Victor Truck information is required to complete the restoration of our 1920s Victor Truck. Very few of these were made. We need information on this truck & any other Victors trucks known. Victor trucks were made in St Louis, Missouri, USA from 1923 – 1928. They ranged from 1.25 – 6 ton. The lighter models used Hercules engines, while the heavier models used continentals. Our Victor started its working life in Wellington NZ. In 1946 it was moved to Taranaki & made into a hedgecutter. It was abandoned in 1968. Ian Harrison rescued it in 1974 & restored it. Unfortunately someone had already removed the radiator. One has been fabricated using photos as a guide. Can you help us with any info about this rare truck?
Case RI Tractor parts & information are required to complete the restoration of our 1939/40 Case RI tractor. Very few of these were made. We need front wheels (pressed type as per photo) & hubs.
We need a manual & parts book & many other small parts. Our RI was obtained from MOTAT in Auckland NZ in March 1994. Any Case R or very early Case SEX/S should have the same wheels & many parts are the same. Can you help us?
Do we need or want vintage displays at Vintage Swap Meets?
I believe we have enough vintage shows each year to not need any display vehicles at vintage swap meets.
Vintage displays do add to the event but where sites are all gone, we potentially are missing out on more Swap Meet action where displays are placed.
In the case of the McLeans Island Vintage Swap Meet in October, there is no spare space for anyone to bring some vintage items unless booked 6 months before (space permitting). Due to the sites being hard to get, most stall holders keep on to their sites each year whether they have much to sell or not for fear of missing out in future years. I believe if the display area was reserved for drop in stall holders (vintage related only), we may see some new items/parts appear like the good old days.
What do you think?