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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #555 on: July 16, 2016, 11:55:53 AM »
Ghost28  The top looks good  I never seen a write up of how you did the top  please post some pictures  right on man    vette59jdwl

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #556 on: July 16, 2016, 02:45:02 PM »
        Great start.Looking good. I really like that car. Interested in the top progress . Gotta do mine soon.
 Gonna be in Aurora for a few days starting the 22nd of this month. If you have time maybe get together? Ron

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #557 on: July 17, 2016, 12:28:37 AM »
        Great start.Looking good. I really like that car. Interested in the top progress . Gotta do mine soon.
 Gonna be in Aurora for a few days starting the 22nd of this month. If you have time maybe get together? Ron
I always have time Ron.  TFoch, or Tom is gonna be in town that friday also. We might be able to get together at a sonic car show that evening or during the weekend.

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #558 on: July 17, 2016, 09:18:00 AM »
The hood looks real nice on there Ghost!  It's nice to see them hood lines on a Hotrod, definitly gives it a good look. ;)

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #559 on: July 17, 2016, 12:40:50 PM »
So tasteful and classy. I'd like to see more on the top build too.
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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #560 on: July 18, 2016, 10:10:50 PM »
madmike3435  Have you had any trouble with the flex plate on the engine in front of the 700R-4.I have torn two of the centers out of two of the flex plates,Not any more i went with a flex plate from a 78 Nove 6 cylinder with a 350 tranny and hooked that 700R-4 up to that  no problem and twice the flexplate  look her up   vette59jdwl

NOPE, PUSHING ABOUT 420 HP AND NO FLEXPLATE PROBLEMS, GET THEM FROM GM OVER THE COUNTER.   I DID HAVE A PROBLEM WITH 2 OF THE 3 BOLTS IN THE CONVERTER COMING LOOSE AND ONE COMPLETELY OUT ,  AND CAUSING A BIG PROBLEM AND HAD TO REPLACE THE CONVERTER AND THE FLEX PLATE.

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #561 on: July 19, 2016, 12:46:59 PM »
 I also had a problem with tearing the centers out of the the new automatic  flexplates . I switched to a six cylinder flexplates that had a 350 on the end of it , what a difference..  vette59jdwl

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #562 on: July 19, 2016, 04:47:36 PM »
Ah yes, the old drop cloth convertible top pattern............looks good John! :D
Tighten it up til it strips, then back it off a quarter turn

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #563 on: July 19, 2016, 10:04:03 PM »
So tasteful and classy. I'd like to see more on the top build too.
Thanks Guys.  Are you wondering about the fabric, or the build of the framework for the top?

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #564 on: July 20, 2016, 12:25:42 PM »
THE WHOLE DANG SETUP    vette59jdwl

How you started how you bought a sewing machine the material you purchased where you got your ideas from and how you started also how you procceded and the outcome  thanks

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #565 on: July 20, 2016, 07:03:41 PM »
        Great start.Looking good. I really like that car. Interested in the top progress . Gotta do mine soon.
 Gonna be in Aurora for a few days starting the 22nd of this month. If you have time maybe get together? Ron
I always have time Ron.  TFoch, or Tom is gonna be in town that friday also. We might be able to get together at a sonic car show that evening or during the weekend.
That would be cool to meet up with you and Ron!  I'll be in Aurora on Friday night.
Tom
Home schooling my grandkids gets in the way of finishing my car

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #566 on: July 21, 2016, 01:29:28 AM »
So tasteful and classy. I'd like to see more on the top build too.
Thanks Guys.  Are you wondering about the fabric, or the build of the framework for the top?

My roadster will need a top. I doubt if it will fold. I am trying to preserve as much trunk space as I can and intend to build a top that can fit in a small package stored there. I'd like to see all of what you did on your top.
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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #567 on: April 17, 2020, 04:19:26 PM »
Hi guys. The new owner sent me a couple of pictures of my old 26 Buick after he did another ground up rebuild of it. He stated he is gonna trailor queen it for awhile, and then after he has shown it then start driving it again.
I like what he has done. He lowered the tail pan and created a nose chin to cover the frame along with a bunch of other changes

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #568 on: April 17, 2020, 04:37:33 PM »
Still a great looking car Ghost!  Very tastefull changes, sometimes they aren't.  You did a great job on it to start with!  Thanks for posting the update on it, still a classy looking Hot Rod.🙂👍

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Re: 1926 buick roadster
« Reply #569 on: April 17, 2020, 07:24:52 PM »
sweet, excellent choice of wheels and paint colour.  Has a great stance, 4 spoke steering wheel looks great.

I have had my 35 std 3 w coupe since 1970, not sure I could see it go to another home .

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