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casper50

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About casper50

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Sterling, Alaska
  • My Project Cars
    47 Dodge, 55 Pontiac wagon

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    Sterling, Alaska
  • Interests
    Hunting and old cars.

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  • Occupation
    retired USMC

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  1. casper50

    Interesting photos I have run across.

    It's a left hand drive so I doubt Scottish/Irish. I've lived in Scotland for years and never heard the police called :Polis.
  2. casper50

    An Immodest Proposal (with apologies to Jonathan Swift)

    go for it. Just get a car that has been recently gone over. Rebuilt engine would be a big +. On your list I don't see a reason for electronic ignition or 12 volt conversion. Just me. The rest I have done to my coupe except for the shoulder belts and all my driving is on country roads.
  3. casper50

    Happy Birthday Marines.

    I doubt that Dan. Many more were vets then.
  4. casper50

    Interesting photos I have run across.

    everyone wants a convertible anyway.
  5. casper50

    Happy Birthday Marines.

    just doing my part
  6. lots of potential there. I think that I'd keep the spare wells and finish them.
  7. casper50

    Interesting photos I have run across.

    talk about "more doors".
  8. casper50

    Happy Birthday Marines.

    Happy Birthday Marines! The photo below is of me in 1974. Doesn't seem like 44 years ago. I bought a T shirt last week that says "Only 2.3% of the American population has served in the armed forces. Less than 1% has served in the United States Marine Corps. The Few, the Proud the Marines."
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    Wide-Whitewall Radial Tire Choices

    Original rims 16". front disc is scarebird.
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    Wide-Whitewall Radial Tire Choices

    I run disc on all 4. No clearance issues with the coker www radials that I bought.
  11. casper50

    Wide-Whitewall Radial Tire Choices

    I have run Coker radials www on my coupe for a year now. I'm really happy with the way the car steers and tracks. No problems yet.
  12. casper50

    steele rubber bushings

    I just copied one of the originals that was still mostly complete. I do believe that there was 3 per side. It's been 3 years or so. It took me awhile to realize how they went together as well. I finally found a drawing in the parts manual that did a good enough job of showing it.
  13. casper50

    Disc brake convert 48 desoto

    Rusty Hope, Scarebird and AAJ are the 3 that I know. I used the last two on my 47 Dodge. Very happy with both and no problems with either.
  14. casper50

    My First Car -- P15 1947 Plymouth Deluxe

    Here's a video of the final wrapped bumper. The guy that I had do it said the wrinkles are because the cheap wrap that I bought would not stretch. Look at the chrome bumper guards and the bumper and you see the contrast.
  15. casper50

    started on the 55 pontiac

    tite seal window flashing. I used it in my coupe a few years ago. Works well.
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