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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,479
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: 1938 Ford Sedan Delivery

Very neat find!! Congrats! Look forward to developments on this car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-22-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Leaky head nut ....help please

Got it thanks for the help!! I added a bit of sealant and re- torqued the head nuts! :D
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: 39 Standard fuel tank removal

Awesome advice, thank you again for everyone's help. I am going to try to have the original tank cleaned and sealed. I will let everyone know how it goes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: 39 Standard fuel tank removal

Ah ha...., then I hope the original tank is good enough to have cleaned out and sealed. Thank you again for the help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: 39 Standard fuel tank removal

That is great news Kube, thank you for the help. I was worried about how I was going to do this. Now, to drain the gas and get her out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By flatheadv8
39 Standard fuel tank removal

Looks like I need to remove the fuel tank from my 39 Tudor standard sedan. Fuel filter is filling up with some beautiful rust particles. Hoping someone may know what is involved in doing this? Do you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By flatheadv8
Leaky head nut ....help please

I have coolant leaking from the head bolt on the right side of my 85hp flathead. Is this stud going into a water jacket with coolant leaking up through the threads or is it not a stud into a water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-27-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Praise To C&G Early Ford Parts & USPS

I too have had great experience with C&G. Great prices, friendly knowledgeable staff and quick shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Glass help

Can Street Rod Glass add the "bug" to the glass as well?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Coker Original Size Tires with Tubes

Where can one buy the stem protectors? Thx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By flatheadv8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: 1940/41 half ton stake bed

GLWTS, Cool, my Dad's 41 1/2ton has the stake bed on it. Never seen another one on a truck in person. He lives over by you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,471
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: My latest project...'40 pickup

Looks great! Can't wait to see it finished.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,896
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: hub puller directions

I agree, I recently bought and used a Vintage precision puller. Worked like a charm! Nice heavy machined tool. I was very impressed. Price was great as well.

I called the Winfield Tool Co. and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Mostly finished.....

Looks awesome! Love those old trucks as well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

Ah...will do, thanks for the tip. Much appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,101
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: The Demize of the Flathead

I am soon to be 42 and I too will keep them alive as long as I am able. I have been around flatheads since birth as my Dad is a flathead guy. I was 8 years old when I helped my Dad do the valves on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

She is back on the ground now. We enjoyed driving her in the local memorial day parade. All new brakes as well. I think the wheels and new tires turned out great. I am thinking I like it with no trim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-01-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Can't get rear hubs back on over new shoes

Update!!

I disassembled the E-brake at the center of the car and took all the tension off the cable. That helped.

I also turned the cams at the top, which I had already adjusted to pull...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Can't get rear hubs back on over new shoes

Wow..thank you for the awesome responses! I will take all the suggestions and give it a go. I did completely disconnect the E break cable at the Y. At that point it was 10:30 pm and I had had enough....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,235
Posted By flatheadv8
Can't get rear hubs back on over new shoes

I have installed new shoes in the rear and can't get them retracted far enough in to get the rear drums back on over them. The spotting marks on the lower anchor pins are both facing inward. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

I will have to look for that tool!

The hubcaps are the SS accessory hubcaps that were similar to the accessory 36 Spyder caps without the spoke covers. Thank you to v8fordman for that info (See...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

I hear ya...makes me nervous as all get up too!

I use one of these:...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

Thank you!

It is Powder # RAL 5011. Which was recommended for my Jefferson blue and also for Washington blue. RAL 5008 was also, however didn't look quote right on the color swatch to me.

...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By flatheadv8
Re: Wheels are back from the powder coater

Cool tip! Thanks a bunch! I will have to give that a try.
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