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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 roadster/ 5w wheel well detailed photos needed

Here is a photo of an original 32 roadster. The other side is a mirror image.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By MIRoger
Re: Spring Washer for Roadster Stanchion Wing Nuts?

The washer, 34907-S7, is only under the lower wing nut. This is per assembly sketch, SK-5084, on file at the Benson Ford. Washer 34907-S7 is an internal tooth lock washer and is available at most any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,637
Posted By MIRoger
Re: Repo 32 radiator cap for $787

I checked my files and found my copy of the Assembly Change letter that notified the plants of the change to the radiator cap. It is change letter number 17 dated 8-5-32.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-28-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,637
Posted By MIRoger
Re: Repo 32 radiator cap for $787

Below are photos of two examples of restored caps as referred to by David. Based on internet auction prices I ruined there value by restoring them. The left cap in all three photos is the production...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By MIRoger
Re: Engine turning for 33 dash insert

Doug Seybold in the Chocolate field is the Buick specialist who does the engine turning on nickel plating. His spots are CO 9-12. I have had 3 '32 Ford gauge panels done by him and I am very...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,577
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 1932 Ford Question - PU Rear Bumper Arms

The panel truck on the "106 chassis was offered an option rear bumper by Ford similar to what is shown in the red photos of the pick-up. The bumper arms were attached to frame ends the same as the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 rad mounting measurements please

V8 rods are 5/8" shorter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By MIRoger
Re: replacing glass in 1933 standard fordor

Tempered glass does not splinter. I produces small fragments when broken. As stated in my previous post it is used today in car and truck production and has been used for long time. Glass that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By MIRoger
Re: replacing glass in 1933 standard fordor

For a standard '33 sedan, plate glass (non -laminated & no bug) was standard equipment. A deluxe sedan would have had laminated glass (with bug) as standard equipment as mentioned in an earlier...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,951
Posted By MIRoger
Re: '32 Ford unusual parts / features

So is Australia one of the countries using the red Ford British badge in 32? Asking for two reasons I have an Aussie 32 and Ford of Australia was in those days part of Ford of Canada. If red is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 Roadster Rumble Lid Stops?

One word of caution about using the repro 5w cpe/roadster rumble stops on original floors. The hole spacing on the mounting feet is about 1/8" too wide. The holes have to be slotted to fit or the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By MIRoger
Re: '32 K - Member Rubber Grommet

Part number for the grommet you asked about is B-14607. Bob Drake makes this grommet. The 7/8" hole grommet in the K-member is B-14606. This grommet is not reproduced.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 commercial floor board metal pieces

The photo you have posted is of the early commercial plate. It is missing the starter rod hole below the steering column because this plate was used with the steering column drop mounted pull cable...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 Houdaille shocks

Service part info in the late 1940's and beyond show 28-32 as the same shock. If you check the 1932 Ford parts catalog '32 is listed as different from Model A. '32 Ford shocks are about 5/16" taller...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,624
Posted By MIRoger
Re: When did the 32 become so special?

It is most definitely a 32 Ford 5 window coupe. The roof is curved in the windshield because the car had been rolled. Remember these cars were raced and vulnerable to racing accidents. Which helps to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,624
Posted By MIRoger
Re: When did the 32 become so special?

My introduction to 32 Fords came as a boy in the early 50's attending the local dirt track. There all of the 32's had numbers painted on the doors. That experience hooked me on racing and '32 Fords....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-30-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 headlight bar

A rubber pad under the headlamp bar was never released by Ford for 1932 production. The pad is a creation of aftermarket parts suppliers. Check the period archive photos that show a close up of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 1932 Shock Links, Mid Year Car

Ed, In reading your post I believe you are using the 1928 - 1937 parts catalog. The B-18055 is a service part for 32 & 33 as David stated in his post. It is an assembly comprised of B-18064 &...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,664
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 1932 ford roadster tack rail help

The engineering drawing on file at the Benson Ford shows a finger joint at the junction of the back rail and curved end pieces. Not the mortise and tenon joint as shown in your reproduction. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By MIRoger
Re: Solid 1932 brake drums?

They look like stock 32 -34 rears with the hubs removed and replaced with the front hubs from stock 32 - 34 drums. The hubs from the front brakes were then welded to the rear drums to make them...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 1932 Ford V8 Distributor

Ian, what your photo does not show is a coiled cord inside the front oil well. I saw this on a drawing of the distributor assembly at the Benson Ford.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 32 speedometers

Delco speedometers have a black painted housing. Waltham and Stewart -Warner speedometers have cad plated housings. The back of the Stewart-Warner speedos have raise circular ribs. The back of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By MIRoger
Re: 1932 Grill Shell bezel fit

My experience has been that only original used (re-plated & old plating) or NOS fit original shells without any added body filler on the shell.
Forum: Model-A 10-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By MIRoger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
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