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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By DavidG
Re: Removing shackle shells, KRW BV-121 & V-170

If you have all four original guides for the BV-121 it will permit you to remove the whole stud/shell assembly in one step.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By DavidG
Re: Canít find stock color tan front mat?

We normally follow up with a coat SEM satin clear.


Carl, you were lucky in that the taupe color of '32-'35 reproduction floor mats is often all over the place in terms of the shade of color...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By DavidG
Re: Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

Tim,


You're welcome! I assumed that was the source you were referring to. They have an amazing array of 'stuff' for our hobby.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By DavidG
Re: Roadster/phaeton side curtain studs?

www.restorationspecialties.com have both the male and female side curtain fasteners.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 ford front fender tie

Not obvious from the photo, but it is a extremely low-mileage '33 in this instance. Note the scalloped leading edge of the bottom of the front cross member The details pertaining to the question...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 ford front fender tie

Originally it was likely first attached to the bottom of the grille with the long front fender welting centered between it and the grille (held in place with a binding head screw) and then clamped to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,019
Posted By DavidG
Re: Original 1932 Standard Coupe up for auction

Caught this one just before it was to be modified and reversed its course.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By DavidG
Re: sometimes all we can do is laugh!

Ron,

We run into cross-border financial glitches periodically with the V8 Club's membership dues payments and this $75 fee and a 45 day delay is relatively new and seemingly imposed only by some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Grill Shells, Inserts & Crankholes

Once again I err; I must have one given the photo below from the lower left hand corner of page 5-32 of the book.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By DavidG
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By DavidG
Re: Stayfast Topping for 32 Roadster Top

Perhaps none as Haartz is a Mercedes supplier.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Grill Shells, Inserts & Crankholes

Robert,


On all that I've encountered, yes.

I'm away from my junk at present, but my recollection of the several all-stainless steel inner perimeter ones that I have is that they are like...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Grill Inserts & Crankholes

The third of the five photos is of one with the all-stainless inner perimeter.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Grill Inserts & Crankholes

Not at all; you always are a major contributor to expanding our knowledge of the variations in '32 Ford components.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By DavidG
Re: Stayfast Topping for 32 Roadster Top

Haartz (www.haartz.com) made all of LeBaron Bonney's Stayfast toppings and still do (make it for other customers).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By DavidG
Another sad loss

I just learned that my pen pal, David Morris (tiger.1000 herein) in the U.K. passed away on Saturday. He will be remembered as a frequent contributor here regarding the many components that he made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Radiator Cap

As with the extensive list of components that Ford did not manufacture itself, in almost every instance they used at least two and sometimes more than two outside suppliers to make the components to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 grill shell

Pardon me for trying to be of assistance.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Radiator Cap

The addition of the R to the part number suffix indicates it was produced as a service part post-vehicle production or for servicing a previous version of the adjacent part, in this case the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By DavidG
Re: 32 grill shell

No can do at the present time as I am far away from my indoor junkyard, but notwithstanding, I would not use the grill bar spacing as a way to distinguish an original from a reproduction as I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By DavidG
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

It's Edsel Ford II and yes, he is the son of Henry Ford II. And if you read the link in #2 above you will note that neither is new and both have been modified to a considerable extent. (That...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 fan question

I think he means the length of the hub, front to back.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By DavidG
Re: 34 fan question

The longer hub fan that you cite is either a '32 or '37 fan depending on the shape of the blades. I doubt if either will work on a '34 with an original intake manifold, generator, and radiator. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,371
Posted By DavidG
Re: A new car in the collection- thanks to 34fordy

Michael,


An outstanding addition! I'll be looking forward to having a ride in it.
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