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1928 Chrysler 72 Roadster on the Gold Coast, Australia


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I posted about this car recently on another thread concerning a 1928 chrysler 72 Royal Sedan. It has been suggested that this Roadster should have a thread of it's own.. I will endevour to run this side by side with our Facebook page which will carry the majority of pictures.

We've just taken in a 1928 Model 72 Roadster for recommissioning. The car has been in the same family ownership since circa 1932 and has been off the road in a shed since 1952. They now would like to have some use out of the old girl.

The engine is partly dismantled having 'run' No1 big end bearing, whilst the cylinder bores are in superb condition, the pistons have been left out and in the elements and are badly corroded. I see in the body of the other thread, Dodge pistons may well do as replacements. I'm also going to need valves, springs collets and caps as these appear to be missing at the moment. Gasket sets will also feeture on my 'shopping list'..

The worst part bodywork wise is the radiator surround which is rottern away at the bottom, I'd like to find a replacement for this.

I'll try and post pictures as we go but if you'd like to follow a more comprehensive progress report, I'll be keeping updating our Facebook site or the website Classic Car Servicing Gold Coast and Brisbane | Classic Car Clinic1928

Mark T Boldry

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