1951 Pontiac Chieftain

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by Sheddy » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:44 pm

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by DodgeRover » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:04 pm

Phil are you anywhere near a port that does roro shipping to the UK? I'm looking at Econolines on Craigslist and they appear to dissolve very rapidly in the state where I actually know somebody....
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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by PhilA » Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:18 pm

I'm not sure if New Orleans does- I know that Houston is a RO-RO port to Southampton but that's a good 6 hour drive from here.

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by PhilA » Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:50 am

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Nice day Saturday so I started to polish the car.
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There's a lot of real estate. I need a machine polisher.
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Finished up by cleaning the chrome.

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by 8BAK465 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:14 am

Boy you have came such a long way with the big Pontiac in such a relitivly short time Phil :mrgreen:

Your a bit like the Duracell bunny :lol:

You know when your washing a car and a neigbour says "You want to do mine" If you were here im sure Shitey would of been finished by now :o

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by PhilA » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:36 pm

Been trying. Duracell bunny currently ran out though.

Hopefully things will pick up a little soon.

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by PhilA » Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:42 am

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Red lacquer does improve things. Need to get some more to do the r/h light.
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Post by PhilA » Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:52 am

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Pulling the brakes apart for inspection. This necessitates removal of hub, drum, bearings. So, I wanted the least amount of crap to get in. Gasoline and a scrubbing brush ahoy.
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Something strange happened. It all came up looking new...

Strange stuff, <1952 metal.

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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by mercrocker » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:54 am

It's the Christine effect.....Give 'em some love and they blossom. Hopefully not to bite you in the ass later, though!
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Re: 1951 Pontiac Chieftain

Post by PhilA » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:57 pm

If all I can pick up is oldies on the radio yeah... eBay beckons
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