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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,274
Posted By TJ
Re: Loss of Hot Rod Deluxe

O.K guys take your refunds and subscribe to the V-8 Times. It's still here and will be for a real long time. Can't go wrong for $35 a year.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 door panels

You might try Bill Hirsch Automotive. www.hirschauto.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Windshield Seal

That sealer is still available at Napa Auto Parts under the same part #
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By TJ
Re: 1950 F1 door won't open...

Sounds to me like the latches are worn out where the handle shaft passes into the latch,
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By TJ
Re: Where to get a windshield frame seal for a 34 Phaeton

Check with other V-8 parts vendors. I'd start with Third Gen Automotive, Michael Driskell. Some vendor may have it on the shelf.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 345
Posted By TJ
Re: Fuel sending unit 1948 Tudor Sedan

It will only go in a certain way due to the baffles in the tank. The float maybe hanging up on a baffle in your tank and keeping it from seating on top of the tank.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,036
Posted By TJ
Re: Paul Bradley Floors

Seems to me that Bradley is in the same category as GoCat Speed Shop and Flathead City.
All three should be avoided like the plague..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By TJ
Re: Colorado Flathead Rebuilder

You better file a complaint with your local consumer fraud department and do it now. Consumer Fraud is usually part of your local District Attorney's Office. Guys like this are out and out thieves...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 612
Posted By TJ
Re: Drop Axle Installation

Do you have hydraulic brakes or mechanical brakes? As a general rule you cannot put one in a car or pickup with mechanical brakes. If you have hydraulics you'll need to bend the steering arms or cut...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 hand grab

There is also special hardware that is used to mount the straps. It can be a little difficult to find and is not reproduced to my knowledge.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By TJ
Re: Built a louver press

We are never to old to learn something new.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By TJ
Re: 40 coupe

I've been able to use 235X75's under every '40 I have owned.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By TJ
Re: 1939 Mercury sedan coin bank car

Mine just got a new 2020 Explorer Limited. 55 years married and want to keep her happy. she puts up with my old car hobby , so it's the least I could do.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,428
Posted By TJ
Re: Vibration - rumble

Sounds to me like some brake hardware has come loose. Pull the drum and you'll soon find out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 812
Posted By TJ
Re: 1935 Ford Front Floor mats

Tim, you might try All Ford Parts in Campbell, Ca.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By TJ
Re: 49-50 Ignition Switch Bezel Removal

As I recall the switch is spring loaded.There is a spring behind the dash. Push the switch towards the front of the dash to relieve the tension on the bezel and twist off the bezel
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,314
Posted By TJ
Re: 1934 Ford 5W Rear Window assembly

I wonder, due to fact the aftermarket pan has no holes, if the pan fits different body styles and you drill the holes where you need them?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By TJ
Re: It is getting harder to find basic parts at the auto parts stores anymore

I guess I'm real lucky. My Napa Auto Parts store caries a lot of older stuff and if it is not in stock they will get it from the warehouse and I can pick it up the next day. There's three specific...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,314
Posted By TJ
Re: 1934 Ford 5W Rear Window assembly

the bracket in the center looks like a support bracket to me for the drain tray.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By TJ
Re: Got the 39 out...

Great color combination for a pickup. They look good in two tone paint.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By TJ
Re: coker tires out of round

I would not worry about a 2 mph error. It probably left the factory that way. Anyway the speedo is actually reading faster than your actual speed. It's when the speedo reads slower than your actual...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940/41 truck hoods

There is a big difference in the upper latch mechanism and the lower grill brace. The '41 pickup hood also has a couple of half moon cutouts near the front of the hood on the lower lip. The hood was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By TJ
Re: cooper tires

I have used Coopers on several cars. Never has a ;problem with them
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By TJ
Re: 1940 Ford Pickup Cowl Vent Mechanism

The cowl vents and hardware are the same from '40-47. The mechanism is pickup only. I've never compared the actual vent lid to a pickup vs passenger car. The cowl vent gasket is the same for 39-42...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By TJ
Re: coker tires out of round

If you really need whitewalls and radials I would use Diamondback.
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