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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,256
Re: Warning about c&g

They sent me the wrong part once and then sent me the correct part all the way down here to NZ at no extra cost and without me sending the wrong part back. They never asked me to send it back, but I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 786
Re: Hello

Welcome from New Zealand (at the arse or ass end of the world).

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,603
Re: Junk yards of the '40s '50s

That last shot of all the tram cars stacked up is impressive. Being from NZ I wonder which city in the USA they were from? I see one had WATTS on the destination topper, isn't that LA? hope someone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,256
Re: Warning about c&g

I agree with Russ 100 percent. "Talk to the organ grinder".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,515
Re: Buried Treasure - 1934 Ford Coupe Ute

Didn't those Aussie coupes have more wood in the framing, may have read it in Restored cars years ago?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,515
Re: Buried Treasure - 1934 Ford Coupe Ute

Those Aussie built 33/34 coupes ( and I don't mean this coupe ute) had "taller" windows than the USA versions....you could wear a top had in one.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Re: Turn signal flasher

Lawson I use a Tridon / Novita LL535 6v 3 pin flasher from Rock Auto ( USA made, don't get fooled by chinese made L535) plenty loud to hear. Got mine mounted behind the radio grill in dash... don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Re: 1946 tudor

broken tooth reverse gear ??

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Re: needed 6 volt battery charger

Save a battery charger maintainer. Really good unit. not only charges but maintains. Also this unit can bring batteries back from the dead by cleaning the plates. Can be got in 6v 12 v and 24. I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,329
Re: Bat piss

Wonder what a bat fart sounds like?

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Re: When did Ford switch 6 to 12v ?

Been there done that with my first v8.... good for melting the jumper leads.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 783
Re: Source For Windshield Garnish Anti Squeek For a 40

you know that beading that goes between the mudguards...oops fenders to you North Americans and the body? Well you can get that stuff in a smaller gauge I think it is upholsterers piping, that will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Re: Woodies in the Cove

Great photos thanks for posting. Got to love that blokes T shirt ....."Got wood?".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Re: Jensen S1

Heard somewhere the small bulges had something to do with WWII military application and were an aid to get them off for repair or something, perhaps in confined spaces. v8s were were also used in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,183
Re: Monarch hubcaps

Well bend mover backwards! I never knew Mercman is Trevor Poulsen. He's the "guru" in Australasia when it comes to all things v8. I first heard of him as a "youngster" in the early 70s' when I would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Re: Jensen S1

[QUOTE=19Fordy;1776615]That is truly a very beautiful car. Congrats on getting it.
Can I assume they Jensen later became Jensen-Healy?[/QUOT

Nope Donald Healy colaborated with Jensen to make the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,315
Re: Jensen S1

You must like Jensens because that black car in the background looks like a cv8 that was the predecessor of the Interceptor. That flathead may have been military production as it has that nib on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Re: Buzzer for Signal Lights

I have a flasher unit only. Its a tridon LL535 6v and I mounted it behind the speaker cover in the dash it's bloody loud enough there and my ears are aging too.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Re: New Port Engineering

I still run vacuum, had tinkered with the idea of going electric but decided against it as the car doesn't get used enough in the rain to justify them and the stockers do a good enough job when "duty...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-28-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,690
Re: GB Sisson

Glad to hear from you GB and that you are well, I always enjoy your posts.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Re: 41 speedometer just dropped out??

Yep broken cable. My bet is you'll find one of the "titties" on the ends of the inner broken.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Re: Foundering flathead

I got my car as an unfinished project with a motor in the same condition as yours. I could see nice shiny valves through the spark plug holes. My car ran, but not the best. I had sticking valves, it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Re: Mercury Sunset Pano

Love the shot Roosty. What beautiful country, wide open spaces to loose yourself and no "rat race"...... only for me I like a few hills though as I go "nuts" and do a bit of mountain / trail running....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Re: D-Day

Yes and to think 17 - 22 year olds today are "flying around" on skateboards with those baggy assed jeans with crotches that drag on the ground wearing their caps on backwards...how would they go in...
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