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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,774
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Hydrostatic fuel gauge innaccurate

Try this

https://straight-eight.com/product/king-seeley-hobson-fuel-gauge-red-fluid/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: 32 3 window new wood

I installed a Wood Art kit in my 3W in the mid seventies. When I held the new wood up to the empty body it just looked like "No Way" Compared the new wood to the original, IDENTICAL. Started...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

Correction, I incorrectly identified the 1932 Ford V8 engine supports pictured above, they are in fact first version supports. Sorry I can not change the thread title.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

Thanks I appreciate the response.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Second version 32 V8 engine supports.

I have a pair of second version 32 V8 engine supports for sale. Buyer wants to know if he can use the standard cushions and hardware. I think he is more concerned with function rather than show...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-29-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,543
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

I surprised by gold pin striping on a std model, go figure?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,066
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: NEW products available thread

Dave, Are you loosing your eyesight or just going nuts?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,543
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Dave, All this chatter about std car details, Its been a while since this thread started, any more recent pictures? Completed car? Thanks, Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,543
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Im surprised, no comment about the STD inside door handle escutcheons and door panels, and the dash is painted body color? The car was originally painted Brewster green but was over painted with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,543
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: '32 standard roadster project - some further progress

Looked at this original, unmolested, B, STD, 1932 Ford roadster in 2008. The owner was nice enough to let me take a look at it even though it sold the night before. Seven years later I came across...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Thoughts on Hershey in Oct?

Frank, If your anxious to get back to work, the first thing you have to do is volunteer at a NYC ICU for 24 hours, do without any PPE if you feel particularly brave. Next, wave off any testing or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,537
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

Death is kind in some respects, what about dementia or Alzheimer's. A friend from OH ended up in "extended" care. His kids didn't want anything to do with his junk even though they knew the value,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,537
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

Along the lines of this thread and keep in mind Im not a vulture, I still have some moral fiber a few scruples and a smidgeon of ethic's AND I have more than enough 32 Ford parts. Im wondering how...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,460
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: 32 roadster rear window frame

Thanks Dave, That last bit of info, screw length 3/8" or 5/16" is that total length or threaded area only?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By BoxCar Tom
32 roadster rear window frame

Anyone have personal experience installing an original 1932 Ford roadster rear window frame? How did you avoid creating an inside out ding on the outside frame piece? I have the early version frame...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Help needed to identify spare tire cover (1932 ?)

Here's some pictures of tire covers I had a few years ago. The face plates fit nice against 18" wheels. The tread covers were a different story, the shiny one I believe is a Leo Gephart SS...
Forum: Early V8 12-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By BoxCar Tom
A&L 1932 Ford Cowl - grill shell lacing

WANTED A&L reproduction 1932 Ford Cowl / grill shell lacing. Do you have some extra A&L reproduction 1932 Ford Cowl - grill shell lacing? OR, new or even cut and fitted pieces that are lightly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: New products thread??

V8COOPMAN, scrtatch that, Mac VP, Thanks for the pics
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: New products thread??

V8COOPMAN Thanks for the pics
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,675
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Plugging Away on The 32' Roadster

I have two extra front shock arms 6 1/2" long, are these 32s? I would post a picture but having difficulty at the moment
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-10-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: New products thread??

Can some one please post a picture (or two) of the "32 trans mount "L" bolts and nuts" Its been awhile since Ive been that deep in my car so I wonder if I used the correct parts.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Bruce Lancaster's Memorial Service

Just got back from the service for Bruce. Very moving, met his daughters, glad I met them, glad I went, An honor to have known Bruce.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Re: Master Cylinder Mounting in 32' Frame

This is my favorite MC set up in a 32 frame. Use stock pedals, modify the brake rod center pivot.
Forum: Early V8 11-15-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By BoxCar Tom
Wanted, Sugar bowl lid

Wanted, Ford cafeteria china service sugar bowl lid. I have the sugar bowl for years but no lid. Does anyone have a spare lid they would like to sell? Thanks,
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