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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,407
Posted By qmdv
Re: Warning about c&g

Have had no problems with C and G. You ended up with a jerk. Every company has a few
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,232
Posted By qmdv
Re: Flathead city, Gary Howard, Grants Pass, Or

I was a plumbing contractor for almost 50 years. One time a customer gave me a pretty good deposit on a sizable job cus he wanted some expense in the year previous to when the job was to be done. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By qmdv
Re: 81ís tri power or dual 97ís

I have an original Navarro 3 carb manifold that I thinking of parting with. Been told that it was way good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By qmdv
Re: 3 window and 5 window coupes

Forgot all about them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By qmdv
3 window and 5 window coupes

All the Model A coupes were 5 window. I have alway wondered why the heck Ford went to the trouble of offering both a 3 window and a 5 window coupe for quite a few years. I alway thought that Henry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By qmdv
Re: Has anyone heard of the 1940 Ford Coupe with less than 3000 original miles in MN?

Sometime in 1939, probably late 39) Ed Winfield and his wife were at some San Francisco car show and the 40 Coupe was there. Something to do with foreign export (may be wrong on that). Well Mrs...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By qmdv
Re: Has anyone heard of the 1940 Ford Coupe with less than 3000 original miles in MN?

I have been told in Florida. In this museum.
https://garlits.com/garlits-museum-video/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By qmdv
Re: Has anyone heard of the 1940 Ford Coupe with less than 3000 original miles in MN?

I was at Ed Winfields house in Las Vegas in 1977 when Kong Jackson bought Mrs Winfields 40 Ford Deluxe Coupe that was very low milage. It had factory leather interior. Man that was a really nice...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By qmdv
Re: Starter wrap

It works if your feet are in ice water
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By qmdv
Re: 2 Pot Manifolds and Heat Risers - From Barney Navarro

Wish H & H paid as much to detail as Barney did. As pricey as they are I think most would pay a bit more for it. I got to know Kong Jackson real well in the 70's. I have a few good stories he told...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By qmdv
Re: LaBonney out..now what?

My first build was a Model T (see avatar) That is me in the car parked next to the Servel Frig in 1963
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By qmdv
Re: LaBonney out..now what?

Biggest critics have done nothing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By qmdv
Re: LaBonney out..now what?

The last thing I want to do is look at is a RAT ROD . But those guys are having a great time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By qmdv
Re: LaBonney out..now what?

True about it is cheaper to buy than to build. I have been collecting parts for a 32 roadster hiboy. 59 AB engine with a 39 box. Even that is cheaper to buy than build. How do you put a value...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By qmdv
Re: eBay seller

Most are honest
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,022
Posted By qmdv
Re: LeBaron Bonney vs Cartouche

Was doing a search and found this thread. So now who do you go with that LB is no more
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By qmdv
Re: Alternator to generator conversion

i really dislike the look of a modern alternator on a flathead. I like the early 60's MOPAR
https://i.imgur.com/NOe9jh4l.jpg
When somebody asks what it is I tell them an alternator off a 1960...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By qmdv
Re: 120 mph speedometer

This one is cheap I wonder how good it is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By qmdv
120 mph speedometer

I need a mechanical speedometer and do not want a 160 mph. been looking on line and there are not a lot of them. Suggestions
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By qmdv
Re: Motor City Flathead Oil Pump

I have an old toilet paper filter I could have used HAHA
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By qmdv
Re: Motor City Flathead Oil Pump

If I had a big engine compartment I would have used the push lock. In a 32 there are not many options as to filter mounting and hose routing. That is why I used braided and fire sleeve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By qmdv
Re: Motor City Flathead Oil Pump

As I recall it came with braided in the pan. I used braided and AN fittings on the outside. As you can see I used aircraft grade heat shield (fire sleeve) from filter to rear of block.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By qmdv
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By qmdv
Motor City Flathead Oil Pump

This project of mine has taken many many years. Business and family and of course some other forms of fun have gotten in the way. I think about 30 years ago I bought a an oil pump from Motor City...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-13-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By qmdv
Re: 59AB thermostat

Robertshaw also makes a 360-180. I have read where they are also the hot set up. Get it "hot" The 360 is a different series of dimension I suppose.

Well maybe not. I thought I saw a...
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