Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags '1953'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


    • General Discussion
    • Photo and Video Forums
    • Technical
    • Our Cars & Restoration Projects
    • Museums
    • Automotive Legislation
    • Memorabilia, Toys, Art, Clothing and Printed Material
    • Garages, Trailers, and Towing
    • Junkyards
    • Automobile Humor and Interest
    • Commercial Advertisements
  • BUY AND SELL - Automobiles and Parts
    • Automobiles and Parts - Buy/Sell
    • Chrysler Automobiles and Parts - Buy/Sell
    • Ford Automobiles and Parts - Buy/Sell
    • General Motors Automobiles and Parts - Buy/Sell
    • Printed Material, Memorabilia, Toys, Art, Clothing, etc.
  • Forum Support and Administration
    • Forum Questions and Answers
    • AACA - Shows and Tours
    • AACA - Library and Research Center
    • AACA - Class Judging
    • AACA - Editors & Webmasters
    • CCCA - General
    • CCCA - Tech Questions
    • Cadillac & LaSalle
    • Chevrolet
    • Pontiac & Oakland
    • Pontiac Flathead Owners
    • Oldsmobile Forums
    • Buick Forums
    • Buick - General
    • Buick - Pre War
    • Buick - Post War
    • Buick Reatta
    • Buick Riviera
    • Buick Gran Sport (GS)
    • Me and My Buick
    • Buick - Photos and Videos
    • Buick - Meets & Tours
    • Buick - Performance and Modified
    • Opel
    • Oldsmobile - General
    • Oldsmobile - Technical
    • Oldsmobile - 1897-1985
    • Chrysler Products - General
    • Chrysler & DeSoto Airflow
    • Chrysler & DeSoto Airstream
    • Chrysler's TC by Maserati
    • Desoto
    • Dodge & Dodge Brothers
    • Dodge Trucks
    • Plymouth
    • Lincoln & Zephyr
    • Model T (and older)
    • Model A
    • Ford and Mercury - 1932 to 1953
    • Ford, Edsel & Mercury - 1954 and Newer
    • Ford Mustang
    • Ford Thunderbird
    • American Motors (AMC), Nash, & Rambler
    • American Underslung
    • Auburn Cord Duesenberg (ACD)
    • Austin and Bantam
    • Brush Automobiles
    • Chalmers
    • Chandler & Cleveland
    • Continental Motors
    • Crosley, Cushman, King Midget, Whizzer
    • Durant
    • Franklin
    • Graham & Paige
    • Hupmobile
    • Hudson, Essex, & Terraplane
    • International Harvester / IHC
    • Kaiser, Frazer, Darrin, Henry J, Willys
    • Knight Engines
    • Locomobile
    • Marmon
    • Maxwell
    • Mercer
    • Metz
    • Mitchell
    • Packard
    • Peerless
    • Pierce-Arrow - Autos, Motorcycles and Trailers
    • Premier
    • REO
    • Saxon
    • Studebaker, Erskine & Rockne
    • Stutz
    • Pierce-Arrow - General
    • What did you do with your P-A today?
    • Pierce-Arrow - Buy/Sell
    • Pierce-Arrow - Technical
    • Horseless Carriages (Pre-1916)
    • Speedsters
    • National Woodie Club
    • The Society of Automotive Historians
    • Steam Cars (Stanley, White, etc.)
    • Commercial (Ambulances, etc.)
    • Micro and Mini Cars
    • Electric Cars (Milburn, Baker, etc.)
    • Factory Built Replicas
    • Motorcycles - All
    • British (MG, Triumph, Jaguar, etc.)
    • French (Peugeot, Renault, Citroen, etc.)
    • German (VW, Mercedes, BMW, etc.)
    • Italian (Ferrari, Fiat, etc.)
    • Japanese (Datsun, Toyota, Mazda, etc)
    • Spanish (Hispano-Suiza, SEAT, Pegaso, etc.)
    • Swedish (Saab, Volvo)

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start








  1. Now that we've had the first decent day without any rain or cold and I've finally gotten the brakes done over the winter, I'm wanting to take her around the block. The 'ol girl starts right up without any problem. However she'll idle for a few seconds and then die. When I manage to shift her into Low gear to drive her, she seems to have no power. When I give her gas, there's some pops and hesitations. There seems to be no difference in her sluggishness when I put the pedal closer to the floor. I'm terrified that I'm doing damage to her. I realize this could be a lot of things, but I'd apprecia
  2. I received this information below, in blue, through the WPC Club Email. If anyone is interested please contact the party directly by phone or through the email link. Do not contact me or reply to this posting. Looking at her photos in the link below, it appears that some of the parts are 1957-1959 Imperial parts, as well as some for 1953. Thanks, Ian " Hi Ian, I contacted you regarding trim metal for a '53 Chrysler. Please see the link below to view the photos of everything I have. If you would be so kind and post on your site I would greatly appreciate it. I will accept a reasonab
  3. I received the following through the WPC Club web site Email. If anyone is interested please reply directly to the party through the phone #. Do not reply to this post. thank you, Ian 1953 Chrysler 2 dr. hardtop --- Parts for Sale -Deck lid -Three piece rear window -Power steering gear and column -Radiator -Rear axle with brakes -Front control arms with brakes -Front coil springs -Four barrel manifold - Casting No. 1534501-2,SB Please contact Bob Ludwig 734-302-3335
  4. 1953 Lincoln Capri – won the Mexican road race and setting records The engine an all-new 205HP, 317.5CI OHV, V-8, and new dual-range Hydra-Matic transmission. In the October, 1952 issue of Popular Mechanics, a Lincoln Capri was tested. 0-60 mph time was 14.8 seconds, while the quarter-mile was 21.3 seconds. At 40 mph, fuel economy was recorded at 21mpg.
  5. Ground up restoration to original color. Good condition. Runs great! Solid car. Always popular at the car shows. 2 door. White top and Aqua color on the bottom. Will email pictures or see at link below. Located in Boise, Idaho http://classiccars.com/listings/view/418069/1953-buick-special-for-sale-in-meridian-idaho-83642
  6. I am parting out a 1955 Studebaker Commander Coupe 6V V8. I still have many good parts available including many NOS parts I acquired to complete the project. Many of these parts fit 53-55 Loewy coupes and 56-62 Hawks. Here is a partial list, please ask if you need something specifically: front hood release structural panel..some rust replated door handles pair trunk latch hook 6v v8 generator rear bumper (rusted) rear bumper brackets steering wheel w/ horn ring and suicide knob very good used condition dash board sheet metal gauges gauge bezel rechromed NOS cluch and brake pedals accelerator
  7. Looking for a complete dash in decent condition
  8. Hi, I have a 1953 Buick super, vin inside door is 17192251, although the third and last 1 look like I's mod 53-52 style 53-4519 body g34448 trim 51 paint 59 bd acc p How can I find out if the engine number is the original, Also, it is green, but the paint number says blue? thanks if someone can decode
  9. 1-29-14 I am writing an illustrated history of the evolution of factory air conditioning and am currently seeking 1953-1960 Oldsmobile press releases, owner's manuals, fact book information and other pertinent ephemera which includes the initial road testing, introduction and updating of the air conditioning systems. With this exercise, the legacy of the air conditioning literature will be utilized and recorded. In a much larger context, I have collected multi-make AC literature and am in the process of writing about AC evolution through illustrations not only of Oldsmobile, but of all car mak
  10. 11-23-13 Please provide the turning radius for the 1953 Buick Roadmaster vs. 1953 Chrysler New Yorker. Thanks, Archiveman2977
  11. Hey My 53 Riviera has a set of aftermarket Skylark wire spoke rims on it. I just got my new Diamond back tires and was in the process of cleaning up the wheels and resealing the spokes. Here is my problem, I have one wheel with two broken spokes and one with six broken spokes, argh!! Seems to me from my limited research that spoke rims are a constant maintenance concern, needing tightening and trueing every so often. I would like to get some information on repair and re trueing them. So does any one have any suggestions on who'd they use for this? If this turns out to be over the top expensiv
  12. Looking for a frame for my 53 super Riviera 56R two door hard top. I posted this before but got no serious responses. Any help would be appreciated. Rick
  13. I have a 1953 Buick Super that has power brakes. I am having a difficult time finding a rebuild kit for the master cylinder as well as the booster. does anyone have any ideas? The unit is a Delco-Moraine and I think it was also used on the 1954 model. Any help would be appreciated. :eek:
  14. Wanted 1953 buick bombsight hood ornament. Please see photos for the specific hood ornament I am looking for. If you have one, please email me with an image and asking price. Thank you. aimeedare@yahoo.com
  15. What position should the hinges be in for installation of the hood? The hood is the alligator style. Should they be in the closed or open position? Also does anybody have any tips on this process? The '53 manual doesn't seem to cover this. Thanks!
  16. Howdy ya'll! It's been a while, but I've been working so hard and I'm finally finished painting. I'm starting to install trim and such back on. However I've run into a snag. The original moulding clip retainers for the rocker panel trim and the reveal moulding around the back glass (located near the rear quarter windows) was so badly rusted that parts of the pieces practically crumbled in my hand or was ripped off and still attatched to said moulding when trying to remove it (I was gentle, I promise!) So I'm wondering if anybody happens to know of a supplier or any alternatives to obtain this
  17. Im looking to purchase 1953 Buick Skylark Kelsey wire wheels. Any help would be very appreciated!
  18. I bought a semi restored 1953 Cranbrook, the linkage was in the trunk and I cant get them to line up. The rod that goes to the back selector (towards the driveshaft ) is there but my problem is the front one. It goes to an elbow that then goes up to the column. Could someone post a picture of theirs or describe how the rods run and connect to the transmission ? Thanks for any help or guidance !! :confused:
  19. Hello, Found a 1953 Buick Roadmaster in a boneyard. It has a lot of nice stainless,decent grille and more. E-mail me with parts you need and I will check on it. Can deliver parts to Hershey or mail order.My e-mail is acarcollector@gmail.com thanks, Bill AACA#821389
  20. I have several parts to a 1953 buick roadmaster many will also fit a buick skylark, I have two hoods, two trunk, two pairs of fenders, doors, bumpers, entire dash board including instrument clusters. Hood ornaments are sold seperately from hoods, multiple trim pieces, all are used not NOS but in very good shape slight surface rust no rot or pit on pieces. Also have many parts for a 1938 buick coupe special 40, contact me for more information on coupe
  21. great shape. $60 shipped to lower 48 states see pic for sample UPS shipping from Virginia 23112
  22. I'm trying to sell my 1953 GMC tow truck. Thing is in amazing condition, always garaged, taken well care of and tastefully restored! The interior is great on this truck and hasn't had animals or anything like that in it, no smokers. The exhaust has been turned into custom dual exhaust, which gives it that nice burly sound. It has 86,XXX original miles on it, has a 270 engine in it and a manual 4 speed transmission. Everything on the truck works. The pics don't lie this truck is very clean and well taken care of and never abused! I'm asking 23,000 for it but of course O.B.O. I just want this tr
  23. Hello! I have LOTS of 1953 corvette parts! Just to name a few: - Hubcaps - Trunk Lid - Doors - Spare Tire Holders For The Trunk - Radiator Frames - Dash - Black Cloth Top W/ A Plastic Back Window This doesn't even cover the minimum! Just tell me what you need or want, and I'll see if I have it. (Which I probably do! ) I can give you plenty of pictures! Just name what you want or need! I will name the price and, if necessary, you pay for shipping. I am located near Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  24. Hello I am in need of a 53' Buick windsheild, preferably nos. I am also in need of the trim and sealing. If anyone has one or can provide me with a lead it would be much appreciated. Thank you
  • Create New...