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Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display #695260
Sat Sep 23 2017 05:15 PM
Sat Sep 23 2017 05:15 PM
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Longview, WA
Bob Richards Offline OP
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In the last couple of months, since I stumbled upon an image of a 1930s Pyroil Gas Station that operated for a period of time, in the Los Angeles area. I have been working to make myself a display of "early" Pyroil Additive items. (circa 1932-1950s) (photo of that Station is above the lower shelf cans)

I sold all of my early Whiz Automotive Product tins and used the room (and money) to put together this Pyroil Display...



During this time, I found myself with an empty shelf. So a Dri-Powr display was put together, at the same time. Thanks to Kirby (DaysPast); the last Dri-Powr tin found its spot in the display, today...



I "dream" of someday, adding one more Pyroil Can to the display; a Pyroil B Aviation can. A Pyroil A Aviation can was added to the display, this week...

But, isn't it; the "hunt" what keeps us interested?


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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695262
Sat Sep 23 2017 05:27 PM
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Nice display Bob, I have this 1 quart can that would go well with your display...$65 shipped if you are interested





Dennis Leith / Always looking for unusual Gilmore Oil Company items and Automobilia Displays
Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695269
Sat Sep 23 2017 05:55 PM
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Calgary AB
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Nice. I have always liked Pyroils cans they have a nice art deco look to them. I would imagine the Aviation ones are difficult to get.

Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695273
Sat Sep 23 2017 06:32 PM
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Wisconsin, USA
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Very cool display, Bob! Thanks for posting those pics.

And I agree with you. It is the hunt that keeps us interested and makes this hobby so enjoyable.

Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695283
Sat Sep 23 2017 07:50 PM
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Missouri,USA
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Nice display Bob. You sure did a good job of putting all that together in just a couple of months!...GB

Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695306
Sun Sep 24 2017 08:12 AM
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Michigan, Union Pier
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Great job Bob, looks great! How long did it take you to collect all of these for your display?


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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695307
Sun Sep 24 2017 08:38 AM
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Bob Richards Offline OP
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Les, I had a Pyroil P oiler. The rest, I've gathered since the middle of July..


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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695316
Sun Sep 24 2017 09:48 AM
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Yikes, you have been a busy boy!


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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695395
Sun Sep 24 2017 05:50 PM
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Hays, Kansas
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Very cool!


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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695398
Sun Sep 24 2017 06:53 PM
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Bob, this might be one you could use .. ... cool

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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #695422
Mon Sep 25 2017 06:42 AM
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Hey Bob you did a awesome job gathering these items in a short amount of time...love the display !!!! Alan



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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #699199
Wed Nov 22 2017 01:19 PM
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Bob Richards Offline OP
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Thought I would show the updated version of the Pyroil Display... I do believe that I am about finished with it... (still need a "square" 3oz. Pyroil A bottle, but maybe in the future)



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Re: Pyroil and Dri-Powr Display [Re: Bob Richards] #699201
Wed Nov 22 2017 01:34 PM
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San Bernardino , Cal. USA
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Very nice Bob!


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