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Re: Gerald Church 1947 sedan and collection for sale

ROBERT L GREGG <capngrog@...>
 

Two important things are missing from this email listing:  location, price.

Cheers,
Bob


On Monday, June 26, 2017 9:55 PM, Kevin Church <klchurch59@...> wrote:


Included with 1947 Crosley #CC464159
--------------Car starts and runs good, rebuilt carburetor, runs though all gears, engine does smoke some.------------------
--------------All body is solid-no bondo. Beautiful blue paint job. Comes with dust cover------------------------------------------
(6) Body trim-exc cond
Original owner’s instruction manual
Crosley service manual-Service Motors
After market turn signal
Glove box
Wiper parts
Window slides
Glove box door
Radio hole blank
License plate holder
Sun visors
Spare tire bracket
Original oil bath air breather
Transmission cover plate and rubber boot
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
Literature
Crosley original owner’s instruction manual (New)
Original Crosley service manual cc Jan 1948
(2) Original Crosley service manual cc,cd April 1949
Original Crosley parts list CD, April 1949
Original 1949 service parts and accessory list
Original Braje Crosley custom and speed equipment booklet
(3)  Original advertizing literature
Stacks and stacks of literature (copy and original)
Extras
Spark plugs-RJ12YC, J11, RV15YC6, Autolite 303
Horn and button
Voltage regulator
Starter solenoid
Sets of distributer points and coils
Box of stuff- as pictured
Miscellaneous- as pictured
Seats and stuff
Front seats
Leaf springs
Rear end (does turn)
Seats
Engine stuff
Water cover jackets
Valve cover
Clutch plate with disk
2 bell housings
2 transmissions
Zenith carb # 30VM
(2) Starters
Complete engine
Complete engine-CWC-R209900/ crank case #103356R, rolls over nicely (engine stand included)
Hubcaps
                                                                                (4) Matching, others as pictured.
If pics don't show up please contact me, I can send through Google photos.  Thanks, Kevin 


Gerald Church 1947 sedan and collection for sale

Kevin Church <klchurch59@...>
 

Included with 1947 Crosley #CC464159

--------------Car starts and runs good, rebuilt carburetor, runs though all gears, engine does smoke some.------------------

--------------All body is solid-no bondo. Beautiful blue paint job. Comes with dust cover------------------------------------------

(6) Body trim-exc cond

Original owner’s instruction manual

Crosley service manual-Service Motors

After market turn signal

Glove box

Wiper parts

Window slides

Glove box door

Radio hole blank

License plate holder

Sun visors

Spare tire bracket

Original oil bath air breather

Transmission cover plate and rubber boot

_________________________________________________________________________________________________

Literature

Crosley original owner’s instruction manual (New)

Original Crosley service manual cc Jan 1948

(2) Original Crosley service manual cc,cd April 1949

Original Crosley parts list CD, April 1949

Original 1949 service parts and accessory list

Original Braje Crosley custom and speed equipment booklet

(3)  Original advertizing literature

Stacks and stacks of literature (copy and original)

Extras

Spark plugs-RJ12YC, J11, RV15YC6, Autolite 303

Horn and button

Voltage regulator

Starter solenoid

Sets of distributer points and coils

Box of stuff- as pictured

Miscellaneous- as pictured

Seats and stuff

Front seats

Leaf springs

Rear end (does turn)

Seats

Engine stuff

Water cover jackets

Valve cover

Clutch plate with disk

2 bell housings

2 transmissions

Zenith carb # 30VM

(2) Starters

Complete engine

Complete engine-CWC-R209900/ crank case #103356R, rolls over nicely (engine stand included)

Hubcaps

                                                                                (4) Matching, others as pictured.
If pics don't show up please contact me, I can send through Google photos.  Thanks, Kevin 

Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

fred@...
 

Well, Ernie needs more company for the herd.  Congratulation are in order...

Re: Re assembly

Tim Hamblen
 

Best way to do it IMO.Easier to line the trans input shaft and clutch parts up.

Re: Re assembly

crosleyshortsport
 

That is how I am going to do it, and is probably the best way. I am doing a 48 wagon 

On Jun 25, 2017 5:47 PM, "Ken Acheson" <jesse@...> wrote:
I took my 47 crosley body off chases after engine was out.  My question is can i reassemble the chase with enginee and all then set body on chases or is there a specific order in how to do this.  Any help would be greatly appreciated

Re assembly

Ken Acheson
 

I took my 47 crosley body off chases after engine was out.  My question is can i reassemble the chase with enginee and all then set body on chases or is there a specific order in how to do this.  Any help would be greatly appreciated

Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

L.E. Hardee
 

Jim and I made a deal on the 47 Crosley about an hour ago.  It will get to stay here in Eastern North Carolina and join my herd.  I didn't have a CC sedan.  Wagons, convertibles, pickups, and even a sport utility but no sedan.  

On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:02 PM, Jim Bollman <Jim@...> wrote:
The car is basically done accept assembly and final paint. Wouldn't make much of a learning project for the youth.

Jim...

On Jun 24, 2017, at 7:36 PM, crosleyshortsport <crosleyshortsport@...> wrote:

How about giving it to the club for a youth project and as treasurer I will give a write off slip for the full amount the car is worth. We have two boys that still want a car to restore.
Respectfully,  Jeffrey Ackerman

On Jun 24, 2017 5:04 PM, "Jim Bollman" <Jim@...> wrote:
Not sure why this started a new thread instead of adding it to the one with the pictures.

Here is the message with the full description and pictures.
https://groups.io/g/Crosley-Gang/message/34043

Jim...




Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

Jim Bollman
 

The car is basically done accept assembly and final paint. Wouldn't make much of a learning project for the youth.

Jim...

On Jun 24, 2017, at 7:36 PM, crosleyshortsport <crosleyshortsport@...> wrote:

How about giving it to the club for a youth project and as treasurer I will give a write off slip for the full amount the car is worth. We have two boys that still want a car to restore.
Respectfully,  Jeffrey Ackerman

On Jun 24, 2017 5:04 PM, "Jim Bollman" <Jim@...> wrote:
Not sure why this started a new thread instead of adding it to the one with the pictures.

Here is the message with the full description and pictures.
https://groups.io/g/Crosley-Gang/message/34043

Jim...



Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

crosleyshortsport
 

How about giving it to the club for a youth project and as treasurer I will give a write off slip for the full amount the car is worth. We have two boys that still want a car to restore.
Respectfully,  Jeffrey Ackerman

On Jun 24, 2017 5:04 PM, "Jim Bollman" <Jim@...> wrote:
Not sure why this started a new thread instead of adding it to the one with the pictures.

Here is the message with the full description and pictures.
https://groups.io/g/Crosley-Gang/message/34043

Jim...

Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

Jim Bollman
 

Not sure why this started a new thread instead of adding it to the one with the pictures.

Here is the message with the full description and pictures.
https://groups.io/g/Crosley-Gang/message/34043

Jim...

Re: For Sale: 1947 Sedan - NC - Reduced to $2500

Jim Bollman
 

Just got this message from the owner, he really needs to sell this unfinished project. It is a great deal for someone that wants and almost finished CC Sedan. He was asking $5000 which wa already a good deal.

Here is his message.

I find that I can not finish my Crosley and want to give her a good home. I will let her go for 2500.00 as she sits. I could part her out and not lose as much but this car needs to be put on the road.  Let me know if there is any interest. Jin Hill in NC (you have the photos). Thx. Jim.  252-331-2066

Re: Crosley engined generator

BARRY SEEL <CROSLEY19@AOL.COM>
 

Is it the complete unit with engine? I will be in Pasadena Tx. next Wednesday. 
Barry

Re: Large distributor points , rotor , cap and condenser ...........who has them.

BARRY SEEL <CROSLEY19@AOL.COM>
 

it's a Ford distributor, any Napa has the parts. Just give them the autolite dist # off of the side of the distributor.
Barry

Re: 18 wheeler air conditioner installation almost finished.

Frank <frank@...>
 
Edited

Hello, Sorry I can not attend the National event. The cost to bring the truck fron St.Pete Florida to Ohio and back is cost prohibited for me. I did price it out and to have it move there and it is 3000.00 round trip on a 25' trailer. The truck cab alone would be 1500.00 round trip. I could tow it ( the cab, no trailer) but it is 2 days driving there and 2 days back. It is about 1100 miles and a week rental on a trailer etc. If anyone is planing a trip to the Tampa-St.Pete area let me know. On thursday and friday night there are 2 great cruise ins here and we can go for a ride. 3rd Saturday of the month in July it will be at Cars and Coffe at the duPont registry is St.Petersburg, florida. ( 6 to 8 am unofficially). Also about the A/C unit. I purchased all of the equipment for Cold Master supplies a/c unit primeraly for bus, ambulances and truck roof tops.  The are located in Florida,Mexico,Venezuela and Ecuador. The way I have the condenser mount with 2" of clearance from the body and a shroud to pull all of the (not push) the air will be fine. They are in 4 countries. www.coldmasterinc.com or their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/coldmasterinc/
Frank

Re: Old Photo: Charlie Nicholas in Fairmont, Minnesota

Milford Brown
 

Robert L. Gregg (and Gang),

You've added one more interesting step to the sequence of cars in your and my family.  I mentioned my dad buying a Beetle several years after I had traded my Crosley for one, and the car that he exchanged for his Beetle was also a Studebaker (but the reverse of your dad's dealerships)..

I've always thought it interesting that Studebakers of the early 1950s and the Karmann-Ghia VW of a few years later shared a design sequence - the "fighter-plane-faced " Studebaker and the K-G VW originally had unadorned air intakes in the front, and both acquired some chrome trim there in their second versions.

Milford Brown



From: ROBERT L GREGG <capngrog@...>
To: Crosley-Gang@groups.io
Sent: Sunday, June 18, 2017 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Crosley-Gang] Old Photo: Charlie Nicholas in Fairmont, Minnesota

My Dad was a Crosley dealer in Miami (Gregg Motors) from about 1948 until Crosley went out of business in 1952.  Up until Crosley went out of business, he was selling them as fast as he could get them.  He then looked around for another compact car dealership franchise and briefly wound up as a VW dealer in Miami.  As I recall, he was the first VW dealer south of Jacksonville, Florida.  The VWs didn't sell at that time and be eventually landed a Studebaker franchise.  That also did poorly, and he went out of business in 1956.  He loved both Crosleys and VWs and always had some good stories to tell about them.

Cheers,
Bob Gregg


On Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:04 PM, Milford Brown <mgbrown3243@...> wrote:


Fred,

Thanks so much for presenting that photo of the Charlie Nicholas shop.  Several years ago, I wrote the story of my small car history for Vintage Voice, the newsletter of the Vintage VW Club of America.  I described my first car - a late-'40s Crosley station wagon that provided my transportation during my last 2 years as an undergrad student at the University of Delaware.  In those days of bigger, more powerful, and "chromier" (the VV editor didn't understand that word from my imagination and printed "chromium") American cars, the Crosley made me a believer in the validity of small cars.  Although my dad and I had done some considerable work on the Crosley's engine, when the chance to buy a year-old 1953 VW Beetle appeared, I took advantage of the opportunity for what I considered an upgrade of my transportation (with acknowledgement of the fact that a significant group of Crosley owners is still keeping them operational).  However for a daily driver in all sorts of weather in northern Delaware and central Pennsylvania, I think my choice was a wise one.  Similarly, although still having that 1953 Beetle could be interesting, the 1963 one with a 1600 cc engine and 12-volt alternator is more practical as my current daily driver, both from the standpoint of reliability and the availability of replacement parts when necessary.

Such is my history, but that photo is the first I have seen of Crosleys and Volkswagens being available from the same source.  The mostly-imports shop in Wilmington, Delaware where I traded my Crosley for the Beetle had both, but sequentially, not at the same time, and it wasn't an official outlet for any brand of car.  Volkswagen hadn't yet established the US network of dealerships then, and the Beetle my dad bought several years later came from someone in southern New Jersey whose "dealership" had been a small gas station with a couple of service bays.

Milford Brown




Re: 18 wheeler air conditioner installation almost finished.

Roy McLaurin
 

I supposed you have done this before  on other vehicles.   The size of the condenser matter's and a  cooling fan on it.   I had this problem on a 55 chevy I built.     Where are you getting 12 volts from? 

Re: 18 wheeler air conditioner installation almost finished.

crosleyshortsport
 

Frank, Will you be at the national meet ? If so, I would like a ride in an air-conditioned Crosley !!
  Jeffrey

On Jun 22, 2017 9:17 AM, "Frank" <frank@...> wrote:
Hello, The progress is going very well on the a/c installation. Everything is finished except for the compressor. The compressor location is in the same space as the tube for the steering column. To fix this problem I need to move up the bracket that bolts to the block 2.5" for the proper clearance. I have a bracket from an old shifter, but I need 2. My friend Jimmy in Maryland is making one and will mail it to me today June 22nd, 2017. My goal is to have the bracket by Tuesday next week and have the system charged by weeks end. I have  posted new photos on my " latest photo" tab on my web site of the progress up to yesterday. www.crosleygarage.com
Frank Pinto

18 wheeler air conditioner installation almost finished.

Frank <frank@...>
 

Hello, The progress is going very well on the a/c installation. Everything is finished except for the compressor. The compressor location is in the same space as the tube for the steering column. To fix this problem I need to move up the bracket that bolts to the block 2.5" for the proper clearance. I have a bracket from an old shifter, but I need 2. My friend Jimmy in Maryland is making one and will mail it to me today June 22nd, 2017. My goal is to have the bracket by Tuesday next week and have the system charged by weeks end. I have  posted new photos on my " latest photo" tab on my web site of the progress up to yesterday. www.crosleygarage.com
Frank Pinto

Re: Old Photo: Charlie Nicholas in Fairmont, Minnesota

ROBERT L GREGG <capngrog@...>
 

My Dad was a Crosley dealer in Miami (Gregg Motors) from about 1948 until Crosley went out of business in 1952.  Up until Crosley went out of business, he was selling them as fast as he could get them.  He then looked around for another compact car dealership franchise and briefly wound up as a VW dealer in Miami.  As I recall, he was the first VW dealer south of Jacksonville, Florida.  The VWs didn't sell at that time and be eventually landed a Studebaker franchise.  That also did poorly, and he went out of business in 1956.  He loved both Crosleys and VWs and always had some good stories to tell about them.

Cheers,
Bob Gregg


On Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:04 PM, Milford Brown <mgbrown3243@...> wrote:


Fred,

Thanks so much for presenting that photo of the Charlie Nicholas shop.  Several years ago, I wrote the story of my small car history for Vintage Voice, the newsletter of the Vintage VW Club of America.  I described my first car - a late-'40s Crosley station wagon that provided my transportation during my last 2 years as an undergrad student at the University of Delaware.  In those days of bigger, more powerful, and "chromier" (the VV editor didn't understand that word from my imagination and printed "chromium") American cars, the Crosley made me a believer in the validity of small cars.  Although my dad and I had done some considerable work on the Crosley's engine, when the chance to buy a year-old 1953 VW Beetle appeared, I took advantage of the opportunity for what I considered an upgrade of my transportation (with acknowledgement of the fact that a significant group of Crosley owners is still keeping them operational).  However for a daily driver in all sorts of weather in northern Delaware and central Pennsylvania, I think my choice was a wise one.  Similarly, although still having that 1953 Beetle could be interesting, the 1963 one with a 1600 cc engine and 12-volt alternator is more practical as my current daily driver, both from the standpoint of reliability and the availability of replacement parts when necessary.

Such is my history, but that photo is the first I have seen of Crosleys and Volkswagens being available from the same source.  The mostly-imports shop in Wilmington, Delaware where I traded my Crosley for the Beetle had both, but sequentially, not at the same time, and it wasn't an official outlet for any brand of car.  Volkswagen hadn't yet established the US network of dealerships then, and the Beetle my dad bought several years later came from someone in southern New Jersey whose "dealership" had been a small gas station with a couple of service bays.

Milford Brown


Re: Old Photo: Charlie Nicholas in Fairmont, Minnesota

Milford Brown
 

Fred,

Thanks so much for presenting that photo of the Charlie Nicholas shop.  Several years ago, I wrote the story of my small car history for Vintage Voice, the newsletter of the Vintage VW Club of America.  I described my first car - a late-'40s Crosley station wagon that provided my transportation during my last 2 years as an undergrad student at the University of Delaware.  In those days of bigger, more powerful, and "chromier" (the VV editor didn't understand that word from my imagination and printed "chromium") American cars, the Crosley made me a believer in the validity of small cars.  Although my dad and I had done some considerable work on the Crosley's engine, when the chance to buy a year-old 1953 VW Beetle appeared, I took advantage of the opportunity for what I considered an upgrade of my transportation (with acknowledgement of the fact that a significant group of Crosley owners is still keeping them operational).  However for a daily driver in all sorts of weather in northern Delaware and central Pennsylvania, I think my choice was a wise one.  Similarly, although still having that 1953 Beetle could be interesting, the 1963 one with a 1600 cc engine and 12-volt alternator is more practical as my current daily driver, both from the standpoint of reliability and the availability of replacement parts when necessary.

Such is my history, but that photo is the first I have seen of Crosleys and Volkswagens being available from the same source.  The mostly-imports shop in Wilmington, Delaware where I traded my Crosley for the Beetle had both, but sequentially, not at the same time, and it wasn't an official outlet for any brand of car.  Volkswagen hadn't yet established the US network of dealerships then, and the Beetle my dad bought several years later came from someone in southern New Jersey whose "dealership" had been a small gas station with a couple of service bays.

Milford Brown