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Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By Karl
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

I'm sorry. in my opinion , you are wrong this is much worse the flu. More people will get this than the flu and many more people will die from it than the flu. You will probably disagree but my...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) Today, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By Karl
Re: Coronavirus vs "A" Drive

Wake up! Death rates at only 2% (its running at 10% in Italy and 4% most other places) gives almost 2 million US deaths -This is not the flu !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,229
Posted By Karl
Re: This AWFUL Bug...Explained!

I'm happy to provide any help I can . I don't have all the answers but am probably better informed regards the medical issues around the illness than most on here.

There is lots of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,398
Posted By Karl
Re: Nothing better to do but work.

Thank you- I am petrified most of the day. In reality the only thing that keeps me at work is that I'm more scared of letting my patients and my colleagues down by not being there than of getting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,398
Posted By Karl
Re: Nothing better to do but work.

Our whole country is in lock down but as a medical practitioner I am considered essential and get to go to work every day and try and fight this virus.

A lesson learned from Italy it is now...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,013
Posted By Karl
Re: Please educate me on scammers when selling a car

My son worked at our equivalent of Ebay
He is a lawyer and during his training he worked in the "Scam Department "
He has some good ones, A very popular one was some one would list a complete...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Karl
Re: 17th Australian Early Ford V8 Nationals - Toowoomba - September 2020

The New Zealand Vintage Car Club have cancelled their international rally in Taranaki for Jan 2021. I'm not sure if they are pessimistic or realistic -Time will tell -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By Karl
Re: chickasha canceled

The problem is Frank that letting it run its course is going to overwhelm every countries health services and a lot of people are going to die needlessly . The measures taken may just spread the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By Karl
Re: chickasha canceled

I agree that the media are hyping it and no we not all going to die. However in Italy the death rate is 7% . Most of these deaths are occurring in people of our age so the rate in our cohort is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By Karl
Re: Houston Texas,

Sorry Ian to hear your sons trip was cancelled
Andrea and I have just pulled the pin on out 5 week trip to Europe in June.
We have already paid $40,000 for the trip and like your son a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Karl
Re: 17th Australian Early Ford V8 Nationals - Toowoomba - September 2020

My stepbother and family live in Toowoomba and love it Would be tempted to attend but am travelling to Europe ( Covid -19 willing ) in June for 5 weeks so unfortunately my big trip is that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Karl
Re: Condenser Miss -Sort Of

Yes feels good to have found it. But I'm really fed up with pulling and re fitting the distributor and coil. Their location was not Henry's best work especially with the big hands I have !!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Karl
Condenser Miss -Sort Of

For the last few months I have been plagued by an intermittent miss in my 34 . Seemed to occur under load and be worse when hot - I have posted on here regards this before. Changing out the coil ,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,839
Posted By Karl
Re: Scam

As previously I don't think the condition of the hood is relevant. If it is not as described then the buyer returns it for a full refund as offered . What you don't do is get a refund and keep...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,085
Posted By Karl
Re: Dealing with the heirs on '32 parts ect.

My concern is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my parts for the prices I told her I paid for them !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,839
Posted By Karl
Re: Scam

Post us when and if you get the hood back.

The issue as I see has nothing to do with the condition of the hood. If he didn't like it then fine- he returns it and gets his money back as you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By Karl
Re: 6 Volt dim headlights

My experience with LEDs has not been as good. I suspect you are lucky and have found an LED bulb that sits at or close to the focal point of the reflector and hence you get a close to correct...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Karl
Re: What Water Pump do I have

Thank you everyone
I knew 68 was later I just couldn't find how much latter obviously had to before the pumps went to the block. -Karl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Karl
What Water Pump do I have

Recently I found a a set of Aluminium heads and water pumps on a local Auction site . Supposed to be 1934 Photos weren't great but as they were cheap I brought them.

The heads look like 34 and in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Karl
Re: Where have all the 34 roadsters gone ?

This one showed up In New Zealand on our Craigs List equivalent .
Is Australian bodied so different form US ones . Judging form the photos it would take a bit of money to get it were I would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By Karl
Re: Installation of Rebuilt Original Ignition Switch

It's easy. If you have to remove the distributor that is no big deal . Yes I have had coolant leak into the motor but only after I left the clamp stud undone for several weeks . The 10 ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,059
Posted By Karl
Re: Adventures in gas tank restoration. '36

I brought a repo Tank for my 34 However could not get the original hydrostatic gauge to read right and I worked out that as the repo tank needs an adaptor plate to use the original gauge hence...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By Karl
Re: Bonnie and Clyde

Frank if we are being pedantic Blanche was the sister in law of Clyde not Bonnie . Clyde and Bonnie weren't married in fact she was married to some one else until the day she died -Karl
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-16-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,105
Posted By Karl
Re: Non-Authentic Paint Colors & Schemes

My Father always said to me always stick with the original colours
His reasoning was that the manufacturer employed a lot of people to design the colour schemes of their cars . He felt you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,063
Posted By Karl
Re: Bonnie and Clyde

I agree they were far from the peoples heroes they are betrayed as. I have however read conflicting accounts regards Bonnies involvement in the killing of the police officers, I have read...
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