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Two Gilbarco 96C’s #710279
Sat May 26 2018 07:21 PM
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I took a drive out to Regina, Saskatchewan today and came home with two Gilbarco 96Cs. Nine hours of driving was well worth it. They are complete and the sight glasses are intact. There are a few dings on the door edges but nothing beyond repair. The green one appears to have a decal underneath that looks to me like a Imperial oil decal. What do you guys think?

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710283
Sat May 26 2018 08:29 PM
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I think Donnie had them


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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: minuteman] #710296
Sun May 27 2018 07:26 AM
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I picked them up from a fella named Joe, he had traded a restored visible pump for two Wayne 70’s and these two Gilbarcos that i picked up.. I was too late on the 70’s they went fast!

Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710342
Sun May 27 2018 07:15 PM
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I’ve been wasting no time since I got back. I’ve got one stripped down and have taken a inventory of parts that I’ll be needing.

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710440
Mon May 28 2018 10:19 PM
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Nice pumps!!


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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710685
Fri Jun 01 2018 08:42 PM
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Time to get some work done this weekend, abrasive blast on the bases and frames with steel grit and then switching out to glass bead for the doors and side panels on both pumps. I degreased the sight glasses and am always impressed at how clean they come out with a bit of scrubbing.

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710700
Sat Jun 02 2018 07:32 AM
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With my experience, the G & B 96's were one of the easiest pumps to restore, and look great when finished. Yours will too!

Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: Savinsam] #710702
Sat Jun 02 2018 08:27 AM
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Thanks I’ll get some more pictures put up tonight!

Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #710733
Sat Jun 02 2018 09:12 PM
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The door skins were difficult to blast as there was three coats of existing paint on them. The doors are a thin gauge of metal and had to be blasted at a distance so that they wouldn’t warp. I stacked the doors on top of each other to help them hold their shape while I was blasting. It took a afternoon of careful work to remove the paint from the panels and components on both pumps. Next up will be hammering out the dents.

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #711083
Fri Jun 08 2018 04:31 AM
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I am so jealous of your work area. Looking good-keep us posted.

Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #711230
Sun Jun 10 2018 06:23 PM
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The door panels have taken a little longer to get worked out due to some difficult creased dents at the edges. Here is a before and after of one of these dents I had to give a little heat to. On the upside I’ve got both bases and frames powder coated!

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #712570
Wed Jul 04 2018 03:03 PM
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I’m back from vacation and stopped in at Jim’s Garage in New Westminster to pick up some reproduction parts for the Gilbarcos. I’ve mostly been working at getting the small detail work done and today used a chrome powder coat to refurbish the shroud around the veeder root computers.

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #712573
Wed Jul 04 2018 03:39 PM
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The veeder root on the left has a original polished aluminum shroud around the bottom. The top half is coated chrome. The veeder root on the right has the entire shroud coated chrome.

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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #712596
Thu Jul 05 2018 02:49 AM
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Michigan, USA (near Chesterfie...
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That looks really good!


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Re: Two Gilbarco 96C’s [Re: AlbertaNorthStar] #712636
Thu Jul 05 2018 04:52 PM
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Thanks! It’s almost a shame that they’ll be hidden behind the faceplates haha

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