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Cord 812 Custom Beverly restoration story

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02 Jul 2020 07:03 - 02 Jul 2020 19:35 #40455 by RubyDS
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John,i like this hubcaps so look different but beautiful,i have a set of standard hubcaps but in poor condition.

Terry, i hope finished next year ,i still have a lot of work
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02 Jul 2020 21:00 - 02 Jul 2020 21:02 #40456 by Terry Cockerell
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The hub caps fitted appear to have been made in the early 1950s but I am not sure by who, maybe Dallas Winslow? My Cord had a set as shown in the attached picture which was taken in Auburn in 1957 with Gordon Buehrig .
This is one of best pictures.
I believe running with these hub caps is not such a good idea . The holes in the production hub caps helped to cool the brakes.

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03 Jul 2020 00:01 #40457 by Terry Cockerell
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Rudy what sort of interior are you planning on fitting, woollen broadcloth or leather?

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03 Jul 2020 04:43 #40460 by 1748 S
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Terry, I have a complete set of these non vented hub caps. They appear to never have been installed and not chromed. They are in great shape. Been told they are the Winslow covers but does anyone really know???


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03 Jul 2020 13:16 #40462 by Curt Schulze
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I don't believe Dallas Winslow reproduced parts, particularly something that would have a die that size. He has his hands full with Graham and ACD parts.

The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.
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03 Jul 2020 15:35 #40463 by RubyDS
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Terry Cockerell wrote: Rudy what sort of interior are you planning on fitting, woollen broadcloth or leather?



For interior woollen broadcloth in genava blue.

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