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Forum: Early V8 08-23-2019, 08:59 AM
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Views: 145
Posted By russcc
Lincoln Zephyr 26T gear set

Complete, original Lincoln Zephyr 26T gear set. 18T main drive, 26Tcluster, 24T second gear. All the gears are in good to excellent condition. These are not repops, they are all original OEM, stamped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,169
Posted By russcc
Re: 40 Ford Juice brake performance

What Skidmaks pointed out is the junk they sell for brake shoes and or shoe linings do not stop. Case in point, Ray Helgers son replaced the brakes shoes on 'a '40 coupe, it would not lock up the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-22-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By russcc
Re: LaBonney out..now what?

I used to be able to drive to LB & pickup what I ordered. Sad, but true. One the topic of restoring or building cars. When I got back into about 18 years ago, I joined the EV8 club in my area, then...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By russcc
Re: Polishing aluminum

Thank you. Lot of great information there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By russcc
Polishing aluminum

What is the best method for polishing an aluminum casting such as an alloy of aluminum and nickel ? Thank you Fodbarners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By russcc
E Brake cable lube

I have the original E brake cable out of the '40. It works fine, but I would like to lubricate it while it's hanging up vertical. Any suggestions on a lube. How about Wurth HH-SK, or ? Thank you...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By russcc
Re: Column drop rebuild parts needed

X 2 for Vintigue. Argentina can be a source of good parts. It's the vendor.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By russcc
Re: Axles 1939 Pickup ??

That's a great idea. Turn out some spacers on the lathe and reposition the seals.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By russcc
Re: scissors lifts

Thank you all for sharing your experiences. My 1st choice would be a 2 post. The posts would be out if sight behind the main columns that support the beams in the center of the stable. The arms come...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By russcc
Re: 32 stock tudor shortened pitman arm

Vern Tardel's book "Building a traditional Ford Hot Rod" does a great job of covering that topic. I followed his calculations, and was pleased with the steering effort, and turning radius.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By russcc
scissors lifts

My shop is a vintage stable, built in 1910. It is rugged post & beam with real 2" x 8" joist on beams & wood columns set on granite pads. The floor is rough sawn under with a 1" x 4" pine floor deck....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By russcc
Re: 32 stock tudor shortened pitman arm

Shortening a pitman arm is simple process for a certified TIG welder. Steering parts should be magnafluxed after rework. Even stock parts require it for racing in some classes like vintage midgets.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By russcc
Re: Williamsonís instruments..

Ron does good work, you have to be patient, as turnaround depends on how busy they are Well spaced, positive phone calls to Ron tend grease the ways. Worth the wait.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,919
Posted By russcc
Re: Bat piss

The bats hung out in the barn for years, and came through the vents in the cupola. Read that they have a highly developed sense of smell to go with their radar. Article recommended moth balls. Put...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By russcc
'40 Rod, engine radius 48-6044

What is the best way to remove the square drive flathead screws that hold the rods to the frame ? The square drive is a little larger than 1/4", like maybe 5/16". Is there square drive socket or tool...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By russcc
Re: Roy Nacewicz

It would be natural fit for Mike Driskell.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By russcc
'40 pulley & fan balancing

This may be of some guidance. When I originally built the 59L it was for the roadster, but it's home changed to the '40. I had the crankshaft, flywheel, pressure plate and front pulley all balanced...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By russcc
'34 Front radius rod ball caps

Are the ball diameters, top & bottom caps the same for Model A through early V8 or are they different ? Thank you Fordbarners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By russcc
Re: Cast steel vs aluminum crab distributor

Fred hit the nail on the head, bore/hone the aluminum one, install a bronze bushing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,049
Posted By russcc
Re: Walt dupont

I thought I saw Walt on here recently. You emailing flatheadking@myfaipoint.com ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By russcc
Re: '40 front pass brake line, (pipe)

Anyone sell these either NOS, NORS, or current pre-made. I can make my own, but it would be quicker to get one already made.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By russcc
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By russcc
Re: installation of 12V fuel pump on 39 Ford

The Facet self regulating pump from Purolater in Elmira NY, Made in USA. Who knows where stuff from other suppliers comes from.
The Facet is used on experimental aircraft if that gives you an idea...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By russcc
'40 front pass brake line, (pipe)

The prior caretakers of the '40 replaced the right front brake line. Kind of a sloppy job. I have bent up a replacement, and would like to see how Ford originally bent the end of the line & fitting...
Forum: Early V8 07-12-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By russcc
Stock, running '40 "A" engine

Running, stock, original "A" engine. I just took it out of the '40 to replace it with a 59L I built for it. What I know about the '40 is it was bought new in 1940 from Ford dealer in PA buy a young...
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