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kdargson

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argson help
« on: June 22, 2013, 11:44:51 AM »
Hi all i have just purchased an Argson Invalid carriage and wanting to know if any one knows where i am best starting to look for parts etc.

I am very new to all this so have no idea where to start

thanks

keith 

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Re: argson help
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2013, 12:30:56 PM »
Welcome Keith

Sounds interesting but with an Invalid carriage you may be banished to the off-topic lounge..................................(I am an Invacar man)

Stuart Cyphus is your main contact for all things invalid.

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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013, 12:33:25 PM »
Please please contact Stuart Cyphus  invacar@yahoo.co.uk
This site is about microcars! ;)

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Re: argson help
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2013, 12:35:21 PM »
and citroens and DAF's  :D
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2013, 12:43:44 PM »
The Daf600 is a microcar and so is a citroen 2CV.  An argson is an invalid carriage.

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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2013, 12:56:31 PM »
and citroens and DAF's  :D

Here here that man!

Oh, and welcome Keith. :)
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2013, 01:01:20 PM »
Argson's are or were microcars for the incapacitated, so don't you forget that Purton. You are lucky to have mobility!
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2013, 01:04:53 PM »
and we haven't been discussing 600cc DAF's or Citroen 2CV's either so stick that where the sun don't shine - i.e. anywhere in Britain today - is that why we're all online ?  :)
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« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2013, 02:29:42 PM »
Ohh eck!! I'm in hot water here!  Just looked at my "kettle" [kettle and hob, fob, alright, WATCH!]
I'm late for band practice, as he speedily retreats followed by a stream of invalids waving there crutches!  :o)

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Re: argson help
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2013, 04:02:57 PM »
Could we see a picture of Argson invalid carriage and I will at least know what it looks like is a 2cv a micro?
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« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2013, 05:16:38 PM »
if its the one i am thinking of its an open black leather armchair on spoked wheels , tiller steering and 2 stroke to the rear. could well be wrong . great fun really hairy motoring . not our province really -  look to stuart  ;)
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Re: argson help
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2013, 06:17:23 PM »
and citroens and DAF's  :D

Here here that man!

Oh, and welcome Keith. :)


Sorry not allowed to comment on these pictures, nor IC, number plate queries relating to or in general and 2CV, which I did not mention, so I get a small star.  Good luck with your Argson but I fear Stuart has already told you the bad news about spares availability from what he told me several days ago. There are no known spares resources beyond your own endeavors or finding a scrap donor machine. Probably get told off for saying it but I could not help helping even if it did not help. Signing off - Big Al
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Re: argson help
« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2013, 03:08:39 AM »
Keith:  Argson parts are scarce, albeit all IC parts.  They were over-engineered so what is there is probably still good or restorable.  If parts are missing which are proprietary, then most likely only available from scavenging an existing vehicle, if it exists, and in itself not restorable.  Other parts such as motors, bearings, tyres, lights, wiring, simple switches, upholstery, including paintwork or colour, readily available.  I am willing to give you assistance as needed.  Good luck with the project.  Every vehicle, whatever the type, style or original purpose has a history and in it's own right should be preserved.  The argument you find in this venue, is "Does it fit RumCars?"  They did once.  Ian.... :)     Yours is an electric model, even though Argson also made petroil ones as well over the years.
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Re: argson help
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2013, 10:56:08 AM »
here is a picture of what was advertised



her is what i received.



I think it could be described as a "project"

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Re: argson help
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2013, 11:10:56 AM »
Hi Keith,  You need to make contact with Stuart Cyphus who is the one person that has the most information on Invalid Cars as he took them over from RUMCARS and they now have a Register in their own right.  His email address is invacar@yahoo.co.uk   Jean
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