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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New model in the Ford dealer showroom

If that is a show car, I would remove the third brake light, looks like heck.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Shopping for a Trailer

We had a trailer that was always liable to be stolen, so I cut off the hitch and welded in a receiver. Then I welded a hitch to a 2" solid square stock that was removable.

Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 999
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: So I have a little problem...

If you borrow or rent the mag base drill check for excessive wear in the ways. If there is any slop the bit may wander.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,429
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: BEWARE Smiths classic car clocks/Fraud

Mine was named Gino.
The bad guy was shaking in his boots. He couldn't pay me fast enough.
Geno said he haden't had that much fun for years.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,962
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What in Tarnation?

Gary
Perkins and Lister diesel engines were also used in early Fords.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Question re stuck rings on a removed piston.

Blue point made a ring land cleaner that would remove the carbon.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,175
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 40-47 half ton pickup column shifter?

Check the transmission cover/floor pan to see if it's solid or does it have a cut out for the tower.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,175
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 40-47 half ton pickup column shifter?

Both my 1950 F1s were floor shift.

Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-06-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,199
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

someone removed the splash pans
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,962
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What in Tarnation?

Gary
I like the cat yellow engine mount. Also your adjustment pulley.

30 years ago I put a 6BT 5.9 crate engine in an old White compact with an Allison MT 640 Transmisson. Very good combination...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,450
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Bring back auto mechanics class

I attended high school in southern Illinois and they offered wood shop, one hour a day for the first two years, then three hours a day five days a week. They finished a house every two years. An auto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-02-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,221
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: So much for Irish Spring and Dryer Sheets.....

Oil drain pan with some drained coolant/ anti freeze.
Also kills any thing else that might drink it.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,220
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: The Unofficial Vender List

Richard and Dennis Lacy at Early Ford Garage for brake systems.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,962
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: What in Tarnation?

Purgatory?
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,276
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Broke down

Straighten the grill and get some stainless trim items and she's good to go.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: T5 Bellhousing

Maybe drill a test hole to determine the thickness.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Mouse motor check it out

We have pack rats in the high desert. You would be amazed at what they can carry away. They use jumping cactus mixed with upholstery padding to make their nests that discourages digging thru the nest...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: How did you do the link cords on your LED's??

One safety issue, need eye protection for the dog. Sunglasses.
Nice shop.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 59 AB Angle Drive Distributor

I believe Ron is on to something. Remove the cap and watch the rotation of the rotor.
The angle drive may change the rotation.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: boring a "94" "8BA"carb base to " EGC " 1 1/16

Would a fly cutter work? Mill or drill press.


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: 1940 Ford Pickup Cowl Vent Mechanism

Drake has a picture in his catalog, page 139. Sorry old catalog 2013


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: How I Made Special Dual Temp Extended Nuts For My 34 Ford

Bill


Your lathe looks like new, but I didn't know they were still produced.

Atlas made them for Sears with the flat ways and Logan had the contract for a few years.
How long have you had it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,946
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Need some barn HELP for my 36...

Are you still using the resister between the switch and the coil?


Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,864
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Baby Ruth abd the big engine.

I am going to sit back and listen, we have three of the best talking life times of knowledge here.
Bruce
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,362
Posted By cmbrucew
Re: Do You Carry a Container of Gas in your Trunk?

A lit cigarette will not ignite fumes or liquid, a spark or flame is required.


Bruce
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