Ken Cates' Hudson Stepdown Restoration Resources
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Perrys Custom Metal In southern California a metal magician is plying his trade, Guy Perry II. aka BENT METAL is that metal maestro. He is the go to guy for Hot Rodders looking for top chops or the pickiest among us looking for concurs auto restoration metal work. He is a master at creating and installing the repair pieces you will find nowhere else. You can connect with Bent Metal via phone or email: Perry Spring II - Perry's Custom Metal - Phone: (909) 986-6078
Spelic Brothers 1948-54 Hudson replacement front floor pans. Made in the USA and exact reproductions of the original. No need to cut or paste, proven fit and finish. Contact Christopher Spelic at 303-929-8565
C2 Current Fabrication this company manufactures sheet metal replacement panels. They have a large selection of Hudson items for sale. Note that the rocker panels pictured on thier website are not applicable to the 1948-53 Hudsons they in fact are very nice 1954 replacement rocker panels.
Vintage Coach - contact Jason Fisher ( Bill Albright's grandson protoge ),Cars, New-Used and Rebuilt Parts and Full Service. 16593 Arrow Blvd. Fontana California. Phone: 909-823-9168
Al Saffrahn RUST FREE western sheet metal and tons of Hudson parts and cars, Engine, transmission and overdrive rebuilding is his specialty. Phone 520-568-2911
Gene Eshelman - Huge NOS/Used Hudson Parts Stock, parts at reasonable prices. E-mail your needs. Reproduction Vent widow Gears and rebuilding services for window gearboxes, plastic lenses and other Hudson plastics reproduced. 208-549-3571 :Eshelman reproduction Parts Web site
Don Crane - Purchased for resale the complete HUDSON PARTS stock from John Sonoff estate. Phone: 303-902-2532
Scott Crowder - Warehouse full of new and used Hudson Parts - 214-789-4003
Roger Tallent - Warehouse full of Hudson parts (used)
Lance Walker - Stepdown Hudson parts (mostly used), Ranco Valve repair, rebuilt fuel and water pumps (704) 792-9110
Falk's Hudson Parts - Phone: 308-478-5355, Melvin and Ron Falk, Hudson parts and Cars
Restoration Resources : Select "Restoration Resources from the chart appearing on this page. This listing compliments of Southern California HET Chapter
Frank's Vintage Full Flow Oil Filtration Conversion Go to the www.vintagefullflow.com web site for details about this True Full-Flow oil filtration conversion
Doug Wildrick Full service Hudson Restoration Facility. Includes Wildrick Rubber Products specializing in rubber restoration products for Hudson Corporation automobiles and trucks. Specialist in Cork Clutch and Pressure Plate Renewal and Hudson Drive line Wizard . Their shop rebuilds clutch disc, pressure plates, throw-out bearings, pilot bearings, pressure plate gaskets, and sells clutch fluid . They will also resurface flywheels. Doug will try to help on technical questions, call, write and/or e-mail. Doug Wildrick Restoration ,1459 E.CR 425N , Shelbyville,In. 46176 , New shop Ph.# 317-398-4163 , Cell.# 317-847-1720,
Ron Fellows: Hudson clutch disks and related parts, seals etc. Phone: 915-877-9025
Alan Minard - High quality repro glove boxes - available in black cardboard, (flocked where necessary) ready for installation. Shipped from central Pennsylvania. 1936 through 1953. Call for price and shipping, Phone 717-933-5738 - Address: 749 Houtztown Road, Myerstown Pennsylvania 17067.
OEM Style Carpet for Stepdowns
Stu Coleman - New and Used Hudson, Essex and Terraplane parts. Phone: 406-333-4964
Paul Schuster - New Parts for Hudsons 1934-57, Hudson Decals, Stepdown Mirrors, Fuel Tank Sending units (1936-57), Gas pedals for 55-57 Hudsons, Throttle parts, Carburetor Kits, Brake parts: Master Cylinders, Wheel Cylinders, Shoes and Brake hoses, Hudson tapered axle wheel bearings. Call Paul he has alot of parts.
Dale Cooper: Ace Auto Parts, specializing in New Hudson engine rebuild parts and gaskets. Complete gasket sets for Hudson engine overhauls, rebuilt fuel and water pumps, and other mechanical parts to refurbish / rebuild Hudsons. Phone: 513-821-6200 Dale's Web site
Glen Johnson - Re chromed bumpers and grill pieces Hudson,1951-1953, some used parts
Gaslite Garage - Owner Charles Salvato is a longtime Hudson owner and parts dealer with a lot of parts to sell. Phone - 631-738-7712 / Address 1376 Lincoln Ave. Holbrook, N. Y. 11741
21st Century Hudson - Russell and Randy Maas - Engine rebuild parts, gasket sets, machining and mechanical services, NORS source for stainless steel replacement trim for lower edge of doors, quarters and fender skirts. oil pump gears, center steering kits, firewall insulation pads replacements for Stepdowns, early stepdown (48-51) trunk mats,Stepdown king pin sets, front suspension rebound rubber, front coil springs, glove boxes 1934-54, Stepdown tie rods, rear leaf springs for stepdowns. Phone Russ- 309-838-5551
Victor Zamora - Hudson window channeling and kits. Phone: 562-947-5864
Matt Faust - 1948-54 Hudson Stepdown front Disc Brake conversion kits. Kit includes new hubs, caliper mounts, wheel spacers, flex hoses, mounting hardware, and instructions. You supply the calipers, pads and rotors from local auto parts dealers. Email or Phone- 865-576-2493 for Info
CARSON'S AUTO PARTS - 235 Shawfarm Rd, Holliston, MA 01746 Vintage Auto Parts 1915 Thru 1960's Mechanical, Ignition, Brake, Large Stock of Gaskets, Brakes, Cables Ignition, Standard Transmission Parts, Water Pumps, Fuel Pumps. 508-429-2269 FAX 508-429-0761
Windshield Wipers - Vacuum Repair and parts support: Ficken Wiper Service- vacuum wiper motor rebuilding service. 7 day turn around. Hudson motors rebuilt 54.00 plus 5.00 shipping in U.S. Large supply of wiper blades, arms, and etc. 132 Calvert Avenue, West Babylon, NY 11704 (631) 587-3332
VINTAGE AIR AIR CONDITIONING FOR ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE CARS
Get Certified by EPA to do your own Air-conditioning repairs and service - And LOTS MORE About auto air-conditioning
ALLEN FLEMING ON LINE - HUGE American Motors web site - These folks know about Hudsons and parts
Cannon's RESTORATION LINKS - The Web master states...Many of the following links may be helpful to your restoration (example: welding a panel on a GMC truck is similar to welding a panel on an MG Midget) I would say a HUDSON is the same as a GMC truck for metal rest oration.... there is a wealth of info here.
CHAMPION SPARK PLUGS - spark plugs of course
CLASSIC CAR PARTS Listing - Search page for a variety of antique car part sources
CLIFFORD PERFORMANCE - 6=8 HUDSON Engine parts and technical information
Door Sill Plates (new manufacture) for Hudsons - Raymond P Kuehn Door Sills 81 Graham Avenue North Haledon, NJ 07508 Phone: (973) 423-1196
ELECTRIC'S REBUILDER: - Yesteryear- Antique Automotive parts 1920 - Present "Specializing in Ignition and electrical supplies" Rebuilding services for 6 and 12 volt electronics
Egge Machine - The Parts House for Old Cars/ Phone 800 866-3443; 562 945-3419 Fax 562 693-1635 / Mail: Egge Machine Company, 11707 Slauson Ave., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 USA
GREENBAY PARTS WORLD : Owner offers one-step shopping for Hudson Engine parts ...Now, for the products that we can provide. We are specialized in supplying engine parts, and can obtain most gaskets and engine parts for all year Hudsons. Obviously, not all parts are available, especially the early cars, but we try our best. For some parts, we can have the customers parts repaired if no replacements are available. These items are cams, water pumps, oil pumps, and fuel pumps. These are sent out to a rebuilder and can take several weeks up to two months or more to rebuild.
GUILD OF AUTOMOTIVE RESTORERS - Links to a wide variety of classic, vintage and just old car restoration resources
HYDAMATIC TRANSMISSION REBUILD KITS & GASKETS - Online chart for gasket selection
Bill Hirsh Automotive Restoration Products: Our Mission "We have been in business for over 35 years and carry an extensive line of automotive restoration products. We stand behind every one of our world famous products and are confident that our experience, friendly service, and knowledge will best serve you in your restoration project." Bill Hirsch Contact / Ordering Information Please contact us using the information provided below. You can call, fax, mail or e-mail us to place an order, request samples and receive information. Most of our orders are processed and shipped the same day. Telephone 800 828 2061 (International or NJ 973 642 2404) Fax 973 642 6161 Postal address 396 Littleton Ave. Newark NJ 07103
J.C. WHITNEY on line - My favorite spot to buy parts for HUDSONS during the 60-70s!
KANTER AUTO PARTS - HUDSON ENGINE PARTS - Also has other Hudson mechanical parts
MACS ANTIQUE AUTO PARTS - look at the links on this page many are needed to support HUDSONS
SEMA - Many Links to all sorts of automotive support use the search engine to find your needs.
SEALS - Parts House Search form for HUDSON SEALS
SHOCK ABSORBER COMPANY - MONROE
SUSPENSION PARTS Rare Parts, Inc. manufactures and distributes steering and suspension parts and components including the obsolete and hard-to-find suspension parts for domestic and import cars and trucks from 1930 to the current year. Rare Parts, Inc. sells worldwide to customers in the automotive trade from our location in Stockton California. Over 600,000 suspension parts in stock .
Step-down front springs: Coil Spring Specialties, in Kansas. They have all the specs, and are great to deal with. I think they can tell you what you've got (and if you need new ones, they're an excellent source). Phone 785-437-2025; email email@example.com
Windshield Wiper parts - THOMAS J. SESTAK - TRICO & ANCO WIPER PARTS SPECIALIZING IN HARD TO FIND WIPER PARTS
Hemming Motor News: Hudson Cars and Parts
Steele Rubber Products 6180 Hwy 150 East Denver, NC 28037-9735 800-544-8665 We are the manufacturer and distributor of restoration rubber parts for antique and collector cars. Just call 800-544-8665 for a 440 page illustrated catalog. With same day shipping, excellent customer service and a 100% money back guarantee Steele is the perfect choice for your restoration rubber needs. Visit Us!
METRO - RUBBER RESTORATION PARTS & WEATHER-STRIPPING -THE WEATHER-STRIP EXPERTS How to install the weather-strip on your car. Practical installation guide for the restorer. Call toll free with your order at 1-800-878-2237
Knox Custom Chrome - 2216 Mohawk Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee 37915 Toll Free : (888) 588-4552 http://www.knoxcustomchrome.com/ Established chrome shop specializing in bumpers, grills and hard to plate classic car items.
BUMPER BOLTS: The small ov al bumper bolts are available from Restoration Specialists 1-814-467-9842 or larger headed ones Bumper Boyz at 1-800-815-9009
Tips from folks who restore Hudsons everday are the best - Kerry Dancy a HUDSON RESTORATION SPECIALIST recommends the following company: You might consider adding this company to your list for seals and bearing. I’ve purchased from them several times, just ordered bearings and seals Just ordered bearings for T86/od in Hornet. They always seem happy to help and I never feel “gouged”. SOUTH SIDE BEARING http://www.southshorebearing.com/bearings.htm
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This page was updated March 2017