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normanpitkin

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About normanpitkin

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    Senior Member, have way too much spare time on my hands

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Colchester Essex UK
  • My Project Cars
    1948 chrysler new yorker coupe
    1941 chrysler windsor convertible

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  • Location
    colchester essex uk
  • Interests
    1940s/1950s everything!

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  • Occupation
    textile agent

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  1. normanpitkin

    The 4th Annual P-15 Picnic in the UK (pictures)

    A great weekend as always!! Cant wait until next year
  2. normanpitkin

    What is this button used for?

    Its an electric down shift ,called a shift-rite ,i have one in a box somewhere which i have never got round to fitting.
  3. hi ,im visiting Tucson on vacation from 4th to 9th september ,is there anything old car related i shouldn't miss ?Am thinking of the car show at Little Anthonys diner and also the Pima air museum? Anything else?Thank you ,in advance!

    1. The Oil Soup

      The Oil Soup

      That and Freddie's at the intersection of Orange Grove and Thornydale on Thursday nights, Freddie's at North Oracle on Friday night and Cars and Coffee at La Encantada Śaturday morning. Enjoy!

  4. normanpitkin

    Bad Reproduction Fender Stone Guards on Ebay

    There is no such thing as bad publicity.......unless there is.
  5. normanpitkin

    Bad Reproduction Fender Stone Guards on Ebay

    hi, is this vendor who i think it is??
  6. My 41 has a top from Bill Hirsch ,a great top and he is a very nice guy too!
  7. normanpitkin

    Some updated photos of the ol' girl

    This looks like the perfect car to drive me around Los Angeles!
  8. normanpitkin

    Upholstery for D24

    I was told 6 to 7 square yards for a 41 chrysler windsor convertible in Highlander plaid.
  9. normanpitkin

    Optium battery in parallel, Powermaster alternator

    i have a 48 new yorker with 2 OPTIMA batteries in parallel ,it turns over very quickly,I also have a 41 Windsor with a single OPTIMA ,it seems to be fine but not as quick as the new yorker with two .Both cars are generator equipped .Seems like the smaller 6 cylinder engine is fine with just one.
  10. normanpitkin

    Big Jim's fender skirts

    i i used them for skirts for my 41 windsor ,they are really nice ,would use them again!
  11. I have 97s outside pair but the middle carb is the original B and B as I needed it to handle the fluid drive Anti stall feature,seems to work pretty well when warmed up after about 5 minute .Not sure if the gas consumption is much better or worse!
  12. normanpitkin

    A Matter Of Exhaust Decibels

    I too have dual exhaust with headers and glass pack mufflers ,quite loud when i put my foot down but cruising at 60 is ok ,bearing in mind its a convertible so pretty noisy anyway!
  13. normanpitkin

    Highlander material cloth

    Expect to pay about $100 a yard for the correct plaid
  14. normanpitkin

    Been a while: My '49 Coronet

    Great seat covers!!
  15. normanpitkin

    Fuelling multiple carbs

    Rebuilt factory pump with a 6 volt electric pump to prime when cold, running triple carbs on a chrysler 1941
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