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#694985 - Wed Sep 20 2017 04:58 PM Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ?
shavron Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 22 2016
Loc: Tennessee
I'm restoring a Tokheim 36B pump. It was painted blue all over. I was originally thinking of doing it over as a Texaco pump. I have there airplane banks and stuff. When I started to scrape off the Blue over the ad glass there were Mobilgas Special. So now I'm thinking is the pump was Mobilgas to keep that way. Now I started looking for images of old Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B pumps and are very few if any. So the question is did Mobilgas use Tokheim?
Is this from gas gas station that was bought out and changed.
Any Mobilgas guys out there to shed some light?, and as a general poll. Through your two cents in... Texaco or Mobilgas.


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#694987 - Wed Sep 20 2017 05:04 PM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
gaspumpfrank Offline
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Registered: Sat Dec 01 2007
Loc: Stella, NC
MOBIL-GAS

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#694989 - Wed Sep 20 2017 05:18 PM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
Bob Richards Offline
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Registered: Tue Feb 22 2005
Loc: Longview, WA
Mobilgas
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#694992 - Wed Sep 20 2017 07:06 PM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: Bob Richards]
cggas Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 02 2003
Loc: northern in.
Yes Mobil used tokheim gas pumps, & many other makes of pumps. Restore it to Texaco if you like? Or Mobil? Or even better if the paint is decent leave it the way it is and clean it up. Unrestored pumps are what I collect, need to has about 75% paint on them, or they would need a (Matt alverez )rustoration. But the blue pump wouldn't be politically correct for mobilgas. Chris

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#694993 - Wed Sep 20 2017 07:09 PM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
advertologist Offline
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Registered: Fri Sep 07 2007
Loc: So. Ca.
my 2ยข, mobilgas .. ... cool
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#695019 - Thu Sep 21 2017 02:45 AM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
Paul Bell Online   content
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Registered: Sun Jan 08 2012
Loc: Northern CA
Either way, Texaco or mobil, it will be great. I'd do Mobil because you have the lenses already, nice to say the original lenses are in the pump. Id probably do the pump solid red rather than red/white but its personal opinion! I hate red/white.

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#695026 - Thu Sep 21 2017 08:50 AM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
K W FRITH Online   content
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Registered: Sun Oct 21 2007
Loc: Devils Lake, ND---USA
Put some "PURE" ad glass in the top and leave it alone. Less work, and the pump is way more desireable if you ever decide to sell it.
If you really want the mobil theme, just get some red paint and brush it on, just like they did in the old days!
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#696048 - Thu Oct 05 2017 04:01 AM Re: Mobilgas Tokhiem 36B ? [Re: shavron]
fast66 Offline
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Registered: Mon Oct 16 2000
Loc: Stockholm, Sweden
Mobilgas , of course ;-) and do it red with white doors - as it was done from the beginning!

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