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Frank Blackstone

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About Frank Blackstone

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    Senior Member, have way too much spare time on my hands
  • Birthday October 28

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    Yellow Sporings, Ohio 45387
  • Interests
    Alternative energy, Hydrogen powered engines, biodiesel, living off the grid, photo electric power,
  • My Project Cars
    1948 Special Deluxe 99% restored after 45 years.


  • Location
    Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • Interests
    anything with wheels

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  1. I have 4 of these Plymouth wheel covers a guy wants to buy. I need some opinions on what they are worth? Also any information about what year they were offered by Plymouth. Thanks, Frank
  2. I have a genuine original Fulton Sun Shield that a man wants to buy from me to install on his 1951 Granbrook. I am not sure it will fit because I have never installed it on my P-15. I am wondering if there is any adjustment for fit that can be made.?
  3. Does anyone know this clock ? It does not fit my P-15. Could it be for a D-24 ? . Stamped : The Geo.W. Borg Corp Chicago, USA use only 3 amp fuse Imprinted: APR 46 on the side It measures : Length 4 and 5/16 inches fitting a 4 and 2/16 inch cavity. Width 2 and 7/16 inches fitting a 2 an 5/16 cavity Depth 2 and 8/16 inches needing 2 and 3/16 inches minimum clearance , setting 5/16 inch proud. Sorry no cash reward for knowing. Just the satisfaction knowing you are the smartest guy in the room.
  4. What do you consider a fair price for the whole window glass , inside metal frame and the rubber gasket?
  5. thanks guys dpolo, keith b7 and knuckleberry for the information and warnings. I missed hearing Coatney saying " What crazy thing are you up to know?"
  6. Can a 12 volt battery be used to jump start an engine with a 6 volt system? Can the 12 volt then be disconnected and the engine will operate on the less than 2 volt charge in the 6 volt battery.. Seems to me running the 12 volt battery continuously would cause a fire hazard in the 6 volt system wiring.
  7. Thank you gentlemen and you too Coatney. I thought of dragging the hose around to a shop that would make one. Great Minds.I will try that and Ebay since I do not know of a specific shop. Leave it to Don to have a picture handy even if it is out of date. At least I still have the car. Tomorrow there is a vintage plane fly in and antique car drive in at the Springfield, Ohio airport. Pancakes start at 8 AM. Should be a hoot. Maybe I can get some time in my logbook flying in the barnstorming biplane. Springfield Airpark is sort of famous now for training drone pilots? and civiliian building drones. Keep 'em Flying, Frank.
  8. In the Parts Cross reference list there use to be a NAPA number. This number referenced replacing the flexible line between the hard line comming out of the engine and the hard line going through the fire wall to the oil pressure guage in the dash. I went through the list seveal times, yes Coatney even at 100% maginification , and could find nothing. Did I mis my change to replace this line.? Frank
  9. Rodney you have all the luck getting things done. I hear a lot of us have simple jobs to be done and can't them done or they turn out bad or excessively expensive. You seem to know the right people or know how to charm even the bad ones to get things done. Does that always work on you Mrs.?
  10. I use to let my P-15 battery set unused for 5 months during the Winter until several went bad after only 2 years. Since then I havet a small interior light on or attached a small light to the battery AND attached a trickle charger to the battery. This keeps a flow going through the battery and keeps it healthy for the life of the warranty. Don keeps his battery healthy by driving it more than most of us do. He either has his priorities right or too much time on his hands and needs more honey-do projects.
  11. My flexable fuel line that fits to the glass bowl fuel filter got kinked and OI want to replace it. I went blind tryting to find it at any parts store or online. the fitting seems to be 1/2 20 thread male and female of braided steel over 1/4 inch rubber. Even if I wanted to jsut use 1/4 in ch rubber the fittins are not available. Anybody found a source? Thanks in advance, Frank
  12. Thanks, we must be working on the same problem or we have had a cosmic connection. Frank
  13. what is the OHM reading of a "good working" fuel tank sending unit. I could not find it in the manual, searing the forum or in the parts for sale section. Thanks in advance. Frank
  14. That is why I check will you guys before I jump into "improving" something. I did not think the engine moved that much but I will believe what you say. Since you gave such a quick response I will have to get busy. Thanks, Frank
  15. I need to replace a leaking fuel line along the front cross member of the frame. Just before the original glas bowl fuel filter there is a 6-8 inch section of flexible fuel line. I see this as a weak link and want to eliminate it and use a continuous solid steel line along the cross member. Does anyone know why this is NOT a wise move and if there is a reason for the flexible line. Thanks, Frank whetrerrr
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