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  1. Hi. Should anyone have the parking light gasket for a P18 and/or P17 at hand I would appreciate you letting me know the exact dimensions. Mine just crumbled away the moment I opened the screws. I want to cut this gasket myself using a gasket material I have lying around. thanks
  2. ignition coil replacement

    I am not getting any wiser :-(((( My car has the original ignition coil installed. It is totally banged and shattered and not working anymore. Hence, I bought a box standard 6 volt ignition coil. Realising only later - as I obviously should have upfront that - a. the connector to the distributor is different in my current set-up b. the bracket on my original ignition is not one you can replace and take off (but it is a ignition coil with a bracket attached). And yes - you obviously knew that :-) Bugger :-( Found one ignition coil with bracket on offer for over 350 USD. No! What can one use instead? Which ignition coil comes with the same distributor connection as the original one? What bracket do you use to attach the ignition on to the engine block? thanks
  3. ignition coil replacement

    As usual wiser again thanks to your help. Went for a bosch 6 volt ignition coil with bracket which I purchased through amazon in Germany right now. Not as nice looking (:-)) silver etc. I shall check if the connector works with the connector in the car. thanks
  4. cardboard heater duct Cranbrook 1953

    3d printing should be the move forward for so many things. Had the same idea in regard door sill replikas. I wasn't able to find any suppliers due to many reasons: Mostly length and overall dimensions. thom
  5. Hi - yes, me again with a stupid admission. I looks like I have a lost a bag with screws and nuts. They are no way to be found. Now, after 3 hrs I have given up. Could anybody help me with letting me know what type and size I need to get for: Those three nuts that fix the oil filter, the ignition cable etc. to the engine block. The screw on top of the cylinder head to which the ground cable of the battery is being attached to, Thanks - and yes I know I am scatterbrained :-) :-(
  6. Nut bolts engine 218 missing - what size?

    thanks. Mine is not sooo different. Smaller in number terms. But these particular items I simply can not find anymore. Bugger :-((
  7. cardboard heater duct Cranbrook 1953

    You are welcome
  8. cardboard heater duct Cranbrook 1953

    I should have one heater duct for a 1949 with me in a couple of weeks. If it is of interest to you than I could obviously provide you with some measurements. However, I do not know if the 1949 differs from yours. thom
  9. What sill mats to get for 48 coupe?

    What is the perfect glue? I have an original set of sill mats (in very good condition) with metal and studs (however not all of them are available so glues is needed). Thanks :-)
  10. My top motor is not working - or to be precise: It most likely has not worked for years. When I opened the reservoir the original oil has muted itself into powder. Something I have not seen before. An NOS part would be great - but probably not possible to find one. Hence one of those reproductions will be probably be on my purchase list. The certainly look different, have to be installed differently ( definitely not direct bolt in) etc. Has anybody ever made any experience with that? Any good? thanks
  11. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Capt den. Now I feel bad. You have shattered my hopes :-) Well most likely you are right and everything was for nothing. Fact is, so I checked today, they haven't even looked at it since I handed it over. So they may not even be able to something about it. Lol
  12. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Hi just to update you. I decided not to go for the obvious and easy option (as often) of purchasing a replacement motor. Instead I hunted down a shop that is looking into the matter and claims to be able to solve the issue. The place itself is totally fallen out of this time, run by the father and his sun (not sure who is who :-), cramped with tools and items to repair, with no service orientation "We shall let you know when it is ready", the response to "When that could be?" was "Certainly this year, but we shall not promise anything" but a real interest in these "Old things" as the person very warm-heartedly said. So in a way cool :-)
  13. power brake booster

    I am contemplating to include a power brake booster to improve to road safety overall. has anyone got any experience with this set-up. what value for money set-up would you recommend? thanks :-) would that be a sensible solution? https://www.ebay.com/itm/SANTAYS-IMPERIAL-HYDRAULIC-POWER-BRAKE-ACCESSORY/252213349902?hash=item3ab9164e0e:g:p-gAAOSwSHZWb2pd
  14. everdry kit

    I have the same set-up - what wonders me the most: with the mounting base in place the spark does not recess as far into the cylinder head than without. Is this not a problem?
  15. power brake booster

    I actually did not find this item. Would this be similar to the Australian offering? :-)
  16. power brake booster

    What about these cheap offerings? https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-7-Single-Diaphragm-Zinc-Power-Brake-Booster-Street-Rod-For-Chevy-Ford/152634459125?hash=item2389b903f5:g:XVIAAOSwBjdaO1An
  17. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Well you are the only one that believes in my decreasing lack of understanding. But thanks anyway :-)
  18. Cylinder head screws - exact definition

    The bolts would be the same? Thanks
  19. Working on the engine one cylinder head screw broke. Not an issue you think? No it isn't, but now I need a spare one to continue my work :-) What is the exact type definition of this particular screw? Maybe knowing that I can source one directly in Germany. thanks
  20. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Hi Andy. You are most definitely right. But 6 Volt they are not, a three wire set-up they also are not. Not to mention my technical lack of understanding of defining which one to choose (I suppose they need to be in line with the cylinder set-up and the existing switch) etc. So I doubt this will be the road for me to be taken.
  21. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Of course you are right. And yes it might be worth doing.
  22. Convertible Top Hydraulic Motor reproduction

    Hi - the fluid matter seems to be just the end result of the original problem. The actual motor - I have directly attached it to the battery does not work, does not start doing anything. A fact the previous owner must have known: After all the ground connection was taken off and the hydraulic system deliberately and professionally disconnected from the actual pump. Why one would do that I do not understand. I tried to manually close and open the top myself. I must say it is more than just a light exercise :-) So maybe the motor could be rebuild. Yes, but unfortunately being situated in Germany it is too unlikely that someone is going to be found who could do that for me.
  23. Kick panel resource

    I am in the need for new kick panels. This ebay offering I don't like. I am missing additional sewn edges. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kick-Panel-Board-1949-1950-Plymouth-Deluxe-Special-Deluxe-Painted-Cardboard/221823498297?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D49453%26meid%3Db912e7a1c9664127930fe6680fafa9a1%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26mehot%3Dlo%26sd%3D221823498297&_trksid=p2481888.c100675.m4236&_trkparms=pageci%3A97be116d-f7d5-11e7-b5e7-74dbd18080da%7Cparentrq%3Aec0505d11600abda4a8393f2ffe50232%7Ciid%3A1 Any recommendation for additional suppliers?