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by Don R's Cars
Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Wanted & For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Complete North East Distributor from 1933-34
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

Re: For Sale: Complete North East Distributor from 1933-34

Back to the top, this distributor is still available on Ebay. I have reduced the opening price to $749.99, here is a link to the auction:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/282000108574?ss ... 1555.l2649
by Don R's Cars
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: What is a comfortable highway speed for a 30s 120?
Replies: 8
Views: 1993

Re: What is a comfortable highway speed for a 30s 120?

All good advice regarding checking and servicing before attempting running or driving. Assuming the engine and transmission are in good shape after that, the "highway" speed is mostly a function of rear axle ratio. Cars of the 30s were not designed for high speeds but rather effortless driving in hi...
by Don R's Cars
Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Wanted & For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Complete North East Distributor from 1933-34
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

For Sale: Complete North East Distributor from 1933-34

Now that I have sold my 34 I will be selling some spare parts that I accumulated. First up is this complete distributor assembly, North East # 5033450, it is a dual point unit that fits 1933 and 1934 Eight or Super Eight engines with the dual coil setup. It includes OEM North East points, rotor, and...
by Don R's Cars
Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Project Blogs
Topic: 1934 1100 Eight Preservation
Replies: 144
Views: 45730

Re: 1934 1100 Eight Preservation

I just wanted to let everyone know that this car has been sold and it went on the truck this morning to its new owner in upstate New York. My 2 year + ownership of this car was by far my best prewar car experience. While far from a perfect example, this car never failed to start, never stranded me, ...
by Don R's Cars
Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Packard Photos
Topic: Original Detail Features
Replies: 93
Views: 52355

Re: Original Detail Features

I have sold my original 1934 1100 model and it will be picked up around January 2. I have posted a number of photos in this thread but if there are any other areas where someone needs to see any original items please let me know and I will get some pictures before the car leaves.
by Don R's Cars
Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:22 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: 34 Eight Fabricated Oil Pan
Replies: 1
Views: 716

34 Eight Fabricated Oil Pan

I thought you may appreciate this story. When I bought my 34 it came with a greasy and heavy steel oil pan wrapped in a large plastic bag. I assumed it was a spare as the car came with some other spare parts so with difficulty I moved it into the back of my storage shed and forgot about it. Later wh...
by Don R's Cars
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Sylphon Thermostat # for 1934 Eight
Replies: 2
Views: 884

Sylphon Thermostat # for 1934 Eight

Does any one know the Sylphon part number for the radiator shutter thermostat on a 1934 Eight?