1918 Chevrolet 490 Touring
Follow the extremely slow restoration of this car here. Hopefully the internet will still be around when it's done!
Chronology Page 490 Gallery 490 Links History
The following pictures and text are from June 2003 when the car was brought home and sorted out. Click on thumbnails to enlarge.
UPDATE - This motor and tranny was with the car but is a 1928 Motor. It is for sale separately from the car.
Here's what I got off of the block;
3925692 - serial number stamped into flat
angled section of block.
348532 - cast into block below serial #
Bow tie symbol and the number 10 - below cast number
L29.7 - Below Bow tie symbol - is this the date code?
The motor and tranny for the '28 Chev is available for $100.
This motor and tranny has been sold!
WANTED PARTS LIST
Now the parts collecting begins. Below is a list of the major components I'm after. If you have any 490 parts for sale please contact email@example.com .
One rear spring
Hood (even individual panels as I have a hood, but the two top panels do not match)
Steering box, shaft and linkages.
Any advice or parts for sale call Allan at 519-922-3321 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
The car is located near Collingwood, Ontario. I'm about 1.5 hours northwest of Toronto.
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