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by toni
Fri Feb 22, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Classic Skills for Classic Cars
Topic: Using a grease gun to lubricate your car
Replies: 6
Views: 33711

I think I have mentioned this before, but since we are on Grease Guns, it is worth repeating. A secondary but valuable use for the grease gun is un-sticking frozen wheel cylinder pistons and calipers. I generally remove the seized components from the vehicle rather than attempt to use the hydraulic ...
by toni
Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: solex 32PICB
Replies: 4
Views: 5143

A few years ago I was running a 32PICB on a 1951 Singer and found a rebuild kit from TREADWELL CARBURETORS in Treadwell, New Jersey USA (607-829-8321). I do not know if they still have anything for Solex, as their website talks mostly about tractors now. Google Treadwell Carbs. The packaging had 32P...
by toni
Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Last ride of the season
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

James, it was a great opportunity to expose kids to old cars, and after all, they are the next generation to caretake these machines. Perhaps I am noticing it more, but there appears to be an upswing in youth attending vintage car shows. That's good.
Toni
by toni
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MISSING 1961 FORD CONSUL
Replies: 3
Views: 4434

Update on Missing Ford Consul

Here is what I believe to be the End of the Story for the missing 1961 Ford Consul. I contacted the person today that was assisting the owner in selling his cars. She said that while the owner was in the hospital, his son-in-law took the Ford to a local scrap business and sold it for cash. Apparentl...
by toni
Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: Readers Rides
Topic: Cortina wagon at the Hunt Country show
Replies: 1
Views: 3708

Cortina wagon at the Hunt Country show

I spotted this nice Cortina wagon at the Hunt Country british car show on Sunday in Middleburg, VA. I did not get to talk with the owner, as he was talking with spectators each time I passed by.
Toni

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by toni
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MISSING 1961 FORD CONSUL
Replies: 3
Views: 4434

MISSING 1961 FORD CONSUL

We have been arranging a look-see at the Ford Consul listed on the Charlotte (NC) Craigslist a number of weeks ago. Here's what is going on so far: The owner (who happens to be a veteran) has been in the hospital for several weeks. In the meantime, the Ford Consul has turned up missing from his fron...