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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Re: '50 Ford hood release question

My 48 hood kept popping all the time when on the road. It was a weak spring. I compensated by getting a "helper" spring from the hardware attaching it to the latch and stretching it to a bolt in the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-14-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Re: C&g

As a Kiwi in the South Pacific their service is second to none in my opinion and they always ship to me at the cheapest possible rate. Kyle is hands on when it comes to customer service.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Re: Winton trip in the 33

Neat old Jail Bar. Interesting bonnet ...um, um hood on it, its got Bonus "holes" in the front.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-11-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Re: 41 ignition switch light

Yes like drolston says. My 48 cpe has the same see photo with bulb holder and hole for ignition switch light just above the column drop slots ( all NZ assembled 46/48 Fords carried a RH drive version...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-03-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Re: Engine swap 46-48 flathead into a 37

You're on to a "winner".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Re: C&G Early Ford Parts

I second or third the recommendation.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Re: c & G water pumps

I have Drake ones with no issues. Make sure you use a stainless bolt in the hose hole, I also used copper anti seize on it also.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,757
Re: Roy Nacewicz

Bugger..sad news indeed. I've got a "fridge magnet" advertising his nut business that was sent to me when I ordered something from someone else, had it stuck on the side of my computer box for ages...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Re: Turn signals

Installed signal stat unit on my 48 last year. Made my own loom. dual filliment conversion from C&G in the front park lights, converted 2 Ford Hall back up lights with orange bulbs and cut a clear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,815
Re: 1935 V8 convirteble sedan engine broken

Sorry you got "fleeced" but that's one hell of a car and the extra for an engine recon, if you have to will be worth it...look on the bright side you will have a new engine and the opportunity to put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,234
Re: Don't be too harsh on me. Neglected flatty fire up.

Mart I love your videos. Just about to watch your trip to Santa Pod with your mate with the nail head and I see some geezer by the name of Nick Pettitt has posted the 2019 SP Nationals on you tube....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Re: Hard To Find Hood Ornament

1948 Ford hood ornament on my car. Same as the 46 but without the red enamel 8 insert.
Stock to my NZ assembled Ford and different to the US ones. Photo to come.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Re: Wiper part missing

I've got one in my hand now.

PM me with your details and I will post it to you.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Re: What about New Starter Bendix?

correct I got one from Mac VP.... made in USA.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,462
Re: 1936 3 Window Coupe

Too right todays drivers don't recognise hand signals....they think you are being rude and want to start a "road rage incident".

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-10-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,462
Re: 1936 3 Window Coupe

I like that grey colour when I was a young kid the bloke next door restored a 36fordor trunk in the same colour. Very smart and it suits 36s' it got me interested in old Fords

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Re: '46 Coupe Courtesy Light

Those switches get brittle with age. I found one eventually but originally got a pillar mount slide switch for an earliar V8 cut it in half tidied it up with bog (bondo I think you call it) so it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 827
Re: More 35 Ford

Yes a very pretty car and cleaned up well . I'd get her mechanically A1 and drive the tits of it as is. My late father learn't to drive in a 35 flatback 4door which was an expensive car in NZ back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Re: Factory Ford Aluminum Intake on C69?

That is not an aly intake for a c69 for engine. An aluminium one was standard on Canadian C59 and C69 engines. The intake should have a port on the passengers side at the front for an oil filler tube...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,664
Re: The Highwaymen Movie

Bloody hillarious! you've made my day Seth!

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Re: Happy bday 1939

Beautiful "stinkin heifer" Ken...stunning. 39 Super Deluxe coupe is "perfect" to my eye when it comes to the pre shoebox v8s'. We didn't get 40s in NZ but i like the 39 cpe better, just love the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Re: V8 Emblem

Yeah we get Ford "Exploders" here and I have seen those bagdes on the v8 models. I might make an enquiry at the local dealership to see what they are worth.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Re: Fords in Fairbanks AK

I've seen this one ....great stuff thanks for posting it.

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Re: Wheel alignment specs for 1948 car

Tink . Toe 0 degree.01

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Re: Wheel alignment specs for 1948 car

To update had a pro alignment done today. Best $69 i've spent in a while. Toe was way out noticeable difference in the way the car drives

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