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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,497
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 36 Roadster $192,000

fibber ---i think if anybody paid $200 for a 4 0z. steak they would eat it, or at the very least take it home for their dog. lol--barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Help 39 4dr convertable windshield seal

chris---They are just about impossible to find. Drake makes them for his stainless trim but i haven`t seen them sold separately. You could call and ask. I made a bunch years ago. I got a whole shop...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Passenger side door locking question

Hank --- If the remotes are working properly you can`t lock yourself out. If you flip your handle into the lock position and shut the door the latch will pull the remote into the unlock position...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Drake gas tank update.

Somebody should make a recording of "gee" your the first person to complain about this part! It amazes me how many business`have the same answer for so many different parts. I always thought I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,071
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: classes of gas

G.M. ---Keep up the good work . Me and a lot of barners are very interested in your experiments and letting us know your progress. Thanks for sharing----Barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,234
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: washers and aluminum...

Why would you get more corrosion with stainless than with steel? Thousands of stainless bolts are used on aluminum on any navy ship or aluminum boat that i have worked on. Good 316 stainless will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,071
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: classes of gas

ford v-8--- i am sure the the engineers had nothing to do with banning lead or zinc or to mandate corn gas i think it is them epa guys that are dictating what is going into gasoline the engineers...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-09-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: '37 Ford - Can you tell me what this is?

bill---my `37 does not have that semi circle or the skinney bead on end.---barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: hole in the top

The average person sat about 4-6 inches below the headliner so i don`t think they had to worry about hitting the roof. Somebody made that up. This is why so many cars get chopped and you can still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,760
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: I Finally Get a '32

tiquer--- I`m from Victoria. I had a highly modified b block that I got with a shed full of model a parts in 1973. It purportedly come out of a sprint car. At age 14 in 1961 I remember a guy on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 30,663
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: DEUCE HEAVEN: The Secrest Collection ... PICS from 1976

TINWOLF--- I was down for the L.A.Roadster show in June `94. I was on my way in the evening to see Don Thelen. The freeways were blocked off and people were sitting on the guard rails. This was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,859
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 1932 Ford "Heavy" Axle

2935Ford--I answered this question about 4 weeks ago.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 47 ford armrest

In 1963 my `47 Merc short door coupe had a seat in the back. i always thought thats the way they come because this had stock upholstery and i bought it off the original owner. Every 46-48 ford and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,395
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: J.C. Whitney

In 1972 me and two buddies drove from Victoria to Detroit for the Street Rod Nationals in my 30 Ford phaeton. Enroute we stopped in Chicago and went to J.C.Whitney. We were awe struck at the size of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 40 Ford hinges

closed or open?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,497
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 36 Roadster $192,000

loose upholstery, drooping door handle, messy stripe on bumpers for a $192,000. just imagine what a perfect restoration would cost. oh i`m just being picky--lol---barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-29-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: 1931 pre-production V8

congragulations --- barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Help looking for a special part for a 37 ford

red deer swap meet is coming up.--- barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Early Ford pitman arm help- clocking positions?

file the 4 flats into another spline and you can clock it anywhere you want---barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,894
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: New "32 Ford" Parts...Where does it end?

Dave G-- As usual is right. I might add that the spring perches in `32 were also thicker. My guess is that Henry`s engineers went overkill on the axle and other parts because of the extra weight of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,167
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Vintique phone number? beware of door handles

hmm-- Now its finally Vintique`s turn to be ganged up on. For the last 3 yrs it has been Drake thats` been raked over the coals for everything except the stock market crash, because he didn`t send...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,158
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: rethreading perch bolts/axles

51 merc --- that isn`t what i thought andy was talking about. those adjustable little giant dies were and are very common and the standard of the industry. excellent quality. as you probably know...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,158
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: rethreading perch bolts/axles

andy ---it would be nice if you could post a picture of your split hinged dies preferably in action. many of us have never seen a set. i m interested-- barry
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: male door dovetails 1937

. the 48 702550A part no. should be correct for `35-`40. the rear door is the same as the front doors. `35 to `40 are the same. only the on center ones are reproed. nobody repros the offset ones....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,562
Posted By barryfromvictoria
Re: Extremely Rare Winfield Head for A/B/C

legendary gene windfield and is alive and well. he was and is a customizor. i saw him at the g.n.r.s 2 weeks ago. i have never heard of him making speed equipment. legend ed winfield made lots of...
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