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SHORTDOG99

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  1. I am pretty sure that he already found the windshields by now...looks like he posted that back in 06! anyhow, i too have a 52 Poncho Tin Woody that i am working on....How about we start a Pontiac wagon only thread so we can share stories and resources?? You in??
  2. How much does a glass set go for these days? Does anybody have a set for sale? and is there anybody out there re-popping a nice looking set?? If so, do you have their link? Thank you... any help is greatly appreciated.
  3. HARVEY B to the rescue! Thanks alot Harvey! I really appreciate your help and knowledge. Robert
  4. Where can i find the VIN number on a 1937 LaSalle Opera Coupe?? Is it stamped on the car or on a plate? any help would be greatly appreciated.... Thanks, Robert
  5. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: simplyconnected</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Shouldn't blinds be black so you can see THROUGH them? </div></div> It is printed on the box that these blinds were painted in a nuetral color to both block out sunlight but match the cars interior.
  6. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: V12Bill</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Just your uninformed trying to get rich quick. </div></div> If you are not interested or just can't afford it then move on! I don't need your stupid comments about being uninformed....I am going exactly by the label that is on the box itself!...
  7. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Phil Knapp</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Hi Robert, Whoever made up the specifications for these blinds apparently wasn't aware of the different configurations of rear windows in pre-war Fords, Mercurys and Lincolns. Oddly enough, all of these cars used the SAME rear window, so these blinds will fit any and all of these cars. --------------------------------------------------------- 1941-48 Ford 2-door, 4-door & Club Coupe 1940-48 Lincoln 2-door 1940-48 Lincoln 4-door 1940-48 Lincoln
  8. Up For Sale is this set of NOS Venetian Blinds. These have never been mounted or outside of box. These blinds are the perfect additon to any restoration. One of the Hardest to Find Accessories! Unlike some other blinds you will find, These blinds were made in the USA by ALLSTATE and already come assembled, avoid the hours of frustration trying to find all the pieces and put them together. They are ready to install, just snap them in! Complete with copy of instruction sheet. They measure approx. 32" across at the widest point and 12 1/2" high, top to bottom on the installation bars. A great gif
  9. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rolf Burdette</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Bill U, that was a very generous offer you made to Short, but he seemed to have missed it, are you able to cut down some larger old style brake lining for riveted 12" shoes so it will fit H-L's?? I have a bunch of them, the shoes look the same, except they are much wider than the H's, '49 and up?? I have no idea, but I know you do, and Short, Bill also has a '40Z, not a connie- </div></div> Rolf, You had a bad day or what? I didn't mi
  10. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rolf Burdette</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I think Narragansett has expanded in to Z's as well as Connies on their rubber stuff, for heavens sake, call around and get some catalogs!!- </div></div> Dude whats wrong with asking guys who know Zephyrs...where to get parts? I did say that i was going to look into Narragansett (meaning get a catalog) but only after you recomended them to me...why do i want to order a shelf full of Non Zephyr catalogs??
  11. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rolf Burdette</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thanks Phil and sharp eyed Cecil, when I read what short said before I thought, "Ok, I have rounded the bend, and it is time to hang it up", but I am vindicated, and will hang around squinting through one eye for a while yet, for better or worse- </div></div> Rolf, You obviously are reading my posts wrong...I take it (going by your comments) that you think i was making a comment about your eyes or eye sight being deceaving...well not the
  12. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: CBoz</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You clearly have a gremlin problem -- they replaced your 41 grill piece with a correct 40, but they took your wipers at the same time </div></div> They might have tried to get the wipers but didn't succeed because i still have them.. I'll thank them for putting on the correct grille piece though..
  13. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rolf Burdette</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Robert, Narragansett Reproductions in RI have the best rubber I think, that trim is not chrome but stainless steel, and it kinks very easily so be gentle with it- </div></div> Thank You much, I am going to look into these guys (Narragansett) but what about like Jeff b. says above that they only carry Connie stuff....Not Zephyr? Is this true?
  14. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 1948Lincoln</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Nice Linc.! Where did you find it? </div></div> I found it in Orange County.
  15. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rolf Burdette</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Hey Robert, my eyes are not too good any more, but someone has been at work on that car since the previous pic was taken, the right grille definitely has the '41 surround on it, the left is a '40 with the pointy ends, some one took out thr center spacer and the ersatz bumper guards, I know a guy that needs a '40 spacer if you or anyone has one to part with, the dashes strangely enough all interchange from '40 to '48, and they unbolt with some difficu
  16. Who carries rubber for Zephyrs period! I am gonna be needing new rubber all the way around and would like to keep the chrome insert in my rubber if i could. Does any body re-pop or carry Zephyr rubber in stock?
  17. Ok well to clear things up a little....Everything you say seems to be true...except, that the grilles are the same. After looking over other pics and going out to look at the car. The grilles are the same (see new pic). But why do you suppose someone would put a 46-48 dash in a 40? Everything else seems to be 40 right? (besides the hub caps which probably came from the same car as the dash)If they did do a swap, they did a real nice job because it looks like it was in there for many years and it also looks factory done. But again why would someone do this without changing anything else but the
  18. What year does this dash board seem to be? I just bought a 40 Zephyr sedan and this is the dash in it. I have looked at other 1940 dash boards and they are different as is the 41. I have however researched the 42 and this dash seems to be what is inside the 42.....Is my car a 42 or a 40? or did Lincoln use different dashes for Luxury vs. Standard models?? Here is the dash and a ful shot of the car as well..
  19. Some of you might recognize my user name from the HAMB, Chevybombs, and other sites online but for those of you who don't...My name is Robert, My nickname is obviously Shortdog and i live in Southern California. I recently purchased a 1940 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan from a known couple of the LZOC. The couple being Jack and Della Dickey from Buena Park, Ca. well with that said here i am looking to talk, share, hunt for and hopefully find, Anything Zephyr related..so you Zephyr guys out there...feel free to drop me a line (especialy if you are in So. Cal.) as i could use all the help i can get. I loo
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