Shipping Parts

SNOWBIRD

Amphicar Expert
As most would know, shipping parts from my home base in Ontario to US is more expensive, so Ron and I have alot of parts in stock In Florida, and Ron will take alot home with him to NH, April 1st.
We have a trailer load of stock here, over 100 different Amphicar pcs,
From the SMALLEST!......little bulbs for bilage pump switch..Yes I Found a small stash of them,.. to the BIGEST!..New front fibreglass hoods , and glass rear fenders.
I have made a list and have copys of it but its not in comp. yet.
I will be here in Fl. till mid MARCH. and can UPS stuff out Quickly or use that postal box for $4.50...good deal for small orders..
LAST WEEK SPECIAL>I AM ONLY HERE FOR 1 MORE WEEK!!!
I have a tangerine interior kit here with NOS Door tops,this is the last one left of any colour!!!!
this weeks price is $1250.00(reg,,$1500.00for this kit) and as I said Shipping is much cheaper from here..Around $40 compared to $100 from home,,
Gord.,,,,Canadian Four Amphs
Fl.
reach me at.....Gord@amphicar.ca
or call 1 352 319 6774
 

SNOWBIRD

Amphicar Expert
OPPS<<<

The small bulbs fit perfect in my Amphicar and I tested them all out,most 12V some 18V 24V,, and are much brighter, I can see the blue in daytime,
But when we went to put one in Rons Amphi we fouind that none would fit,without forcing them, soo at this time I can not sell any,till i work on this problem so hold on a bit John F.I will be heading home in a few weeks and can work then.
GORD S>
CANADIAN 4 Amphs
 

Midwest Amphicar

Worlds Largest Amphicar Destination
Gord do you want me to inspect and test your Amphicar during the Dora meet? I am willing to do this for you,FREE. I will be there March 14th also. Later Dave
 

jfriese

Active Member
Gord,

Hugh once told me that there were a couple of thread types used on those switches. I've looked into about 8 of those bilge pump switches and they all used a bulb with the same, odd, thread. If the bases look like those in this photo, send some along and I'll check them out.

John Friese
67 White
67 Red
 

mschlem

Amphicar Expert & Former IAOC President
Only having one car....and one bilge pump switch....I still can confirm that there must be different sockets. I bought a bulb several years ago (from Gord or Hugh - I don't remember) and it didn't fit. I assumed it was my switch that was the problem. I certainly don't blame the seller. I tried (with limited sucess) to get it wedged in there, but I think I finally broke the bulb messing with it.
I'd be glad to hear if anyone has a way to figure out which bulb goes in which switch other than trial and error. At this point, I've never had a bulb since I don't know what to get.

Marc.
 

SNOWBIRD

Amphicar Expert
Pic is of a NOS bulb,, I have the one I took out of our cars, same,, the new ones seem to be just mm,s bigger,weird they thread in so easy to my cars switch, will check other switches wshen I get home..
Join me for Siver river swim in this weekend.
GORD S
 

jfriese

Active Member
Gord,

Actually, that pic is of the working bulb that's in my White car.

About 7 or 8 years ago Hugh had a number of odd bulbs at his shop and none of them fit the switches that I have. Hugh didn't make any claim about the ones he had working though because he was suspect of them too.

John Friese
67 White
67 Red
 

Cap'n John

Member
Sometimes Radio Shack has a bulb that fits some of the switches. I'm still not home so I can't give you the number.



To: rma@amphicar.com
Subject: RE: [General Amphicar Discussion-t-20696] Re: Shipping Parts
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 12:26:01 -0500
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Gord,

Actually, that pic is of the working bulb that's in my White car.

About 7 or 8 years ago Hugh had a number of odd bulbs at his shop and none of them fit the switches that I have. Hugh didn't make any claim about the ones he had working though because he was suspect of them too.

John Friese
67 White
67 Red
 

SNOWBIRD

Amphicar Expert
To Dave,,As I am heading home on the 13thish,I plan to have the Amphi, Summerized, put in shead and locked up dry before I leave. I have to say No to the offer.
Ron plans to head home Sunday after sat, swim at Traveres
GORD.
 
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