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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,251
Posted By 32phil
Re: Hershey 2021

I have heard similar rumors over the years.
One persistent rumor has been that it was moving to Philadelphia or Allentown.
I guess we'll see.

Wherever it goes.......I'm goin'.......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,251
Posted By 32phil
Re: Hershey 2021

Been going since 1973, never missed one.
Until last year....going this year tho !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1934 Ford Ignition switch key and door key

1934clint call me and I will walk you through removing the locks without hurting them.
my cell 845 551 5132
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By 32phil
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

V8COOPMAN I agree 100%
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By 32phil
Re: '36 rear end in my '32

On 32 rears, the torque tubes are the same length for the round flange and the Hex (that's what Ford called the late 32 style TT) style.
Center sections are the same axle center line to the TT...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By 32phil
Re: 34 to 37 steering box

Use The SEARCH function on here. Lot's of good info there.
The Death Wobble issue has been beat to death (sorry I couldn't resist)on here.
In a nutshell
On STOCK Ford suspension it's usually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By 32phil
Re: 36 steering gear adjustment?

One important factor on the early boxes is to follow the instructions to the letter in the EXACT order they say.
If you do things out of sequence it can change the outcome and how the box performs....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By 32phil
Re: Another loss

Always enjoyed speaking to Kermit.
Fixed up a bunch of locks for him over the years.
It was a pleasure visiting with him at Hershey.
RIP Kermit
see ya on the other side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By 32phil
Re: Old hydraulic brake conversion on a '32

There's a 32 pedal set on Ebay right now Ebay# 324649607911
they are listed at $400 or best offer certainly worth it.
Left K member legs are available but can be pricey.
Many were removed for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1934 ignition switch quirky

I carry a small piece of wire 4 inches long with an insulated alligator clip on each end.
In case of a failure as shown in the pictures I can jump the two terminals without taking anything apart and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By 32phil
Re: Model B bell housing numbers

A word of caution do not put a B engine on an engine stand using the bellhousing as the attaching point. The cast iron housing will break causing the engine to fall.
A dangerous and tragic event(...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By 32phil
Re: Ford Model B pump question

It should have a small T shaped petcock.
It's not an on/off lever. That's there to drain the sediment bowl if necessary.
It must be closed for the pump to operate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,236
Posted By 32phil
Re: Cast iron surface rust removal

Evapo Rust works like a charm
I use it for small parts in a small heated ultrasonic cleaning tank. Works amazingly fast and well.
Be careful with pot metal and aluminum parts. It may erode some of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-15-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By 32phil
Re: Pitman arm clocking

Most pitman arms have 4 flats that align it on the sector shaft.
In hot rods we have done I have cut grooves into the flats to match those already there. That allows you to put the pitman arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 Ford Hudson steering box

Any one have a picture of the 47- 64 Chevy pick up steering box ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32phil

Hi All
I'm baaaacccckkk !!!
It's been an interesting 2 weeks since we got home.....to say the least. !!!!
Back in the shop today............
Thanks for your patience
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,208
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

If I remember correctly there was an article in the V8 Times about Modifying a Model A horn to mount as a 32 boat tail.
I think it was in the late 70's maybe the early 80's
look in the directory...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By 32phil
Re: Swap meets

Daytona Florida at the end of March here in Florida.
Rhinebeck in New York was cancelled.
Not sure about Fitchburg, Mass.
Moved to June or July maybe one of the Mass. guys can jump in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,228
Posted By 32phil
Re: Soldering bullet wire ends to socket

If you solder the connection BEFORE you crimp the concern is if the joint heats up for whatever reason the solder may soften/melt and then the crimp will no longer be tight.
I always crimp first...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By 32phil
Re: 32 door seals

Remember wind lace goes on the body not the door. It goes completely around the door opening including the A pillar molding and the lower kick panels. If you look closely you might find some small...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By 32phil
Re: 1932 ford pickup bed question

There were several discussions just recently about repro truck beds.
Use the search function and you will find them all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By 32phil
Re: 42-48 Ford Wheels

I have Coker classics on 16 X 5 41 Lincoln wheels in the rear and
16 X 4 40 Ford wheels on the front of my 32 Tudor.
No Tubes, I used Metal valve stems So far no leaks
Just about 75...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,620
Posted By 32phil
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

72 and still playin' with cars
I gotta die 5 times to finish all my projects !!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By 32phil
Re: Lock it or Lose it

Whenever I encounter a "wallered" out hole in a column drop I put a helicoil in and that usually brings it down to an acceptable size for a smaller set screw.
You don't want to drive around with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By 32phil
Re: No door key

There is an easier method to replace the door lock cylinder, no need to remove the door panel.
There should be a small indent on the end of the door lock shaft.
Using a long thin needle/wire, push...
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