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Old 09-23-2002, 08:28 AM   #21
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Martin and O'Brien,

Welcome to the Forums!

Love the tip about flour!! Will have to try it!!

Send picks of the little brother 67 Caravel !!

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Old 09-24-2002, 08:44 AM   #22
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sure we care. well, at least I do!

can't wait to see the pix....

Ya know, I was wondering about those "milk trucks"...one goes by my house every day, just about. (dairy farm next door). I didn't know whether or not they were stainless, aluminum, or what....and i can't imagine they go to the lengths ($$$) that AS owners do to keep them that shiney...yet they look perfect. Tell us more about this stuff......
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Old 09-24-2002, 10:21 AM   #23
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More info on "what a shine"

Well the guy at Pacific Truck Parts, Salinas CA said this is what all the truckers use on their aliuminum, it works on any metal but you are not to use it on painted surfaces. It costs $11.00 for a bottle but it goes a long way. I tried using it with an electric buffer but it is messy and putting it on by hand does a better job. I will post photos as soon as I get it done.

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Old 09-30-2002, 06:11 AM   #24
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Hey Sue!

Did you see the 67 Caravel listed on the VAC site?

Asking 11.5K ... I feel like I hit the lottery!

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Old 09-30-2002, 07:22 AM   #25
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expensive Caravel

I know how you feel. Little Duke must be worth 20k if he gets 11.5 for his. I'm getting ready for the maiden voyage on 10/11 very exciting. Evewrything is ready, I even put on new tires with 3" whitewalls Will send you some pictures when the new upholestry gets here. Take Care
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Old 09-30-2002, 11:24 AM   #26
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White Walls !!

Hey Susan,

A number of people on the board would be interested in where you got your white walls from. I thought I saw a thread about this before without many answers. Gee at least I would like to know!

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Old 09-30-2002, 02:37 PM   #27
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Whitewall tires

I got the whitewalls from Coker Tire. coker.com they are very nice and shipped quickly. On another subject does anyone know of a way to fix those interior lights, they are supposed to swivel around but all mine are worn out and just hang there, very annoying.

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Old 09-30-2002, 04:32 PM   #28
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Lights!!

No way to repair the ball and socket swivel lights.......

BUT used, in good shape, vintage old stock can be purchase from Tad Taylor at: http://www.healthy-homes.com Go to TAG SALE

They are kinda pricey ... but what vintage parts aren't?
(No offense RV Andy).

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Old 09-30-2002, 04:40 PM   #29
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Tires!

What size exactly did you get and how much $?

If I my be so bold!

(And you would be so kind)

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Tires

The tires I got are 6.70 x 15, they are rated at 1550 lb, they are not LT's. They cost 93.00 each and shipping for both was $48. They are about 1 inch smaller than the Firestone LT's I took off which gives a little more room in the wheel well. I am test driving it tomorrow.
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Question white walls?

did i hear you say 3" whitewalls?

where did you find them?

got to get me some of that!
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Old 10-18-2002, 07:14 AM   #32
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White Walls !!

"I got the whitewalls from Coker Tire. coker.com they are very nice and shipped quickly" (From Susan Martin).

Thanks again Susan!

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