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Re: Overheating

Robert Kirk
 

Number one on the list is purge the block with the side covers off.  No reason the radiator won't cool your motor. 


Re: Crosley Flying Saucer on Chasing Classic Cars

Tom Gerhard
 

Ted has a blog post on his website about the experience 
http://www.yankeecrosley.com/category/crosley-chronicles/


Re: Overheating

Richard Williams
 

All of that worked for my 48 wagon.

On Saturday, May 16, 2020, 06:25:36 PM PDT, Andy Farley <farleya1@...> wrote:


I can attest to the things that have been suggested for fixing overheating problems.
1. Air Dams
2. Have the radiator cored out
3. Remove the side plates and scrape out all of the gunk
4. Check your points and timing

All I can say is it worked great for my '48.


Re: Crosley Flying Saucer on Chasing Classic Cars

crosleyshortsport
 

I also just viewed it. I thought it was a good segment.


On Sat, May 16, 2020, 9:19 PM Andy Farley <farleya1@...> wrote:
I just saw episode on the Crosley Flying Saucer on Chasing Classic Cars. It's about time one of the car shows had an episode on Crosley. 


Re: Overheating

Andy Farley
 

I can attest to the things that have been suggested for fixing overheating problems.
1. Air Dams
2. Have the radiator cored out
3. Remove the side plates and scrape out all of the gunk
4. Check your points and timing

All I can say is it worked great for my '48.


Crosley Flying Saucer on Chasing Classic Cars

Andy Farley
 

I just saw episode on the Crosley Flying Saucer on Chasing Classic Cars. It's about time one of the car shows had an episode on Crosley. 


Re: Overheating

L.E. Hardee
 

Are all of the air dams in place, either side of radiator and in hood over radiator?  Those 3 pieces of cardboard make a bid difference.


On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 8:24 PM James Hudson <jamespart7@...> wrote:
Hello Everyone, I took the Crosley ('52 S/W with Homelite 55) out for what I hoped would be a long jaunt today. I'm planning to drive to Wauseon-It's about 700 miles each way and will precede the big trip with a  lot of shake down cruises closer to home. I varied the speed from 20-50MPH, a couple of mild grade hills (Eastern Long Island NY is pretty flat) and drove through two villages, sometimes at a walking pace. The temperature gradually increased, and kept climbing even on the open road. When it was almost to the "H" on the gauge (It's a stock Crosley Instrument panel), I had travelled exactly 20 miles non-stop.  I pulled over and let it cool down for about 30 minutes. I checked the radiator and saw that I had lost about two cups of coolant from when I started out (I haven't rebuilt the water pump yet). I topped it up and drove about 5 miles home without any problem. Before I set out on my ride I noticed what appeared to be some rust flakes floating on the antifreeze on the top reservoir of the radiator. When I rebuild the water pump I'm going to flush the radiator, take off the side plates and flush the engine out as well. I've read the other posts on overheating and the tips that were posted. I was wondering if the stock Crosley radiator might be too small for the Homelite? Any ideas on things to do in addition to what I've got planned? As always, any advice is appreciated-Jim Hudson


Overheating

James Hudson
 

Hello Everyone, I took the Crosley ('52 S/W with Homelite 55) out for what I hoped would be a long jaunt today. I'm planning to drive to Wauseon-It's about 700 miles each way and will precede the big trip with a  lot of shake down cruises closer to home. I varied the speed from 20-50MPH, a couple of mild grade hills (Eastern Long Island NY is pretty flat) and drove through two villages, sometimes at a walking pace. The temperature gradually increased, and kept climbing even on the open road. When it was almost to the "H" on the gauge (It's a stock Crosley Instrument panel), I had travelled exactly 20 miles non-stop.  I pulled over and let it cool down for about 30 minutes. I checked the radiator and saw that I had lost about two cups of coolant from when I started out (I haven't rebuilt the water pump yet). I topped it up and drove about 5 miles home without any problem. Before I set out on my ride I noticed what appeared to be some rust flakes floating on the antifreeze on the top reservoir of the radiator. When I rebuild the water pump I'm going to flush the radiator, take off the side plates and flush the engine out as well. I've read the other posts on overheating and the tips that were posted. I was wondering if the stock Crosley radiator might be too small for the Homelite? Any ideas on things to do in addition to what I've got planned? As always, any advice is appreciated-Jim Hudson


Re: Car Transport Companys?

Robert Kirk
 

Many of these large 18 wheelers can't or  won't haul a tiny Crosely, too hard or impossible to load and unload.  I've had good luck with U Ship private contractors.  Try to avoid middleman brokerrs insist on seeing proof of insurance.  
https://www.uship.com/vehicles/


Re: ‘47 Sedan

Robert Connearney
 

That's perceptive of you to suspect it doesn't run due to the missing gas cap. The ad's text, which says the engine needs to be installed, seems to corroborate your theory.

I don't know anything about this specific car except what I read. But I'm thinking a solid body, rebuilt engine, five spare engines, new tires, good seats, and a "need cash, best offer" bargaining point, make this worth considering.



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From: Richard Williams 

JUST FROM LOOKING AT THE PICTURE YOU HAVE HERE, I DON'T SEE ANY GAS CAP OR SPOUT. MAY NOT HAVE A GAS TANK. SO IT WON'T RUN I WOULD THINK. NO SHOW OF THE ENGINE? I THINK THAT PRICE IS TOO MUCH FOR JUST A ROLLING BODY. JUST GUESSING.oo.com]


Re: ‘47 Sedan

James Dlapa
 


On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 8:53 AM Richard Williams via groups.io <rwms_2002=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
JUST FROM LOOKING AT THE PICTURE YOU HAVE HERE, I DON'T SEE ANY GAS CAP OR SPOUT. MAY NOT HAVE A GAS TANK. SO IT WON'T RUN I WOULD THINK. NO SHOW OF THE ENGINE? I THINK THAT PRICE IS TOO MUCH FOR JUST A ROLLING BODY. JUST GUESSING.

On Friday, May 15, 2020, 08:47:11 AM PDT, Robert Connearney via groups.io <rconnearney=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:


On May 9, I posted on here a screen shot of the Cornish car, including the descriptive text. Note that it included a rebuilt engine, and 5 spare engines.

Others have referenced pictures of the Crosley being auctioned, but I cannot find herein any link to the auction catalog. Where is it?



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-------- Original message --------
From: crosleyshortsport <crosleyshortsport@...>
Date: 5/15/20 8:24 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: [Crosley-Gang] ‘47 Sedan

David,  This is a niice driver on Cornish, New Hampshire craigslist

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Re: Car Transport Companys?

nadno1
 

There is a guy on the model T sites, goes by Frieghter Jim, seems to haul alot for T people?



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-------- Original message --------
From: "David Reina via groups.io" <reinadesigns@...>
Date: 5/15/20 9:50 AM (GMT-06:00)
To: Crosley-Gang@groups.io
Subject: Re: [Crosley-Gang] Car Transport Companys?

Hi Mike,

I used a company called Horseless Carriage to  bring a Sunbeam Talbot from Castro Valley CA to Brooklyn, NY and was happy with their service.

Dave Reina




On May 15, 2020, at 9:32 AM, Mike S <miso7@...> wrote:

Does anyone have any personal experience with car transport services?  I need to move a large car ('57 Nash) from Los Angeles, Ca to Illinois.  I applied for a quote on a couple of internet sites and now my phone and my email box is full of messages from companies I've never heard of.  I'd rather deal with a service that I can verify a track record.
thanks
Mike S


Re: Car Transport Companys?

Robert Connearney
 

Dave Reina --

I noticed your mention of a Sunbeam Talbot in your post. I'm attaching a screenshot of one I just saw on Craigslist, in MA. I believe it's a 4-door sedan.



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-------- Original message --------
From: David Reina  

I used a company called Horseless Carriage to  bring a Sunbeam Talbot from Castro Valley CA to Brooklyn, NY and was happy with their service.

Dave Reina





Re: ‘47 Sedan

Richard Williams
 
Edited

JUST FROM LOOKING AT THE PICTURE YOU HAVE HERE, I DON'T SEE ANY GAS CAP OR SPOUT. MAY NOT HAVE A GAS TANK. SO IT WON'T RUN I WOULD THINK. NO SHOW OF THE ENGINE? I THINK THAT PRICE IS TOO MUCH FOR JUST A ROLLING BODY. JUST GUESSING.

On Friday, May 15, 2020, 08:47:11 AM PDT, Robert Connearney via groups.io <rconnearney@...> wrote:


On May 9, I posted on here a screen shot of the Cornish car, including the descriptive text. Note that it included a rebuilt engine, and 5 spare engines.

Others have referenced pictures of the Crosley being auctioned, but I cannot find herein any link to the auction catalog. Where is it?



Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone


-------- Original message --------
From: crosleyshortsport <crosleyshortsport@...>
Date: 5/15/20 8:24 AM (GMT-05:00)
To: Crosley-Gang@groups.io
Subject: Re: [Crosley-Gang] ‘47 Sedan

David,  This is a niice driver on Cornish, New Hampshire craigslist


Re: ‘47 Sedan

Robert Connearney
 

On May 9, I posted on here a screen shot of the Cornish car, including the descriptive text. Note that it included a rebuilt engine, and 5 spare engines.

Others have referenced pictures of the Crosley being auctioned, but I cannot find herein any link to the auction catalog. Where is it?



Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone


-------- Original message --------
From: crosleyshortsport <crosleyshortsport@...>
Date: 5/15/20 8:24 AM (GMT-05:00)
To: Crosley-Gang@groups.io
Subject: Re: [Crosley-Gang] ‘47 Sedan

David,  This is a niice driver on Cornish, New Hampshire craigslist

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Re: Car Transport Companys?

wpaxt@...
 

Mike,

When I had my 1947 Round Side shipped from Oregon to Los Angeles I used these guys:

https://autotransport-ondemand.com/

They did a nice job and offered a very fair price.  I think the guy I dealt with at the time was Antonio Moreno if memory serves me correctly.

Bill


Re: Car Transport Companys?

David Reina
 

Hi Mike,

I used a company called Horseless Carriage to  bring a Sunbeam Talbot from Castro Valley CA to Brooklyn, NY and was happy with their service.

Dave Reina




On May 15, 2020, at 9:32 AM, Mike S <miso7@...> wrote:

Does anyone have any personal experience with car transport services?  I need to move a large car ('57 Nash) from Los Angeles, Ca to Illinois.  I applied for a quote on a couple of internet sites and now my phone and my email box is full of messages from companies I've never heard of.  I'd rather deal with a service that I can verify a track record.
thanks
Mike S


Re: Car Transport Companys?

Steve Olinger
 

One big thing while checking for car carriers is that they can accommodate the narrow width tread of the Crosley. I know on a couple people that I sold  Crosleys to the buyer had a terrible time finding someone that really can fit a Crosley on their trailer.
Steve 


Re: Car Transport Companys?

James Dlapa
 

When I worked for the Mercedes classic center we used Reliable. They were great but expensive. Enclosed truck one way would I guess run around 2k or a bit more. It would be worth seeing if the car would be on the same truck the whole route or changed at a hub. Often with reliable, it was the same truck and driver dropping off as picking up. 

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 7:14 AM Steve Perry <sperryfish@...> wrote:
These guys have hauled MG’s for me a couple of times recently (couple years) and no problems. 901-791-2808
Steve


On May 15, 2020, at 8:34 AM, Mike S <miso7@...> wrote:

Does anyone have any personal experience with car transport services?  I need to move a large car ('57 Nash) from Los Angeles, Ca to Illinois.  I applied for a quote on a couple of internet sites and now my phone and my email box is full of messages from companies I've never heard of.  I'd rather deal with a service that I can verify a track record.
thanks
Mike S


Re: Car Transport Companys?

Steve Perry
 

These guys have hauled MG’s for me a couple of times recently (couple years) and no problems. 901-791-2808
Steve


On May 15, 2020, at 8:34 AM, Mike S <miso7@...> wrote:

Does anyone have any personal experience with car transport services?  I need to move a large car ('57 Nash) from Los Angeles, Ca to Illinois.  I applied for a quote on a couple of internet sites and now my phone and my email box is full of messages from companies I've never heard of.  I'd rather deal with a service that I can verify a track record.
thanks
Mike S