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Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box #233596
Mon Feb 14 2011 11:30 AM
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I am looking for old (50's) Carter Fuel Filter boxes to display. I don't have any photos of the boxes, but they look to be 2 1/2 inches across the front with a light colored front, the top 1/4 inch of the front of the box looks like a dark color, maybe red? (I am looking at a small photo of one through a magnifying glass.)

If you have a photo of the box, please post it.

Mike


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: strnge] #233684
Mon Feb 14 2011 05:50 PM
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Get me some pictures & sizes IF you can't find some boxes. I made a few of these for Thunder.

Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Dick Bennett] #233699
Mon Feb 14 2011 06:32 PM
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I have over 1000 ads running on Ebay (FIVE DOLLAR AD), these will be going on soon. Be sure to buy them through OLD GAS.

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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Jack Sim] #233801
Mon Feb 14 2011 11:37 PM
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Jack do you have the add for the metal display which has 2 drawers and 3 shelves?

Dick, as soon as I can figure out the boxes, I will contact you.

Mike


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: strnge] #234037
Tue Feb 15 2011 09:14 PM
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I have about 100 pieces of Carter literature, many displays shown, but none as you describe. Can you give me a year, I have a ton of mags. I haven't even looked at in years.

Jack Sim


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Jack Sim] #234284
Wed Feb 16 2011 08:28 PM
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Below is the metal display cabinet I am describing. I am looking for any info on the display:



Mike
Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Jack Sim] #234288
Wed Feb 16 2011 08:33 PM
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Mike--I saw one of those countertop displays today but the man wouldn't give me a price on it. It looked pretty good but I don't think there was anything in it. I saw one sell on ebay recently for $1400+. What is a decent one worth? I'm pretty sure this other one could be bought decent, I think?


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: K W FRITH] #234401
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The photo i posted is a photo of mine. My first one was a bit rough. I like mine with a bit of patina on them. $1400 was WAY over priced for this display. You can find an almost N.O.S. One for $400 and under. If you want it to be complete make sure it has the parts list printed on cardboard slid in to the slot the back.
I have bad photo of one on a counter top, and to insult to injury, the display is placed in the back round.


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: strnge] #234432
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Thanks, that helps! If I'm able to get back into the area where I spotted it, I'll know what to look for! It looked pretty nice thru the window!


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: K W FRITH] #234454
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I have one very similar!!! Only one drawer. Here's what I did with mine. Came out of a barn. Price: Free.





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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: 59fairlane] #234467
Thu Feb 17 2011 08:03 PM
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Here is mine

Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: oldgoaly] #234475
Thu Feb 17 2011 08:22 PM
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Talk about thread drift... LOL.


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Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Thunder II] #234597
Fri Feb 18 2011 10:25 AM
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There are a few of types of cardboard boxes, one for the whole "inline" fuel filters, one for just the filter elements, and the small in the carb filter elements, somewhere I have a couple of them, I have a couple of floor standing Carter parts bins. tt

Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: oldgoaly] #234637
Fri Feb 18 2011 02:45 PM
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I don't have any of the Carter boxes..but I do have another stash of NOS Carter rebuild kits left over from filling my Carter rack. If interested fire me a pm and we can work something out.


Re: Looking for old Carter Fuel Filter Box [Re: Ohio Oil] #234639
Fri Feb 18 2011 02:54 PM
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Thought I had a pic of them, here you go, if interested pm me:




Also..while we're showing the Carter stuff...their two sided sign is one of my favorite signs in my collection:


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