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Today 05:24 AM
cozwurth I was thinking mid 70's Duster too...
Yesterday 07:57 PM
496CHEVY3100 I was thinking Plymouth Valiant ,,look the same though
Yesterday 07:34 PM
Originally Posted by KVP View Post
How about 1974 Plymouth Duster?
I knew I recognized that cap.
Yesterday 07:25 PM
KVP How about 1974 Plymouth Duster?
Yesterday 03:32 PM
MARTINSR Name that wheel cover!

Yesterday 02:35 PM
whinny After a pm I'm told it's been altered but all I have is 32 Nash. That's what the pic said. I'll leave it there.
Question anyone??

Later gator
Yesterday 12:16 AM
whinny Ok, bb got the brand Nash, just need year. I'm surprised it's not gone,lol.

Later gator
10-05-2015 11:57 PM
whinny Any idea year and brand

Later gator
10-04-2015 07:37 AM
Oldguy48 I'll relinquish the floor for now. But this thread should get interesting.

10-04-2015 06:36 AM
Originally Posted by Oldguy48 View Post
Must be Alemite
Yes, indeed it is Alemite. So, the floor is yours unless someone wants to expound on the physical differences between the Alemite fitting and the zerk fitting. Think of the way the grease gun attaches to the fitting. BTW, the Alemite fitting, at least initially, had a dust cover. We're never too old to learn something new, even if it is trivial.
10-04-2015 12:31 AM
Originally Posted by Oldguy48 View Post
Must be Alemite
Yup could be, I sell ale mite products nod never knew
Later gator
10-03-2015 06:36 PM
Oldguy48 Must be Alemite
10-03-2015 06:21 PM
KVP Seems as though the thumb pump oil can has alway been just that, unless you call the sqeeezable oil container an improvement.
Chronologically, the A------ grease fitting came after the screw-down oil and grease cap fittings and was seen as a significant improvement over them. The A------ fitting was used by the auto industry beginning in the early 1900's. The A------ was then replaced by the zerk which was considered to be an improved method of grease application. Looking for the seven letter word that is the complete name of the A------ fitting and how it was physically different from the zerk. BTW, the A------ fitting was not named after its inventor. It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention. This inventor had the duty of maintaining the screw-down oil/grease caps on industrial machinery and came up with a better idea.
Don't give up! The information is just a few keyboard clicks away.
10-03-2015 10:11 AM
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
This should be real easy, what was used before Zerk, I have no idea!

Thumg pump oil can
10-03-2015 10:01 AM
MARTINSR This should be real easy, what was used before Zerk, I have no idea!

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