing for a while.
  6. Welcome to the AACA Discussion Forum. The best source for any parts from parts cars for any 1936-1941 Buick is Dave Tacheny. You can best reach him by calling him between 4 and 7 pm Central time at 763-427-3460. You should also consider joining the 36-38 Buick Club. You can check out the club's website at: http://www.3638buickclub.org/. Other club members advertise parts for sale in the newsletter on a regular basis. If you contact me through the contact the webmaster link on the 36-38 Buick Club website or through a private message on this forum, I will be happy to email you a sample .pdf cop
  7. Welcome to the AACA Discussion Forum. The best supplier for any 1936 to 1941 Buick parts from parts cars is Dave Tacheny. He may have what you are looking for. The best way to reach him is to call him between 4 and 7 pm US Central time at 763-427-3460. If you can't call him by phone in that time frame, I may be able to reach him for you. I would also suggest you should join the 36-38 Buick Club. Other club members advertise parts for sale in the newsletter on a regular basis. You can check out the club at this link: http://www.3638buickclub.org/ If you are interested, you can cont
  8. If you removed the extra hardware that they added and tacked it in place, with a little bit of bondo and some woodgrain touchup, it would look like new.
  9. There are some EP gear oils that are corrosive to yellow metals. Not all are. The Masterpro GL4 that I posted has worked well for me for many years. As a general rule GL3 and GL4 gear oils are typically safe for yellow metals. I would avoid any that are GL5 unless you check the specific technical sheets for them to confirm that they are safe for yellow metals.
  10. I would suggest you switch to MasterPro GL140 gear oil in the transmission. That solved all of the transmission issues with my 1937 Model 61. I also suspect you might have a small exhaust system leak somewhere. https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/c/masterpro-chemicals/chemicals---fluids/maintenance-chemicals/grease---lube/gear-oil---additives/gear-oil---140w/587d6374459f/masterpro-chemicals-conventional-gear-oil/mp03/80040?q=gear+oil+-+140w&pos=0
  11. I don't have a video, and I don't know the exact lengths of each bow but if you want to see how I installed the headliner in my 1938 Model 61, you will find it starting on page 20 of my restoration story. I think the photos and description should be helpful to you. Gary Wheeler also has a 1937 restoration story that will be helpful for you to review. He is likely to chime in with a link to his restoration.
  12. Steele sells one part to fit 1937 and 1938 40-60 series wiper transmissions. It might fit 1937, but the ones that I purchased certainly did not fit 1938 wiper transmissions.
  13. While Bob's lists the same wiper tower pad for 1937 and 1938 40 & 60 series, I can tell you that they don't fit a 1938 wiper transmission. When I tried to use them on my 1938 Model 61, the rubber pads both tore, as they could not stretch out large enough to fit on the 1938 transmissions.
  14. Pete, I realize this is an old discussion, and I don't know if the poster ever made a Roadmaster version, but you might try contacting the guy who posted this discussion. Maybe he can make one for you.
  15. Those appear to be 1938 40-60 series wiper transmissions to me. I don't know exactly what the 1938 larger series wiper transmissions look like, but they are a different part number from the smaller series ones. It is always possible that they look the same but are larger, so I could be wrong about the series for these, but I am sure they are for 1938. I am not sure if they will fit on a 1937 or not.
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